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Orlando 7 at Tampa Bay 35
1985 Week 1 - Saturday, February 23, 1985
Orlando Renegades(0-0) at Tampa Bay Bandits(0-0)(-13)
Attendance: 45,045, TV: ESPN
TAMPA, Fla. (UPI)--Gary Anderson, a star in any league, rushed for four touchdowns Saturday night to help the Tampa Bay Bandits open the United States Football League's third season with a 35-7 rout of the Orlando Renegades.
The Renegades, who posted a 3-15 record last season as the Washington Federals, were undermined by four turnovers and Jerry Golsteyn was sacked eight times to spoil Lee Corso's debut as a professional coach.
Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn