2014 Outback Bowl

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2014 Outback Bowl
1234 Total
Iowa 0077 14
LSU 7707 21
DateJanuary 1, 2014
StadiumRaymond James Stadium
LocationTampa, Florida
MVPJeremy Hill (LSU RB)
FavoriteLSU by 7.5[1]
RefereeGreg Burks (Big XII)
Halftime showBoth schools' bands performed a show; in addition 20 high schools bands from across the nation combined as 1 giant band
PayoutUS$7.2 million per team
United States TV coverage
NetworkESPN/ESPN Radio
AnnouncersMike Tirico (Play-by-Play)
Jon Gruden (Analyst)
Lisa Salters (Sidelines)
Outback Bowl
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The 2014 Outback Bowl was an American college football bowl game that was played on January 1, 2014 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. The 28th edition of the Outback Bowl (which was originally called the Hall of Fame Bowl), it featured the LSU Tigers from the Southeastern Conference and the Iowa Hawkeyes from the Big Ten Conference. It was one of the 2013–14 bowl games that concluded the 2013 FBS football season. The game started at 1:00 p.m. EST and was telecast on ESPN. It was sponsored by the Outback Steakhouse restaurant franchise.

Louisiana State defeated Iowa by a score of 21–14.

LSU had a regular season record of 9–3 (5–3 SEC). Ranked #16 in the BCS, they finished in third place in the Southeast Conference Western Division. Iowa had a record of 8–4 (5–3 Big Ten). Unranked, they finished the season second place in the Big Ten Legends Division.[2] Iowa won the only previous meeting between the two teams, in the 2005 Capital One Bowl.




Game summary[edit]

Scoring summary
Quarter Time Drive Team Scoring information Score
Plays Yards TOP Iowa LSU
1 10:59 8 77 4:01 LSU Anthony Jennings 2-yard touchdown run, Colby Delahoussaye kick good 0 7
2 7:23 7 39 2:52 LSU Jeremy Hill 14-yard touchdown run, Delahoussaye kick good 0 14
3 5:52 3 1 0:52 IOW Mark Weisman 2-yard touchdown run, Mike Meyer kick good 7 14
4 2:02 6 92 3:02 LSU Hill 37-yard touchdown run, Delahoussaye kick good 7 21
4 1:42 2 4 0:20 IOW Kevonte Martin-Manley 4-yard touchdown reception from C. J. Beathard, Meyer kick good 14 21
"TOP" = time of possession. For other American football terms, see Glossary of American football. 14 21



Statistics Iowa LSU
First Downs 11 15
Total offense, plays – yards 233 302
Rushes-yards (net) 76 220
Passing yards (net) 157 82
Passes, Comp-Att-Int 13-30-2 7-20-1
Time of Possession 24:14 35:46