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Liberty President: Turner Gill 'A Perfect Fit'

After an unbelievably inept 5-19 record in two years in Lawrence, it's somewhat hard to believe that former Jayhawks football coach Turner Gill was able to find a job so quickly.

However, he was one of the rising stars in the industry before taking the Kansas job, leading the University of Buffalo to a MAC championship in 2008.

It seems that Liberty, a Christian university in Lynchsburg, Virginia, was eager to hire Gill. In a school press release, president and chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr. raved about the former Nebraska QB:

"Every indication is that he is a perfect fit for Liberty University. His experience is at the level where we would like to take our football program. His Christian faith is strong and sincere and what any new recruit would expect to see in a Liberty University head football coach. I think Liberty University and Turner Gill were made for each other."

A relatively new program that was founded in 1973, Liberty football has been one of the powers in the Big South conference in the FCS, winning four straight conference championships from 2007-2010 and beating Ball State, an FBS school, in 2010.