2014 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl
Get 2014 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl essential facts below. View Videos or join the 2014 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl discussion. Add 2014 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl to your Like2do.com topic list for future reference or share this resource on social media.
2014 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl
2014 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl
1234 Total
Western Michigan 37014 24
Air Force 614315 38
DateDecember 20, 2014
Season2014
StadiumAlbertsons Stadium
LocationBoise, Idaho
MVPAir Force RB Shayne Davern[1]
Western Michigan WR Corey Davis[2]
FavoriteAir Force by 1 (opening)[3]
Western Michigan by 2 (closing)[4]
National anthemJen Potcher[5]
RefereeMike Roche[6] (American)
Attendance18,223[6]
PayoutUS$325,000
United States TV coverage
NetworkESPN/ESPN Radio
AnnouncersEamon 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.[7] 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.[8]

Teams

The game featured the Western Michigan Broncos of the Mid-American Conference against the Air Force Falcons of the Mountain West Conference, and was the first Famous Idaho Potato Bowl for both teams.

This was the first overall meeting between these two teams.

Western Michigan Broncos

After finishing their regular season with an 8-4 record, the Broncos accepted their invitation to play in the game.[9]

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.

Air Force Falcons

After finishing their regular season with a 9-3 record, the Falcons accepted their invitation to play in the game.[10]

Game summary

Scoring summary

Scoring summary
Quarter Time Drive Team Scoring information Score
Plays Yards TOP WMU AFA
1 12:45 8 22 2:08 WMU 25-yard field goal by Andrew Haldeman 3 0
1 5:24 9 61 2:41 AFA Shayne Davern 1-yard touchdown run, kick no good 3 6
2 11:26 6 75 2:49 WMU Corey Davis 47-yard touchdown reception from Zach Terrell, Haldeman kick good 10 6
2 10:12 3 72 1:14 AFA Davern 55-yard touchdown run, Will Conant kick good 10 13
2 2:32 15 80 5:59 AFA Devin Rushing 1-yard touchdown run, Conant kick good 10 20
3 6:32 9 35 3:35 AFA 31-yard field goal by Conant 10 23
4 13:26 9 92 2:00 WMU Davis 35-yard touchdown reception from Terrell, Haldeman kick good 17 23
4 9:52 - - - AFA Fumble recovery returned 60 yards for touchdown by Dexter Walker, 2-point pass good 17 31
4 5:20 7 38 3:11 AFA D. J. Johnson 9-yard touchdown run, Conant kick good 17 38
4 3:16 6 84 2:04 WMU Davis 51-yard touchdown reception from Terrell, Haldeman kick good 24 38
"TOP" = time of possession. For other American football terms, see Glossary of American football. 24 38

Source: [6]

Statistics

Statistics[6] WMU AFA
First downs 17 20
Plays-yards 64-376 74-361
Rushes-yards 26-79 64-284
Passing yards 297 77
Passing: Comp-Att-Int 19-38-0 5-10-0
Time of possession 27:22 32:38

References

  1. ^ AFA MVP
  2. ^ WMU MVP
  3. ^ https://247sports.com/Article/Vegas-odds-for-college-football-bowl-games-2014-season-33685374
  4. ^ Odds
  5. ^ http://www.like2do.com/video?id=t8bvEDLCHBs
  6. ^ a b c d "2014 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Game Stats". Stat Broadcast. Retrieved 2014.
  7. ^ Western Michigan, Air Force Accept Invitations to Play in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Archived 2015-02-12 at the Wayback Machine.
  8. ^ Jezierny, Nick (December 20, 2014). "Air Force Beats Western Michigan 38-24 in Potato Bowl", Miami Herald. Retrieved December 21, 2014.
  9. ^ "Broncos Accept Invitation to Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, Will Face Air Force Dec. 20". WMUBroncos.com. Western Michigan Broncos. December 7, 2014. Retrieved 2014.
  10. ^ "Air Force headed to Famous Idaho Potato Bowl". GoAirForceFalcons.com. Air Force Falcons. December 7, 2014. Retrieved 2014.

  This article uses material from the Wikipedia page available here. It is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.

2014_Famous_Idaho_Potato_Bowl
 



 

Top US Cities

Like2do.com was developed using defaultLogic.com's knowledge management platform. It allows users to manage learning and research. Visit defaultLogic's other partner sites below:
PopFlock.com : Music Genres | Musicians | Musical Instruments | Music Industry