ESPN & ESPN Radio Announcers Set for 2012 Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl St. Petersburg

Two Heisman Trophy Winners Featured as Part of Telecast

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (December 3, 2012) – The 2012 Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl St. Petersburg will have the ESPN announce team of Dave NealDesmond Howard and Andre Ware, along with Cara Capuano on the sidelines.  UCF from Conference USA will face Ball State from the Mid-American Conference at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla., on FridayDec. 21 at 7:30 p.m. ET, in the fifth edition of the Bowl which is owned and operated by ESPN Regional Television (ERT), a subsidiary of ESPN.

In addition, the 2012 Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl St. Petersburg can be heard nationally on ESPN Radio with Clay Matvick calling the play-by-play, Matt Stinchcomb handling the analysis and Allison Williams reporting from the sidelines.

“I’m thrilled with the on-air team ESPN has assigned,” said Brett Dulaney, Executive Director of the Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl St. Petersburg. “The first thought I had when I received the news is that we’ll have three Heisman Trophy winners with us during Bowl Week with Danny Wuerffel serving as our kickoff luncheon keynote speaker and Desmond Howard and Andre Ware as the TV analysts.”

Tickets for the 2012 Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl St. Petersburg are on sale now and start as low as just $35. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster (  or by phone at 1-800-745-3000.

Fans can enjoy the pregame festivities in The Miller Lite Party Deck, the only on-field hospitality village in all of professional or college football. Fans can sit right behind the team bench and hear all of the hard- hitting action. It will be the only Beef ‘O’ Brady’s location where fans can literally be in the huddle and still enjoy all the food and beverage served at this premiere event. For tickets in The Miller Lite Party Deck, fans may contact Carlos Padilla at 727-290-9865 for more information.


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