2015 Military Bowl presented by Northrup Grumman: Pittsburgh vs Navy


2015 Military Bowl presented by Northrup Grumman: Pittsburgh vs Navy

Stadium: NMCM Stadium

Location: Annapolis, MD

Date: Dec. 28, 2:30 p.m. on ESPN

Capacity: 34,000

ACC record in Military Bowl: 3-1

The Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman kicks off for the eighth time on December 28th at 2:30 p.m. at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, featuring a matchup between the ACC and American Athletic Conference.

Organized by the DC Bowl Committee, the Military Bowl serves as a premier regional event benefiting the USO and other organizations supporting members of the Armed Forces and their families. Since its inception in 2008, the Bowl has donated more than $500,000 to the USO and provided more than 25,000 complimentary tickets for troops and their families.

Since 2008, the ACC has provided its ninth-selected team for the Military bowl if the league had nine bowl eligible (records of 6-6 or better) teams.

ACC Selections Order:

College Football Playoff

Russell Athletic Bowl versus Big 12 #3

Bowl Selections pool (all have equal selection status get picks #3-6)

  • Belk Bowl versus SEC
  • Hyundai Sun Bowl versus Pac-12 #5
  • New Era Pinstripe Bowl versus Big Ten
  • Music City Bowl or the TaxSlayer Bowl versus SEC

From 2014-19, the Music City and TaxSlayer will each get ACC team three times. TaxSlayer has ACC priority this year after Music City used ACC in 2014.

Date Result Game MVP
December 27, 2014 Virginia Tech: 33, Cincinnati: 17 J.C. Coleman, RB, Virginia Tech
December 27, 2013 Marshall: 31, Maryland: 20 Rakeem Cato, QB, Marshall
December 29, 2010 Maryland: 51, ECU: 207 Da’Rel Scott, RB, Maryland
December 20, 2008 Wake Forest: 29, Navy: 19 Riley Skinner, QB, Wake Forest