Armed Forces Bowl targets record crowd
The game is slated for an 11 a.m. kickoff on Dec. 31 at Amon G. Carter Stadium. It should be a good one. Houston comes in with star quarterback Case Keenum and is ranked No. 25 in the USA Today poll. Air Force gave TCU, the undefeated Mountain West champ headed to the Fiesta Bowl, its closest game, 20-17.
The 2007 game between Air Force and California drew 40,905, while Houston's win over Air Force last year set a new attendance standard of 41,127. The previous record for the 7-year-old bowl game was for the inaugural matchup between hometown TCU and Boise State. That game drew 38,028 fans to the 44,358-seat stadium on the TCU campus.
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