|1996 Poulan/Weed Eater Independence Bowl|
|Date||December 31, 1996|
|Referee||Jim Fogltance (Pac-10)|
|United States TV coverage|
|Announcers||Craig Bolerjack (Play by Play) |
Rod Gilmore (Analyst)
Merril Hoge (Sideline)
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.