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Playoff game: Carolina 72 at Grand Rapids 64
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Carolina Cobras Carolina Cobras 1417142772
Grand Rapids Rampage Grand Rapids Rampage 77212964
Date: Sunday July 28, 2002, Game Time: 12:00 am ET
Arena: Van Andel Arena
Attendance: 6,759
MVP: John Fitzgerald (Car), Aaron Bailey (Car)
Ironman of the Game: Cory Fleming (Car)
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter
10:52Carolina CobrasTDBowden 2 yd run (Schmitz kick)Carolina Cobras 7-0
04:20Carolina CobrasTDFleming 8 yd pass from Fitzgerald (Schmitz kick)Carolina Cobras 14-0
03:00Grand Rapids RampageTDShaw 23 yd pass from Dolezel (Gowins kick)Carolina Cobras 14-7
2nd Quarter
13:36Carolina CobrasTDBailey 17 yd pass from Fitzgerald (Schmitz kick)Carolina Cobras 21-7
11:23Grand Rapids RampageTDBaker 12 yd pass from Dolezel (Gowins kick)Carolina Cobras 21-14
09:21Carolina CobrasTDBailey 25 yd pass from Fitzgerald (Schmitz kick)Carolina Cobras 28-14
00:34Carolina CobrasFGSchmitz 24 yd field goalCarolina Cobras 31-14
3rd Quarter
11:11Grand Rapids RampageTDRyan 3 yd run (Gowins kick)Carolina Cobras 31-21
08:55Carolina CobrasTDBailey 26 yd pass from Fitzgerald (Schmitz kick)Carolina Cobras 38-21
05:25Grand Rapids RampageTDSimpkins 18 yd pass from Dolezel (Gowins kick)Carolina Cobras 38-28
02:52Carolina CobrasTDBailey 26 yd pass from Fitzgerald (Schmitz kick)Carolina Cobras 45-28
00:14Grand Rapids RampageTDMarshall 34 yd pass from Dolezel (Gowins kick)Carolina Cobras 45-35
4th Quarter
14:31Carolina CobrasTDBailey 35 yd pass from Fitzgerald (Schmitz kick)Carolina Cobras 52-35
11:00Grand Rapids RampageTDMarshall 7 yd pass from Dolezel (Gowins kick)Carolina Cobras 52-42
09:19Carolina CobrasTDFleming 8 yd pass from Fitzgerald (Schmitz kick)Carolina Cobras 59-42
06:18Grand Rapids RampageTDRoss 5 yd pass from Dolezel (Gowins kick)Carolina Cobras 59-49
04:01Carolina CobrasTDBailey 5 yd pass from Fitzgerald (Schmitz kick failed)Carolina Cobras 65-49
01:13Grand Rapids RampageTDShaw 8 yd pass from Dolezel (Dolezel pass to Marshall)Carolina Cobras 65-57
00:55Carolina CobrasTDBowden 4 yd run (Schmitz kick)Carolina Cobras 72-57
00:16Grand Rapids RampageTDMarshall 10 yd pass from Dolezel (Gowins kick)Carolina Cobras 72-64
Note: scores in red indicate lead of more than one possession.
Team Statistics
  CarolinaGrand Rapids
First Downs2025
Rushing Yards1211
Passing Yards278349
Fumbles/Lost1/01/0
Fumble Return Yards00
Penalties/Yards5/308/52
Time of Possession29:2330:37
3rd Down Conv.4/72/5
4th Down Conv.1/20/1
Individual Statistics
Carolina Passing
 CompAttYdsTDInt
John Fitzgerald253427880
Grand Rapids Passing
 CompAttYdsTDInt
Clint Dolezel304534980
Carolina Receiving
 RecYdsTD
Aaron Bailey101726
Cory Fleming10752
Kerry Hayes2130
Carl Bond2110
Nick Ward170
Grand Rapids Receiving
 RecYdsTD
Willis Marshall111323
Terrill Shaw91292
Michael Baker4281
Gary Compton3330
Chris Avery140
Rickie Simpkins1181
Ricky Ross151
Carolina Rushing
 RushYdsTD
Andre Bowden5132
John Fitzgerald1-10
Grand Rapids Rushing
 RushYdsTD
Chris Ryan381
Travis McDonald120
Chris Avery110
Carolina Kicking
 1pt3pt2pt4pt
Brian Schmitz9/101/10/00/0
Grand Rapids Kicking
 1pt3pt2pt4pt
Brian Gowins8/80/10/00/0
Carolina Returns
 KORetMFGRet
Clarence Lawson2/41/00/0/0
Aaron Bailey1/17/00/0/0
Carl Bond1/17/00/0/0
Grand Rapids Returns
 KORetMFGRet
Willis Marshall6/148/00/0/0
Michael Baker3/43/00/0/0
Ricky Ross2/40/00/0/0
Carolina Defense
 T/APDSacksF/R
Kevin Gaines10/000.0/00/0
Rob Davis5/200.0/01/0
Clarence Lawson4/110.0/00/0
Andre Bowden4/000.0/00/0
Justin Cleveland3/001.0/50/0
Carl Bond2/100.0/00/0
Cory Fleming0/200.0/00/0
Juan Porter0/200.0/00/0
Jon McCall0/100.0/00/0
Kerry Hayes0/100.0/00/0
Nick Ward0/010.0/00/0
Grand Rapids Defense
 T/APDSacksF/R
Rico Clark7/020.0/01/0
JoJo Polk4/300.0/00/0
Rod Manuel2/000.0/00/0
Willis Marshall2/020.0/00/0
Joseph Todd1/210.0/00/0
Corey Mayfield1/100.0/00/0
Rickie Simpkins1/000.0/00/0
Israel Raybon0/200.5/20/0
Michael Baker0/200.0/00/0
Luke Yarnell0/100.0/00/0
Travis McDonald0/100.5/20/0
Chris Avery0/100.0/00/0
Chris Ryan0/100.0/00/0
Carolina Interceptions
 IntsYdsTD
Grand Rapids Interceptions
 IntsYdsTD