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Jacksonville 12 at Oakland 17


1984 Week 15 - Saturday, June 2, 1984
Jacksonville Bulls(4-10) at Oakland Invaders(5-9)(-7)
Attendance: 29,687

OAKLAND (AP) - Quarterback Fred Besana set a USFL record of 19 consecutive completions to lead Oakland to its sixth straight victory, a 17-12 triumph over the Jacksonville Bulls, and keep the Invaders'playoff hopes alive.

Besana completed his first 17 passes of the game which, coupled with two from the previous week, established the new league mark -- one shy of the National Football League record set in 1983 by Cincinnati Bengals quarterback KennyAnderson.

Highlights




	1	2	3	4	F
JAX	0	6	0	6   -   12
OAK	0	7	0      10   -   17

Scoring

JAX:Franco 21 yd field goal - JAX 3, OAK 0

OAK:Williams 5 yd pass from Besana (Shea kick) - OAK 7, JAX 3

JAX:Franco 32 yd field goal - OAK 7, JAX 6

OAK:Shea 37 yd field goal - OAK 10, JAX 6

OAK:Newton 3 yd run (Shea kick) - OAK 17, JAX 6

JAX:Alexis 2 yd pass from Mahfouz (pass failed) - OAK 17, JAX 12

Box Score

                             JAX            OAK
First Downs                   18             18
Rushes-Yards               24-75         26-119
Passing (A-C-Y-I)    38-23-201-2    29-24-214-0
Sacked-Yards Lost           7-46           3-21
Total Plays-Yards         69-230         58-312
Fumbles-Lost                 2-0            1-1
Penalties-Yards             2-20          11-85
Turnovers                      2              1
Time of Possession         27:56          32:04

Attendance = 29,687

JACKSONVILLE				     OAKLAND
Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate          Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate
Robinson     24  14 112  2  0  35.4          Besana       29  24 214  0  1 108.9
Mahfouz      14   9  89  0  1 106.0          

Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD                  Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD
Mason         8  45  5.6  0                  Newton       10  72  7.2  1
Lewis         9  25  2.8  0                  Whittington  12  39  3.3  0
Mahfouz       1   5  5.0  0                  Besana        2   3  1.5  0
Whiting       6   0  0.0  0                  Jackson       1   3  3.0  0
                                             Torosian      1   2  2.0  0

Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD                  Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD
Matthews      6  65 10.8  0                  Wheeler       8  88 11.0  1
Young         6  59  9.8  0                  Banks         4  48 12.0  0
Henderson     2  22 11.0  0                  Lewis         4  35  8.8  0
Bergmann      3  19  6.3  0                  Newton        3  23  7.7  0
Clark         2  19  9.5  0                  Whittington   4  20  5.0  0
Mason         2   9  4.5  0                  Van Divier    1   0  0.0  0
Alexis        2   8  4.0  1                  

Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Bessillieu      3  46 15.3  0                Lewis           1  22 22.0  0
                                             Shaw            1  18 18.0  0

Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Kemp            1   0  0.0  0                Lewis           1  11 11.0  0

Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts            Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts
Franco          2-2  32  0-0    6            Shea            1-2  37  2-2    5
                miss: --                                     miss: 26

Punting        No Yds  Ave                   Punting        No Yds  Ave
Pierce          5 207 41.2                   Talley          4 165 41.3

Sacks          Sk Yds                        Sacks          Sk Yds
Wampler         2  13                        Bennett         2  19
Clasby          1   8                        Worthy          1   9
                                             Lucas           1   8
                                             Manumaleuga     1   5
                                             Browning        1   4
                                             Shaw            1   1

Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD                Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD
None                                         Daniel          2   7  3.5  0

Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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