Did You Know?

  • The Independence Bowl is the 11th-oldest bowl game in the country
  • ESPN is televising the game for the 23rd-straight year and will be shown on the "worldwide leader in sports" until 2019
  • There has only been one tie in Independence Bowl history: in 1990 (34-34) between Louisiana Tech and Maryland
  • The Independence Bowl has primary conference agreements with the SEC and the ACC through 2019
  • 10 of the last 15 Independence Bowl games have been decided by a touchdown or less
  • There are 47 members of the Bowl's distinguished "Hall of Honor"
  • Ole Miss (4-1) leads the way with five all-time appearances in Independence Bowl history. Louisiana Tech is second with four appearances (2-1-1)