Wednesday’s featured event for Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl was the “Team Welcome Party” at Billy Bob’s Texas in the in the historic Fort Worth Stockyards.
Rice’s Tommy Kramer Inducted into 2012 NFF College Hall of Fame - Anticipating Solid Performance by Owls in ’12 Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl
2012 NFF College Hall of Fame inductee Tommy Kramer of Rice never had the chance to play in a bowl game but relishes the opportunity to enter the Hall and watch the Owls play in their third bowl game since 2006 Saturday against Air Force in the 10th annual Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl at TCU’s Amon Carter Stadium.
Rice faces the challenge of slowing down the Air Force option offense, which has produced an average of 328.8 yards rushing per game this season.
With a "white" Christmas greeting the schools from Houston and Colorado in Fort Worth Tuesday, the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl practice schedules for Rice and Air Force have changed for Wednesday (December 26).
With SMU’s 43-10 win over Fresno State in Monday’s Sheraton Hawai’i Bowl, a Conference USA school will be trying to even the post-season record between the two leagues when Rice challenges Air Force in the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl.
Happy Holidays and it is “bowl week” for the 10th annual Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl.
By Ron Richards, www.armedforcesbowl.com
Fashion has become one of the most interesting and anticipated elements of college sports the past couple of seasons and it is again at the forefront when Air Force faces off against Rice in the December 29 Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl.
The Rice Owls will look their patriotic best for the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl thanks to a specially designed stars-and-stripes helmet.