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New Jersey 9 at Baltimore 29

1985 Week 4 - Sunday, March 17, 1985
Attendance: 31,026, TV: ABC


COLLEGE PARK,MD(AP) Kelvin Bryant, whose injured ankle had limited him to 168 yards in Baltimores first three games, ran for 136 and scored on runs of 3 and 21 yards as the USFLs defending champions won their debut at the University of Maryland in a 29-9 triumph over the New Jersey Generals. Last year, they played in Philadelphia.

Photo taken by Richie Franklin
Photo taken by Richie Franklin

March 17, 1985
Baltimore Stars - 29
New Jersey Generals - 9
at Byrd Stadium
31,026

New Jersey     0   3   6   0  --   9
Baltimore      7   9   7   6  --  29

1st Qtr ---- BALT - Bryant 3 pass from Fusina (Trout kick)
2nd Qtr ---- BALT - Bryant 21 run (kick failed)
             BALT - FG Trout 38
             NJ - FG Ruzek 33
3rd Qtr ---- BALT - Harrison 13 pass from Fusina (Trout kick)
             NJ - Walker 80 run (kick failed)
4th Qtr ---- BALT - FG Trout 20
             BALT - FG Trout 31

TEAM STATS             NEW JERSEY           BALTIMORE
First Downs                15                    23
Rushes-Yards           23-169                39-217
Passing Yards             102                   204
Return Yards               76                    60
Passes                  26-10-2               29-17-0
Sacks By                 0-00                  3-46
Punts                    3-44                  2-40
Fumbles-Lost              3-0                   0-0
Penalties-Yards          6-25                  7-30
Time of Possession      23:28                 36:32

INDIVIDUAL STATS
RUSHING = New Jersey: Walker 16-152, Carthon 5-11, Flutie 2-6.  Baltimore:
       Bryant 25-136, Fusina 3-30, Harvin 8-39, Thomas 3-12.
PASSING = New Jersey: Flutie 26-10-2-148.  Baltimore: Fusina 29-17-0-204.
RECEIVING = New Jersey: Spek 2-43, Bowers 2-36, Knight 2-25, Broughton
       2-11. Baltimore: Fitzkee 6-68, Bryant 3-24, Collier 2-13, Thomas 2-11.
MISSED FIELD GOALS = New Jersey: 1.

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