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Los Angeles 10 at Oakland 0


1984 Week 3 - Sunday, March 11, 1984
Los Angeles Express(0-2)(-1) at Oakland Invaders(0-2)
Attendance: 23,479, TV: ABC

OAKLAND (AP) - Kevin Nelson rushed for a club-record 118 yards and one touchdown and Tony Zendejas kicked a 40-yard field goal to lead the Los Angeles Express to a 10-0 USFL victory over the Oakland Invaders.

The Express was able to shake off six turnovers as they one their first contest of the season. Oakland, the defending Pacific Division champs, fell to 0-3.

Zendejas' field goal came late in the final quarter and capped a 38-yard, 12-play drive. Nelson scored late in the contest on a 13-yard run.

Highlights




	1	2	3	4	F
LA	0	0	0      10   -   10
OAK	0	0	0	0   -    0

Scoring

LA: Zendejas 40 yd field goal - LA 3, OAK 0

LA: Nelson 13 yd run (Zendejas kick) - LA 10, OAK 0

Box Score

                              LA            OAK
First Downs                   24             10
Rushes-Yards              39-147          24-86
Passing (A-C-Y-I)    37-21-185-3    24-11-134-2
Sacked-Yards Lost            0-0           5-46
Total Plays-Yards         76-332         53-174
Fumbles-Lost                 5-3            1-1
Penalties-Yards             5-30           5-35
Turnovers                      6              3
Time of Possession         35:29          24:31

Attendance = 23,479

LOS ANGELES				     OAKLAND
Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate          Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate
Seurer       37  21 185  3  0  36.4          Grant        11   4  30  2  0   5.3
                                             Besana       13   7 104  0  0  80.3

Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD                  Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD
Nelson       27 118  4.4  1                  Whittington   9  35  3.9  0
Seurer        5  21  4.2  0                  Newton        3  14  4.7  0
Gray          6  17  2.8  0                  Grant         3  12  4.0  0
Townsell      1  -9 -9.0  0                  Brown         6   9  1.5  0
                                             Jackson       2   8  4.0  0
                                             Lewis         1   8  8.0  0

Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD                  Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD
Ellis         5  50 10.0  0                  Smith R       3  70 23.3  0
Nelson        8  49  6.1  0                  Banks         3  33 11.0  0
Sherrod       2  25 12.5  0                  Jackson       3  23  7.7  0
Allen         2  22 11.0  0                  Whittington   2   8  4.0  0
Hersey        2  22 11.0  0                  
Echols        2  17  8.5  0                  

Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Allen           1  15 15.0  0                Brown D         1  24 24.0  0
                                             Lewis           1  21 21.0  0
                                             Newton          1   0  0.0  0

Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Allen           5  32  6.4  0                Banks           1   0  0.0  0
                                             Lewis           1  -1 -1.0  0

Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts            Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts
Zendejas        1-1  40  1-1    4            Shea            0-1  --  0-0    0
                miss: --                                     miss: 29

Punting        No Yds  Ave                   Punting        No Yds  Ave
Partridge       4 190 47.5                   Talley          4 168 42.0

Sacks          Sk Yds                        Sacks          Sk Yds
Lesnik          2  20                        None
Warner          1  14                        
Jenkins         1   8                        
Rich            1   4                        

Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD                Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD
Parsons         1  10 10.0  0                Quinn           2  80 40.0  0
Henderson       1   0  0.0  0                Duncan          1   9  9.0  0

Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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