The 2016 Independence Bowl was a college football bowl game played on December 26, 2016 at Independence Stadium in Shreveport, Louisiana. The 41st annual Independence Bowl featured the NC State Wolfpack of the ACC against the Vanderbilt Commodores of the SEC. Sponsored by Camping World, the game was officially known as the Camping World Independence Bowl.
The game featured the NC State Wolfpack against the Vanderbilt Commodores.
This was the third meeting between the schools, with Vanderbilt winning the two previous ones. The most recent meeting was in the 2012 Music City Bowl, where the Commodores defeated the Wolfpack by a score of 38–24.
See also: 2016 NC State Wolfpack football team
See also: 2016 Vanderbilt Commodores football team