The Armed Forces Bowl is going back to its first home for its 10th game, featuring two teams that used to be coached by Ken Hatfield.
Air Force (6-6) is playing in the Air Forces Bowl for the fourth time, and will face Rice (6-6) on Dec. 29 at TCU's completely redone stadium.
After being played the last two years on the SMU campus, the Armed Forces Bowl is returning to Fort Worth. The stadium on the TCU has undergone a $164 million rebuild since the bowl, which debuted in 2003, was last played there in 2009.
''They do such a super job of creating different opportunities and experiences for your guys that it actually seems like quite a while since we have been there,'' Air Force coach Troy Calhoun said. ''So we are excited. Great food; great, great hospitality and I look forward to playing in a terrific venue with the upgrades that have been made there too.''
Air Force accepted an invitation to return to Fort Worth right after getting its sixth victory, a 21-7 win over Hawaii on ...