|2014 Outback Bowl|
|Date||January 1, 2014|
|Stadium||Raymond James Stadium|
|MVP||Jeremy Hill (LSU RB)|
|Favorite||LSU by 7.5|
|Referee||Greg Burks (Big XII)|
|Halftime show||Both schools' bands performed a show; in addition 20 high schools bands from across the nation combined as 1 giant band|
|Payout||US$7.2 million per team|
|United States TV coverage|
|Announcers||Mike Tirico (Play-by-Play) |
Jon Gruden (Analyst)
Lisa Salters (Sidelines)
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. Iowa won the only previous meeting between the two teams, in the 2005 Capital One Bowl.
|Total offense, plays – yards||233||302|
|Passing yards (net)||157||82|
|Time of Possession||24:14||35:46|
- Bowl Schedule, Los Angeles Times, December 11, 2013