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Alumni Association offers Texas Bowl package

Dec. 11, 2008

KALAMAZOO--The official Western Michigan University Texas Bowl Tour Package is available through the WMU Alumni Association and includes accommodations, game-day transportation and more. Reservations are encouraged by Friday, Dec. 12.

Also available through wmich.edu/alumni are tickets for the pre-bowl party and news about Bronco Watch Parties now being organized in several cities. The 2008 Texas Bowl will be televised live on the NFL Network. The game will also be broadcast nationally by Westwood One radio.

Game tickets may be purchased through wmubroncos.com/texasbowl or by calling toll-free (888) 4-WMU-TIX.

This past week, WMU accepted an invitation to play Rice University in the third annual Texas Bowl in Reliant Stadium, home of the NFL Houston Texans, Tuesday, Dec. 30, beginning at 7 p.m. CST. Rice, which tied for the championship of Conference USA's Western Division, was announced as a bowl participant the previous week. Both teams had 9-3 records this season.

Texas Christian University defeated the University of Houston, 20-13, in the 2007 Texas Bowl before a crowd of 62,097. Reliant Stadium nominally seats 71,100.

For more information, visit wmich.edu/alumni or wmubroncos.com, or call the WMU Alumni Association at (269) 387-8777.

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Media contact: Mat Kanan, (269) 387-4125, mat.kanan@wmich.edu

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