Sunday, December 8, 2013

Marshall Football: Herd to Meet Maryland in Military Bowl

Marshall learned its Bowl game opponent today when the University of Maryland accepted an invitation to the Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman.

Under the direction of third year head coach Randy Edsall, Maryland finished the season 7-5 with a 3-5 record in the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Terrapins last Military Bowl appearance was 2010 when they defeated ECU 51-20 at the games former home, Washington D.C.'s RFK Stadium. This years match-up is ticketed for Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis Maryland.

Maryland shared two common opponents with Marshall this season, Florida International and Virginia Tech. The Terps dismantled FIU in both schools season opener 43-10. Against the Hokies, Maryland beat its lone FBS opponent with a winning record in overtime, 27-24.

The Military Bowl kickoff is set for December 27th at 2:30 p.m., with television coverage provided by ESPN.

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