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COMMUNITY

Community Outreach

Dedicated to serving the local Houston community.

The Academy Sports + Outdoors Texas Bowl is dedicated to leaving a lasting legacy for a distinctively Texan charity. The Academy Sports + Outdoors Texas Bowl is proud to be aligned with DePelchin Children’s Center as the game’s charitable beneficiary. DePelchin Children’s Center is the leading center in Texas for foster care and adoption services.

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Community Initiatives

Connect with Houston through the
Academy Sports + Outdoors Texas Bowl.

Gridiron Legends

Celebrate the epic players of football lore
The Gridiron Legends program honors individuals who have made a significant contribution to the game of football in the state of Texas, either at the high school, collegiate or professional level.

ON FIELD AT NRG
Thursday 12/27   8 PM
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Gridiron Legends Golf Tournament

Presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors
The Gridiron Legends Golf Tournament presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors provides a rare opportunity to golf with some of the most notable names in Texas sports history at the storied Champions Golf Club.

CHAMPIONS GOLF CLUB
Monday 10/22   12 PM
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Mr. Texas Football

Presented by Wells Fargo
Dave Campbell’s Texas Football, along with Wells Fargo and in conjunction with the Academy Sports + Outdoors Texas Bowl, is proud to present the Mr. Texas Football Player of the Year award. Voting starts in September!

NRG Stadium
Thursday 12/27   8 PM
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Day at the Museum

Presented by DePelchin Children’s Center
Both Texas Bowl teams have a fun-filled morning with children from DePelchin Children’s Center participating in a scavenger hunt at the Children’s Museum of Houston during Bowl Week.

CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF HOUSTON
Sunday 12/23   8 AM

Team Luncheon

Presented by CenterPoint Energy
Reserve your table for the Academy Sports + Outdoors Texas Bowl Team Luncheon presented by CenterPoint Energy to spend an afternoon with players, coaches and Texas football legends.

Westin Galleria
Wednesday 12/26   12 PM
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Rodeo Bowl

Presented by Wells Fargo
Hailed as “unassailably the best bowl week diversion” by Sports Illustrated, the Rodeo Bowl is one of the most famous bowl week events in the country. Every year, both teams enjoy an evening of various rodeo themed shenanigans.

NRG Stadium
Saturday 12/22   5 PM
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Bowl Buddies

Presented by DePelchin Children’s Center
Be part of making lasting memories and help these families celebrate the culture, heritage and tradition of Texas football! All tickets purchased will be sent directly to DePelchin Children's Center on your behalf.

NRG Stadium
Thursday 12/27   8 PM
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Bowl Backers

Become a Texas Bowl Supporter
It’s your chance to support the game! Become a proud Bowl Backer for the Academy Sports + Outdoors Texas Bowl. Contact Derek Beeman by phone at 832-667-2210 or send us an email for more details.

NRG Stadium
Thursday 12/27   8 PM
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Board of Directors

Committee chairs, advisory board and board of directors.

June Deadrick

June Deadrick, Chair

CenterPoint Energy

Director of Government Affairs

Billy Burge

Philamena Baird

Houston Philanthropist

John C. Bass

J.P. Morgan Securities LLC

Managing Director

Brenda Bazan

Houston First Corporation

President & CEO

Denis Braham

Denis Braham

Winstead PC
Chairman Emeritus & Attorney at Law

Billy Burge

Billy Burge

Ayrshire
President

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janis burke

Harris County-Houston Sports Authority
CEO

Larry Catuzzi

Larry Catuzzi

Financial Security
Director

Edgar Colon

Edgar Colon

Colon Law Firm
Attorney at Law

Edgar Colon

Joel Cowley

Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo
President and CEO

Pete DeLongchamps

Pete DeLongchamps

Group 1 Automotive
Vice President

Pete Derzis

Pete Derzis

ESPN Regional Television
Senior VP and General Manager

Don Faust, Jr.

don faust, jr.

