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Oakland 17 at Oklahoma 14


1984 Week 14 - Saturday, May 26, 1984
Oakland Invaders(4-9) at Oklahoma Outlaws(6-7)(-2.5)
Attendance: 16,378

TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Kevin Shea booted a 32-yard field goal on the last play of the third quarter and the Oakland Invaders made it stand up for a 17-14 win over the skidding Oklahoma Outlaws in the United States Football League Saturday night.

It was the fifth straight victory for the 5-9 Invaders while Oklahoma dropped its sixth straight to fall to 6-8.

Oakland quarterback Fred Besana completed 18 of 25 passes for 225 yards and a touchdown in the game. In the first half, Besana hit wide receiver Gordon Banks for a 19-yard touchdown, capitalizing on an Outlaws fumble at their own 34.

The Outlaws got untracked with a second quarter, 77-yard drive culminating in quarterback Doug Williams' 9-yard touchdown pass to a George Ragsdale.

Less than two minutes later, linebacker Vic Koenning batted a Besana pass high into the air, fielded it and rambled 26 yards to put Oklahoma on top, 14-7.

Highlights




Highlights




	1	2	3	4	F
OAK	7	7	3	0   -   17
OKL	0      14	0	0   -   14

Scoring

OAK:Banks 19 yd pass from Besana (Shea kick) - OAK 7, OKL 0

OKL:Ragsdale 9 yd pass from D. Williams (Herrera kick) - OKL 7, OAK 7

OKL:Koenning 26 yd interception return (Herrera kick) - OKL 14, OAK 7

OAK:Newton 1 yd run (Shea kick) - OAK 14, OKL 14

OAK:Shea 32 yd field goal - OAK 17, OKL 14

Box Score

                             OAK            OKL
First Downs                   21             11
Rushes-Yards               36-91          19-80
Passing (A-C-Y-I)    27-19-232-1    25-14-148-1
Sacked-Yards Lost           5-58           2-19
Total Plays-Yards         68-265         46-209
Fumbles-Lost                 2-0            4-3
Penalties-Yards             6-62           7-57
Turnovers                      1              4
Time of Possession         40:19          19:41

Attendance = 16,378

OAKLAND					     OKLAHOMA
Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate          Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate
Besana       26  18 220  1  1  91.8          Williams D   25  14 148  1  1  70.1
Ramsey        1   1  12  0  0 116.7          

Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD                  Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD
Jordan       13  33  2.5  0                  Anderson E   14  62  4.4  0
Newton       12  26  2.2  1                  Sample        3  12  4.0  0
Besana        3  17  5.7  0                  Thornton      2   6  3.0  0
Whittington   7  15  2.1  0                  
Ramsey        1   0  0.0  0                  

Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD                  Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD
Banks         6  96 20.5  1                  Wheeler       6  81 23.5  0
Lewis         4  69 27.0  0                  Williams A    2  26 13.0  0
Gilbert       3  31 16.5  0                  Turner        1  15 15.0  0
Newton        2  18 16.5  0                  Ragsdale      1   9  9.0  0
Williams      1  10 23.0  0                  Steptoe       1   6  6.0  0
Jordan        3   8  6.3  0                  Anderson E    1   5  5.0  0
                                             Lazarus       1   5  5.0  0
                                             Price         1   1  1.0  0

Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Brown           2  28 14.0  0                Harris          2  27 13.5  0
Lewis           1  25 25.0  0                Lazarus         1   9  9.0  0

Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Banks           3  22  7.3  0                Harris          2  29 14.5  0

Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts            Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts
Shea            1-1  32  2-2    5            Herrera         0-1  --  2-2    2
                miss: --                                     miss: 34

Punting        No Yds  Ave                   Punting        No Yds  Ave
Talley          6 237 39.5                   deBruijn        4 185 46.3

Sacks          Sk Yds                        Sacks          Sk Yds
Worthy          1  13                        Koenning        3  33
Lucas           1   6                        Anderson C      2  25

Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD                Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD
Martin          1  24 24.0  0                Koenning        1  26 26.0  1

Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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