No. 23 Liberty gets goal-line stop, beats Arkansas 21-19

Kansas Arkansas Liberty Bowl

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Johnathan Bennett threw three touchdown passes in the first half and No. 23 Liberty used a late goal-line stop on a 2-point conversion try to beat Arkansas 21-19.

Liberty stopped KJ Jefferson’s conversion attempt with 1:11 left to seal the win.

Liberty raced to a 21-0 lead

Liberty raced to a 21-point lead behind Bennett’s three first-half TD passes.

Liberty beats Arkansas 21-19

Bennett finished 15 of 25 for 224 yards. Jefferson was 23 of 37 passing for 284 yards with two touchdown passes, both to tight end Trey Knox, and two interceptions.