West Virginia Coach Neal Brown: We’re Game to Play Army in Liberty Bowl [Update]

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Tennessee had to pull out of the Liberty Bowl due to COVID-19 issues with their program, and the natural solution was for Army — who got snubbed from making a bowl game despite a 9-2 record — to take their place. But this is college football, so what should happen does not always happen.

First, Brett McMurphy of Stadium reported that Army would want the game:

Then, West Virginia coach Neal Brown said they’re game:

This is great news. While Army should have gotten a bowl game berth to begin with considering their record and considering some of the far worse teams that made bowl games, at least this looks like it is winding up with a proper solution.

Update:Β It’s official now:

Written by Ryan Glasspiegel

Ryan Glasspiegel grew up in Connecticut, graduated from University of Wisconsin-Madison, and lives in Chicago. Before OutKick, he wrote for Sports Illustrated and The Big Lead. He enjoys expensive bourbon and cheap beer.


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