In surprising fashion, the Independence Bowl was dominated from the beginning by the Ohio Bobcats as they defeated the Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks 45-14.
The Ohio defense was the story of the game. The group held the high-flying ULM offense in check all day.
On offense, Ohio benefited from big plays throughout much of the first half and workhorse running back Beau Blankenship later in the game.
Even though Ohio dominated in every phase of the game, it is still necessary to hand out some game grades for players on both sides of the ball.
Here are letter grades for players from all positions on the field.