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2016 Liberty Bowl

TCU GEORGIA 204 | 58th AutoZone Liberty Bowl SPECIAL THANKS BOWL HISTORY HONORS BOWL EVENTS WELCOME The 58th AutoZone Liberty Bowl ON ESPN BETH MOWINS Play by Play Beth Mowins joined ESPN in 1994 as a play-by-play commentator. She currently calls NCAA Championships in basketball, softball, soccer and volleyball, in addition to regular-season games for college football and men’s and women’s basketball. Mowins began calling college football games on ESPNU in 2005. A 1989 graduate of Lafayette College, Mowins captained the varsity basketball team. She was a three-time all-conference selection, 1,000-point scorer and is still the school’s all-time assists leader with 715. Mowins earned her master’s degree in communications from Syracuse University in 1990. A Syracuse, N.Y., native, Mowins is a member of the Lafayette College Maroon Club Hall of Fame and the Greater Syracuse Sports Hall of Fame. ANTHONY BECHT Analyst Former 12-year NFL tight end Anthony Becht joined ESPN for the 2013 season as a college football analyst. Additionally, Becht is currently the co-host of the pre and post-game show on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers radio network. Previously, he was a studio analyst on NBC Sports Network’s Pro Football Talk. Becht has also performed work for Sirius XM, SNY and other outlets, and was a standout at the NFL’s Broadcast Boot Camp. A first-round NFL Draft selection by the New York Jets in 2000, Becht also played with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2005-07), St. Louis Rams (2008), Arizona Cardinals (2009) and Kansas City Chiefs (2011). From 2000 to 2010, he played in 152 consecutive games, which at the time was third amongst all NFL offensive players – behind Brett Favre and Peyton Manning. At the end of his four-year career at West Virginia University, Becht ranked second among tight ends with 83 catches for 1,173 yards, with a 14.1 average of yards per catch and 10 touchdowns. He was an All-American honorable mention as a senior and was named All- BIG EAST Second Team as a junior and senior. A native of Drexel Hill, Pa., Becht graduated in 2002 from West Virginia with a bachelor’s degree in marketing. ROCKY BOIMAN Sideline Reporter Rocky Boiman, former eight-year NFL veteran linebacker and Super Bowl champion, works as a color analyst for ESPNEWS and ESPNU, covering college football games. He previously called games for ESPN3. He also works as an NFL color analyst for BBC radio in London having called the last four Super Bowls. He previously worked for Dial Global Sports as a college football analyst and as a NFL sideline reporter. Boiman also worked as an analyst for the Sky Sports network in the United Kingdom. In addition to his broadcasting responsibilities, he owns Rocky Boiman Football Academy, where collegiate and NFL players, such as Luke Kuechly, train before the season and before the NFL Draft Combine. Boiman was also an elected official, serving as a trustee of Green Township in Hamilton County, Ohio, and is a co-majority owner of El Arco tequila. He was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the fourth round of the 2002 NFL Draft. During his four years in Tennessee, he earned AFC Player of the Week honors and currently owns the Titans/Oilers franchise record for special teams tackles in a season with 28. He was a member of Indianapolis Colts for two seasons and was a part of the Colts 2006 Super Bowl team. He finished his eight-year career with the Kansas City Chiefs and Pittsburgh Steelers Boiman played college football for the University of Notre Dame and served as team captain his senior year and earned his degree in pre-professional studies. Boiman graduated in 1998 from St. Xavier High School in his hometown of Cincinnati, Ohio.


2016 Liberty Bowl
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