Fort Worth, Texas, December 26, 2009 – “Bowl Week” for the seventh annual post-season collegiate football game in the “City of Cowboys and Culture” begins here Saturday with the arrival of the United States Air Force Academy as the Falcons will also hold their first of four practices at Kennedale High School. The Air Force will be competing in the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl for the third-straight year as the 2009 game at Amon G.
The kickoff event for the seventh annual Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl will be a Team Welcome Party at Billy Bob’s in the “Historic Fort Worth Stockyards”! Featuring coaches and players from both the University of Houston and the United States Air Force Academy, the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl Team Welcome Party will be held Sunday, December 27 starting at 6 p.m. The event is open to the media. If you have any questions, please contact Tim Simmons (cell telephone 720/244-6580 starting December 26). Billy Bob’s (817/624-7117) is located at 2520
By Jim Benton, www.armedforcesbowl.com
Air Force Academy, Colo., December 21, 2009 – The Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex and the state of Texas are bountiful recruiting targets for college football teams.
That’s one of the reasons Air Force is pleased to be playing for the third consecutive year in the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl.
Even though the Falcons have different recruiting standards because of academic and military demands, Air Force has been successful attracting players from Texas to enroll at the Academy.