Jeff Monken enters his ninth season at the helm at Army poised to notch another accomplishment in his run of success at West Point.
The Black Knights went 9-4 last season, finishing with a bowl victory over Missouri of the Southeastern Conference.
Armed Forces Bowl: Army (8-3) vs. Missouri (6-6), Dec. 22, 8 p.m. Eastern (ESPN)
Line: Army by 4½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Missouri goes into its first bowl game under coach Eliah Drinkwitz with one of the nation's worst run defenses and has to face Army's vaunted triple-option offense.
The Tigers understand their tall task in the Armed Forces Bowl on Wednesday night.
Army (8-3, Independent) vs. Missouri (6-6, SEC), Dec. 22, 8 p.m. ET
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Jakobi Buchanan ran for three touchdowns and Christian Anderson threw for a score and Army beat Liberty 31-16 on Saturday.
After Liberty turned it over on downs in five plays to start the game, Cole Talley kicked a 26-yard field goal to give Army (8-3) a 3-0 lead.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jordyn Law recovered teammate Christian Anderson's fumble at the goal line for an overtime touchdown and Army defeated Air Force 21-14 on Saturday.
Air Force's Haaziq Daniels didn't just break the longest run of the weekend when he went 94 yards for a touchdown against Florida Atlantic.
It was the longest by a Football Bowl Subdivision quarterback in 18 years.
—Kenny Pickett, Pittsburgh, threw for 403 yards and accounted for six TDs in a 77-7 win over New Hampshire.
—Christian Anderson, Army, ran for 236 yards and a pair of long first-half touchdowns in a 23-10 victory over Miami of Ohio.
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Christian Anderson ran for a pair long first-half touchdowns and Army remained undefeated with a 23-10 victory over Miami (Ohio) on Saturday.
Anderson sprinted 72 yards on Army's third play then eclipsed that personal best with a 75-yard score in the second quarter.
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Christian Anderson ran for two touchdowns, passed for another and Army reached the end zone on all six of its first-half possessions in rolling to a 52-21 win over UConn on Saturday.
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Christian Anderson rushed for a career-high 119 yards and passed for a touchdown and Army survived a Western Kentucky rally to take a 38-35 victory on Saturday.
Trailing 35-14 midway through the second quarter, WKU (1-1) closed the gap to seven points on Bailey Zappe's 14-yard pass to Jerreth Sterns with just under five minutes remaining in the game.