Pro Football Hall of Fame partners with Texas vs. Nation
(L to R): Kenny Hansmire, CEO of TvN; Gary W. Hanson , Director, Corporate Communications Western Refining; Mayor John Cook Judge Anthony Cobos; David Motts, VP Marketing/Operations Pro Football Hall of Fame
The Texas vs. the Nation all-star challenge held a press conference Thursday to announce the new partnership with the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The press conference was held at the Durham Center on the campus of the University of Texas at El Paso, in El Paso, Texas.
Kenny Hansmire, President and CEO of Texas vs. the Nation, joined David R. Motts, Vice President of Marketing /Operations for the Pro Football Hall of Fame, to announce some of the new and exciting opportunities and attractions Texas vs. the Nation will be bringing to El Paso next year. Mayor John Cook and Judge Anthony Cobos spoke on behalf of the city and county of El Paso about this exciting addition to the Texas vs. the Nation team.
“We are proud that this synergy came together to form this partnership with Texas vs. the Nation,” said Motts, “it steps up the Pro Football Hall of Fame brand and will enhance the level of this bowl game in the up and coming years.”
This partnership is a five-year agreement with another five-year option at the end of it for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Also, the city and county of El Paso are in its third year of a 10-year commitment to the game at the Sun Bowl Stadium.
The 4th annual Texas vs. the Nation all-star challenge will be held at Sun Bowl Stadium on Saturday, February 6, 2010.
Bobby Bell in photos
Bobby Bell was the most highly honored college lineman of the 1962 season. His coach at the University of Minnesota described the two-time All-America choice and Outland Trophy winner as “the greatest lineman I have ever seen.”