Independence Stadium

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Independence Stadium
Location Shreveport, Louisiana
Opened 1924
Other Names State Fair Stadium (1924-81)
Tenants Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (1928-present)
Shreveport Pirates (1994-95)
Shreveport Steamer (1974-75)

Independence Stadium is a stadium owned by the city of Shreveport, Louisiana and is the home of the Independence Bowl. It is the site of the annual Independence Bowl postseason college football game, initially known as the Bicentennial Bowl. It also served as a neutral site for the annual Arkansas-LSU football rivalry from 1924 to 1936.

List of credited publications

League Date/Season Team(s) Type
College football December 17, 1977 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs. Louisville Cardinals Program
December 19, 1987 Washington Huskies vs. Tulane Green Wave Program
December 23, 1988 Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs. UTEP Miners Program
December 16, 1989 Oregon Ducks vs. Tulsa Golden Hurricane Program
December 15, 1990 Maryland Terrapins vs. Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Program
December 31, 1992 Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs. Oregon Ducks Program
December 29, 1995 LSU Tigers vs. Michigan State Spartans Program
December 31, 1996 Auburn Tigers vs. Army Cadets Program
December 31, 2000 Mississippi State Bulldogs vs. Texas A&M Aggies Program
December 27, 2001 Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Iowa State Cyclones Program
December 27, 2002 Ole Miss Rebels vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers Program
December 30, 2005 Missouri Tigers vs. South Carolina Gamecocks Program
December 30, 2007 Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Colorado Buffaloes Program
December 28, 2008 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs. Northern Illinois Huskies Program
December 27, 2010 Air Force Falcons vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Program
December 26, 2011 Missouri Tigers vs. North Carolina Tar Heels Program
December 28, 2012 Ohio Bobcats vs. Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks Program
December 31, 2013 Arizona Wildcats vs. Boston College Eagles Program
December 27, 2014 South Carolina Gamecocks vs. Miami Hurricanes Program
December 26, 2015 Virginia Tech Hokies vs. Tulsa Golden Hurricane Program
December 18, 2021 2021 Independence Bowl (UAB Blazers vs. BYU Cougars) Program

See also

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Football Venues Apogee Stadium • Independence Stadium • Jerry Richardson Stadium • Joan C. Edwards Stadium • Joe Aillet Stadium • Johnny "Red" Floyd Stadium • Legion Field
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World Football League
1974 Teams Birmingham Americans • New York Stars/Charlotte Hornets • Chicago Fire • Detroit Wheels • Florida Blazers • The Hawaiians • Jacksonville Sharks • Memphis Southmen • Philadelphia Bell • Portland Storm • Houston Texans / Shreveport Steamer • Southern California Sun
1975 Teams Birmingham Vulcans • Charlotte Hornets • Chicago Winds • The Hawaiians • Jacksonville Express • Memphis Southmen • Philadelphia Bell • Portland Thunder • San Antonio Wings • Shreveport Steamer • Southern California Sun
Venues Alamo Stadium • Aloha Stadium • Anaheim Stadium • Astrodome • Independence Stadium • Legion Field • Memphis Memorial Stadium • Rynearson Stadium • Soldier Field
Related Gary Davidson • League publications • 1974 WFL season • 1975 WFL season