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Preseason Week 1: Baltimore Stars at Los Angeles Express

August 16, 1980
79°
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (Los Angeles, CA) Attendance: 64,924 (72%)
Stars 0 7 0 0 - 7
Express 14 0 3 10 - 27

Scoring Summary

(Qtr 1) Express: 3-9-LAX 38 (10:59) 8-Gene Nowlin pass complete to 16-Chester Landes for 62 yards. TOUCHDOWN! Extra point GOOD by 1-Roger Ruzich. LAX 7 BLT 0
(Qtr 1) Express: 3-8-BLT 8 (2:24) 8-Gene Nowlin pass complete to 16-Chester Landes for 8 yards. 16-Chester Landes made a nice adjustment to make that catch. TOUCHDOWN! Extra point GOOD by 1-Roger Ruzich. LAX 14 BLT 0
(Qtr 2) Stars: 2-8-LAX 8 (8:05) 9-John Peters pass complete to 48-Michael Gonzalez for 8 yards. 48-Michael Gonzalez had to slow down a little to make that catch. TOUCHDOWN! Extra point GOOD by 19-Jessie Graves. LAX 14 BLT 7
(Qtr 3) Express: 4-8-BLT 18 (0:42) 1-Roger Ruzich 35 yard field goal is GOOD. LAX 17 BLT 7
(Qtr 4) Express: 3-1-BLT 14 (5:34) 5-Nathaniel Cherry pass complete to 15-Dan Deloney for 14 yards. TOUCHDOWN! Extra point GOOD by 1-Roger Ruzich. LAX 24 BLT 7
(Qtr 4) Express: 4-1-BLT 0 (3:23) 1-Roger Ruzich 18 yard field goal is GOOD. LAX 27 BLT 7

Team Statistics

Express Stars
First Downs 15 13
- Rushing 9 3
- Passing 5 7
- Penalty 1 3
Total Net Yards 327 210
- Offensive Plays 67 61
- Yards Per Play 4.88 3.44
Net Rushing Yards 152 64
- Rushing Attempts 27 15
- Yards Per Rush 5.63 4.27
Net Passing Yards 175 146
- Att/Comp/Int 36 / 22 / 1 43 / 22 / 2
- Gross Passing Yards 198 171
- Sacks/Yards Lost 4 / 23 3 / 25
- Yards Per Pass Play 4.38 3.17
- Yards Per Completion 9.00 7.77
Fumbles/Lost 0 / 0 3 / 0
3rd Down Conversions 10 / 18 7 / 15
- Avg YTG on 3rd Down 7.4 7.6
4th Down Conversions 0 / 0 0 / 0
Penalties/Yards 4 / 31 4 / 40
Punt Returns/Yards 6 / 43 0 / 0
Kick Returns/Yards 0 / 0 4 / 115
Int Returns/Yards 2 / 0 1 / 13
2pt Conversions 0 / 0 0 / 0
Red Zone Visits 5 2
- Red Zone TDs/FGs 2 / 2 1 / 0
Avg Drive Start OWN 35 OWN 24
Time of Possession 33:28 26:32

Drive Charts

Los Angeles Express

Qtr Start Poss From Plays Yards Result
1 15:00 1:43 OWN 25 3 5 Punt
1 11:45 0:56 OWN 38 3 62 Touchdown
1 8:39 1:29 OWN 33 3 -1 Punt
1 7:03 4:43 OPP 38 8 38 Touchdown
2 14:48 1:39 OWN 14 3 -3 Punt
2 8:00 2:34 OWN 25 7 29 Punt
2 1:03 1:03 OWN 12 2 18 Half
3 10:10 1:30 OWN 10 3 6 Punt
3 8:35 3:19 OPP 43 8 26 Interception
3 3:38 2:59 OPP 48 5 31 Field Goal
4 13:02 7:32 OWN 14 13 86 Touchdown
4 5:13 1:53 OPP 6 3 5 Field Goal
4 2:08 2:08 OWN 13 6 19 Game

