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Week 17: Tampa Bay 78 at Columbus 53
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Tampa Bay Storm Tampa Bay Storm 721232778
Columbus Destroyers Columbus Destroyers 20702653
Date: Sunday May 22, 2005, Game Time: 3:00 pm ET
Arena: Nationwide Arena
Attendance: 12,990
Off. Player of the Game: Shane Stafford (TAM)
Def. Player of the Game: Kelvin Kinney (TAM)
Ironman of the Game: Lawrence Samuels (TAM)
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter
13:41Columbus DestroyersTDWhite 31 yd pass from D'Orazio (Videtich kick failed)Columbus Destroyers 6-0
05:33Columbus DestroyersTDGroce 31 yd pass from D'Orazio (Videtich kick)Columbus Destroyers 13-0
02:47Tampa Bay StormTDStafford 1 yd run (George kick)Columbus Destroyers 13-7
00:31Columbus DestroyersTDWhite 30 yd pass from D'Orazio (Videtich kick)Columbus Destroyers 20-7
2nd Quarter
09:17Tampa Bay StormTDMuhammad 1 yd run (George kick)Columbus Destroyers 20-14
05:22Columbus DestroyersTDDyer 1 yd run (Videtich kick)Columbus Destroyers 27-14
02:13Tampa Bay StormTDDaniels 42 yd pass from Stafford (George kick)Columbus Destroyers 27-21
00:06Tampa Bay StormTDElpheage 2 yd pass from Stafford (George kick)Tampa Bay Storm 28-27
3rd Quarter
12:37Tampa Bay StormTDBendross 22 yd pass from Stafford (George kick)Tampa Bay Storm 35-27
11:01Tampa Bay StormTDSamuels 3 yd pass from Stafford (George kick)Tampa Bay Storm 42-27
06:01Tampa Bay StormTDStafford 2 yd run (George kick)Tampa Bay Storm 49-27
05:08Tampa Bay StormSHall safetyTampa Bay Storm 51-27
4th Quarter
12:16Tampa Bay StormTDStafford 2 yd run (George kick failed)Tampa Bay Storm 57-27
11:03Columbus DestroyersTDUnertl 5 yd pass from D'Orazio (Videtich kick failed)Tampa Bay Storm 57-33
09:54Tampa Bay StormTDBendross 19 yd pass from Stafford (George kick)Tampa Bay Storm 64-33
06:04Columbus DestroyersTDOlive 11 yd pass from D'Orazio (Videtich kick)Tampa Bay Storm 64-40
02:59Tampa Bay StormTDDaniels 4 yd pass from Case (George kick)Tampa Bay Storm 71-40
00:54Columbus DestroyersTDWhite 4 yd pass from D'Orazio (D'Orazio run failed)Tampa Bay Storm 71-46
00:24Tampa Bay StormTDMuhammad 1 yd run (George kick)Tampa Bay Storm 78-46
00:00Columbus DestroyersTDUnertl 14 yd pass from D'Orazio (Videtich kick)Tampa Bay Storm 78-53
Note: scores in red indicate lead of more than one possession.
Team Statistics
  Tampa BayColumbus
First Downs2814
Rushing Yards2515
Passing Yards284213
Fumbles/Lost1/04/3
Fumble Return Yards00
Penalties/Yards8/567/30
Time of Possession38:4121:19
3rd Down Conv.3/74/6
4th Down Conv.2/21/1
Individual Statistics
Tampa Bay Passing
 CompAttYdsTDInt
Shane Stafford263827750
Stoney Case24710
Columbus Passing
 CompAttYdsTDInt
Matt D'Orazio162621371
Tampa Bay Receiving
 RecYdsTD
Demetris Bendross6952
Lynarise Elpheage6441
Lawrence Samuels5371
Ronney Daniels4602
Clif Dell4280
Anthony Derricks3200
Columbus Receiving
 RecYdsTD
Cornelius White6973
Damien Groce4531
Jeremy Unertl2192
Bobby Olive2191
Chris Curd1140
Ken Jones1110
Tampa Bay Rushing
 RushYdsTD
David White5180
Umar Muhammad542
Shane Stafford353
Stoney Case1-20
Columbus Rushing
 RushYdsTD
Matt D'Orazio6100
Deon Dyer221
Damien Groce130
Tampa Bay Kicking
 1pt3pt2pt4pt
Matt George10/110/10/00/0
Columbus Kicking
 1pt3pt2pt4pt
Steve Videtich5/70/10/00/0
Tampa Bay Returns
 KORetMFGRet
Demetris Bendross2/25/01/9/0
Clif Dell1/7/00/0/0
Anthony Derricks1/9/00/0/0
Columbus Returns
 KORetMFGRet
Damien Groce7/160/00/0/0
Donvetis Franklin2/54/00/0/0
Tampa Bay Defense
 T/APDSacksF/R
Tramain Jones3/200.0/00/0
Anthony Derricks3/000.0/00/0
Ronney Daniels2/100.0/00/0
Lynarise Elpheage2/010.0/00/0
Jonathan Ordway1/100.0/00/0
David White1/110.0/01/0
Ernest Certain1/000.0/00/0
Kelvin Kinney1/000.0/00/1
Ricky Hall1/000.0/00/0
Omar Smith1/000.0/00/0
Mike Sutton1/000.0/00/0
Clif Dell0/200.0/00/0
Umar Muhammad0/100.0/01/0
Lawrence Samuels0/000.0/00/2
Columbus Defense
 T/APDSacksF/R
Brandon Hefflin7/200.0/00/0
Donvetis Franklin6/120.0/00/0
Jeremy Unertl4/110.0/00/0
Cornelius White2/100.0/01/0
Bryan Ray2/100.0/00/0
Bobby Britton2/010.0/00/0
Ken Jones2/000.0/00/0
Juan Long1/200.0/00/0
Chris Curd1/210.0/00/0
Troy Pelshak1/000.0/00/0
Matt D'Orazio1/000.0/00/0
Bill Duff1/000.0/00/0
Jamarr Ward1/000.0/00/0
Bobby Olive0/100.0/00/0
Chris Janek0/100.0/00/0
Tampa Bay Interceptions
 IntsYdsTD
Lynarise Elpheage1380
Columbus Interceptions
 IntsYdsTD