On this week’s of the ASOR Podcast, we take a look back at Liberty’s win over Old Dominion and look ahead to this week’s showdown at the Carrier Dome in New York against Syracuse on Friday night. Mike McAllister of Syracuse on Sports Illustrated joins us to preview the Orange, the Liberty Line is back with this week’s best picks and Kyle Rode is back with his men’s hoops update. This episode is sponsored by RT Rogers Oil Company, Inc.
Chad and Jon begin the show with the high ride the Liberty faithful are riding in recent weeks and months. We also provide an update on Malik for Heisman and break down when the Flames should be able to crack the top 25. We also preview this week’s game at Syracuse and the opportunity it presents for the football program, and just how much fun this weekend could be for Liberty fans. Why are the next two games against Syracuse and UAB pivotal to the team’s season? Which games should we watch this weekend, provided Liberty beats Syracuse, that will help the Flames crack the top 25?
We also discuss Williams Stadium attendance and fan experience. How are Liberty’s future opponents faring this season? Are they meeting expectations? What about an unnamed friend that took ODU +28 in this past week’s game? How does he feel now and how was he feeling in the 4th quarter Saturday night?
On this week’s KR22 men’s hoops update, Liberty star forward Kyle Rode talks about basketball practice starting next week and the bond the team has built. He also previews some of the non-conference games the Flames are looking forward to.
Mike McAllister of All Syracuse, part of the FanNation network on Sports Illustrated joins the show and talks about how the Syracuse fans and team are looking at the guy this week against Liberty. He also breaks down the current injury and health status for the Orange this week. Is Dino Babers on the hot seat? How is the fan base feeling about the team after the first three games? McAllister also breaks down the top playmakers to keep an eye on for the Orange on Friday night. What should Liberty expect from the crowd and atmosphere at the Carrier Dome? How has realignment affected Syracuse over the recent past?
The Liberty Line gives his prediction and play for this week’s game against Syracuse.