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Week 8: San Jose 44 at Los Angeles 47
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San Jose SaberCats San Jose SaberCats 014151544
Los Angeles Avengers Los Angeles Avengers 72013747
Date: Saturday June 2, 2001, Game Time: 12:00 am ET
Arena: Staples Center
Attendance: 6,874
MVP: Mark Ricks (LAA)
Ironman of the Game: Chris Jackson (LAA)
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter
10:49Los Angeles AvengersTDCulver 8 yd pass from Wilhelm (Reaves kick)Los Angeles Avengers 7-0
2nd Quarter
14:17San Jose SaberCatsTDRoe 7 yd pass from Dutton (Huerta kick)Tied 7-7
11:02Los Angeles AvengersFGReaves 42 yd field goalLos Angeles Avengers 10-7
07:55San Jose SaberCatsTDRoe 17 yd pass from Dutton (Huerta kick)San Jose SaberCats 14-10
04:10Los Angeles AvengersTDJackson 15 yd pass from Wilhelm (Reaves kick)Los Angeles Avengers 17-14
00:22Los Angeles AvengersFGReaves 19 yd field goalLos Angeles Avengers 20-14
00:00Los Angeles AvengersTDRicks 52 yd missed field goal return (Reaves kick)Los Angeles Avengers 27-14
3rd Quarter
13:03Los Angeles AvengersTDSmith 6 yd run (Reaves kick failed)Los Angeles Avengers 33-14
10:06San Jose SaberCatsTDRoe 2 yd pass from Grieb (Huerta kick)Los Angeles Avengers 33-21
06:29Los Angeles AvengersTDJackson 12 yd pass from Wilhelm (Reaves kick)Los Angeles Avengers 40-21
02:00San Jose SaberCatsTDWagner 16 yd pass from Grieb (Grieb pass to Baker)Los Angeles Avengers 40-29
4th Quarter
10:27Los Angeles AvengersTDHannah 8 yd pass from Wilhelm (Reaves kick)Los Angeles Avengers 47-29
08:35San Jose SaberCatsTDWagner 7 yd pass from Grieb (Huerta kick)Los Angeles Avengers 47-36
01:27San Jose SaberCatsTDJones 1 yd run (Grieb pass to Wagner)Los Angeles Avengers 47-44
Note: scores in red indicate lead of more than one possession.
Team Statistics
  San JoseLos Angeles
First Downs1719
Rushing Yards88
Passing Yards228221
Fumble Return Yards00
Time of Possession24:4635:14
3rd Down Conv.3/51/6
4th Down Conv.1/10/1
Individual Statistics
San Jose Passing
Mark Grieb122015431
John Dutton8147421
Los Angeles Passing
Erik Wilhelm184022140
San Jose Receiving
James Roe121493
Steve Papin4330
Barry Wagner2232
Shalon Baker2230
Los Angeles Receiving
Travis Hannah81091
Chris Jackson7772
Darren Hughes1160
JJ Washington Jr1110
Shannon Culver181
San Jose Rushing
Mike Jones351
Mark Grieb130
Los Angeles Rushing
Ed Smith671
Erik Wilhelm2-30
Travis Pearson130
Chris Jackson110
San Jose Kicking
Carlos Huerta4/40/20/00/0
Los Angeles Kicking
Brian Reaves5/62/40/00/0
San Jose Returns
Steve Papin6/120/01/1/0
Barry Wagner2/31/01/15/0
Los Angeles Returns
Mark Ricks2/35/02/61/1
Travis Hannah2/0/00/0/0
Anthony Rice1/22/00/0/0
San Jose Defense
Shalon Baker3/000.0/00/0
Tracey Perkins3/020.0/00/0
Omarr Smith2/010.0/00/0
Sam Hernandez2/000.0/00/0
Albrey Battle2/000.0/00/0
Terrance Joseph2/000.0/00/0
Darrin Kenney2/000.0/00/0
James Roe1/000.0/00/0
Joey Dozier1/000.0/00/0
Lee Cole1/000.0/00/0
Howard Butler1/000.0/00/0
Sai Poulivaati1/000.0/00/0
Steve Papin1/000.0/00/0
Barry Wagner1/020.0/00/0
Brian Lytle1/000.0/00/0
Los Angeles Defense
Mark Ricks7/030.0/00/0
Brett Clark3/100.0/00/0
Travis Pearson2/100.0/00/0
Anthony Rice2/000.0/00/0
Darius Hadley2/010.0/00/0
Darren Hughes2/010.0/00/0
Ed Smith1/100.0/00/0
Kevin Carroll1/100.0/00/0
Chris Jackson1/000.0/00/0
Shannon Culver1/000.0/00/0
Kevin Johnson0/100.0/00/0
Carlos Fowler0/100.0/00/0
San Jose Interceptions
Los Angeles Interceptions
Mark Ricks240