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Two BHAFB Participants Picked

Two more players with experience playing in the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl were picked Friday in the National Football League draft. Defensive end Margus Hunt of SMU and tight end Vance McDonald of Rice were second-round selections by the Cincinnati Bengals and San Francisco 49ers, respectively.

BYU’s Ansah No. 49 BHAFB NFL Draftee

BYU’s Ezekiel Ansah became the 49th former Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl participant to be selected in the National Football League draft as the Cougar defender was the fifth overall pick in the 2013 selection process by the Detroit Lions. A special team’s performer in the 2011 Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl when BYU scored a 24-21 come-from-behind win over Tulsa in the game played at Gerald J. Ford Stadium in Dallas, Ansah is also highest bowl game participant to be selected in the opening round of the NFL draft.

2013 Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl announces December 30 kickoff

The 2013 Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl will be played in Fort Worth, Texas, on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013. The 11th edition of this postseason college football bowl game will kick off at 10:45 a.m. (CT) from Amon G. Carter Stadium on the campus of TCU. The game will air on ESPN and ESPN Radio. This year’s Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl is slated to feature a team from the Mountain West Conference versus the U.S. Naval Academy, pending bowl eligibility.

Bell Bowl Bits

With the 2012-2013 post-season ending with Alabama’s 42-14 win over Notre Dame in the BCS championship game, the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl featured several of this season’s bowl highlights as Rice defeated Air Force 33-14 in the 10th annual game late last month at Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth

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