College football is adding another team.
Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. plans on making a move up in the college football world.
According to ESPN’s Brett McMurphy, Liberty will announce this afternoon that it is planning on moving from the FCS to the FBS.
Liberty has scheduled 4:30 p.m. news conference to announce plans on moving from FCS to FBS, source told @ESPN
— Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) February 16, 2017
It’s unclear right now what conference Liberty would join.
Liberty played two FBS teams in 2016, losing to SMU, 29-14, and Virginia Tech, 36-31. They’ve beaten two FBS teams since 2014 – Georgia State in 2015 and Appalachian State in ’14.
Updates to come.