LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP)Kaidon Salter passed for 202 yards and ran for a touchdown, leading Liberty to a 21-14 victory over UAB on Saturday.
Dae Dae Hunter and Shedro Louis also had rushing touchdowns for the Flames (2-0). Salter led Liberty in rushing with 79 yards on 14 carries. He was 13-of-25 passing.
Liberty trailed 7-0 after the first quarter then chalked up its three rushing touchdowns for a 21-7 lead early in the fourth.
After UAB’s DeWayne McBride scored on a 9-yard run to make it 21-14 the Flames ran the final 3:08 off the clock, picking up three first downs on the ground in the process.
Jermaine Brown had a 31-yard run for UAB’s other touchdown. McBride had 177 yards on 20 carries and Brown carried 17 times for 91 yards the Blazers (1-1).
There were no passing touchdowns and no field goals in the game.
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