A total of 33 individuals and five programs have been nominated for the 2019 Armed Forces Merit Award presented by the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA).
Off the 33 individuals nominated for the 2019 Armed Forces Merit Award presented by the FWAA, 12 are currently playing college football this season, 14 being college coaches, five being college/university administrators and two referees.
The 17th edition of the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl will be played on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020 with kickoff set for 10:30 a.m. CT at TCU’s Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth, Texas, on ESPN. The game is slated to feature schools from the Mountain West Conference and Big Ten Conference.
With a 70-14 victory, Army became the Armed Forces Bowl’s first three-time champion, previously winning the bowl in 2010 and 2017. They are now 3-0 in the Armed Forces Bowl. In addition, Independent teams remain undefeated (5-0) in the bowl game.