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Birmingham 24 at Jacksonville 17


1984 Week 7 - Saturday, April 7, 1984
Birmingham Stallions(5-1)(-6.5) at Jacksonville Bulls(2-4)
Attendance: 43,654, TV: ESPN

JACKSONVILLE. FL (AP) -- Joe Cribbs dashed 11 yards to paydirt to break a late fourth quarter tie and lift the Birmingham Stallions to a 24-17 victory over the Jacksonville Bulls Saturday night.

The other half of the Stallions highly touted acquisitions from the National Football League, quarterback Cliff Stoudt, connected for two touchdown passes, one to former Pittsburgh Steeler teammate Jim Smith.

Stoudt completed 14 of 28 passes for 221 yards and Cribbs carried 25 times for 134 yards to lift the Southern Division-leading Stallions to a 6-1 record.

Highlights




	1	2	3	4	F
BIR	7	3	0      14   -   24
JAX	3	7	7	0   -   17

Scoring

JAX:Franco 37 yd field goal - JAX 3, BIR 0

BIR:Earl 9 yd pass from Stoudt (Miller kick) - BIR 7, JAX 3

BIR:Miller 32 yd field goal - BIR 10, JAX 3

JAX:Whiting 1 yd run (Franco kick) - JAX 10, BIR 10

JAX:Lewis 2 yd pass from Mahfouz (Franco kick) - JAX 17, BIR 10

BIR:Smith 38 yd pass from Stoudt (Miller kick) - BIR 17, JAX 17

BIR:Cribbs 11 yd run (Miller kick) - BIR 24, JAX 17

Box Score

                             BIR            JAX
First Downs                   21             17
Rushes-Yards              36-180          10-67
Passing (A-C-Y-I)    28-14-221-1    46-28-313-1
Sacked-Yards Lost            0-0           3-32
Total Plays-Yards         64-401         59-348
Fumbles-Lost                 0-0            1-0
Penalties-Yards             6-48           4-23
Turnovers                      1              1
Time of Possession         33:43          26:17

Attendance = 43,654

BIRMINGHAM				     JACKSONVILLE
Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate          Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate
Stoudt       28  14 221  1  2  85.6          Mahfouz      46  28 313  1  1  79.3

Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD                  Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD
Cribbs       25 134  5.4  1                  Whiting       7  58  8.3  1
Perry         8  31  3.9  0                  Mason         3   9  3.0  0
Stoudt        3  15  5.0  0                   

Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD                  Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD
Smith         6 120 20.0  1                  Clark         5  85 17.0  0
Toler         2  32 16.0  0                  Kemp          5  55 11.0  0
Cribbs        2  20 10.0  0                  Whiting       4  43 10.8  0
Jones         1  17 17.0  0                  Matthews      5  42  8.4  0
Perry         1  12 12.0  0                  Bergmann      3  31 10.3  0
Mason         1  11 11.0  0                  Henderson     2  30 15.0  0
Earl          1   9  9.0  1                  Mason         3  25  8.3  0
                                             Lewis         1   2  2.0  1

Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Gant            2  39 19.5  0                Matthews        4  78 19.5  0
Johnson         1  22 22.0  0                Key             1  16 16.0  0
Earl            1  13 13.0  0                 

Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Frederick       2  20 10.0  0                Clark           3  22  7.3  0

Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts            Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts
Miller          1-1  32  3-3    6            Franco          1-3  37  2-2    5
                miss: --                                     miss: 34,22

Punting        No Yds  Ave                   Punting        No Yds  Ave
Johnston        5 200 40.0                   Pierce          3 121 40.3

Sacks          Sk Yds                        Sacks          Sk Yds
Cugliari        1  12                        None
Cline           1  10                         
Spencer         1  10                         

Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD                Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD
Spencer         1   0  0.0  0                West            1  16 16.0  0

Archived news report
Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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