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2002 Independence Bowl

2002 Independence Bowl
1 2 3 4 Total
Nebraska 3 14 3 3 23
Ole Miss 0 14 10 3 27
Date December 27, 2002
Season 2002
Stadium Independence Stadium
Location Shreveport, Louisiana
MVP Eli Manning
Chris Kelsay
United States TV coverage
Network ESPN
Independence Bowl
 < 2001  2003

The 2002 Independence Bowl was a post-season college football bowl game between the Nebraska Cornhuskers and the Ole Miss Rebels on December 27, 2002, at Independence Stadium in Shreveport, Louisiana. Ole Miss won the game 27–23; Ole Miss quarterback Eli Manning, who passed for 313 yards and a touchdown, was the offensive player of the game. After the loss, Nebraska finished the season 7–7, ending a forty-year streak of winning seasons for the Cornhuskers.[1]


  1. ^ "Ole Miss ends Nebraska's winning-seasons streak".  
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