Arkansas to host Liberty in 2022

By: Matt Jones
Published: Thursday, February 14, 2019
Arkansas football helmets sit atop storage bins during a game against Mississippi State on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Fayetteville.
Photo by Ben Goff
Arkansas football helmets sit atop storage bins during a game against Mississippi State on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Fayetteville.

— Arkansas will host Liberty in a football game in 2022.

The game will be played at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium on Nov. 5, 2022, according to a release. It will be the first meeting ever between the Razorbacks and Flames.

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Future Arkansas non-conference games

The Razorbacks also are scheduled to play a non-conference game at BYU in 2022.

Liberty, a Baptist university located in Lynchburg, Va., became a member of the NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision as an independent last season and finished with a 6-6 record. The Flames will be eligible for postseason play in 2019.

Former Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze was hired as Liberty's head coach in December.

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