Baltimore Stars

Qtr Start Poss From Plays Yards Result
1 13:17 1:32 OWN 24 3 5 Punt
1 10:49 2:10 OWN 15 3 8 Punt
1 7:10 0:06 OWN 22 2 0 Interception
1 2:20 2:33 OWN 23 6 16 Punt
2 13:09 5:09 OWN 31 11 69 Touchdown
2 5:27 4:24 OWN 7 8 47 Punt
3 15:00 4:50 OWN 25 10 38 Punt
3 8:39 0:05 OWN 34 1 0 Interception
3 5:15 1:38 OWN 16 3 -3 Punt
3 0:39 2:37 OWN 25 6 20 Punt
4 5:30 0:16 OWN 36 3 0 Fumble
4 3:20 1:12 OWN 25 5 23 Punt

Rushing Stats

Los Angeles Express

Name Att Yds Avg Lng 10+ TDs
Jason Ferguson 8 76 9.50 15 5 0
Seth Wynn 11 45 4.09 15 2 0
Edward Hill 4 32 8.00 12 1 0
Nathaniel Cherry 3 0 0.00 0 0 0
Jeffrey Minard 1 -1 -1.00 -1 0 0

Baltimore Stars

Name Att Yds Avg Lng 10+ TDs
Juan Walker 4 24 6.00 11 1 0
Michael Gonzalez 7 21 3.00 11 1 0
John Peters 2 13 6.50 7 0 0
Brett Patton 1 8 8.00 8 0 0
Richard Moore 1 -2 -2.00 -2 0 0

Passing Stats

Los Angeles Express

Name Att Comp Yds Sk/Yd TDs Lng Int Rate
Nathaniel Cherry 21 13 107 1 / 7 1 14 1 70.93
Gene Nowlin 15 9 91 3 / 16 2 62 0 116.94

Baltimore Stars

Name Att Comp Yds Sk/Yd TDs Lng Int Rate
John Peters 30 15 142 3 / 25 1 30 1 60.69
Fred Murphy 13 7 29 0 / 0 0 9 1 27.40

Receiving Stats

Los Angeles Express

Name Rec Yds Avg Lng TDs
Chester Landes 3 72 24.00 62 2
Raymundo Edmonson 4 42 10.50 14 0
Dan Deloney 5 34 6.80 14 1
Aaron Johnson 1 13 13.00 13 0
Jeffrey Minard 1 10 10.00 10 0
William Mitchell 2 9 4.50 7 0
Seth Wynn 1 8 8.00 8 0
Michael Schneider 1 7 7.00 7 0
John Evans 1 3 3.00 3 0
Jeffrey Matson 1 1 1.00 1 0
Edward Hill 2 -1 -0.50 2 0

Baltimore Stars

Name Rec Yds Avg Lng TDs
Michael Lee 3 59 19.67 23 0
Hector Morris 1 30 30.00 30 0
Michael Gonzalez 6 24 4.00 12 1
Scott Ayotte 3 20 6.67 9 0
Randy Christmas 3 12 4.00 7 0
Gregory Plant 2 12 6.00 11 0
Brett Patton 1 8 8.00 8 0
Victor Gallagher 1 8 8.00 8 0
Juan Walker 2 -2 -1.00 2 0

Blocking Stats

Los Angeles Express

Name PassBlk RunBlk SkAlld TklAlld
Jose Sherlock 22 11 2 2
Edgar Austin 26 18 1 1
Christopher Spotts 29 20 1 3
Robert Herrera 0 6 0 0
Randall Solis 0 1 0 0
Stephen Farmer 0 1 0 0
Thomas Martin 0 1 0 0
Harry Brown 0 1 0 0
William Mitchell 2 10 0 1
Aaron Johnson 0 6 0 0
Patrick Tobias 20 20 0 0
Chester Landes 0 12 0 0
Rufus Aguilar 0 3 0 0
David Steinman 0 1 0 0
Jason Ferguson 2 0 0 0
Maurice Matzke 0 1 0 1
Joshua Lilley 0 1 0 0
Keith Diaz 0 2 0 0
Jeffrey Minard 3 1 0 0
Emanuel Weaver 0 2 0 0
Reid Davis 0 1 0 1
Shannon Smith 0 2 0 0
Michael Schneider 0 4 0 0
Charles Mancuso 2 0 0 0
Lamont Stich 0 2 0 0
Jeffrey Matson 6 5 0 0
Robert Munz 0 4 0 1
Joseph Deslauriers 0 2 0 0
Tom Campbell 24 12 0 0
Leonardo Putnam 22 10 0 0
Joseph Thill 14 8 0 0
Seth Wynn 6 0 0 0
Loren Williams 24 19 0 1
Charles Martin 33 21 0 0
Paul Moore 4 3 0 0
Martin Hindman 6 0 0 0
Robert Falkner 0 2 0 0
Carlos Turner 0 3 0 0
Ted Jarrett 22 9 0 0
Oscar Rodriguez 0 3 0 0
Stephen Coleman 0 2 0 1
David Seaman 0 3 0 0
Dan Deloney 0 14 0 0
Edward Hill 2 0 0 0
John Evans 0 15 0 0
Peter Sibley 6 11 0 0
Jose Queen 3 8 0 0
Raymundo Edmonson 5 14 0 1
Ricky Houston 2 0 0 0

