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Jacksonville 17 at Tampa Bay 31


1985 Week 7 - Saturday, April 6, 1985
Jacksonville Bulls(2-4) at Tampa Bay Bandits(4-2)(-11)
Attendance: 51,286, TV: ESPN

AP - Gary Anderson, the United States Football League's scoring leader with 13 touchdowns, ran for one TD and caught passes from John Reaves for two more Saturday to lead the Tampa Bay Bandits to a 31-17 victory over the visiting Jacksonville Bulls.

The triumph was Tampa Bay's fourth in its last five games and moved the 5-2 Bandits to within one-half game of the Eastern Conference-leading Birmingham Stallions. Jacksonville, loser of five of its last six contests, dropped to 2-5.

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Saturday, April 6, 1985

Jacksonville Bulls 17 @ Tampa Bay Bandits 31

Stadium : Tampa Stadium, Tampa, FL.

Attendance: 51,286

                  Jacksonville  Tampa Bay

First Downs            22          22
Rushes - Yards       21-94       29-77
Passing Yards         284         294
Return Yards           45          24
Passes              26-44-3     23-39-2
Sacks by              0-0         1-8
Punts                 2-34        3-40
Fumbles-Lost          1-1         1-0
Penalties-Yards       7-59        4-15
Time of Possession   28:14       31:46

                    1st 2nd 3rd 4th  Total

Jacksonville         7   0   0   10  - 17
Tampa Bay            0   14  3   14  - 31

1st Quarter Scoring

Jacksonville Bulls - Mason 10 yard run ( Franco Kick )

2nd Quarter Scoring

Tampa Bay Bandits - Brodsky 24 yard pass from Reaves ( Andrusyshyn Kick )

Tampa Bay Bandits - Anderson 1 yard run ( Andrusyshyn Kick )

3rd Quarter Scoring

Tampa Bay Bandits - 32 yard FG from Andrusyshyn

4th Quarter Scoring

Jacksonville Bulls  - 22 yard FG from Franco

Tampa Bay Bandits  - Anderson 13 yard pass from Reaves ( Andrusyshyn Kick )

Tampa Bay Bandits - Anderson 7 yard pass from Reaves ( Andrusyshyn Kick )

Jacksonville Bulls - Kemp 34 yard pass from Luther ( Franco Kick )

INDIVIDUAL Statistics

Rushing

Jacksonville Bulls - Rozier 14-50, Mason 6-36, Lewis 1-8.

Tampa Bay Bandits  - Anderson 17-54, Williams 5-20, Boone 4-8, Blunk 1-3, Holman 1 for minus 1, 
Carter 1 for minus 7.

Passing

Jacksonville Bulls  - Luther 26-44-3-292.

Tampa Bay Bandits - Reaves 22-38-2-292, Jordan 1-1-0-2.

Receiving

Jacksonville Bulls - Keel 7-64, Kemp 6-109, Alexis 6-66, Mason 3-15, Rozier 1-9, Lewis 1-12,
Young 1-9, Clark 1-8.

Tampa Bay Bandits  - Anderson 9-83, Brodsky 5-101, Jackson 5-78, Fitzpatrick 2-12, Williams 2-11.

Missed Field Goals

Jacksonville Bull - 22 yard FG missed by Franco.

Archived news report
Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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