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Jacksonville 18 at Birmingham 25


1985 Week 6 - Saturday, March 30, 1985
Jacksonville Bulls(2-3) at Birmingham Stallions(4-1)(-11.5)
Attendance: 41,200

REPRINTED from the Syracuse Herald-American

BIRMINGHAM - Cliff Stoudt threw three touchdown passes, two to little Joey Jones, to lead the Birmingham Stallions to a 25-18 victory over the Jacksonville Bulls in a United States Football League game Saturday night at Birmingham.

The victory, before 41,200 fans, gave Birmingham a 5-1 record and increased its Eastern Conference margin over Tampa Bay, 4-2. Jacksonville fell to 2-4.

The 5-foot-10 Jones' only two receptions were on scoring plays of 35 and 14 yards. Stoudt also connected with Jim Smith on a 56-yard touchdown toss. Danny Miller added a 45-yard field goal for Birmingham.

	1	2	3	4	F
JAX	0	3	0      15   -  18
BIR    11       7       0       7   -  25

Scoring

BIR:Miller 45 FG - BIR 3, JAX 0

BIR:Smith 56 pass from Stoudt(Miller run) - BIR 11, JAX 0

JAX:Franco 21 FG - BIR 11, JAX 3

BIR:Jones 35 pass from Stoudt(Miller kick) - BIR 18, JAX 3

JAX:Mason 3 run(Kemp pass from Luther) - BIR 18, JAX 11

BIR:Jones 14 pass from Stoudt(Miller kick) - BIR 25, JAX 11

JAX:Bessillieu 26 interception return(Franco kick) - BIR 25, JAX 18

Box Score

                             JAX            BIR
First Downs        	      17             18           
Rushes-Yards              34-129         31-135
Passing (A-C-Y-I)    36-15-212-5    20-12-216-2
Sacked-Yards Lost            0-0            2-7
Total Plays-Yards         70-341         51-351
Fumbles-Lost                 1-0            2-2
Penalties-Yards             3-26           5-28
Turnovers                      5              4
Time of Possession         33:59          26:01

Attendance = 41,200 

JACKSONVILLE				     BIRMINGHAM
Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate          Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate
Luther       36  15 212  5  0  21.76         Stoudt       20  12 223  2  3  98.54

Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD                  Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD
Rozier       18  73  4.1  0                  Cribbs       14  81  5.8  0
Mason        11  47  4.3  1                  Coles        10  42  4.2  0
Lewis         4  11  2.8  0                  Gant          4  10  2.5  0
Luther        1  -2 -2.0  0		     Mason         1   2  2.0  0
					     Stoudt        2   0  0.0  0 

Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD                  Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD
Alexis        9  91 10.1  0                  Smith         5 114 22.8  1
Kemp          3  71 23.7  0                  Jones         2  49 24.5  2
Mathews       2  41 20.5  0		     Mason         2  28 14.0  0
Clark         1   9  9.0  0		     Cribbs        2  18  9.0  0  
					     Gant 	   1  14 14.0  0            

Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Kemp            3  56 18.7  0                Carruth         2  47 23.5  0
Clark           2  33 16.5  0		     Sutton          2  28 14.0  0                 

Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Clark           1  18 18.0  0		     McFadden        1  37 37.0  0                

Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts            Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts
Franco          1-1  21  1-1   4             Miller          1-2  45  3-3   6            
                miss: --                                     miss: 44

Punting        No Yds  Ave                   Punting        No Yds  Ave
Swider          2  97 48.5                   Parsons         2  87 43.5

Sacks          Sk Yds                        Sacks          Sk Yds
Nelson          1   6			     None            -  --
Millard         1   1                    

Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD                Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD
Bessillieu      1  26 26.0  1		     Clanton         2   4  2.0  0
Gee             1  11 11.0  0		     Spencer         1  13 13.0  0
					     Evans           1   0  0.0  0
					     Roe             1   0  0.0  0

Archived news report
Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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