Falwell: Liberty University football may reach FBS in a matter of "months"

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LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) Fans of the Liberty University Flames could soon be rooting for a football team in the top level of American college football.

Liberty's president Jerry Falwell Junior says the school may enter the Division One Football Bowl Subdivision in a matter of "months."

Falwell made the comment to city officals and other college presidents at a "town and gown" meeting today in Lynchburg.

Liberty currently competes in the Football Championship Subdivision.