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Birmingham 23 at Michigan 20 OT


1983 Week 12 - Monday, May 23, 1983
Birmingham Stallions(6-5) at Michigan Panthers(7-4)(-3.5)
Attendance: 20,042, TV: ESPN

United Press International Report

Scott Norwood kicked a 46-yard field goal 4 minutes 32 seconds into overtime tonight to give the Birmingham Stallions a 23-20 victory that snapped the Michigan Panthers' six-game winning streak.

Birmingham, which blocked an extra point with 2:52 left in the fourth quarter to force the overtime, lost the toss but held Michigan. The Stallions took over at the Michigan 35 after the Panthers were penalized for having an inelgible receiver downfield on a fake punt play. Birmingham ran three plays to reach the 28 and Norwood, who had missed from 49 yards earlier, easily made the 46-yarder. Both teams are 7-5 in the United States Football League's Central Division.

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	1	2	3	4	O	F
BIR	0      17	3	0	3   -   23
MIC	0	7	0      13	0   -   20

Scoring

BIR:Stephens 1 yd pass from Lane (Norwood kick) - BIR 7, MCH 0

BIR:Norwood 21 yd field goal - BIR 10, MCH 0

MIC:Carter 81 yd pass from Hebert (Bojovic kick) - BIR 10, MCH 7

BIR:Anderson 15 yd pass from Lane (Norwood kick) - BIR 13, MCH 7

BIR:Norwood 25 yd field goal - BIR 20, MCH 7

MIC:Williams 1 yd run (Bojovic kick) - BIR 20, MCH 14

MIC:Williams 1 yd run (kick blocked) - MCH 20, BIR 20

BIR:Norwood 46 yd field goal - BIR 23, MCH 20

Box Score

                             BIR            MCH
First Downs                   22             17
Rushes-Yards              50-169         31-143
Passing (A-C-Y-I)    28-16-171-1    21-14-198-1
Sacked-Yards Lost            0-0            0-0
Total Plays-Yards         78-340         52-341
Fumbles-Lost                 3-1            3-2
Penalties-Yards             7-65           7-51
Turnovers                      2              3
Time of Possession         38:03          26:29

Attendance = 20,042

BIRMINGHAM				     MICHIGAN
Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate          Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate
Lane         28  16 171  1  2  84.1          Hebert       20  13 198  1  1  93.3
                                             Partridge     1   1   0  0  0  79.2

Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD                  Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD
Talton       27 103  3.8  0                  Lacy         15 106  7.1  0
Gant          7  28  4.0  0                  Williams     13  27  2.1  2
Quarles       4  16  4.0  0                  Hebert        3  10  3.3  0
Lane          6  11  1.8  0                  
Smith, J      1   6  6.0  0                  
White         5   5  1.0  0                  
  
Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD                  Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD
Smith, J      5  62 12.4  0                  Carter        6 136 22.7  1
Gant          3  42 14.0  0                  Lacy          3  40 13.3  0
Mason         4  27  6.8  0                  Cobb          2  19  9.5  0
Anderson      1  15 15.0  1                  Miller, C     2   3  1.5  0
Stephens      2  15  7.5  1                  Chapman       1   0  0.0  0
Frederick     1  10 10.0  0                  

Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Grandjean       2  40 20.0  0                Stelly          5  88 17.6  0
White           1  27 27.0  0                
 
Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Frederick       1  11 11.0  0                Carter          2   2  1.0  0

Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts            Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts
Norwood         3-4  46  2-2   11            Bojovic         0-0   0  2-3    2
                miss: 49                                     miss: none

Punting        No Yds  Ave                   Punting        No Yds  Ave
Bollinger       2  94 47.0                   Partridge       2  98 49.0

Sacks          Sk Yds                        Sacks          Sk Yds
None                                         None
  
Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD                Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD
McPherson       1  13 13.0  0                Logan           1   0  0.0  0

Archived news report
Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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