The 2014 Military Bowl® marks the first in a six-year cycle featuring a matchup between the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) and the American Athletic Conference.
The Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) has partnered with the Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman since the game’s inception in 2008. The ACC has made three appearances in Bowl history: 2008 (Wake Forest), 2010 (Maryland) and 2013 (Maryland).
ACC Atlantic Division: Boston College, Clemson, Florida State, Louisville, NC State, Syracuse, Wake Forest
ACC Coastal Division: Duke, Georgia Tech, Miami, North Carolina, Pitt, Virginia, Virginia Tech
While the American Athletic Conference is partnering with the Military Bowl for the first time in 2014, two if its current member schools are already familiar with the Military Bowl: Temple faced UCLA in the 2009 game, while East Carolina took on Maryland in 2010. Navy, which is joining The American in 2015, played in the 2008 edition of the game.
The American: Cincinnati, East Carolina, Houston, Memphis, SMU, Temple, Tulane, Tulsa, UCF, UConn, USF