Kaidon Salter led Liberty to victory with two touchdown passes and one rushing touchdwn.

Liberty won the Conference USA championship game against New Mexico State with a score of 49-35.

Salter had an outstanding performance, completing 20 of 25 passes for 319 yards and rushing for 165 yards.

Liberty's undefeated record stands at 13-0, keeping their hopes alive for a New Year's Six bowl bid.

Liberty coach Jamey Chadwell believes his team is the best Group of Five (G5) team in the country and deserves a spot in the New Year's Six.

With a win by Tulane, Liberty could potentially play on New Year's Day as the highest-ranked G5 team.

Billy Lucas scored a crucial 2-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter, putting Liberty ahead for good.

Brandon Bishop's one-handed interception in the end zone further secured Liberty's lead.

Diego Pavia, New Mexico State's quarterback, threw three touchdown passes and ran for a score, but left the game in the third quarter due to injury.

Despite New Mexico State's efforts, Liberty's dominant rushing offense, with 393 yards on the ground, contributed to their 712 yards of total offense and 35 first downs.