2014 Duck Commander I-Bowl Set for Dec. 27th

Published 07/02 2014 08:40AM

Updated 07/02 2014 08:48AM

Shreveport, La. – The 39th playing of the Duck Commander Independence Bowl is set for Saturday, Dec. 27, with a 3 p.m. CT kickoff.

For the first time since 1990, the Independence Bowl will be played on a Saturday.

It is the 14th time in the bowl’s history to be played on a Saturday.

“We are so excited about this year's Duck Commander Independence Bowl being played on a Saturday,” 2014 Independence Bowl Foundation Chairman Paul Pratt said. “A weekend game will create a new energy level for football fans who have supported the bowl for the 39 years this game has been played in the Shreveport-Bossier area. “We are expecting a stadium full of football fanatics and I-Bowl supporters.”

The game will be televised on ESPN2, marking the 23rd-consecutive year the Independence Bowl has been televised on an ESPN network, and the fourth time it has been on ESPN2.

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