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Preseason Week 1: Birmingham Stallions at Houston Gamblers

August 16, 1980
70°
Houston Astrodome (Houston, TX) Attendance: 33,347 (49%)
Stallions 0 16 7 0 - 23
Gamblers 0 0 3 0 - 3

Scoring Summary

(Qtr 2) Stallions: 4-14-HOU 20 (13:03) 7-Roland Ellis 37 yard field goal is GOOD. HOU 0 BIR 3
(Qtr 2) Stallions: 2-4-HOU 8 (6:58) 49-Jimmy Manning ran to HOU 0 for 8 yards. TOUCHDOWN! Extra point GOOD by 7-Roland Ellis. HOU 0 BIR 10
(Qtr 2) Stallions: 4-11-HOU 31 (0:57) 7-Roland Ellis 48 yard field goal is GOOD. HOU 0 BIR 13
(Qtr 2) Stallions: 4-4-HOU 27 (0:16) 7-Roland Ellis 45 yard field goal is GOOD. HOU 0 BIR 16
(Qtr 3) Gamblers: 4-6-BIR 7 (6:26) 19-Daniel McCormack 24 yard field goal is GOOD. HOU 3 BIR 16
(Qtr 3) Stallions: 2-11-BIR 21 (2:11) 5-Bernard Warner pass complete to 16-Lee Rice for 79 yards. TOUCHDOWN! Extra point GOOD by 7-Roland Ellis. HOU 47-Mitchell Jones was injured on the play. He looks like he should be able to return. HOU 3 BIR 23

Team Statistics

Gamblers Stallions
First Downs 7 7
- Rushing 2 4
- Passing 5 3
- Penalty 0 0
Total Net Yards 174 257
- Offensive Plays 63 63
- Yards Per Play 2.76 4.08
Net Rushing Yards 57 85
- Rushing Attempts 18 45
- Yards Per Rush 3.17 1.89
Net Passing Yards 117 172
- Att/Comp/Int 43 / 20 / 0 17 / 9 / 0
- Gross Passing Yards 128 178
- Sacks/Yards Lost 2 / 11 1 / 6
- Yards Per Pass Play 2.60 9.56
- Yards Per Completion 6.40 19.78
Fumbles/Lost 1 / 1 4 / 0
3rd Down Conversions 2 / 18 1 / 16
- Avg YTG on 3rd Down 8.9 9.7
4th Down Conversions 0 / 0 0 / 0
Penalties/Yards 6 / 36 2 / 15
Punt Returns/Yards 6 / 42 5 / 47
Kick Returns/Yards 0 / 0 0 / 0
Int Returns/Yards 0 / 0 0 / 0
2pt Conversions 0 / 0 0 / 0
Red Zone Visits 1 2
- Red Zone TDs/FGs 0 / 1 1 / 1
Avg Drive Start OWN 22 OWN 35
Time of Possession 26:08 33:52

Drive Charts

Houston Gamblers

Qtr Start Poss From Plays Yards Result
1 12:03 2:58 OWN 4 6 14 Punt
1 6:51 2:01 OWN 37 4 30 Missed FG
1 3:59 1:42 OWN 20 3 -6 Punt
2 12:59 1:26 OWN 25 3 0 Punt
2 10:01 0:55 OWN 19 3 4 Punt
2 6:54 1:29 OWN 25 3 -5 Punt
2 3:14 1:26 OWN 5 3 5 Punt
2 0:53 0:04 OWN 25 1 0 Fumble
2 0:12 0:12 OWN 25 1 7 Half
3 15:00 2:13 OWN 25 3 8 Punt
3 10:42 4:18 OWN 46 8 47 Field Goal
3 4:25 1:30 OWN 28 3 2 Punt
3 2:00 0:38 OWN 25 3 -2 Punt
4 14:09 0:41 OWN 15 3 -11 Punt
4 11:21 0:20 OWN 10 3 0 Punt
4 8:55 0:37 OWN 15 3 6 Punt
4 6:09 2:16 OWN 24 7 34 Punt
4 1:44 1:22 OWN 31 3 6 Punt