Baltimore Stars

Name PassBlk RunBlk SkAlld TklAlld
Richard Moore 22 13 1 1
Alfred Meade 37 12 1 2
Eric Harris 3 3 0 0
James Robinson 38 17 0 1
Gregory Plant 4 6 0 1
Johnny Lambert 1 11 0 1
Juan Walker 9 2 0 0
Duane Williams 6 2 0 0
Willie Morvant 3 0 0 0
Brett Patton 5 1 0 1
Les Lynch 0 1 0 0
William Burkey 1 1 0 0
Dan Holbert 1 1 0 0
Hilton Ramer 3 2 0 0
Charles Stanley 0 1 0 0
Ronnie Diaz 0 1 0 0
Stephen Miller 2 1 0 0
Charles Graves 0 1 0 0
Robert Ricketts 0 11 0 1
Michael Gonzalez 9 2 0 0
Albert Naquin 4 1 0 0
Scott Ayotte 6 1 0 0
Micheal Wilt 13 1 0 1
John Irizarry 16 3 0 0
Jonathan Nash 16 5 0 0
Russel Nutter 16 1 0 0
Randall Swink 28 16 0 1
Ken Hancock 13 5 0 0
Tom Nolan 41 18 0 0
Ambrose Oneil 1 2 0 0
Hector Morris 0 13 0 0
Randy Christmas 3 3 0 0
Richard Owen 0 4 0 1
Michael Lee 5 9 0 1
Felix Long 0 3 0 0
John Laursen 2 2 0 0
Gordon Shive 0 2 0 0
Victor Gallagher 33 22 0 0
Chris Smith 0 1 0 0

Interception Stats

Los Angeles Express

Name Int Yds Avg TDs
Daniel Ibarra 1 0 0.00 0
Robert Falkner 1 0 0.00 0

Baltimore Stars

Name Int Yds Avg TDs
Willie Morvant 1 13 13.00 0

Fumble Stats

Los Angeles Express

Name Fumb Recov Force TDs
William Theis 0 0 1 0
Rufus Aguilar 0 1 0 0
Keith Diaz 0 0 1 0
Lamont Stich 0 0 1 0

Baltimore Stars

Name Fumb Recov Force TDs
Hector Morris 1 1 0 0
Michael Gonzalez 1 0 0 0
John Peters 1 0 0 0
Stephen Miller 0 1 0 0

Punting

Los Angeles Express

Name Punts Yds Avg Net Lng In 20
Richard Huber 5 240 48.00 48.00 58 1

Baltimore Stars

Name Punts Yds Avg Net Lng In 20
Stephen Jones 8 343 42.88 38.38 50 5

Kicking

Los Angeles Express

Name FG 40+ 50+ Lng XP
Roger Ruzich 2 / 2 0 / 0 0 / 0 35 3 / 3

Baltimore Stars

Name FG 40+ 50+ Lng XP
Jessie Graves 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 - 1 / 1

Punt Return

Los Angeles Express

Name Ret Yds Avg Lng TDs
John Evans 6 43 7.2 13 0

Baltimore Stars

Kick Return

Los Angeles Express

Baltimore Stars

Name Ret Yds Avg TDs
Hector Morris 2 67 33.5 0
Albert Naquin 2 48 24.0 0

Defensive Stats