1996 Poulan/Weed Eater Independence Bowl
1234 Total
Army 07022 29
Auburn 1010120 32
DateDecember 31, 1996
StadiumIndependence Stadium
LocationShreveport, Louisiana
RefereeJim Fogltance (Pac-10)
United States TV coverage
AnnouncersCraig Bolerjack (Play by Play)
Rod Gilmore (Analyst)
Merril Hoge (Sideline)
Independence Bowl
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The 1996 Independence Bowl was a post-season American college football bowl game at Independence Stadium in Shreveport, Louisiana between the Army Cadets and the Auburn Tigers on December 31, 1996. The game was the final contest of the 1996 NCAA Division I-A football season for both teams, and ended in a 32–29 victory for Auburn, after Jay Parker's 27-yard field goal went wide right. [1][2]

Scoring summary

First Quarter

Second Quarter

Third Quarter

Fourth Quarter


  1. ^ Bolding, Mark. "Independence Bowl 1996". mmbolding.com. Archived from the original on 2008-10-14. Retrieved 2012-11-08.
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-07-19. Retrieved 2015-07-28.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)