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Preseason Week 1: Georgia Force at Memphis Showboats

August 16, 1980
89°
Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN) Attendance: 34,968 (56%)
Force 0 10 3 0 - 13
Showboats 31 14 7 0 - 52

Scoring Summary

(Qtr 1) Showboats: 3-5-GAF 18 (11:55) 18-Antonio Wilson pass complete to 83-Sterling Willis for 18 yards. TOUCHDOWN! Extra point GOOD by 16-James Ewing. MEM 7 GAF 0
(Qtr 1) Showboats: 1-1-GAF 1 (10:26) 18-Antonio Wilson pass complete to 86-Ernest McNeill for 1 yards. TOUCHDOWN! Extra point GOOD by 16-James Ewing. MEM 14 GAF 0
(Qtr 1) Showboats: 1-10-GAF 14 (10:18) 18-Antonio Wilson pass complete to 83-Sterling Willis for 14 yards. TOUCHDOWN! Extra point GOOD by 16-James Ewing. MEM 21 GAF 0
(Qtr 1) Showboats: 1-1-GAF 0 (8:53) 18-Antonio Wilson pass complete to 82-Gerard Hall for 0 yards. TOUCHDOWN! Extra point GOOD by 16-James Ewing. MEM 28 GAF 0
(Qtr 1) Showboats: 4-10-GAF 10 (3:13) 16-James Ewing 28 yard field goal is GOOD. MEM 31 GAF 0
(Qtr 2) Force: 4-12-MEM 37 (15:00) 9-Donald Gary 54 yard field goal is GOOD. MEM 31 GAF 3
(Qtr 2) Showboats: 1-4-GAF 4 (10:45) 31-Marcus Jordan ran to GAF 0 for 4 yards. TOUCHDOWN! Extra point GOOD by 16-James Ewing. MEM 38 GAF 3
(Qtr 2) Force: 1-10-GAF 32 (5:40) 10-Phillip Anderson pass complete to 19-Jonathan Carlyle for 68 yards. TOUCHDOWN! Extra point GOOD by 9-Donald Gary. MEM 38 GAF 10
(Qtr 2) Showboats: 1-10-GAF 47 (3:24) 18-Antonio Wilson pass complete to 82-Gerard Hall for 47 yards. TOUCHDOWN! Extra point GOOD by 16-James Ewing. MEM 45 GAF 10
(Qtr 3) Force: 4-7-MEM 7 (8:13) 9-Donald Gary 24 yard field goal is GOOD. MEM 76-John Lawrence was injured on the play. He looks like he should be able to return. MEM 45 GAF 13
(Qtr 3) Showboats: 3-16-GAF 19 (3:18) 7-James Perry pass complete to 88-Joshua Kay to GAF 0 for 19 yards. TOUCHDOWN! Extra point GOOD by 16-James Ewing. MEM 52 GAF 13

Team Statistics

Showboats Force
First Downs 20 17
- Rushing 5 2
- Passing 15 14
- Penalty 0 1
Total Net Yards 511 400
- Offensive Plays 81 78
- Yards Per Play 6.31 5.13
Net Rushing Yards 90 48
- Rushing Attempts 29 14
- Yards Per Rush 3.10 3.43
Net Passing Yards 421 352
- Att/Comp/Int 50 / 30 / 3 61 / 27 / 5
- Gross Passing Yards 434 382
- Sacks/Yards Lost 2 / 13 3 / 30
- Yards Per Pass Play 8.10 5.50
- Yards Per Completion 14.47 14.15
Fumbles/Lost 3 / 1 3 / 3
3rd Down Conversions 9 / 17 7 / 17
- Avg YTG on 3rd Down 7.8 9.5
4th Down Conversions 0 / 0 1 / 1
Penalties/Yards 7 / 60 3 / 25
Punt Returns/Yards 1 / 2 3 / 39
Kick Returns/Yards 2 / 53 1 / 26
Int Returns/Yards 5 / 8 3 / 1
2pt Conversions 0 / 0 0 / 0
Red Zone Visits 9 3
- Red Zone TDs/FGs 6 / 1 0 / 1
Avg Drive Start OWN 41 OWN 27
Time of Possession 36:23 23:37

Drive Charts

Memphis Showboats

Qtr Start Poss From Plays Yards Result
1 15:00 3:10 OWN 25 8 75 Touchdown
1 11:45 1:22 OPP 23 3 23 Touchdown
1 10:02 1:13 OPP 15 3 15 Touchdown
1 6:46 3:35 OWN 28 7 63 Field Goal
2 14:56 1:03 OWN 29 3 2 Punt
2 13:45 3:04 OPP 37 6 37 Touchdown
2 7:08 1:28 OWN 4 4 15 Punt
2 5:31 2:14 OWN 25 4 75 Touchdown
2 1:42 1:09 OWN 33 6 53 Interception
3 14:15 2:15 OPP 34 5 -2 Punt
3 10:32 0:04 OWN 32 1 0 Interception
3 8:10 3:26 OWN 28 8 67 Interception
3 4:00 0:47 OPP 13 3 13 Touchdown
3 1:35 1:03 OWN 2 3 9 Punt
4 14:56 2:08 OWN 40 3 -1 Punt
4 10:24 6:21 OWN 20 9 24 Punt
4 4:01 1:58 OPP 22 3 -1 Missed FG
4 0:45 0:03 OWN 21 1 0 Fumble

