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LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP)—
Liberty University is seeking to compete at the Division I level for its football program.
Chancellor and President Jerry Falwell Jr. said Saturday that the private Christian university has conducted a feasibility study to examine whether it can compete effectively at the Division I Football Bowl Subdivision level. The school's other programs already have full NCAA Division I status.
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The football team currently competes at the Football Championship Subdivision level, formerly known as Division I-AA, in the Big South Conference.
Falwell and Liberty athletics officials say they plan to discuss the feasibility study in more detail next week.
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