Thursday is another big day of fun and exciting events, all leading up to Friday's Advocare V100 Independence Bowl bewteen Louisiana -Monroe and Ohio University.

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Thursday events start off with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes breakfast featuring the teams and coaches of both squads. The breakfast takes place at the Bossier Civic Center at 7:30. It's open to the public and tickets are only $5.

Coming up at 5pm Thursday everyone's invited to The Louisiana Boardwalk in Bossier City for the AT&T Pep Rally and Parade, again featuring the opposing teams, coaches and fans representing both universities. Fans will get a taste of Louisiana Carnival Time featuring Mardi Gras Floats, as well as the bands, cheerleaders and mascots from each team parading down The Boardwalk's main streets. This event is free and open to the public.

And, of course, the big game is on Friday, ULM versus Ohio University. Kick off at Independence Stadium is at 1pm.