With the Independence Bowl in search of a new sponsor and conference tie ins, it appears the Bowl is close to finding one piece of that puzzle.
Independence Bowl officials say they are zeroing in on the Pac-12 with the assistance of ESPN. It is believed the Pac-12 will be part of a rotation that could see the power five conference represented in Shreveport in three of the next six years.
The other parts of that rotation appear to be BYU, Army, and another group of five conference.
Both the ACC and SEC are out following the 2019 edition of the game, along with title sponsor Walk-On's.
We will continue to update this story as it develops.