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)