Birmingham Stallions

Qtr Start Poss From Plays Yards Result
1 15:00 2:57 OWN 25 4 20 Punt
1 9:05 2:15 OWN 34 3 -9 Punt
1 4:50 0:51 OWN 40 3 5 Punt
1 2:17 4:18 OWN 44 9 37 Field Goal
2 11:33 1:32 OWN 31 3 5 Punt
2 9:06 2:12 OWN 36 4 64 Touchdown
2 5:26 2:12 OWN 39 3 8 Punt
2 1:47 0:54 OPP 49 4 18 Field Goal
2 0:49 0:37 OPP 33 3 6 Field Goal
3 12:47 2:05 OWN 19 3 -4 Punt
3 6:23 1:59 OWN 25 3 1 Punt
3 2:54 0:54 OWN 21 2 79 Touchdown
3 1:22 2:13 OWN 31 3 5 Punt
4 13:28 2:06 OPP 47 3 -7 Punt
4 11:02 2:07 OPP 46 3 -4 Punt
4 8:18 2:09 OWN 34 3 -1 Punt
4 3:53 2:09 OWN 8 5 14 Punt
4 0:22 0:22 OWN 22 2 0 Game

Rushing Stats

Houston Gamblers

Name Att Yds Avg Lng 10+ TDs
George Webb 7 20 2.86 11 1 0
Justin Pryor 5 20 4.00 13 1 0
Larry Carter 5 17 3.40 6 0 0
Walton Vasquez 1 0 0.00 - 0 0

Birmingham Stallions

Name Att Yds Avg Lng 10+ TDs
Michael Kendall 21 41 1.95 13 1 0
Billy Baldwin 7 26 3.71 10 1 0
Jimmy Manning 16 18 1.13 11 2 1
Bernard Warner 1 0 0.00 0 0 0

Passing Stats

Houston Gamblers

Name Att Comp Yds Sk/Yd TDs Lng Int Rate
Walton Vasquez 37 17 85 2 / 11 0 23 0 52.87
Timothy Judy 6 3 43 0 / 0 0 27 0 73.61

Birmingham Stallions

Name Att Comp Yds Sk/Yd TDs Lng Int Rate
Bernard Warner 7 5 93 1 / 6 1 79 0 153.27
Dale Pritchard 10 4 85 0 / 0 0 45 0 70.83

Receiving Stats

Houston Gamblers

Name Rec Yds Avg Lng TDs
Jason Perez 3 39 13.00 27 0
Marcus Anderson 1 23 23.00 23 0
Larry Carter 4 18 4.50 12 0
Jared Kelly 2 17 8.50 13 0
George Webb 2 10 5.00 8 0
Bradley Sharp 2 8 4.00 4 0
Justin Pryor 5 8 1.60 5 0
Danny Keating 1 5 5.00 5 0

Birmingham Stallions

Name Rec Yds Avg Lng TDs
Lee Rice 1 79 79.00 79 1
Billy Baldwin 1 45 45.00 45 0
Christopher Flake 2 24 12.00 19 0
Tiger Woods 2 21 10.50 16 0
Michael Kendall 1 6 6.00 6 0
Wade Wentz 1 2 2.00 2 0
Miguel Owens 1 1 1.00 1 0

