Three players that competed in the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl were drafted this weekend by National Football League teams at the 80th annual “selection” party in Chicago.
With the 80th draft of college players for the National Football League scheduled for April 30 through May 2 at the Auditorium Theatre in Chicago, three players that participated in the 2015 Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl are considered top prospects on NFL.com.
With the final results and all the stats from 39 post-season collegiate bowl games now filed away neatly in the history books, ESPN SportsCenter today announced its all-bowl team for 2014-2015 as well as its top 10 plays for the recent bowl season and the 12th annual Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl received double recognition.
SC's Top Ten Plays Of Bowl Season
Dallas, Texas, January 13, 2015 - Army veteran and recent Clemson University graduate Daniel Rodriguez received his Armed Forces Merit Award trophy here Tuesday at the Football Writers Association of America’s annual breakfast sponsored by ESPN at the Renaissance Dallas Hotel where the writers group also honored three other individuals for their involvement in the sport.
Dallas, Texas, January 11, 2015 - With the collegiate football season concluding here Monday with the College Football Playoff’s National Championship game in nearby Arlington at AT&T Stadium, one of the final awards of the 2014 will be presented Tuesday to 27-year old Army veteran who played the past three seasons at Clemson University
With the improbable 35-34 comeback win by Houston in the 12th annual Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl, espn.com's Sharon Katz wrote about the most unlikely bowl comebacks in the last 10 seasons based on a team’s minimum win probability (lowest chance to win) throughout the game." READ MORE
By Drew Harris, ArmedForcesBowl.com
If Houston wanted to make a statement to incoming head coach Tom Herman, it certainly did so in the most stunning of ways. Trailing 31-6 in the fourth quarter, the Cougars (8-5) stormed back for an improbable 35-34 victory over Pittsburgh (6-7) Friday afternoon in the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl.
By Troy Phillips, www.ArmedForcesBowl.com
Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl officials were perhaps content Friday to close the book on the game's 12th year, put a bow on the event's festivities and begin planning for 2016.
Then the final six minutes happened.