As the 2020 season gets closer, many analysts have begun releasing their bowl projections. CBS Sports’ Jerry Palm projects Liberty to make a bowl for the second consecutive season. His current projection has Liberty playing Florida Atlantic in the Bahamas Bowl on Dec. 20 in Nassau.
Liberty is entering its second season as a full-fledged FBS member and second season eligible to make a bowl game. Head coach Hugh Freeze and the Flames are looking to return to a bowl game for the second straight season, having defeated Georgia Southern, 23-16, in the 2019 Cure Bowl.
Following a two year secondary bowl agreement with the Cure Bowl, 2020 is the first of a multi-year, secondary bowl agreement Liberty has with ESPN which could put the Flames in one of at least six bowl games – Boca Raton Bowl, Camellia Bowl, Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, Tropical Smoothie Cafe Frisco Bowl, Myrtle Beach Bowl, or the New Mexico Bowl.