Honolulu, HI (Sports Network) - SMU accepted an invitation to play in the
2012 Hawaii Bowl on Monday.
The Mustangs, led by head coach June Jones, will meet a team from the Mountain
West Conference on Christmas Eve at Aloha Stadium.
"Having been affiliated with this bowl since its inception, I know that it is
one of the best bowl experiences in college football," said Jones, who coached
Hawaii for nine years (1999-2007) and took SMU to the 2009 Hawaii Bowl. "I'm
very excited for our players, staff and fans. This is a special experience."
SMU finished the season with a 6-6 mark and will be appearing in its fourth
consecutive bowl game.
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