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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.

Highlights




	1	2	3	4	F
OAK	7      14	3	7   -   31
MEM	7       6       0       6   -   19

Scoring

OAK:Newton 1 run(Bojovic kick) - OAK 7, MEM 0

MEM:Moser 24 pass from Lewis(Duncan kick) - OAK 7, MEM 7

OAK:Banks 13 pass from Hebert(Bojovic kick) - OAK 14, MEM 7

MEM:Raugh 5 pass from Lewis(kick failed) - OAK 14, MEM 13

OAK:Carter 15 pass from Hebert(Bojovic kick) - OAK 21, MEM 13

OAK:Bojovic 34 FG - OAK 24, MEM 13

MEM:Crawford 14 pass from Lewis(run failed) - OAK 24, MEM 19

OAK:Jordan 2 run(Bojovic kick) - OAK 31, MEM 19

Box Score

                             OAK            MEM
First Downs                   18	     21  
Rushes-Yards              34-213         25-104
Passing (A-C-Y-I)    24-13-167-0    28-18-259-1
Sacked-Yards Lost            1-2           5-34
Total Plays-Yards         58-380         53-363
Fumbles-Lost                 0-0            4-1
Penalties-Yards             8-53           5-14
Turnovers                      0              2
Time of Possession         30:58          29:12

Attendance = 28,773

OAKLAND					     MEMPHIS
Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate          Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate
Hebert       24  13 169  0  2 104.34         Lewis        28  18 290  1  3 119.64 

Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD                  Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD
Bentley      19 148  7.8  0		     Spencer      16  52  3.3  0
J.Williams    7  43  6.1  0		     Sydney        6  35  5.8  0
Jordan        6  13  2.2  1		     Lewis         2  11  5.5  0
Hebert        1   8  8.0  0		     Crawford      1   6  6.0  0
Newton        1   1  1.0  1

Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD                  Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD
Carter        4  86 21.5  1		     Moser         3  92 30.7  1
Banks         4  46 11.5  1		     Crawford      4  83 20.8  1
Jordan        1  18 18.0  0		     Raugh         4  68 17.0  1
Holloway      1  14 14.0  0		     H.Williams    2  18  9.0  0
Shumann       1   7  7.0  0                  Sydney        2  18  9.0  0
J.Williams    1   2  2.0  0		     Spencer       2  15  7.5  0
Bentley       1  -4 -4.0  0		     Porter        1  -4 -4.0  0                

Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Faulkner        2  49 24.5  0		     H.Williams      3  89 29.7  0
Jordan          1  22 22.0  0		     Crawford        1  10 10.0  0
Newton          1  15 15.0  0		     Sydney          1   0  0.0  0                

Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Banks           1   8  8.0  0		     H.Williams      1   0  0.0  0                

Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts            Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts
Bojovic         1-1  34  4-4   7             Duncan          0-0   -  1-2   1            
                miss: --                                     miss: --

Punting        No Yds  Ave                   Punting        No Yds  Ave
Talley          4 155  38.8                  Miller          2  61  30.5
					     Kelley          1  14  14.0

Sacks          Sk Yds                        Sacks          Sk Yds
Bennett         1  11			     Clancy          1   2
Vaughn          1   8
Greenwood       1   7
Browning        1   5
Shaw            1   3                    

Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD                Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD
McKeever        1  20 20.0  0		     None            -  --   --  -

Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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