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Baltimore 17 at Oakland 17 OT


1985 Week 2 - Sunday, March 3, 1985
Baltimore Stars(0-1) at Oakland Invaders(1-0)(-3)
Attendance: 20,495

OAKLAND(AP) - Oakland's Bobby Hebert threw and 18-yard touchdown pass to Anthony Carter with one second left in the fourth period, forcing the game into a scoreless overtime session that gave the United States Football League its first ever tie game. The Invaders, who trailed 17-0 late in the third period, drove 59 yards in 31 seconds for their final touchdown, which was followed by Novo Bojovic's extra point.

With 4:25 left in overtime, David Trout of the Stars missed a 49-yard field goal attempt. Bojovic tried a 48-yarder with 1:47 left and the kick was blocked by Baltimore's George Cooper.

Oakland managed only five first downs and 101 yards before Hebert hit Gordon Banks on a 42-yard touchdown pass as time ran out in the third quarter. Bojovic kicked a 40-yard field goal to make it 17-10.

Highlights




Highlights




Sunday, March 3, 1985

Baltimore Stars 17 @ Oakland Invaders 17

Stadium : Oakland-Alameda Coliseum, Oakland, CA.

Attendance: 20,495

                   Baltimore    Oakland

First Downs            22          16
Rushes - Yards       46-148      26-55
Passing Yards         226         275
Return Yards           74          32
Passes              20-31-1     19-46-2
Sacks by              4-27        7-46
Punts                 7-43        7-42
Fumbles-Lost          5-3         3-1
Penalties-Yards       7-37        7-50
Time of Possession   41:51       33:09

                    1st 2nd 3rd 4th OT  Total

Baltimore            7   7   3   0  0  - 17
Oakland              0   0   7  10  0  - 17

1st Quarter Scoring

Baltimore Stars - Harrison 61 yard pass from Fusina ( Trout Kick )

2nd Quarter Scoring

Baltimore Stars - H. Harris 11 yard pass from Fusina ( Trout Kick )

3rd Quarter Scoring

Baltimore Stars - 27 yard Field Goal from Trout

Oakland Invaders - Banks 42 yard pass from Hebert ( Bojovic Kick )

4th Quarter Scoring

Oakland Invaders  - 40 yard Field Goal by Bojovic

Oakland Invaders - Carter 18 yard pass from Hebert ( Bojovic Kick )

Over-Time Scoring

NONE


INDIVIDUAL Statistics

Rushing

Baltimore Stars - Bryant 18-74, Thomas 15-39, Fusina 7-18, Harvin 6-17.

Oakland Invaders - J. Williams 13-35, Bentley 4-11, Newton 7-2, 
Faulkner 1-6, Hebert 1-1.

Passing

Baltimore Stars - Fusina 20-30-1-272, Bryant 0-1-0-0.

Oakland Invaders - Hebert 19-46-2-302.

Receiving

Baltimore Stars - Harvin 5-41, Collier 4-38, H. Harris 3-40, Harrison 2-77, 
Fitzkee 2-38, Bryant 2-9, Dunek 1-20, Thomas 1-9.

Oakland Invaders - Carter 6-152, Banks 3-73, Schumann 3-26, 
Newton 3-9, Holloway 2-26, Bentley 2-16.

Missed Field Goals

Baltimore Stars - 49 yard FG missed by Trout.

Oakland Invaders - 48 yard FG missed by Bojovic.

Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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