American Football Database
2011 Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl
1 2 3 4 Total
Brigham Young University 3 7 7 7 24
University of Tulsa 7 7 0 7 21
Date December 30, 2011
Season 2011
Stadium Gerald J. Ford Stadium
Location University Park, Texas
MVP Cody Hoffman BYU WR (Offense)
Dexter McCoil Tulsa DB (Defense)
Favorite Brigham Young by 2[1]
Referee Shawn Smith
Attendance 30,258
Payout US$750,000 per team
United States TV coverage
Network ESPN
Announcers: Dave Neal (Play-by-Play)
Andre Ware (Analyst)
Cara Capuano (Sidelines)
Nielsen ratings 1.43
Armed Forces Bowl
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The 2011 Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl, the ninth edition of the game was a post-season American college football bowl game held on December 30, 2011 at Gerald J. Ford Stadium on the campus of SMU in University Park, Texas as part of the 2011–12 NCAA Bowl season.

The game, telecasted at 11:00 a.m. CT on ESPN, featured Tulsa versus BYU. BYU won the game by a score of 24–21.

This is the second and last year that the bowl was held at Gerald J. Ford Stadium. In 2012, the bowl will return to Amon G. Carter Stadium on the campus of TCU after the completion of a renovation on the stadium.




Scoring Summary

Scoring summary
Quarter Time Drive Team Scoring Information Score
Plays Yards TOP BYU Tulsa
1 9:51 11 76 5:09 Tulsa Ricky Johnson 8-yard touchdown reception from G.J. Kinne, Kevin Fitzpatrick kick good 0 7
"TOP" = Time of Possession. For other American football terms, see Glossary of American football. 0 7


  1. Bowl Schedule, Los Angeles Times, December 7, 2011

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