Willis’ 370 yards of offense helps Liberty beat FIU 36-34

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LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Malik Willis threw two touchdown passes and accounted for 370 yards of offense to lead Liberty to a 36-34 victory over Florida International.

Willis was 24-of-30 passing for 285 yards and added 85 yards rushing.  His 67-yard run helped set up Alex Barbir’s 27-yard field goal that stretched the Flames’ lead to 36-28.

Lexington Joseph returned the ensuing kickoff 63 yards. Four plays later Stone Norton made it 36-34 with a 6-yard TD pass to D’vonte Price, pulling FIU to 36-34 with 4:30 left.

Joseph also ran 100 yards into the end zone on the opening kickoff.


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