American Football Database
2003 Independence Bowl
1 2 3 4 Total
University of Arkansas 3 18 3 3 27
University of Missouri 7 0 7 0 14
Date December 31, 2003
Season 2003
Stadium Independence Stadium
Location Shreveport, Louisiana
MVP Cedric Cobbs
Caleb Miller
Referee Walt Davenport (ACC)
Attendance 49,625
Payout US$2,504,112
United States TV coverage
Network ESPN
Announcers: Sean McDonough, Mike Golic, Rod Gilmore and Rob Stone
Independence Bowl
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The 2003 Independence Bowl was a post-season college football bowl game between the Arkansas Razorbacks and the Missouri Tigers on December 31, 2003, at Independence Stadium in Shreveport, Louisiana. Arkansas made their sixth straight bowl appearance but had lost the last three. Missouri, on the other hand, made their first bowl appearance since 1998. This was Missouri's first bowl game under Head Coach Gary Pinkel. Arkansas defeated Missouri 27-14, winning their first bowl game since 1999. Cedric Cobbs the game's MVP rushed for 141 yards.[1]