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Playoff game: Georgia 49 at Dallas 45
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Georgia Force Georgia Force 61771949
Dallas Desperados Dallas Desperados 71714745
Date: Saturday May 24, 2003, Game Time: 3:00 pm ET
Arena: American Airlines Center
Attendance: 8,112
MVP: Jarrick Hillery (GEO)
Ironman of the Game: Will Pettis (DAL)
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter
05:05Georgia ForceTDHillery 5 yd pass from Murray (Murray pass failed)Georgia Force 6-0
03:39Dallas DesperadosTDBurks 45 yd pass from Kubiak (Wells kick)Dallas Desperados 7-6
2nd Quarter
13:36Dallas DesperadosTDPettis 9 yd pass from Kubiak (Wells kick)Dallas Desperados 14-6
10:51Georgia ForceTDHammond 1 yd run (McLaughlin kick)Dallas Desperados 14-13
06:29Dallas DesperadosTDBurks 3 yd pass from Kubiak (Wells kick)Dallas Desperados 21-13
01:00Georgia ForceTDJones 7 yd pass from Murray (McLaughlin kick)Dallas Desperados 21-20
00:43Dallas DesperadosFGWells 35 yd field goalDallas Desperados 24-20
00:05Georgia ForceFGMcLaughlin 41 yd field goalDallas Desperados 24-23
3rd Quarter
12:44Georgia ForceTDHillery 10 yd pass from Murray (McLaughlin kick)Georgia Force 30-24
09:26Dallas DesperadosTDPettis 2 yd pass from Kubiak (Wells kick)Dallas Desperados 31-30
01:21Dallas DesperadosTDLeverson 5 yd pass from Kubiak (Wells kick)Dallas Desperados 38-30
4th Quarter
13:04Georgia ForceTDHillery 25 yd pass from Murray (Murray pass failed)Dallas Desperados 38-36
09:09Georgia ForceTDMurray 7 yd run (Murray pass failed)Georgia Force 42-38
04:39Dallas DesperadosTDBurks 11 yd pass from Kubiak (Wells kick)Dallas Desperados 45-42
00:37Georgia ForceTDJones 15 yd pass from Murray (McLaughlin kick)Georgia Force 49-45
Note: scores in red indicate lead of more than one possession.
Team Statistics
First Downs1919
Rushing Yards293
Passing Yards246230
Fumble Return Yards00
Time of Possession32:1427:46
3rd Down Conv.4/83/6
4th Down Conv.0/11/1
Individual Statistics
Georgia Passing
Leon Murray264124650
Dallas Passing
Jim Kubiak243723060
Georgia Receiving
Jarrick Hillery91023
Tyronne Jones7572
Darryl Hammond4420
Scott Thomas3230
Bret Cooper2170
Travis Reece150
Dallas Receiving
Will Pettis7472
Dialleo Burks6893
Jason Shelley5510
Andy McCullough4340
Luke Leverson151
Jeremy Beutler140
Georgia Rushing
Leon Murray6231
Darryl Hammond130
Travis Reece130
Dallas Rushing
Will Pettis110
Patrise Alexander120
Georgia Kicking
Steve McLaughlin4/41/30/00/0
Dallas Kicking
Jason Wells6/61/20/00/0
Georgia Returns
Tyronne Jones3/24/01/40/0
Darryl Hammond2/59/00/0/0
Dallas Returns
Will Pettis5/119/00/0/0
Luke Leverson1/17/00/0/0
Dialleo Burks0/0/01/1/0
Georgia Defense
Scotty Lindsey7/020.0/00/0
William Carr4/001.0/40/0
Darryl Hammond3/010.0/00/0
Jarrick Hillery2/000.0/01/0
Kevin Gaines2/010.0/00/0
Bret Cooper1/000.0/00/0
Travis Reece1/000.0/01/0
Jermaine Smith1/001.0/50/0
Scott Thomas1/000.0/00/0
Dan Curran1/000.0/00/0
Steve McLaughlin0/000.0/00/1
Dallas Defense
Tim Denton8/010.0/00/0
Jermaine Jones6/110.0/00/0
Will Pettis4/000.0/00/0
Chad Pegues2/000.0/00/0
Tom Briggs1/100.0/00/0
Tim Martin1/000.0/00/0
Patrick Scott1/000.0/01/0
Carl Greenwood1/000.0/00/0
Luke Leverson1/000.0/00/0
Jason Shelley1/000.0/00/0
Patrise Alexander1/000.0/00/0
Jamie Lovern1/000.0/00/0
Georgia Interceptions
Dallas Interceptions