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Michigan 13 at Oakland 20


1984 Week 16 - Saturday, June 9, 1984
Michigan Panthers(8-7) at Oakland Invaders(6-9)(-2)
Attendance: 23,918, TV: ESPN

OAKLAND, CA (AP) - Tom Newton ran around left end for a 20 yard touchdown with 4 50 remaining to break a 13-13 tie and lead the Oakland Invaders 20-13 over the Michigan Panthers Saturday in a United States Football League game.

The Invaders, who won their seventh consecutive game, led throughout the game until Michigan tied it on a spectacular touchdown pass from Whit Taylor to Derek Holloway on the Panthers first play from scrimmage in the fourth quarter.

The Invaders led 7-6 at halftime and added to their margin when quarterback Fred Besana ran a bootleg around left end for a 7 yard touchdown run with 4:17 to play in the third quarter.

Kicker Kevin Shea, who missed three field goals, including a 22-yarder, missed the extra point as Oakland's lead remained at 13-6.

Complete Game




	1	2	3	4	F
MIC	3	3	0	7   -   13
OAK	7	0	6	7   -   20

Scoring

MIC:Bojovic 18 yd field goal - MIC 3, OAK 0

OAK:Williams 11 yd pass from Besana (Shea kick) - OAK 7, MIC 3

MIC:Bojovic 47 yd field goal - OAK 7, MIC 6

OAK:Besana 7 yd run (kick failed) - OAK 13, MIC 6

MIC:Holloway 78 yd pass from Taylor (Bojovic kick) - MIC 13, OAK 13

OAK:Newton 20 yd run (Shea kick) - OAK 20, MIC 13

Box Score

                             MIC            OAK
First Downs                   13             20
Rushes-Yards               24-42         32-148
Passing (A-C-Y-I)    31-13-243-2    31-18-171-1
Sacked-Yards Lost           4-33           4-28
Total Plays-Yards         59-252         67-291
Fumbles-Lost                 1-0            0-0
Penalties-Yards             3-15           4-35
Turnovers                      2              1
Time of Possession         26:41          33:19

Attendance = 23,918

MICHIGAN				     OAKLAND
Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate          Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate
Taylor       31  13 243  2  1  53.6          Besana       30  17 165  1  1  69.4
                                             Lewis         1   1   6  0  0  91.7

Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD                  Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD
Patrick       5  21  4.2  0                  Newton       13  85  6.5  1
Williams J    7  14  2.0  0                  Jordan       17  47  2.8  0
Bentley A     3  12  4.0  0                  Lewis         1   9  9.0  0
Johnston      1   0  0.0  0                  Besana        1   7  7.0  1
Miller T      1  -2 -2.0  0                  
Lacy          7  -3 -0.4  0                  

Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD                  Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD
Holloway      3 103 34.3  1                  Williams      6  65 10.8  1
Cobb          1  36 36.0  0                  Newton        5  32  6.4  0
Broughton     3  34 11.3  0                  Lewis         2  29 14.5  0
Patrick       3  30 10.0  0                  Jordan        3  24  8.0  0
O'Neal        1  16 16.0  0                  Banks         2  21 10.5  0
Lacy          1  12 12.0  0                  
Allen         1  12 12.0  0                  

Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Bentley A       2  49 24.5  0                Lewis           3  65 21.7  0
Futrell         1  20 20.0  0                Brown O         1  20 20.0  0

Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Broughton       3  36 12.0  0                Lewis           1   4  4.0  0

Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts            Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts
Bojovic         2-2  47  1-1    7            Shea            0-3  --  2-3    2
                miss: --                                     miss: 22,40,36

Punting        No Yds  Ave                   Punting        No Yds  Ave
Johnston        5 186 37.2                   Talley          5 219 43.8

Sacks          Sk Yds                        Sacks          Sk Yds
Rose            2  15                        Browning        2  13
Bethea          1   9                        Lucas         1.5 15.5
Borland         1   4                        Moore         0.5  4.5

Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD                Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD
McKeever        1  16 16.0  0                Duncan          1   6  6.0  0
                                             Quinn           1   2  2.0  0
                                             Martin          0  28  -.-  0 

Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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