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FSN Weekly Preview - Norfolk State
The Flames will be looking to win their 10th home opener in a row when Liberty welcomes No. 24 Norfolk State to Williams Stadium on Saturday night.
Liberty leads the overall series with the Spartans, 3-1, including an unblemished 2-0 when hosting Norfolk State in Lynchburg. The last time Norfolk State visited Williams Stadium, Liberty rolled to a 69-21 victory in 2003.
Norfolk State comes into the season as the defending MEAC champions after posting a 9-3 record in 2011 and a 7-1 mark in conference play. The Spartans are the first of three-consecutive opponents Liberty has on its schedule who are currently ranked inside the latest Top 25 rankings.