Faust Distributing
CEO

Sarah Frazier

Entercom
Senior Vice President/General Manager

Kenny Friedman

J. Kent Friedman

Morae Legal
General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer

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chris hanslik

Boyar Miller
Chairman

Bob Harvey

Bob Harvey

Greater Houston Partnership
President and CEO

John Heidtke

Jon Heidtke

Learfield Sports
SVP, Strategic Business Partners

Don Henderson

Don Henderson

DJH Consulting, LLC
President

Rob Hungate

Rob Hungate

Blue Bell Creameries

Denis Braham

Joe Karlgaard

Rice University
Director of Athletics

tom lamb

Academy Sports + Outdoors
Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

Levias Jerry

Jerry Levias

Harris County CPS
Board of Directors

Bob Moses

Bob Moses

Black Jack Resources
Chairman

Chris Pezman

University of Houston
Vice President of Intercollegiate Athletics

Jamey Rootes

Jamey Rootes

Houston Texans
President

Don Sanders

Don Sanders

Sanders Morris Harris
Vice Chairman

Stephanie Sherrodd

Stephanie Sherrodd

TDECU
President and CEO

Suzie Thomas

Suzie Thomas

Houston Texans
Executive VP, General Counsel and Chief Admin Office

Mike Waterman

Mike Waterman

Houston First Corporation / Greater Houston Convention & Visitors Bureau
President GHCVB and Executive Vice President HFC

E.D. Wulfe

E.D. Wulfe

Wulfe & Co.
President & CEO

 

Advisory Board

Paul Barbetta, Rob Graf, John Huff, Bob McNair, Robert Smith, Jack Sweeney, Gio Tomasini, Steve Trent, Skip Wagner and Andre Ware

Committee Chairs

  • Gridiron Legends Chair – Rob Lynch
  • Golf Chair – Pete DeLongchamps
  • Team Hosts, Hyatt Regency Downtown – Ewart Jones Jr. & Kenedy Hughes
  • Hotel Logistics, Hyatt Regency Downtown – Shea Ashley & Trishia Saulog
  • Team Hosts, Westin Galleria – Jarret Dilliard & Shavonnah Schreiber
  • Hotel Logistics, Westin Galleria – John Oakley & Simon Marshall
  • Transportation Chair – Les Haulbrook
  • Spouses Chair – Judith Logsdon
  • Gameday Co-Chairs – Thomas Martinez & Earl Jimmison
  • Family Chair – Nicole Morgan

Sponsors

Many thanks to our wonderful sponsors this year!

CORNERSTONE SPONSORS

Academy Sports + Outdoors
Allstate
Hyatt Regency
Karbach Brewing
PrimeSport
Sports Radio 610
Visit Houston
Wells Fargo
The Westin

ALL SPONSORS

ABC 13
Adidas
Aramark
Atiwa
Aztec
BB's
Billiard Factory
Chick-fil-a
Children's Museum of Houston
Cordua
Crowne Plaza
Demeris Bar-B-Q
DePelchin
DoubleTree Houston Downtown
DoubleTree Houston by the Galleria
DoubleTree Greenway Plaza
Embassy Suites
Flemings
Four Seasons Hotel Houston
Geico
Goode Co.
Greater Houston Partnership
Greenberg Traurig
Greensheet Media
Health Museum
H-E-B Tailgate Headquarters
Hotel Zaza
The Houston Museum of Natural Science
iHeart Radio
JW Marriott Houston
Kendra Scott
KHOU 11
Kolache Factory
Marriott Houston Airport at George Bush Intercontinental
Marriott Marquis
Northwestern Mutual
Omni Hotel
Outfront media
Panera Bread
Papa John's
Pluckers
PSAV
Ragin' Cajun
Rudy's Bar-B-Q
Santa Rita
Shipley Do-nuts
Sierra Stage Coach
SWPP
Texas Football
TDECU
Univision
Vype
Whataburger
YMCA

Sponsorship opportunities

Contact David Fletcher, General Manager of Lone Star Sports & Entertainment at david.fletcher@houstontexans.com or 832.667.2146.