The 2024 college football season is getting closer by the day as we are just about 7 weeks from the season beginning and even less than that from the start of training camp.

Several outlets have released their preseason bowl projections and we have assembled those projections for where Liberty is being pegged.

The Flames finished the 2023 campaign with a 13-1 record that included a CUSA championship and appearance in the Fiesta Bowl. It marked a fifth straight appearance in a bowl game. Liberty has now won eight or more games for the 15th season in program history, including five straight years.

Liberty will open the 2024 season on Saturday, Aug. 31 against Campbell at Williams Stadium in Lynchburg, Virginia.

As for bowl tie-ins, first off, the Conference USA champion will be in the mix for a spot in the expanded College Football Playoff. If the CUSA champ is the highest ranked Group of Five champion it will receive an automatic berth into the 12-team CFP. For the rest of the bowls, CUSA doesn’t have a true pecking order of bowl picks. Instead, the bowls are picked based off a number of factors including geography and best possible matchups.

Here are the bowls where Conference USA has a primary selection:

Bahamas Bowl

Nassau, Bahamas vs MAC

New Orleans Bowl

New Orleans, Louisiana vs Sun Belt

Frisco Bowl

Frisco, Texas vs G5 TBD

Hawaii Bowl

Honolulu, Hawaii vs Mountain West

If CUSA has additional bowl eligible teams, there are also a number of bowls where CUSA teams can be selected as a secondary team:

68 Ventures Bowl vs MAC or Sun Belt
Birmingham Bowl vs AAC or SEC
Boca Raton Bowl vs G5
Camellia Bowl vs MAC or Sun Belt
Cure Bowl vs G5
Fenway Bowl vs AAC or AAC
Gasparilla Bowl vs ACC, AAC, SEC
Armed Forces Bowl vs AAC
Myrtle Beach Bowl vs AAC, MAC or Sun Belt
New Mexico Bowl vs Mountain West