Following the program’s first ever win over an ACC opponent this past Saturday as the Flames defeated Syracuse, 38-21, Liberty (5-0) continues to receive votes in the national top 25 polls. This is the third consecutive week the Flames have received votes in the Coaches Poll.
In the Associated Press Top 25 poll, the Flames received 37 votes, effectively ranking No. 33.
Liberty received 57 votes, effectively ranking 31st, up from last week’s eight votes and 45th ranking. The Flames have won seven straight dating back to last season, the fourth longest win streak in the country.
The Flames are scheduled to face Southern Miss in Lynchburg, Virginia at Williams Stadium this coming Saturday with kickoff at 1 pm on ESPN3.
Clemson remains No. 1 in the poll, followed by Alabama, Notre Dame, Georgia, and Ohio State to round out the top 5.
Virginia Tech (3-1) is ranked No. 20 following their win over Boston College on Saturday. The Flames are scheduled to face the Hokies in Blacksburg on Nov. 7 in a potential top 25 in-state clash. Virginia Tech is ranked No. 19 in the AP poll.
NC State (4-1) joins the rankings this week at No. 22 after defeating Duke this weekend. The Flames and Wolfpack are scheduled to meet in Raleigh, North Carolina on Nov. 21. NC State is ranked No. 23 in the AP poll.
Coastal Carolina (4-0) also joins the rankings at No. 24 following their win over previously ranked Louisiana. The Flames and Chanticleers are scheduled to square off on Dec. 5 in Conway, South Carolina. Coastal checks in at No. 25 in the AP poll.