Georgia Force

Qtr Start Poss From Plays Yards Result
1 11:50 0:06 OWN 25 2 0 Interception
1 10:23 0:07 OWN 14 1 -15 Touchdown
1 10:15 0:13 OWN 25 2 -10 Interception
1 8:50 2:04 OWN 25 3 5 Punt
1 3:11 3:15 OWN 25 9 38 Field Goal
2 13:53 0:07 OWN 18 2 0 Interception
2 10:41 3:33 OWN 25 5 15 Punt
2 5:40 0:09 OWN 32 1 68 Touchdown
2 3:16 1:34 OWN 25 8 47 Interception
2 0:33 0:33 OWN 13 3 16 Half
3 15:00 0:45 OWN 25 2 4 Fumble
3 12:01 1:29 OWN 8 4 11 Punt
3 10:28 2:18 OWN 48 6 45 Field Goal
3 4:44 0:44 OWN 8 2 -1 Fumble
3 3:13 1:38 OWN 25 5 28 Punt
3 0:33 0:36 OPP 40 3 7 Missed FG
4 12:49 2:24 OWN 20 10 27 Punt
4 4:03 0:03 OWN 19 1 0 Interception
4 2:02 1:17 OWN 30 7 56 Missed FG
4 0:42 0:42 OPP 20 3 16 Game

Rushing Stats

Memphis Showboats

Name Att Yds Avg Lng 10+ TDs
Gregory Shea 7 42 6.00 12 1 0
William Guerro 6 21 3.50 11 2 0
James Perry 1 13 13.00 13 1 0
Marcus Jordan 7 10 1.43 4 0 1
Roy Rumph 8 4 0.50 5 0 0

Georgia Force

Name Att Yds Avg Lng 10+ TDs
James Burgess 7 29 4.14 13 1 0
Herman Wiltse 5 11 2.20 8 0 0
Timothy Ross 2 8 4.00 4 0 0

Passing Stats

Memphis Showboats

Name Att Comp Yds Sk/Yd TDs Lng Int Rate
Antonio Wilson 35 24 344 0 / 0 5 47 1 127.86
James Perry 15 6 90 2 / 13 1 25 2 43.06

Georgia Force

Name Att Comp Yds Sk/Yd TDs Lng Int Rate
Phillip Anderson 37 18 256 1 / 10 1 68 3 46.68
William Trombly 24 9 126 2 / 20 0 38 2 20.49

Receiving Stats

Memphis Showboats

Name Rec Yds Avg Lng TDs
Jerome Wheeler 7 149 21.29 28 0
Sterling Willis 6 111 18.50 28 2
Gerard Hall 4 75 18.75 47 2
Donald Torres 3 51 17.00 31 0
Joshua Kay 1 19 19.00 19 1
Gregory Shea 3 11 3.67 7 0
William Guerro 2 6 3.00 5 0
Ernest McNeill 2 6 3.00 5 1
Marcus Jordan 1 6 6.00 6 0
Roy Rumph 1 0 0.00 0 0

Georgia Force

Name Rec Yds Avg Lng TDs
Jonathan Carlyle 4 84 21.00 68 1
Ricky Black 5 74 14.80 18 0
Herman Wiltse 6 62 10.33 14 0
Walter Broughton 2 59 29.50 38 0
Norman Shaw 3 49 16.33 35 0
Dominique Barrientos 2 28 14.00 19 0
James Burgess 3 21 7.00 14 0
Stephen Durbin 2 5 2.50 4 0

Blocking Stats

Memphis Showboats

Name PassBlk RunBlk SkAlld TklAlld
Roy Rumph 9 11 1 4
Jeremy Contreras 42 13 0 0
Lamar Reynolds 0 1 0 0
Jerome Wheeler 2 19 0 0
Marshall Forbes 0 2 0 1
Richard Hartnett 0 1 0 0
Dustin Hoy 2 2 0 0
John Lawrence 0 1 0 0
Leonard Cory 5 2 0 0
David Bearden 0 2 0 1
Sam Heath 8 14 0 1
Tony Moore 0 2 0 0
Martin McMeans 0 1 0 0
August Campbell 17 20 0 4
Gary Purpura 3 0 0 0
Tyler Helton 1 2 0 0
Julian Kimmel 0 1 0 0
Adam Young 0 1 0 0
Antonio Tinsley 0 1 0 0
Steven Minton 0 2 0 0
Albert Arsenault 0 1 0 0
Rodney Towell 42 19 0 0
Sterling Willis 3 21 0 0
Gerard Hall 0 14 0 0
Joshua Kay 11 27 0 1
Ernest McNeill 9 16 0 1
Duane Kirkpatrick 41 20 0 2
Franklin Thompson 35 22 0 1
Joshua Minor 43 19 0 0
Gregory Shea 8 1 0 0
William Guerro 13 11 0 1
Nathan Branch 2 3 0 0
Marcus Jordan 29 14 0 3
Donald Torres 4 20 0 0
Jose Sterling 29 21 0 1
Donald Molinari 29 24 0 0
Richard Glasgow 0 2 0 0
John Biggs 2 3 0 0
Erin Lazarus 6 5 0 1
Donn Webb 0 3 0 0
Charles Gilcrease 0 1 0 1

