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Philadelphia 24 at Tampa Bay 10


1983 Week 9 - Saturday, April 30, 1983
Philadelphia Stars(7-1)(-1) at Tampa Bay Bandits(6-2)
Attendance: 41,559, TV: ESPN

TAMPA, Fla. (UP1) - Kelvin Bryant, second-leading rusher in the U.S. Football League, scored two touchdowns Saturday night to lift the Philadelphia Stars to a 24-10 victory over the Tampa Bay Bandits.

Bryant, who gained 106 yards on 22 carries, scored the first touchdown for Philadelphia, 8-1, on a 10-yard run in the first quarter, and the last in the third period on a 3-yard run.

Allen Harvin added a 2-yard TD run in the third quarter and David Trout kicked a 44-yard field goal in the first period for the Stars.

Tampa Bay, 6-3, scored its only touchdown in the second quarter when Jimmy Jordan passed 2 yards to wide receiver Eric Truvillion. Zenon Andrusyshyn kicked a 25-yard field goal in the third period.

After Andrusyshyn's field goal narrowed the score to 17-10, Bryant took command. He carried five times for 47 yards in an eight-play drive that covered 67 yards, scoring on a pitchout around right end.

Highlights




	1	2	3	4	F
PHI    10	0      14	0   -   24
TB	0	7	3	0   -   10

Scoring

PHI:Bryant 10 yd run (Trout kick) - PHI 7, TB 0

PHI:Trout 44 yd field goal - PHI 10, TB 0

TB: Truvillion 2 yd pass from Jordan (Andrusyshyn kick) - PHI 10, TB 7

PHI:Harvin 20 yd run (Trout kick) - PHI 17, TB 7

TB: Andrusyshyn 25 yd field goal - PHI 17, TB 10

PHI:Bryant 3 yd run (Trout kick) - PHI 24, TB 10

Box Score

                             PHI             TB
First Downs                   20             16
Rushes-Yards              36-175          18-69
Passing (A-C-Y-I)    28-17-232-1    49-24-260-3
Sacked-Yards Lost           6-75            1-8
Total Plays-Yards         70-342         68-321
Fumbles-Lost                 4-1            1-1
Penalties-Yards             3-18           2-14
Turnovers                      2              4
Time of Possession         32:44          27:16

Attendance = 41,559

PHILADELPHIA				     TAMPA BAY
Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate          Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate
Fusina       28  17 232  1  0  72.3          Jordan       47  24 260  3  1  48.2
                                             Platt         1   0   0  0  0  39.6
                                             Buggs         1   0   0  0  0  39.6
 
Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD                  Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD
Bryant       22 106  4.8  2                  Platt        10  46  4.6  0
Boddie        9  67  7.4  1                  Franks        8  23  2.9  0
Fusina        4   2  0.5  0                  
Russell       1   0  0.0  0                  

Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD                  Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD
Collier       5  73 14.6  0                  Truvillion    5  73 12.4  1
Parker        2  39 19.5  0                  Platt         7  56  8.0  0
Harvin        2  31 15.5  0                  Gillespie     1  40 40.0  0
Donovan       1  21 21.0  0                  Buggs         4  31  7.8  0
Bryant        4  21  5.2  0                  Franks        2  27 13.5  0
Folsom        1  19 19.0  0                  Gilbert       2  17  8.5  0
Dunek         1  18 18.0  0                  Young         1   8  8.0  0
Riley         1  10 10.0  0                  

Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Harvin          2  41 20.5  0                Bailey          3  62 20.7  0
Russell         1  15 15.0  0                Wilson          3  37 12.3  0
 
Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Woerner         1   1  1.0  0                Bailey          3  14  4.7  0
  
Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts            Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts
Trout           1-1  44  3-3    6            Andrusyshyn     1-2  25  1-1    4
                miss: none                                   miss: 37

Punting        No Yds  Ave                   Punting        No Yds  Ave
Landeta         7 291 41.6                   Andrusyshyn     5 204 40.8

Sacks          Sk Yds                        Sacks          Sk Yds
Woerner         1   8                        Times           3  32
                                             Ramey           1  18
                                             Piurowski       1  17
                                             Nordgren        1   8
  
Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD                Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD
Sutton          1   9  9.0  0                Edwards         1   2  2.0  0
Gibson          1   0  0.0  0                
Bunting         1   0  0.0  0

Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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