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Michigan 21 at Arizona 10


1983 Week 10 - Saturday, May 7, 1983
Michigan Panthers(5-4)(-3.5) at Arizona Wranglers(4-5)
Attendance: 20,423, TV: ESPN

TEMPE,AZ(AP) - The Michigan Panthers, 6-4, remained in the mix in the competitive Central Division with their fifth straight triumph, a 21-10 victory over the Arizona Wranglers at Tempe, Ariz.

Michigan's Whit Taylor, a rookie from Vanderbilt, replaced starter Bobby Hebert, out after complaining of dizziness following a hard hit, in the second half and directed a pair of third-quarter scoring drives. Two of the Michigan touchdowns were set up by long pass plays to wide receiver Anthony Carter and the other came on Taylor's 51-yard bomb to wide receiver Derek Holloway. Taylor completed five of eight passes for 198 yards.

2nd Half




Highlights




	1	2	3	4	F
MIC	0	7      14	0   -   21
AZ	7	0	3	0   -   10

Scoring

AZ: Flowers 8 yd pass from Risher (Asmus kick) - ARI 7, MCH 0

MIC:Williams 1 yd run (Bojovic kick) - MCH 7, ARI 7

AZ: Asmus 25 yd field goal - ARI 10, MCH 7 

MIC:Lacy 12 yd run (Bojovic kick) - MCH 14, ARI 10

MIC:Holloway 51 yd pass from Taylor (Bojovic kick) - MCH 21, ARI 10

Box Score

                             MCH            ARI
First Downs                   16             16
Rushes-Yards              35-157         34-129
Passing (A-C-Y-I)     21-8-229-0    28-16-160-2
Sacked-Yards Lost            0-0           5-40
Total Plays-Yards         56-386         67-249
Fumbles-Lost                 3-2            1-1
Penalties-Yards             4-50           6-40
Turnovers                      2              3
Time of Possession         24:25          35:35

Attendance = 20,423

MICHIGAN				     ARIZONA
Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate          Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate
Hebert       13   3  31  0  0  39.6          Risher       25  15 148  1  1  73.4
Taylor        8   5 198  0  1 145.8          Krueger       3   1  12  1  0   6.9
 
Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD                  Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD
Lacy         15  78  5.2  1                  Risher        4  36  9.0  0
Williams     12  59  4.9  1                  Banks         8  33  4.1  0
Taylor        6  18  3.0  0                  Bledsoe      13  30  2.3  0
Ellis         1   5  5.0  0                  Murray        8  23  2.9  0
Carter        1  -3 -3.0  0                  Blue          1   7  7.0  0
   
Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD                  Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD
Carter        2 109 54.5  0                  Flowers       6  58 14.3  1
Holloway      2  70 35.0  1                  Balholm       4  45 11.3  0
McClain       2  27 13.5  0                  Keel          1  21 21.0  0
Cobb          1  19 19.0  0                  Murray        2  21 10.5  0
Miller, C     1   4  4.0  0                  Bledsoe       2   9  4.5  0
                                             Blue          1   6  6.0  0
  
Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Williams        2  67 33.5  0                Henry           3  64 21.3  0
                                             Blue            1  14 14.0  0
 
Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Carter          3  31 10.3  0                Henry           4  43 10.8  0
  
Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts            Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts
Bojovic         0-2   0  3-3    3            Asmus           1-3  25  1-1    4
                miss: 41, 50                                 miss: 44, 40

Punting        No Yds  Ave                   Punting        No Yds  Ave
Partridge       4 175 43.8                   Asmus           6 247 41.2

Sacks          Sk Yds                        Sacks          Sk Yds
Corker        2.5  17.5                      None
Pennywell       1  12                        
Paggett         1   6                        
Dokes         0.5   4.5                        
   
Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD                Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD
Cannavino       1   9  9.0  0                None
Osborne         1   0  0.0  0                

Archived news report
Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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