Liberty names Auburn transfer Malik Willis its starting quarterback

Willis will lead the team at Western Kentucky

LYNCHBURG, Va. – Liberty enters game week with Western Kentucky by naming Auburn transfer Malik Willis as its starting quarterback.

Willis won the initial battle with Maine graduate transfer Chris Ferguson for the job.

He will become the first quarterback not named “Buckshot” to start for the Flames in 43 games.

He was Auburn’s backup for two seasons after being a prep star out of Atlanta, Georgia.

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