BYU has accepted an invitation to play in the fifth annual New Mexico Bowl, slated for Saturday, Dec. 18. at noon (MT).
The game, played at University Stadium on the University of New Mexico campus, kicks off the FBS postseason bowl schedule. It will be televised nationally on ESPN and ESPN HD.
The New Mexico Bowl will announce BYU’s opponent at a later date.
“We are anxious to participate in the New Mexico Bowl and to be playing in the opening bowl game of the year,” said BYU head football coach Bronco Mendenhall. “We look forward to the opportunity to continue to improve our team and build for the future.”