Air Force has accepted a bid to play in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl in Boise, Idaho, on Saturday, Dec. 20, at 3:45 p.m. MT against Western Michigan from the Mid-American Conference.
Air Force and Western Michigan will be playing for the first time. The Falcons are 2-1 all-time against teams from the Mid-American Conference, including a 0-1 mark in bowl games. Air Force lost to Toledo, 42-41, in the 2011 Military Bowl in Washington, D.C., in its last game against a Mid-American opponent. Western Michigan finished the season 8-4 overall and 6-2 in league play.