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Playoff game: Carolina 41 at Indiana 58
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Carolina Cobras Carolina Cobras 61817041
Indiana Firebirds Indiana Firebirds 624111758
Date: Sunday July 29, 2001, Game Time: 12:00 am ET
Arena: Bankers Life Fieldhouse
Attendance: 8,240
MVP: Ray Philyaw (Ind)
Ironman of the Game: Umar Muhammad (Ind)
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter
10:24Carolina CobrasFGSchmitz 33 yd field goalCarolina Cobras 3-0
03:18Carolina CobrasFGSchmitz 44 yd field goalCarolina Cobras 6-0
00:56Indiana FirebirdsTDThompson 1 yd run (Garner kick failed)Tied 6-6
2nd Quarter
06:57Indiana FirebirdsTDJones 6 yd pass from Philyaw (Garner kick)Indiana Firebirds 13-6
01:58Carolina CobrasFGSchmitz 35 yd field goalIndiana Firebirds 13-9
01:32Indiana FirebirdsTDBrown 45 yd pass from Philyaw (Garner kick)Indiana Firebirds 20-9
00:56Indiana FirebirdsTDMuhammad fumble return (Garner kick)Indiana Firebirds 27-9
00:30Carolina CobrasTDBailey 8 yd pass from McNair (Grier run)Indiana Firebirds 27-17
00:04Carolina CobrasTDBrooks 25 yd interception return (Schmitz kick)Indiana Firebirds 27-24
00:00Indiana FirebirdsFGGarner 45 yd field goalIndiana Firebirds 30-24
3rd Quarter
14:30Indiana FirebirdsTDJones 40 yd pass from Rayborn (Garner kick failed)Indiana Firebirds 36-24
11:53Carolina CobrasTDBond 44 yd pass from McNair (Schmitz kick failed)Indiana Firebirds 36-30
08:43Indiana FirebirdsSSikora safetyIndiana Firebirds 38-30
06:48Carolina CobrasTDJefferson 1 yd run (Bond run)Tied 38-38
03:09Indiana FirebirdsFGGarner 31 yd field goalIndiana Firebirds 41-38
00:10Carolina CobrasFGSchmitz 19 yd field goalTied 41-41
4th Quarter
09:52Indiana FirebirdsTDBrown 7 yd pass from Philyaw (Garner kick)Indiana Firebirds 48-41
01:37Indiana FirebirdsTDHopkins 9 yd pass from Philyaw (Garner kick)Indiana Firebirds 55-41
00:20Indiana FirebirdsFGGarner 37 yd field goalIndiana Firebirds 58-41
Note: scores in red indicate lead of more than one possession.
Team Statistics
  CarolinaIndiana
First Downs1415
Rushing Yards-45
Passing Yards256255
Fumbles/Lost6/33/2
Fumble Return Yards-20
Penalties/Yards11/7410/54
Time of Possession37:0722:53
3rd Down Conv.4/103/8
4th Down Conv.0/00/0
Individual Statistics
Carolina Passing
 CompAttYdsTDInt
Fred McNair143220620
Lance Funderburk5105000
Indiana Passing
 CompAttYdsTDInt
Ray Philyaw163021341
John Rayborn254210
Carolina Receiving
 RecYdsTD
Carl Bond91421
Aaron Bailey4501
Cornelius White2430
Greg Harris270
Silas Demary170
Kotto Cotton170
Indiana Receiving
 RecYdsTD
Greg Hopkins6681
Eddie Brown5792
Jay Jones3552
Van Johnson3510
Leroy Thompson120
Carolina Rushing
 RushYdsTD
Fred McNair3-70
Jason Bratton220
Carl Bond130
Kevin Jefferson111
Marrio Grier1-10
Lance Funderburk1-20
Indiana Rushing
 RushYdsTD
Umar Muhammad2110
Leroy Thompson200
Ray Philyaw2-50
Eddie Brown1-10
Carolina Kicking
 1pt3pt2pt4pt
Brian Schmitz1/24/60/00/0
Indiana Kicking
 1pt3pt2pt4pt
Nelson Garner5/73/50/00/0
Carolina Returns
 KORetMFGRet
Corey Johnson5/99/01/10/0
Indiana Returns
 KORetMFGRet
Jay Jones2/36/01/22/0
Van Johnson2/34/01/15/0
Chris Snyder1/1/00/0/0
Carolina Defense
 T/APDSacksF/R
Carlos Brooks5/110.0/02/1
Silas Demary3/200.0/00/0
Carl Bond3/110.0/00/0
Corey Johnson3/000.0/00/1
Kevin Jefferson2/100.0/00/0
Brian Schmitz1/000.0/00/0
Kotto Cotton1/000.0/00/0
Jason Bratton1/000.0/00/0
Lance Funderburk1/000.0/00/0
Greg Harris1/000.0/00/0
Marrio Grier1/000.0/00/0
Matt Norwood0/100.0/00/0
Dary Myricks0/020.0/00/0
Patrick Scott0/010.0/00/0
Tyrant Marion0/010.0/00/0
Indiana Defense
 T/APDSacksF/R
Greg Hopkins5/220.0/00/2
Greg Williams4/110.0/00/0
Cornelius Coe3/000.0/00/0
Lamar Grant2/100.0/00/0
Jay Jones2/110.0/00/0
Ricky Hall2/101.0/60/0
Leroy Thompson2/000.0/01/0
Van Johnson1/200.0/00/0
John Sikora1/100.0/00/0
Nelson Garner1/000.0/00/0
Carl Sacco0/200.0/00/0
Umar Muhammad0/200.0/00/1
Kyle Moore-Brown0/100.0/00/0
Mike Gantous0/020.0/00/0
Carolina Interceptions
 IntsYdsTD
Carlos Brooks1251
Indiana Interceptions
 IntsYdsTD