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Liberty dominates Louisiana-Monroe, improves to 4-0 in 2020

Demario Dougla
Demario Dougla (3) rumbles down the sideline on his way to a 73-yard punt-return TD. Photo courtesy Liberty Athletics.

Liberty got dominant efforts from its defense and special teams on its way to a 40-7 win over Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday in Lynchburg.

The Flames (4-0) recovered a fumbled punt snap in the end zone for one score, then blocked another punt leading to a recovery TD, and added a 73-yard punt-return TD from Demario Douglas.

The Liberty defense held ULM to 198 yards total offense, while the offense rolled up 400 yards – with quarterback Malik Willis throwing for 177 yards and adding 87 yards and a TD on the ground.

Next up for Liberty is a game on the road in the ACC at Syracuse (1-3), which lost 38-24 to previously winless Duke on Saturday.

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