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Houston 28 at Oklahoma 31 OT


1984 Week 6 - Saturday, March 31, 1984
Houston Gamblers(3-2)(-5) at Oklahoma Outlaws(3-2)
Attendance: 17,266, TV: KTXH

TULSA, Okla. (UPI) -- Efren Herrera kicked a 19-yard field goal three minutes into overtime to finish off a sensational comeback and give the Oklahoma Outlaws a 31-28 USFL victory over the Houston Gamblers.

Herrera's overtime kick, his third field goal of the day, followed a 52-yard flea-flicker pass from Doug Williams to Alfonso Williams, giving Oklahoma a first down at the Houston 2-yard line.

Highlights




Highlights




	1	2	3	4	O	F
HOU	7	7      14      	0	0   -   28
OKL	0	3      10      15       3   -   31

Scoring

HOU:R. Johnson 39 yd pass from Kelly (Fritsch kick) - HOU 7, OKL 0

HOU:Harrell 1 yd run (Fritsch kick) - HOU 14, OKL 0

OKL:Herrera 45 yd field goal - HOU 14, OKL 3

OKL:D. Williams 6 yd run (Herrera kick) - HOU 14, OKL 10

HOU:Harrell 1 yd run (Fritsch kick) - HOU 21, OKL 10

OKL:Herrera 37 yd field goal - HOU 21, OKL 13

HOU:R. Johnson 25 yd pass from Kelly (Fritsch kick) - HOU 28, OKL 13

OKL:Thornton 1 yd run (Herrera kick) - HOU 28, OKL 20

OKL:A. Williams 48 yd pass from D. Williams (Sample pass from D. Wiiliams) - OKL 28, HOU 28

OKL:Herrera 19 yd field goal - OKL 31, HOU 28

Box Score

                             HOU            OKL
First Downs                   19             17
Rushes-Yards               13-59         36-113
Passing (A-C-Y-I)    42-25-325-3    35-16-243-1
Sacked-Yards Lost           5-34           5-48
Total Plays-Yards         60-350         76-307
Fumbles-Lost                 2-0            0-0
Penalties-Yards             9-92           7-65
Turnovers                      3              1
Time of Possession         27:45          35:34

Attendance = 17,266

HOUSTON					     OKLAHOMA
Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate          Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate
Kelly        42  25 325  3  2  70.0          Williams D   35  16 243  0  1  78.6

Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD                  Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD
Harrell       8  32  4.0  2                  Lazarus      10  41  4.1  0
Walters       1  18 18.0  0                  Hill          1  20 20.0  0
Kelly         4   9  2.3  0                  Sample        7  19  2.7  0
                                             Thornton     10  16  1.6  1
                                             Williams D    5  15  3.0  1
                                             Ragsdale      3   2  0.7  0

Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD                  Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD
Johnson R    10 162 16.2  2                  Williams A    4 115 28.8  1
McGhee        4  79 19.8  0                  Ragsdale      3  26  8.7  0
Moser         3  31 10.3  0                  Lazarus       1  26 26.0  0
Sanders       3  24  8.0  0                  Hill          2  22 11.0  0
Harrell       3  20  6.7  0                  Thornton      2  20 10.0  0
Verdin        2   9  4.5  0                  Sample        1  15 15.0  0
                                             Wheeler       2  14  7.0  0
                                             Crane         1   5  5.0  0

Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Verdin          2  49 24.5  0                Turner          4  70 17.5  0
McGhee          1  18 18.0  0                Ragsdale        1  17 17.0  0
Eason           1   9  9.0  0                 
DeAyala         1   2  2.0  0                 
Dykes           1   0  0.0  0                 

Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Sanders         2  24 12.0  0                Lewis           1  35 35.0  0
Eason           1   1  1.0  0                Turner          1   0  0.0  0
McGhee          1   1  1.0  0                Hill            1  -6 -6.0  0

Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts            Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts
Fritsch         0-0  --  4-4    4            Herrera         3-4  45  2-2    8
                miss: --                                     miss: 51

Punting        No Yds  Ave                   Punting        No Yds  Ave
Walters         6 177 29.5                   deBruijn        7 247 35.3

Sacks          Sk Yds                        Sacks          Sk Yds
Catan           3  30                        Beeson        1.5   9
Crosby          1  13                        Middleton     1.5   9
DeAyala       0.5  2.5                       McClain         1   9
Fitzpatrick   0.5  2.5                       Ruyle         0.5   5
                                             Nelson        0.5   2

Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD                Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD
None                                         Wilson L        2  30 15.0  0
                                             Copeland        1  22 22.0  0

Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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