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Army West Point dominates en route to 70-14 victory

By Jeff Wilson, LMAFB Staff

 

FORT WORTH, Texas – The most dominating performance in Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl history now belongs to the Army Black Knights.

And that seems fitting.

They didn’t give the Houston Cougars much of a chance Saturday afternoon at Amon G. Carter Stadium, rolling to six first-half touchdowns en route to a 70-14 victory in the 16th edition of the Armed Forces Bowl.

First Armed Forces Bowl sellout comes with significant commitment

By Troy Phillips

It took about a five-minute meeting, mostly by conference call, to do the deal.

When it ended, the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl had an unprecedented title sponsorship deal among the 15 bowl games staged annually by ESPN Events.

Six years, baby.

The bowl’s 16th edition on Saturday registered its first official sellout, record attendance (44,738), its first three-time champion (Army) and sent a message locally and nationally that its roots are as strong as any college football postseason event.

Lockheed Martin Extends Title Sponsorship of Armed Forces Bowl for Six Years

FORT WORTH, Texas (Dec. 21, 2018) – Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT], a leading defense and technology company, has agreed to extend its title sponsorship of the Fort Worth-based Armed Forces Bowl for another six years. The defense company, which has been the title sponsor of the event since the 2014 game, will be on board through at least 2025.

Bo's Blogs: Armed Forces Bowl Continues Prestigious Armed Forces Merit Award

By Bo Carter

In a bowl atmosphere where the feeling of patriotism is enough to “burst your chest buttons” as the oldtimers are wont to say, the Armed Forces Merit Award presented by the Football Writers Association of America in conjunction with the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl reigns as one of the most unique honors in postseason football.

The Black Knights Are Back

By Troy Phillips

The 2018 season marked a rare surplus of bowl-eligible FBS teams with conference affiliations – four in all were locked out of bowls – making the fate of some independents like Army West Point go down to the wire. 

This year, the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl had an opportunity to do a solid for an old friend. One that richly deserved it. 

Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl Sold Out

FORT WORTH, Texas (Dec. 18, 2018) – The 2018 Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl is officially sold out – the first sellout in the Armed Forces Bowl’s 16-year history.

The Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl between the Houston Cougars (8-4, 5-3 American Athletic) and No. 22 Army West Point Black Knights (10-2) will be played Saturday at TCU’s Amon G. Carter Stadium. Kickoff is set for 2:30 p.m. CT (3:30 p.m. ET), on ESPN. It also will air in both English and Spanish on GameDay Radio. The winner of the game will be the first three-time champion in the bowl’s history.

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