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Armed Forces Bowl moves to New Year's Eve spot

4/17/2007 - College Football

FORT WORTH, Texas -- The Armed Forces Bowl is moving from a
pre-Christmas date to New Year's Eve, bowl officials announced
Tuesday.

The fifth bowl in Fort Worth, which will feature teams from the
Pac 10 and Mountain West conferences, will be played Dec. 31.
Kickoff is at 11:30 a.m. CST.

All the previous games have been played Dec. 23, including last
year when Utah beat Tulsa 25-13. The game is played on TCU's
campus.

The bowl, known as the Fort Worth Bowl until last year, is
sponsored by Bell Helicopter.