LOCKHEED MARTIN ARMED FORCES BOWL
TULANE vs. SOUTHERN MISS Television National Radio Tulane Radio THE GAME
Saturday, Jan. 4 • 11:30 a.m. • ESPN
Amon G. Carter Stadium (45,000/Natural Grass)
Fort Worth, Texas
Chris Cotter, Mark Herzlich and Kelsey Riggs
WMTI-FM 106.1 (flagship)
The Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl was inaugurated in 2003 as the Fort Worth Bowl and became the Armed Forces Bowl in 2006 … This year’s game is the 17th edition of the Armed Forces Bowl … The Armed Forces Bowl is the only bowl game that has had all three service academies participate … The current version of the bowl trophy, which was introduced in 2010, has actual battle-used metal forged into it … Current members of the American Athletic Conference have made a combined 10 appearances in the Armed Forces Bowl … The last win in the game by an American Athletic Conference team was Houston’s 35-34 victory against Pitt in the 2015 season … Both Tulane and Southern Miss will play in the bowl for the first time … Tulane and Southern Miss have met 30 times previously as the Golden Eagles hold a 23-7 series lead.