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San Antonio 20 at Oakland 27


1985 Week 9 - Monday, April 22, 1985
San Antonio Gunslingers(3-5) at Oakland Invaders(4-3-1)(-11)
Attendance: 18,215, TV: ESPN

OAKLAND (AP) -- The Oakland Invaders took advantage of five San Antonio turnovers in the first half to grab a 20-0 lead, then withstood a furious Gunslingers' comeback for a 27-20 victory Monday night in a United States Football League game.

The Invaders, 5-3-1, converted two fumbles by Gunslingers' quarterback Rick Neuheisel into touchdowns in the first quarter, while Oakland place kicker Novo Bojovic booted field goals of 27 and 52 yards to give the Invaders their halftime lead.

Complete Game




Highlights




	1	2	3	4	F
SA	0	0	7      13   -   20
OAK    17       3       0       7   -   27

Scoring
OAK:Jordan 1 run(Bojovic kick) - OAK 7, SA 0

OAK:Pinney 3 pass from Hebert(Bojovic kick) - OAK 14, SA 0

OAK:Bojovic 27 FG - OAK 17, SA 0

OAK:Bojovic 52 FG - OAK 20, SA 0

SA: Gordon 12 pass from Neuheisel(Mike-Mayer kick) - OAK 20, SA 7

OAK:Hebert 1 run(Bojovic kick) - OAK 27, SA 7

SA: Gordon 44 pass from Neuheisel(kick blocked) - OAK 27, SA 13

SA: D.Roberts 7 pass from Neuheisel(Mike-Mayer kick) - OAK 27, SA 20

Box Score

                             SA            OAK
First Downs                  16             19      
Rushes-Yards              23-81         29-116
Passing (A-C-Y-I)   24-13-161-2    33-15-209-2
Sacked-Yards Lost          6-47            1-6
Total Plays-Yards        47-242         62-325
Fumbles-Lost                4-3            1-0
Penalties-Yards            7-40          10-71
Turnovers                     5              2
Time of Possession        26:57          33:03

Attendance = 18,215 

SAN ANTONIO				     OAKLAND
Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate          Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate
Neuheisel    22  13 161  2  3  83.52	     Hebert       31  15 209  2  1  54.37
Mortensen     2   0   0  0  0   ---	     Bentley       1   0   0  0  0   ---
					     Jordan        1   0   0  0  0   ---

Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD                  Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD
Stamper       6  34  5.7  0		     Bentley       9  70  7.8  0
Works        10  19  1.9  0		     J.Williams   10  32  3.2  0
Roberts       1  11 11.0  0		     Jordan        7  11  1.6  1
Neuheisel     3   7  2.3  0		     Newton        2   2  1.0  0
Gordon        1   4  4.0  0		     Hebert        1   1  1.0  1
Hadnot        1   4  4.0  0
Canada        1   2  2.0  0

Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD                  Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD
Gordon        4  78 19.5  2		     Banks         4  72 18.0  0
Williams      3  43 14.3  0		     Cozen         1  40 40.0  0
Works         3  33 11.0  0		     A.Carter      2  34 17.0  0
Hackett       1  24 24.0  0		     J.Williams    2  27 13.5  0
Coffman       1  23 23.0  0		     Holloway      2  21 10.5  0
Roberts       1   7  7.0  1		     A.Bentley     2  10  5.0  0
					     B.Williams    1   8  8.0  0
					     Pinney        1   3  3.0  0                  

Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Bonner          4  89 22.3  0		     Faulkner        3  54 18.0  0
Hagen           1  27 27.0  0		     Hart            1   8  8.0  0
Mathis          1  24 24.0  0		                       

Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
None            -  --   --  -                None            -  --   --  -                

Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts            Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts
Mike-Mayer      0-0  --  2-3   2             Bojovic         2-4  52  3-3   9            
                miss: --                                     miss: 41,22

Punting        No Yds  Ave                   Punting        No Yds  Ave
Mike-Mayer      3  94 31.3                   Talley          2  87 43.5

Sacks          Sk Yds                        Sacks          Sk Yds
Johnson       0.5 3.5                        Moore           2  15    
Tabor         0.5 3.5                        Browning        1  12
					     R.Bentley       1   7
					     Plummer         1   7
				    	     Shaw            1   6                

Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD                Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD
Morris          1  33 33.0  0	             R.Bentley       1   9  9.0  0
Raeford         1   0  0.0  0		     Martin          1   0  0.0  0

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Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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