Navy commits to Armed Forces Bowl … in 2016

September, 15, 2011
9/15/11
10:22
AM CT
Navy, if bowl eligible, has agreed to play in the 2016 Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl at Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth, it was announced Thursday.

Navy had previously announced it would play in the game in 2013 as well.

“Navy has been one of the most consistent football programs in the country over the last nine years, and we are thrilled to have them come to Fort Worth twice in a four-year time period,” Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl executive director Brant Ringler said. “Extending our agreement with Navy to include the 2016 bowl game positions the Armed Forces Bowl to once again have a military academy in our game for four out of five years beginning with Navy in 2013.”

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