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Los Angeles 7 at Jacksonville 21
1985 Week 14 - Saturday, May 25, 1985
Los Angeles Express(3-10) at Jacksonville Bulls(7-6)(-18)
Attendance: 51,033, TV: ESPN
JACKSONVILLE (AP) - Quarterback Brian Sipe ran for one touchdown and passed for two others to guide the Jacksonville Bulls to a 21-7 victory Saturday over the Los Angeles Express in United States Football League play.
The Bulls capitalized on early Express mistakes for two first quarter touchdowns.
Bulls' fullback Marvin Lewis fell on the ball at the Los Angeles 12 after Express wide receiver Duane Gunn fumbled a fair catch of a punt.
On the next play, Sipe, in his second start since suffering a shoulder separation on Feb. 24, hit wide receiver Alton Alexis in the back of the end zone for the touchdown with 9:21 remaining in the first quarter.
Saturday, May 25, 1985 Los Angeles Express @ Jacksonville Bulls Stadium : Gator Bowl, Jacksonville, FL. Attendance: 51,033 Los Angeles Jacksonville First Downs 13 15 Rushes - Yards 30-156 27-129 Passing Yards 111 126 Return Yards 110 51 Passes 16-21-1 12-17-0 Sacks by 3-25 3-15 Punts 2-44 6-47 Fumbles-Lost 4-4 1-1 Penalties-Yards 9-50 7-40 Time of Possession 28:07 31:53 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total Los Angeles 0 7 0 0 - 7 Jacksonville 14 0 7 0 - 21 1st Quarter Scoring Jacksonville Bulls - Alexis 11 yard pass from Sipe ( Franco Kick ) Jacksonville Bulls - Sipe 2 yard run ( Franco Kick ) 2nd Quarter Scoring Los Angeles Express - Warren 10 yard run ( Zendejas Kick ) 3rd Quarter Scoring Jacksonville Bulls - Matthews 5 yard pass from Sipe ( Franco Kick ) 4th Quarter Scoring NO SCORING INDIVIDUAL Statistics Rushing Los Angeles Express - Gray 9-30, Young 7-26, Warren 3-98, Boddie 1-2. Jacksonville Bulls - Rozier 20-84, Mason 3-35, Lewis 2-7, Sipe 2-3. Passing Los Angeles Express - Young 16-21-1-136. Jacksonville Bulls - Sipe 11-13-2-135, Luther 1-4-0-6. Receiving Los Angeles Express - Townsell 5-51, Sherrod 2-18, Gunn 2-17, Boddie 2-15, Hersey 2-12, Haines 1-12, Gray 1-7, Warren 1-4. Jacksonville Bulls - Kemp 2-46, Keel 2-20, Alexis 2-19, Rozier 2-17, Mason 2-16, Lewis 1-18, Matthews 1-5. Missed Field Goals NONE
Archived news report
Archived news report
Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn