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Oakland 9 at Birmingham 21


1983 Week 8 - Sunday, April 24, 1983
Oakland Invaders(3-4)(-2.5) at Birmingham Stallions(2-5)
Attendance: 18,500

BIRMINGHAM (AP) - Reggie Collier and Cornelius Quarles found big scoring holes up the middle to lead the Birmingham Stallions to a 21-9 victory over the Oakland Invaders in a United States Football League game Sunday.

Collier scored on a 17-yard quarterback draw, and Quarles sealed the decision with a 25-yard run through the middle. Both went in untouched.

Highlights




Highlights




	1	2	3	4	F
OAK	0	0	7	2   -    9
BIR	7	7	0	7   -   21

Scoring

BIR:Collier 17 yd run (Norwood kick) - BIR 7, OAK 0

BIR:Gant 5 yd run (Norwood kick) - BIR 14, OAK 0

OAK:Whittington 2 yd run (Shea kick) - BIR 14, OAK 7

BIR:Quarles 25 yd run (Norwood kick) - BIR 21, OAK 7

OAK:Safety, punt blocked out of end zone - BIR 21, OAK 9

Box Score

                             OAK            BIR
First Downs                   15             20
Rushes-Yards              29-127         47-255
Passing (A-C-Y-I)    27-10-111-1      14-4-58-0
Sacked-Yards Lost           7-74           4-29
Total Plays-Yards         63-164         65-284
Fumbles-Lost                 2-0            0-0
Penalties-Yards             3-35           2-12
Turnovers                      1              0
Time of Possession         28:05          31:55

Attendance = 18,500

OAKLAND					     BIRMINGHAM
Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate          Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate
Besana       27  10 111  1  0  34.6          Collier      10   4  58  0  0  59.6
                                             Lane          4   0   0  0  0  39.6
 
Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD                  Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD
Whittington  22  85  3.9  1                  Quarles      15  90  6.0  1
Aldridge      2  21 10.5  0                  Collier       8  64  8.0  1
James         2   9  4.5  0                  White        13  41  3.2  0
Besana        1   7  7.0  0                  Gant          9  35  3.9  1
Jackson       1   6  6.0  0                  Frederick     1  13 13.0  0 
Chester       1  -1 -1.0  0                  Lane          1  12 12.0  0

Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD                  Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD
Banks         4  47 11.8  0                  Mason         2  30 15.0  0
Chester       4  40 10.0  0                  Gant          1  21 21.0  0
Henderson     2  24 12.0  0                  Smith         1   7  7.0  0
  
Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
James           4  77 19.3  0                Dirden          1  13 13.0  0
Banks           1  13 13.0  0                 
 
Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Banks           3  31 10.3  0                Frederick       4  35  8.8  0
  
Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts            Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts
Shea            0-0   0  1-1    1            Norwood         0-0   0  3-3    3
                miss: none                                   miss: none

Punting        No Yds  Ave                   Punting        No Yds  Ave
Talley          9 396 44.0                   Bollinger       6 246 41.0

Sacks          Sk Yds                        Sacks          Sk Yds
Shaw            1   9                        Hickman       2.5  23
Jefferson       1   8                        Spencer         2  27 
Hardman         1   6                        Lewis           2  18
Bennett         1   6                        Walker        0.5   6
  
Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD                Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD
None                                         Thomas          1  24 24.0  0

Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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