Georgia Force

Name PassBlk RunBlk SkAlld TklAlld
Wilford Gray 16 6 1 1
Jeffrey Thompson 44 18 1 2
Robert Willis 42 25 0 2
Yong Kolb 0 1 0 0
Wesley Ochs 0 2 0 0
Richard Naylor 0 1 0 0
Willian Malone 3 4 0 0
Ricky Black 0 7 0 0
Louis Welch 6 2 0 0
Carlos Miller 3 2 0 1
Brandon Boyd 0 2 0 0
Robert Marsh 0 1 0 0
Norman Shaw 0 8 0 1
Walter Gabbert 0 1 0 0
Robert Hunter 0 1 0 0
Jeffrey Keeley 0 1 0 0
John Brown 0 4 0 0
Larry Hardiman 6 3 0 1
Neil Choate 0 1 0 0
Brandon Kidney 0 1 0 1
William Wolfe 0 1 0 0
Thomas Regan 24 10 0 0
Michael Souther 22 7 0 0
Jonathan Carlyle 0 5 0 0
Timothy Ross 13 6 0 0
Brent Gould 44 23 0 1
Jimmy Rice 47 22 0 0
James Clay 42 20 0 0
Robert Lamon 13 7 0 2
Dominique Barrientos 0 14 0 0
Charles Berke 4 8 0 0
Travis Dean 1 1 0 0
Everett Bowers 23 6 0 0
Stephen Durbin 6 8 0 1
James Burgess 11 4 0 0
William Hartig 24 6 0 0
Michael Ross 3 3 0 0
Ronald Stanfill 10 1 0 0
Michael Monday 4 0 0 0
Charlie Happel 11 0 0 0
Herman Wiltse 4 0 0 0
Walter Broughton 0 5 0 0
Dean Stephens 0 1 0 0

Interception Stats

Memphis Showboats

Name Int Yds Avg TDs
Vernon Herron 2 5 2.50 0
Marshall Forbes 1 2 2.00 0
Nathan Branch 1 1 1.00 0
Richard Glasgow 1 0 0.00 0

Georgia Force

Name Int Yds Avg TDs
Neil Choate 1 1 1.00 0
Michael Monday 1 0 0.00 0
Walter Gabbert 1 0 0.00 0

Fumble Stats

Memphis Showboats

Name Fumb Recov Force TDs
Gary Purpura 1 1 0 0
William Guerro 1 1 0 0
Marcus Jordan 1 0 0 0
Marshall Forbes 0 0 1 0
Lamar Reynolds 0 1 0 0
Adam Young 0 1 0 0
Antonio Tinsley 0 0 1 0
Charles Gilcrease 0 1 0 0
Bradley Garcia 0 0 1 0

Georgia Force

Name Fumb Recov Force TDs
Jonathan Carlyle 1 0 0 0
Herman Wiltse 1 0 0 0
James Burgess 1 0 0 0
Wesley Ochs 0 0 1 0
Robert Willis 0 0 1 0
Robert Hunter 0 1 0 0
John Brown 0 0 1 0

Punting

Memphis Showboats

Name Punts Yds Avg Net Lng In 20
Lamont Hensley 6 272 45.33 39.17 51 4

Georgia Force

Name Punts Yds Avg Net Lng In 20
Randy Mead 5 248 49.60 45.20 56 2

Kicking

Memphis Showboats

Name FG 40+ 50+ Lng XP
James Ewing 1 / 2 0 / 1 0 / 0 28 7 / 7

Georgia Force

Name FG 40+ 50+ Lng XP
Donald Gary 2 / 4 1 / 2 1 / 1 54 1 / 1

Punt Return

Memphis Showboats

Name Ret Yds Avg Lng TDs
Gregory Shea 1 2 2.0 2 0

Georgia Force

Name Ret Yds Avg Lng TDs
Jonathan Carlyle 1 21 21.0 21 0
Herman Wiltse 2 18 9.0 10 0

Kick Return

Memphis Showboats

Name Ret Yds Avg TDs
Donald Torres 1 27 27.0 0
Gregory Shea 1 26 26.0 0

Georgia Force

Name Ret Yds Avg TDs
Jonathan Carlyle 1 26 26.0 0

Defensive Stats