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San Antonio 14 at Memphis 38


1984 Week 12 - Friday, May 11, 1984
San Antonio Gunslingers(4-7) at Memphis Showboats(4-7)(-1)
Attendance: 32,406

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Rookie quarterback Walter Lewis threw for five touchdowns Friday night as the Memphis Showboats swamped the San Antonio Gunslingers 38-14 before 32,406 fans at the Liberty Bowl.

Lewis performance tied a United States Football League record for touchdown passes in a single game. Birmingham's Cliff Stoudt, who tossed five touchdown passes against Memphis earlier this year, shares the record.

The former University of Alabama signal caller completed 18 of 27 passes for 221 yards. He also rushed for 51 yards before leaving the game early in the final period.

The Showboats are now 5-7.

	1	2	3	4	F
SA	0	7	0	7   -   14
MEM	7      24	7	0   -   38

Scoring

MEM:Crawford 32 yd pass from Lewis (Duncan kick) - MEM 7, SA 0

MEM:Shirk 15 yd pass from Lewis (Duncan kick) - MEM 14, SA 0

SA: Gillen recovered blocked punt in end zone (Mike-Mayer kick) - MEM 14, SA 7

MEM:Quarles 26 yd pass from Lewis (Duncan kick) - MEM 21, SA 7

MEM:Duncan 25 yd field goal - MEM 24, SA 7

MEM:Reid 3 yd pass from Lewis (Duncan kick) - MEM 31, SA 7

MEM:Heflin 1 yd pass from Lewis (Duncan kick) - MEM 38, SA 7

SA: Hackett 3 yd pass from Neuheisel (Mike-Mayer kick) - MEM 38, SA 14

Box Score

                              SA            MEM
First Downs                    8             20
Rushes-Yards               16-34         36-156
Passing (A-C-Y-I)    31-13-135-2    32-21-222-1
Sacked-Yards Lost           3-27           3-29
Total Plays-Yards         50-142         71-349
Fumbles-Lost                 2-2            1-0
Penalties-Yards             7-30            1-0
Turnovers                      4              1
Time of Possession         21:50          38:10

Attendance = 32,406

San Antonio				     Memphis
Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate          Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate
Neuheisel    27  13 135  2  1  44.5          Lewis        27  18 221  0  5 131.3
White         4   0   0  0  0  39.6          Johnson       5   3   1  1  0  25.0

Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD                  Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD
White         1  14 14.0  0                  Ford         14  81  5.8  0
Rush          4  12  3.0  0                  Lewis         5  51 10.2  0
Hagen         3   7  2.3  0                  Quarles       7  19  2.7  0
Bonner        2   6  3.0  0                  Johnson       1   3  3.0  0
Roberts       2   4  2.0  0                  Reid          8   2  0.3  0
Neuheisel     1   4  4.0  0                  Fitzgerald    1   0  0.0  0
Works         2  -1 -1.0  0                  
Hartley       1 -12-12.0  0                  

Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD                  Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD
Gordon        2  39 19.5  0                  Shirk         8  65  8.1  1
Buggs         2  38 19.0  0                  Quarles       3  63 21.0  1
Armstrong     2  21 10.5  0                  Carney        2  44 22.0  0
Roberts       1  10 10.0  0                  Crawford      2  40 20.0  1
Rush          2   9  4.5  0                  Reid          2   8  4.0  1
Bonner        1   9  9.0  0                  Ford          1   6  6.0  0
Works         1   6  6.0  0                  Heflin        1   1  1.0  1
Hackett       1   3  3.0  1                  Fitzgerald    2  -5 -2.5  0

Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Ulmer           3  64 21.3  0                Crawford        2  63 31.5  0
Bonner          2  42 21.0  0                
Roberts         1  13 13.0  0                

Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Ulmer           3  16  5.3  0                Dameron         2  10  5.0  0
Waddy           1   0  0.0  0                

Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts            Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts
Mike-Mayer      0-0  --  2-2    2            Duncan          1-1  25  5-5    8
                miss: --                                     miss: --

Punting        No Yds  Ave                   Punting        No Yds  Ave
Hartley         6 224 37.3                   Partridge       6 212 35.3

Sacks          Sk Yds                        Sacks          Sk Yds
Choate          2  13                        Hammond         1  14
St. Clair       1  16                        Clark           1  11
                                             Williams B      1   2

Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD                Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD
Barefield       1  32 32.0  0                Howard          1  30 30.0  0
                                             Thomas          1   0  0.0  0

Archived news report
Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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