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According to a Brett McMurphy report, the SEC is adding a 10th bowl tie-in - The Independence Bowl (né Poulan Weed-Eater Independence Bowl). It will have an SEC team against an ACC team in 2012 and 2013.
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LSUfanaddict142 months
No need to get rid of the bowls. The can coexist with a playoff system.
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La Place Mike143 months
I never understood why the Bowl was bashed for being sponsored by Poulan Weedeater. Poulan Weedeater was a Louisiana company at the time and the Weedeater pretty much revolutionized trimming. Trimming along fences and concrete patios used to be a real bitch.

To LSUChamp. yeah let's get rid of a bowl that brings tax revenue to Louisiana. We really don't need it
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Dignan143 months
While I agree that the bowl system celebrates mediocrity, the Independence Bowl shouldn't be on the list of ones that should be canceled. Most people are unaware that the Independence Bowl is the 10th longest running bowl game in college football.

Sure, bash them for accepting a sponsored agreement from Poulan Weedeater, but props to the bowl commitee for keeping the bowl game alive when so many folded.
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LSUChamp06143 months
There are too many bowls. This is one that needs to go.
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SM6143 months
The ACC-MWC weren't doing it for them? Good luck Ole Miss!
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bulldogger143 months
we have arrived.
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