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3-3, 5th in Big South
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Upsets abound on Saturday night

The two largest upsets in the last 10 years, according to ESPN's Football Power Index, both happened Saturday, as Howard beat UNLV 43-40 and Liberty topped Baylor 48-45.

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FCS school Liberty stuns Baylor in Rhule debut

FCS school Liberty, which had only four wins over FBS opponents previously, upset Baylor on Saturday to spoil coach Matt Rhule's debut. To make matters worse, the Bears also lost starting RB JaMycal Hasty to a knee injury that could keep him out a month.

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Baylor's night got worse, when coach Matt Rhule said RB JaMycal Hasty could be out a month with a knee sprain. The Bears were already without 1,000-yard rusher Terence Williams, who himself is out for a month with a knee injury.


Liberty shocks Baylor 48-45 in Rhule's debut for Bears

Stephen Calvert threw for 447 yards and three touchdowns and Liberty spoiled Matt Rhule's coaching debut at Baylor, stunning the Bears with just their second-ever loss to a lower-division team in a 48-45 victory Saturday night.

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Turner Gill now has as many Big 12 wins with Liberty (1) as he did in two seasons with Kansas (1).

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

In Matt Rhule's first game, Baylor is currently in a dogfight with Liberty, which is transitioning into the FBS. The Bears lead 31-27 in the third quarter, but have surrendered 356 yards through the air.

Liberty defender makes OBJ-style catch (0:27)
Former Baylor AD hired at Liberty University (6:13)

Calvert, Macon pace Liberty past Monmouth 52-28

Stephen Calvert passed for 350 yards and three touchdowns, Todd Macon rushed for 193 yards with a pair of TDs and Liberty defeated Monmouth 52-28 on Saturday to remain unbeaten in Big South play.


West does it all on 66-yard TD run

Braeden West takes the handoff before busting through three tackles and then throwing in a nasty spin move before putting on the jets and going 66 yards to the end zone increasing SMU's lead over Liberty.

2017 Big South Standings

Kennesaw State1-05-1
Charleston Southern1-03-3
Presbyterian College0-13-4