|2014 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl|
|Date||December 20, 2014|
Air Force RB Shayne Davern|
Western Michigan WR Corey Davis
Air Force by 1 (opening)|
Western Michigan by 2 (closing)
|National anthem||Jen Potcher|
|Referee||Mike Roche (American)|
|United States TV coverage|
Eamon McAnaney, Dan Hawkins, & Dawn Davenport (ESPN)|
Paul Loeffler & Pat Hill (ESPN Radio)
The 2014 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl was a college football bowl game that was played on December 20, 2014 at Albertsons Stadium on the campus of Boise State University in Boise, Idaho. It was one of the 2014-15 bowl games that concluded the 2014 FBS football season. The eighteenth annual Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, it pitted the Western Michigan Broncos of the Mid-American Conference against the Air Force Falcons of the Mountain West Conference. The game started at 3:45 p.m. MST and aired on ESPN. The game was sponsored by the Idaho Potato Commission. Air Force beat Western Michigan by a score of 38-24.
This was the first overall meeting between these two teams.
After finishing their regular season with an 8-4 record, the Broncos accepted their invitation to play in the game.
In addition to this being Western Michigan's first Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, it was also their first bowl game since the 2011 Little Caesars Pizza Bowl. The Broncos were seeking their first-ever bowl victory, as they were 0-5 in their prior bowl games.
After finishing their regular season with a 9-3 record, the Falcons accepted their invitation to play in the game.
|Time of possession||27:22||32:38|