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Week 12: Tampa Bay 59 at Austin 60
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Tampa Bay Storm Tampa Bay Storm 217102159
Austin Wranglers Austin Wranglers 167152260
Date: Saturday April 15, 2006, Game Time: 8:00 pm ET
Arena: Erwin Center
Attendance: 10,394
MVP: Kevin Nickerson (Aus)
Ironman of the Game: Greg Brown (Aus)
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter
14:10Austin WranglersTDBrown 24 yd pass from Fitzgerald (Sievers kick)Austin Wranglers 7-0
13:17Austin WranglersTDKrager net recovery (Sievers kick failed)Austin Wranglers 13-0
09:20Tampa Bay StormTDSamuels 10 yd pass from Stafford (Gramatica kick)Austin Wranglers 13-7
07:00Tampa Bay StormTDMuhammad 1 yd run (Gramatica kick)Tampa Bay Storm 14-13
02:47Austin WranglersFGSievers 31 yd field goalAustin Wranglers 16-14
00:26Tampa Bay StormTDSolomon 18 yd pass from Stafford (Gramatica kick)Tampa Bay Storm 21-16
2nd Quarter
07:40Tampa Bay StormTDBendross 5 yd pass from Stafford (Gramatica kick)Tampa Bay Storm 28-16
02:21Austin WranglersTDFitzgerald 2 yd run (Sievers kick)Tampa Bay Storm 28-23
3rd Quarter
12:22Tampa Bay StormTDSamuels 33 yd pass from Stafford (Gramatica kick)Tampa Bay Storm 35-23
10:07Austin WranglersTDNickerson 37 yd pass from Fitzgerald (Sievers kick)Tampa Bay Storm 35-30
04:19Tampa Bay StormFGGramatica 30 yd field goalTampa Bay Storm 38-30
01:27Austin WranglersTDLewis 13 yd pass from Fitzgerald (Fitzgerald run)Tied 38-38
4th Quarter
03:59Tampa Bay StormTDElpheage 9 yd pass from Stafford (Gramatica kick)Tampa Bay Storm 45-38
02:25Austin WranglersTDNickerson 18 yd pass from Fitzgerald (Sievers kick)Tied 45-45
01:09Tampa Bay StormTDPenright 3 yd run (Gramatica kick)Tampa Bay Storm 52-45
00:45Austin WranglersTDNickerson 35 yd pass from Fitzgerald (Sievers kick)Tied 52-52
00:23Tampa Bay StormTDPenright 2 yd run (Gramatica kick)Tampa Bay Storm 59-52
00:05Austin WranglersTDLewis 5 yd pass from Fitzgerald (Fitzgerald run)Austin Wranglers 60-59
Note: scores in red indicate lead of more than one possession.
Team Statistics
  Tampa BayAustin
First Downs2817
Rushing Yards233
Passing Yards303283
Fumbles/Lost2/12/2
Fumble Return Yards00
Penalties/Yards10/557/47
Time of Possession34:5925:01
3rd Down Conv.5/102/5
4th Down Conv.2/21/1
Individual Statistics
Tampa Bay Passing
 CompAttYdsTDInt
Shane Stafford294430350
Austin Passing
 CompAttYdsTDInt
John Fitzgerald253028361
Tampa Bay Receiving
 RecYdsTD
Lawrence Samuels121342
Freddie Solomon5641
Demetris Bendross5481
Lynarise Elpheage5421
LeRoy Smith1110
Ricky Hall140
Austin Receiving
 RecYdsTD
Kevin Nickerson131843
Derrick Lewis4342
Greg Brown4401
Dane Krager2140
Angel Rubio170
Sedrick Robinson140
Tampa Bay Rushing
 RushYdsTD
Jarrod Penright592
Umar Muhammad571
Shane Stafford270
Austin Rushing
 RushYdsTD
Dane Krager3-10
Kevin Nickerson220
John Fitzgerald121
Tampa Bay Kicking
 1pt3pt2pt4pt
Bill Gramatica8/81/30/00/0
Austin Kicking
 1pt3pt2pt4pt
Todd Sievers5/61/20/00/0
Tampa Bay Returns
 KORetMFGRet
Demetris Bendross2/29/00/0/0
LeRoy Smith1/0/00/0/0
Tramain Jones0/0/01/3/0
Austin Returns
 KORetMFGRet
Sedrick Robinson7/160/00/0/0
Kevin Nickerson1/1/00/0/0
Tampa Bay Defense
 T/APDSacksF/R
Lynarise Elpheage8/000.0/00/0
Tramain Jones6/100.0/00/0
Jonathan Ordway4/100.0/00/0
Mickey Peters2/300.0/00/0
Nyle Wiren2/100.0/00/0
Demetris Bendross2/000.0/00/0
LeRoy Smith1/000.0/00/0
Ernest Certain1/000.0/00/0
Jarrod Penright0/200.0/00/0
Lawrence Samuels0/000.0/01/1
Austin Defense
 T/APDSacksF/R
Donvetis Franklin7/200.0/00/0
Damon Mason5/040.0/00/0
Dane Krager4/100.0/00/1
Ramon Richardson4/100.5/20/0
Sedrick Robinson4/000.0/00/0
Greg Brown3/200.0/00/0
Eric Thomas3/011.0/60/0
Aaron Humphrey2/100.5/20/0
Kevin Nickerson2/000.0/00/0
Derrick Lewis1/000.0/00/0
Angel Rubio1/000.0/00/0
Sir Mawn Wilson0/100.0/00/0
Torrance Marshall0/010.0/00/0
Tampa Bay Interceptions
 IntsYdsTD
Lynarise Elpheage1100
Austin Interceptions
 IntsYdsTD