LYNCHBURG, Virginia — Josh Woodrum connected with B.J. Farrow on a 40-yard touchdown pass with 1:27 to go and give Liberty a 24-21 upset over Coastal Carolina in a regular-season finale on Thursday night.
The Chanticleers had taken a 21-17 lead after Alex Ross threw to Chris Jones for an 83-yard completion and three plays later De'Angelo Henderson ran in from the 1 with 3:59 to go.
The Flames (6-5, 3-3 Big South) then drove 85 yards on seven plays for the game-winner. The drive included a fourth-and-8 completion from Ross to Darrin Peterson.
Coastal Carolina (9-2, 4-2) came in as the fourth-ranked FCS team in the country.
Woodrum finished 19 of 30 for 262 yards and two touchdowns.
Ross was 17 of 32 for 325 yards, a score and an interception. Six of his passes went to Chris Jones for 168 yards and a TD.