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Birmingham 44 at Los Angeles 7


1985 Week 13 - Sunday, May 19, 1985
Birmingham Stallions(8-4) at Los Angeles Express(3-9)
Attendance: 4,658

LOS ANGELES(AP) - Birmingham's Cliff Stoudt tied a USFL record with five touchdown passes as he led the Birmingham Stallions to a 44-7 victory over the Los Angeles Express in a United States Football League game before a crowd of 4,658. Stoudt, who completed 18 of 23 passes for 280 yards, tied a USFL record which he already shared with four others. Jim Smith was on the receiving end of three of those passes to match a USFL mark held by eight players. In all, Smith caught eight passes for 185 yards.

The game's final outcome was never in doubt, as Birmingham scored 28 unanswered points at the outset.

Birmingham is tied for the Eastern Conference lead with a 9-4 record. Los Angeles is 3-10.

	1	2	3	4	F
BIR    21      14	0	9   -   44
LA	0       7       0       0   -    7

Scoring

BIR:Mason 3 pass from Stoudt(Miller kick) - BIR 7, LA 0

BIR:Smith 45 pass from Stoudt(Miller kick) - BIR 14, LA 0

BIR:Smith 40 pass from Stoudt(Miller kick) - BIR 21, LA 0

BIR:Cribbs 2 run(Miller kick) - BIR 28, LA 0

LA: O'Neal 2 pass from Seurer(Zendejas kick) - BIR 28, LA 7

BIR:Jones 10 pass from Stoudt(Miller kick) - BIR 35, LA 7

BIR:Smith 24 passs from Stoudt(kick failed) - BIR 41, LA 7

BIR:Miller 46 FG - BIR 44, LA 7

Box Score

                             BIR            LA
First Downs          	      19            20           
Rushes-Yards              28-143         17-93
Passing (A-C-Y-I)    23-18-280-1   35-22-208-3
Sacked-Yards Lost            0-0          3-32
Total Plays-Yards         51-423        52-301
Fumbles-Lost                 0-0           4-2
Penalties-Yards             7-55          2-15
Turnovers                      1             5
Time of Possession         30:42         29:18

Attendance = 4,658 

BIRMINGHAM				     LOS ANGELES
Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate          Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate
Stoudt       23  18 280  1  5 138.86         Seurer       35  22 240  3  1  56.85

Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD                  Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD
Cribbs       17  59  3.5  1                  Gray         13  74  5.7  0
Coles         6  59  9.8  0		     Warren        3  20  6.7  0
Stoudt        1  20 20.0  0		     Seurer        1  -1 -1.0  0
Carruth       4   5  1.3  0

Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD                  Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD
J.Smith       9 185 23.1  3                  Townsell      5  67 13.4  0
Jones         3  44 14.7  1                  Gunn          2  63 31.5  0
Mason         4  25  6.3  1                  Hersey        6  60 10.0  0
Cribbs        2  21 10.5  0                  Haines        2  30 15.0  0
Coles         1   5  5.0  0		     O'Neal        3  10  3.3  1
					     Gray          3   9  3.0  0
					     Warren        1   3  3.0  0                

Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Carruth         1   7  7.0  0                Warren          4 100 25.0  0
					     Gunn            2  40 20.0  0
					     Nelson          1  19 19.0  0
					     Kennard         1  10 10.0  0                

Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
McFadden        2  54 27.0  0		     None            -  --   --  -                

Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts            Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts
Miller          1-1  46  5-6   8             Zendejas        0-0  --  1-1   1            
                miss: --                                     miss: --

Punting        No Yds  Ave                   Punting        No Yds  Ave
Parsons         1  41 41.0                   Partridge       2  98 49.0

Sacks          Sk Yds                        Sacks          Sk Yds
Spencer         1  14			     None            -  --
Cline           1  10
Boyd            1   8                    

Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD                Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD
Clanton         2  33 16.5  0		     Henderson       1   0  0.0  0
Sutton          1  -2 -2.0  0

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Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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