In a season where the Frogs have managed an equal number of sterling performances, heart pounding rallies, choking defeats and even being on the wrong end of blowouts, it seems very fitting that they end the season against a team that is 7-5 and just that little bit better. Even though the stage isn't as big as the 2014 Peach Bowl or the primetime slot that was the Alamo Bowl, in many ways this game has higher stakes than either of the two- both teams were were highly regarded in the preseason, but were disappointed once the season actually started. Ending a year where you were ranked in the top #25 at the beginning of the year with a losing record is a miserable accomplishment, but it's one that could be in store for the frogs at the end of the day- and outside of the playoff, the stakes really don't get much higher than that.
Will the 2016 Frogs be remembered as that team that blew out Baylor and got Charlie Strong fired but otherwise disappointed, or will they be remembered as the team that rallied together and put together a bowl game to be proud of that served as a launching point for what could be a big 2017 season? Will the Frogs finally score a win against Georgia, or with the Dawgs be the first SEC team to win 4 games against the Frogs without TCU earning even a single win in return? Will Kenny Hill be the Kenny Hill some of us still think he can be, or will he be the Kenny Hill that we've seen a bit too often this year? Can the receivers hold onto the dang ball?
All these questions and more will be answered over the next three and a half hours or so, so let's enjoy this last bit of football we have together before moving toward a better 2017. This is your game thread for the Liberty Bowl, so as always, hop into the comments and join in with your thoughts as we provide live reactions and analysis.