|2002 Independence Bowl|
|Date||December 27, 2002|
|United States TV coverage|
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.
- "Ole Miss ends Nebraska's winning-seasons streak". ESPN.com. http://scores.espn.go.com/ncf/recap?gameId=223610145. Retrieved December 2, 2012.