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When the Iowa Hawkeyes of the Big 10 Conference take the gridiron New Year’s Day against the Southeast Conference’s LSU Tigers in college football’s Outback Bowl, it will be the culmination of several months of hard work on the part of a Decatur native.
Ken Hoverman, a 1970 graduate of Bellmont High School, in May was named chairman of the board of directors of the New Year’s Day college football bowl game that will be held in Tampa, Fla. An avid college football fan, Hoverman has been an officer on the Outback Bowl’s board of directors since 2007. This year he took over the reins of the board, and is having the time of his life doing it.
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