ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - Liberty University announced Thursday, December 3, that the school’s football program has put all team-related activities on pause.
According to a press release from Liberty, the university is seeing COVID-19 cases within the football program increase.
“Today’s announcement brings to a close Liberty’s regular-season schedule,” reads a portion of the update emailed to WDBJ7.
The Liberty Flames were scheduled to finish out the 11-game schedule with a game against Coastal Carolina at Brooks Stadium in Conway, South Carolina this Saturday.
Program leaders say they intend to resume team-related activities when the medical staff gives them the clearance to do so.
The Flames are currently 9-1 on the season and are ranked No. 25 in the latest Associated Press and Amway Coaches polls.