Middle Tennessee accepts Armed Forces bid

12/08/2013 2:13 PM

12/08/2013 2:15 PM

Middle Tennessee will play Navy in the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl.

The game is scheduled or 10:45 a.m. Dec. 30 at Amon G. Carter Stadium.

The Blue Raiders finished 8-4.

“It is a distinct honor and privilege to have both the U.S. Naval Academy and Middle Tennessee in this year’s salute to the military of our country. The Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl and the City of Fort Worth are very excited to host both of these teams, their alumni as well as their fans,” said Brant Ringler, the bowl’s executive director, in a written statement. “I can assure you this game will add significantly to the legacy of this great event. The game itself will be the centerpiece to a memorable week of colorful festivities in the heart of Texas.”

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