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Tampa Bay 31 at San Antonio 18


1985 Week 3 - Sunday, March 10, 1985
Tampa Bay Bandits(1-1)(-5) at San Antonio Gunslingers(1-1)
Attendance: 21,822

SAN ANTONIO(AP) -- Quarterback John Reaves tossed for 298 yards and three touchdowns to pace the Tampa Bay Bandits to a 31-18 victory over the San Antonio Gunslingers.

Reaves tied his own franchise record set last season with a string of 12 straight pass completions during the first half and ended up completing 25 of 31 tosses for the game. Wide receiver Eric Truvillion caught two touchdowns on throws of 3 and 32 yards from Reaves.

Truvillion's catches extended a 36-game streak over three seasons of games in which he has caught at least one pass, ranking second in USFL history. Reaves also threw a 54-yard scoring pass to reserve wide receiver Steve Carter.

	1	2	3	4	F
TB	7      10	7	7   -   31
SA	6       6       0       6   -   18

Scoring

SA: Mike-Mayer 40 FG - SA 3, TB 0

TB: Truvillion 32 Pass from Reaves(Andrusyshyn kick) - TB 7, SA 3

SA: Mike-Mayer 30 FG - TB 7, SA 6

TB: Carter 54 pass from Reaves(Andrusyshyn kick) - TB 14, SA 6

SA: Stamper 1 run(pass failed) - TB 14, SA 12

TB: Andrusyshyn 22 FG - TB 17, SA 12

TB: Hannah 78 interception return(Andrusyshyn kick) - TB 24, SA 12

TB: Truvillion 3 pass from Reaves(Andrusyshyn kick) - TB 31, SA 12

SA: Mortensen 10 run(pass failed) - TB 31, SA 18

Box Score

                             TB             SA
First Downs            	     21             14       
Rushes-Yards             30-119         25-108
Passing (A-C-Y-I)   31-25-290-1    36-16-169-3
Sacked-Yards Lost           1-8           2-17
Total Plays-Yards        61-409         61-277
Fumbles-Lost                3-3            0-0
Penalties-Yards            5-35           4-53
Turnovers                     4              3
Time of Possession        29:30          30:30

Attendance = 21,822 

TAMPA BAY				     SAN ANTONIO
Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate          Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate
Reaves       31  25 298  1  3 125.54	     Neuheisel    22   8 101  2  0  13.64
					     Mortensen    14   8  85  1  0  45.24

Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD                  Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD
Anderson     20  80  4.0  0                  Stamper       9  24  2.7  1
R.Williams    6  26  4.3  0		     Choate        1  23 23.0  0
Boone         4  13  3.3  0                  Canada        5  22  4.4  0
					     Worthy        7  15  2.1  0
					     Mortensen     1  10 10.0  1
					     Roberts       1   8  8.0  0
					     Neuheisel     1   6  6.0  0

Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD                  Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD
Truvillion    8 130 16.3  2		     Roberts       7 124 17.7  0
Carter        1  54 54.0  1		     O.Williams    1  16 16.0  0
Anderson      5  31  6.2  0     	     Stamper       2  15  7.5  0
Brodsky       2  26 13.0  0                  Hadnot        2   8  4.0  0
Jackson       2  24 12.0  0		     Gordon        1   8  8.0  0
Boone         5  19  3.8  0          	     Hackett       1   8  8.0  0
Harvey        1   8  8.0  0		     Worthy        1   5  5.0  0
Williams      1   6  6.0  0		     Buggs         1   2  2.0  0

Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Futrell         2  39 19.5  0		     O.Williams      3  72 24.0  0
R.Williams      1  16 16.0  0                Rush            1  25 25.0  0                

Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
None            -  --   --  -                None            -  --   --  -                

Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts            Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts
Andrusyshyn     1-1  22  4-4   7	     Mike-Mayer      2-2  40  0-0   6          
                miss: --                                     miss: --

Punting        No Yds  Ave                   Punting        No Yds  Ave
None            -  --   --		     Hartley         2  63 31.5

Sacks          Sk Yds                        Sacks          Sk Yds
Johnson         2  17			     Gillen          1   8                 

Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD                Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD
Hannah          1  78 78.0  1                Armstead        1  28 28.0  0
Vaughn          1   0  0.0  0
Clark		1   0  0.0  0

Archived news report
Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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