2013 Military Bowl coverage

2013 Military Bowl coverage

Maryland's football team was selected to play Marshall in the 2013 Military Bowl, the first to be played at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis. Here is a collection of The Baltimore Sun's coverage of the game and its lead up.

Led by up-and-down C.J. Brown, marathon drive gets Terps only so far vs. Marshall

9:46 PM EST, December 27, 2013

Led by up-and-down C.J. Brown, marathon drive gets Terps only so far vs. Marshall

Once he gets over the sting of Friday's 31-20 loss to Marshall in the Military Bowl, Maryland quarterback C.J. Brown is likely to appreciate the best drive of his Terps career, as if it were a work of art.

For Maryland, and football fans, bowl is step in right direction

6:50 PM EST, December 27, 2013

For Maryland, and football fans, bowl is step in right direction

After three years of pain, Maryland football fans just wanted a chance to party in the waning days of a season.

After breakthrough year, Maryland can't stop Marshall in 31-20 loss at Military Bowl

9:12 PM EST, December 27, 2013

After breakthrough year, Maryland can't stop Marshall in 31-20 loss at Military Bowl

The Maryland football team knew all about Marshall's gaudy statistics — the 43 points and 502.3 yards per-game averages engineered by prolific, elusive quarterback Rakeem Cato and his spread offense.

Five things to watch for in today's Military Bowl game

10:58 AM EST, December 27, 2013

Five things to watch for in the Military Bowl

Here are five questions as Maryland plays Marshall in the Military Bowl this afternoon:

Importance of Maryland's bowl game, Seth Allen and the latest on Jalen Tabor

10:28 AM EST, December 27, 2013

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Terps will face a potent offense and a fervent fan base in Military Bowl game against Marshall

6:29 PM EST, December 26, 2013

Terps will face a potent offense and a fervent fan base in Military Bowl game against Marshall

WASHINGTON — Shouts of "We are Marshall!" rang out in the lobby of the team's downtown Washington hotel, where exuberant, green-clad fans of the Thundering Herd had gathered on the eve of Friday's Military Bowl matchup against Maryland in Annapolis.

Terps cornerback Jeremiah Johnson has battled back from injury and hopes to play in Military Bowl

5:24 PM EST, December 25, 2013

Terps cornerback Jeremiah Johnson has battled back from injury and hopes to play in Military Bowl

Jeremiah Johnson sensed something was wrong with his foot, but he wasn't ready to process the signals his body was sending.

Previewing the Military Bowl with a Marshall beat reporter from the Charleston Daily Mail

8:00 AM EST, December 26, 2013

Previewing the Military Bowl with a Marshall beat reporter from the Charleston Daily Mail

To prepare for Friday's Military Bowl between Maryland (7-5) and Marshall (9-4), we traded emails with Derek Redd, who covers the Thundering Herd for the Charleston Daily Mail. You can check out more of Derek's coverage here on the Daily Mail's website.

Afghanistan veteran Tehuti Miles knows the difference between football and war

9:04 PM EST, December 24, 2013

Afghanistan veteran Tehuti Miles knows the difference between football and war

For years, war terminology has seeped into football telecasts. Quarterbacks become "field generals," games are equated to "battles."

Military Bowl is expected to draw a crowd, and economic bonus, to Annapolis

5:00 AM EST, December 24, 2013

Military Bowl is expected to draw a crowd, and economic bonus, to Annapolis

After five years in the nation's capital, the Military Bowl is staking out a future in Annapolis, and city leaders are hoping to cash in on the cachet of hosting a nationally televised college football bowl game.

Terps receiver Ricardo Young suspended for Military Bowl

7:36 PM EST, December 24, 2013

Terps receiver Ricardo Young suspended for Military Bowl

Maryland wide receiver Ricardo Young violated team rules and has been suspended for Friday's Military Bowl, a team official said Tuesday.

As Terps begin bowl festivities, they look back at Virginia Tech victory as a key moment

7:06 PM EST, December 23, 2013

As Terps begin bowl festivities, they look back at Virginia Tech victory as a key moment

WASHINGTON — When the Virginia Tech game had been won, Maryland football coach Randy Edsall bolted from the sideline and bounded across the field, his arms upraised, his fists pumping, an ear-to-ear grin on his face.

Annapolis prepares to host Military Bowl

10:16 PM EST, December 22, 2013

Annapolis prepares to host Military Bowl

Annapolis is preparing this week to host its first-ever college football bowl game. Festivities for the 2013 Military Bowl on Friday, Dec. 27 will include several events in and around the city — a parade, a tailgate party, a concert and a nationally televised game between the University of Maryland and Marshall.

Military Bowl officials hope for sellout of Maryland-Marshall matchup

6:55 PM EST, December 20, 2013

Military Bowl officials hope for sellout of Maryland-Marshall matchup

COLLEGE PARK — After declines in attendance at Washington's RFK Stadium over the past two years, Military Bowl officials say they hope to sell out this year's game between Maryland and Marshall at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis on Dec. 27.

Military Bowl  a nice present for Terps in December

8:23 PM EST, December 12, 2013

Military Bowl a nice present for Terps in December

When it comes to college football bowls, the Military Bowl in Annapolis may not seem like the most exciting of opportunities for Maryland, with the game a short bus ride away.

Terps will get PlayStation 4 systems and more for playing in Military Bowl

3:35 PM EST, December 9, 2013

Terps will get PlayStation 4 systems and more for playing in Military Bowl

Surely there are members of the Maryland football team who had hoped their bowl game would take them to a more exotic outpost than Anne Arundel County.

Terps will play Marshall in Military Bowl in Annapolis

8:15 PM EST, December 8, 2013

Terps will play Marshall in Military Bowl in Annapolis

Maryland will play Marshall (9-4) in the Military Bowl at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, the bowl's president announced on Sunday.

Marshall football accepts bid to play in Military Bowl; could Terps be next?

4:23 PM EST, December 7, 2013

Marshall football accepts bid to play in Military Bowl; could Terps be next?

The official pairing won't be finalized until Sunday night, but we know at least one team set to play in the Dec. 27 Military Bowl at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.

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