Blocking Stats

Houston Gamblers

Name PassBlk RunBlk SkAlld TklAlld
Martin Cabrera 51 25 1 4
Robert Tudor 13 3 0 0
Vincent Ryan 0 6 0 0
Marcus Anderson 0 4 0 1
Leo Thompson 0 2 0 0
Ken Eldridge 0 1 0 0
James Presley 29 10 0 0
Micah McEvoy 22 6 0 0
Jason Perez 0 8 0 0
Philip Johnson 48 20 0 1
Javier Vestal 7 9 0 0
Larry Carter 9 12 0 0
Bradley Sharp 0 9 0 0
Jared Kelly 0 13 0 1
Mitchell Jones 0 1 0 0
Thomas Esparza 2 1 0 0
Lawrence Allen 0 3 0 0
Douglas Cormier 51 25 0 0
Jerry Aiello 0 4 0 0
Russell Cross 0 4 0 2
Charles Sterling 0 3 0 0
William Sample 37 13 0 2
Stephen Coppock 19 3 0 0
Greg Brady 13 0 0 0
Danny Keating 2 3 0 0
Justin Pryor 7 8 0 1
Quincy Turley 15 13 0 1
Benjamin Bennett 2 0 0 0
Christopher Jarman 11 4 0 0
Patrick Eveland 11 1 0 0
George Webb 7 10 0 1
Lloyd McCoy 0 2 0 0

Birmingham Stallions

Name PassBlk RunBlk SkAlld TklAlld
Ronald Peters 15 23 0 0
Tiger Woods 0 2 0 0
Ruben Stairs 0 1 0 0
Rod Serling 5 3 0 0
Bruce Sylvester 0 1 0 0
Lee Rice 0 16 0 0
Gregory Frick 0 12 0 0
James White 0 3 0 0
Miguel Owens 0 8 0 0
Dusty Edwards 1 3 0 0
Paul Hoover 11 25 0 1
Michael Kendall 1 2 0 0
Duane Dupree 0 1 0 0
James Sears 0 1 0 0
Wade Wentz 0 8 0 0
Irving Price 1 0 0 0
Bruce Sullivan 0 3 0 1
Keith Marsh 0 4 0 1
William Sawyers 13 19 0 1
Henry Ramos 1 27 0 1
Jared Grubb 14 16 0 1
Jaime McCauley 14 23 0 0
Billy Baldwin 1 0 0 0
Christopher Flake 0 12 0 0
Joe Wilson 14 17 0 0
William Kohler 12 20 0 0
Albert Campos 15 18 0 1
James Webb 0 1 0 0
Francis Deleon 18 12 0 0
Jimmy Manning 16 10 0 1
Randolph Riley 18 10 0 2
Stuart Plemons 18 17 0 0
Gerry Newton 5 1 0 0
Robert Clayton 20 21 0 5
Anthony Quinn 20 28 0 2
Pablo Goodwin 1 2 0 0

Interception Stats

Houston Gamblers

Birmingham Stallions

Fumble Stats

Houston Gamblers

Name Fumb Recov Force TDs
Larry Carter 1 0 0 0
Robert Tudor 0 0 1 0
Guy Wilbanks 0 0 1 0
Charles Shaffer 0 0 1 0

Birmingham Stallions

Name Fumb Recov Force TDs
Michael Kendall 2 0 0 0
Billy Baldwin 1 1 0 0
Jimmy Manning 1 0 0 0
Dusty Edwards 0 1 0 0
Stephen Howard 0 1 0 0
Duane Dupree 0 0 1 0
Bernard Warner 0 1 0 0
Stuart Plemons 0 1 0 0
Anthony Quinn 0 1 0 0

Punting

Houston Gamblers

Name Punts Yds Avg Net Lng In 20
Juan Hanson 14 642 45.86 42.71 52 2

Birmingham Stallions

Name Punts Yds Avg Net Lng In 20
Jack Carle 12 584 48.67 43.67 58 6

Kicking

Houston Gamblers

Name FG 40+ 50+ Lng XP
Daniel McCormack 1 / 2 0 / 1 0 / 1 24 0 / 0

Birmingham Stallions

Name FG 40+ 50+ Lng XP
Roland Ellis 3 / 3 2 / 2 0 / 0 48 2 / 2

Punt Return

Houston Gamblers

Name Ret Yds Avg Lng TDs
Bradley Sharp 6 42 7.0 12 0

Birmingham Stallions

Name Ret Yds Avg Lng TDs
Billy Baldwin 4 35 8.8 14 0
Lee Rice 1 12 12.0 12 0

Kick Return

Houston Gamblers

Birmingham Stallions

Defensive Stats