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Oakland 31 at Memphis 19

1985 Week 5 - Sunday, March 24, 1985
Oakland Invaders(2-1-1) at Memphis Showboats(3-1)(-3)
Attendance: 28,773

MEMPHIS(AP) -- Bobby Hebert threw two touchdown passes and fullback Albert Bentley ran for 148 yards as the Oakland Invaders defeated the Memphis Showboats 31-19.

Fullback Tom Newton scored the first Oakland touchdown on a 1-yard run eight plays after Daryl Hart fell on a Memphis fumble on the opening kickoff. Oakland allowed the Showboats to knot the score 7-7 at the first quarter, but stretched its lead to 21-13 at the half.

The Invaders added a 34-yard field goal by Novo Bojovic in the third quarter and a touchdown in the final period.


Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn

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