We have reached the time of calendar year the place most bowl projections are being up-to-date extra often than weekly, with some sources even updating day by day. When No. 21 Liberty (9-1) is presently ready to see if and when the workforce will play in a bowl video game, the image becomes clearer just about every working day. Still, in the unprecedented 2020 year, the waters are quite murky. So, really don’t make your vacation designs yet! Here’s a appear at what bowl game Liberty is remaining projected into by various publications.
Most common location: Montgomery (3), Gasparilla (2)
Most prevalent opponent: BYU, Tulane (2)
Commonly by this point, the standard year is all but about and bowl features have been finalized. This period, all the things has been pushed back a pair weeks, but the updates are starting up to come in each day, if not multiples a day. Just this 7 days a handful of teams have recognized a bowl invitation which include SMU to the Frisco Bowl and UCF to the Boca Raton Bowl.
Stadium’s Brett McMurphy noted a couple months back that it would be attainable there would be no room for Liberty to get a bowl invitation this yr because of to the NCAA ruling anyone eligible in the COVID altered time. That surely would be unlucky for the Flames who are rated in the AP and Coaches Prime 25 polls and have experienced the ideal period in university background. Definitely Liberty has a bowl deserving resume.
The Flames acquired some great information this week as a couple Power 5 teams are officially out of the bowl image. LSU has also self-imposed a bowl ban for this time and Boston University has mentioned they are not accepting a bowl invite. There are also rumblings that Virginia will do the similar point as the Eagles and not take a bowl invite.
Following that news, McMurphy, as found previously mentioned, is now projecting Liberty into a bowl sport as the Flames are hunting to return to a bowl video game for the 2nd straight time immediately after Hugh Freeze led the software to its very first ever bowl overall look a time in the past when Liberty defeated Georgia Southern in the Treatment Bowl.