17th Annual Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl will be played Saturday, January 4, 2020

17th Annual Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl will be played Saturday, January 4, 2020

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.

Press Conference Quotes: Dec. 21, 2018

Press Conference Quotes: Dec. 21, 2018

“Thanks to the folks here in Fort Worth, it is a great experience for our team. We have felt so welcomed here the last few years. Our guys do not get too many chances to experience things like this except for bowl games. We get to grow as a team during this opportunity. This is a great bowl game, it was a great football game last year and we felt so pleased with how we were treated. We were treated like celebrities everywhere we went.

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

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

“We are absolutely thrilled to announce that Lockheed Martin will continue to serve as our title sponsor for six more years,” said Brant Ringler, executive director of the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl. “Lockheed Martin’s commitment to our game, the city of Fort Worth and our nation’s armed forces is second to none. Their leadership and dedication has allowed us to elevate the event to greater national prominence each year, and we look forward to continuing to work with Lockheed Martin to honor our armed forces members through a fantastic football event.”

First Armed Forces Bowl sellout comes with significant commitment

First Armed Forces Bowl sellout comes with significant commitment

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.