By Chris Carlson ccarlson syracuse. The options that Syracuse fans have for watching the game will depend on where they live. The game is scheduled to be broadcast on some channels within the Raycom Sports network.
Syracuse made a huge jump last year with 10 wins after four straight sub-. There are great expectations for this season, and with No. For Liberty, the game marks the much-anticipated debut of coach Hugh Freeze, whose last coaching stop was at Ole Miss.
Calvert took a step back last season, going from 29 touchdown passes and six interceptions in to 21 TDs and 18 picks last year. Freeze has emphasized Calvert's need for better preparation and that figures to be tested against Syracuse, one of the national leaders with 31 forced turnovers a season ago.
The redshirt sophomore rescued the Orange twice last season with stellar performances in relief of former starter Eric Dungey, but this will be his first start.
He appeared in eight games and completed 44 of 87 passes for yards and four touchdowns with three interceptions, with most of the negative statistics coming in a loss to Notre Dame last November.
For his career, the 6-foot-4, pounder has caught 23 touchdown passes, all thrown by Calvert. It is also Liberty's first as a full-fledged member of the Football Championship Subdivision. In its last nine games when playing as a ranked team, Syracuse is It also has a record in season-opening games when ranked.
Returning players on the Syracuse defense registered 34 sacks last season, the most for any FBS team. The Associated Press contributed to this report. All rights reserved About Us. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of NJ.
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