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Week 1: Albany 76 at Nashville 65
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Albany Firebirds Albany Firebirds 1420212176
Nashville Kats Nashville Kats 2110142065
Date: Thursday April 13, 2000, Game Time: 12:00 am ET
Arena: Bridgestone Arena
Attendance: 11,716
MVP: Eddie Brown (Alb)
Ironman of the Game: Greg Hopkins (Alb)
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter
12:44Nashville KatsTDBratton 2 yd run (Russell pass to Jones)Nashville Kats 8-0
08:12Albany FirebirdsTDBrown 17 yd pass from Pawlawski (Garner kick)Nashville Kats 8-7
05:39Nashville KatsTDRussell 13 yd pass from Kelly (McLaughlin kick failed)Nashville Kats 14-7
04:31Albany FirebirdsTDBrown 38 yd pass from Pawlawski (Garner kick)Tied 14-14
00:31Nashville KatsTDFleming 2 yd pass from Kelly (McLaughlin kick)Nashville Kats 21-14
2nd Quarter
12:14Albany FirebirdsTDHopkins 32 yd pass from Pawlawski (Garner kick failed)Nashville Kats 21-20
04:03Albany FirebirdsTDBrown 20 yd pass from Pawlawski (Garner kick)Albany Firebirds 27-21
01:09Nashville KatsTDRussell 6 yd pass from Kelly (McLaughlin kick)Nashville Kats 28-27
00:45Albany FirebirdsTDBrown 34 yd pass from Pawlawski (Garner kick)Albany Firebirds 34-28
00:00Nashville KatsFGMcLaughlin 20 yd field goalAlbany Firebirds 34-31
3rd Quarter
11:05Albany FirebirdsTDBrown 14 yd pass from Pawlawski (Garner kick)Albany Firebirds 41-31
06:25Nashville KatsTDHammond 5 yd pass from Kelly (McLaughlin kick)Albany Firebirds 41-38
05:10Albany FirebirdsTDHopkins 15 yd pass from Pawlawski (Garner kick)Albany Firebirds 48-38
04:00Nashville KatsTDFleming 45 yd pass from Kelly (McLaughlin kick)Albany Firebirds 48-45
01:39Albany FirebirdsTDJohnson 8 yd pass from Pawlawski (Garner kick)Albany Firebirds 55-45
4th Quarter
08:06Nashville KatsTDFleming 7 yd pass from Kelly (McLaughlin kick)Albany Firebirds 55-52
06:56Albany FirebirdsTDBrown 45 yd pass from Pawlawski (Garner kick)Albany Firebirds 62-52
00:21Albany FirebirdsTDBrown 3 yd pass from Pawlawski (Garner kick)Albany Firebirds 69-52
00:08Nashville KatsTDFleming 4 yd pass from Kelly (Kelly pass failed)Albany Firebirds 69-58
00:04Albany FirebirdsTDBrown 10 yd kickoff return (Garner kick)Albany Firebirds 76-58
00:00Albany FirebirdsTDJones 56 yd kickoff return (McLaughlin kick)Albany Firebirds 83-58
Note: scores in red indicate lead of more than one possession.
Team Statistics
  AlbanyNashville
First Downs2317
Rushing Yards2438
Passing Yards379303
Fumbles/Lost1/11/1
Fumble Return Yards00
Penalties/Yards5/247/23
Time of Possession24:1735:43
3rd Down Conv.2/25/8
4th Down Conv.0/01/1
Individual Statistics
Albany Passing
 CompAttYdsTDInt
Mike Pawlawski2933379100
Nashville Passing
 CompAttYdsTDInt
Andy Kelly324430370
Jeff Russell00000
Albany Receiving
 RecYdsTD
Eddie Brown122357
Van Johnson5411
Greg Hopkins5702
Jay Jones4180
Leroy Thompson140
Tim Brown150
Carl Sacco160
Nashville Receiving
 RecYdsTD
Cory Fleming161684
Jeff Russell6482
Darryl Hammond5461
Tyronne Jones5410
Albany Rushing
 RushYdsTD
Leroy Thompson290
Tim Brown260
Van Johnson1100
Mike Pawlawski1-10
Nashville Rushing
 RushYdsTD
Jason Bratton7331
DeWayne Dotson130
Jeff Russell120
Darryl Hammond100
Albany Kicking
 1pt3pt2pt4pt
Nelson Garner10/110/00/00/0
Nashville Kicking
 1pt3pt2pt4pt
Steve McLaughlin6/71/30/00/0
Albany Returns
 KORetMFGRet
Jay Jones4/86/01/18/0
Eddie Brown1/10/10/0/0
Van Johnson1/43/00/0/0
Nashville Returns
 KORetMFGRet
Jeff Russell5/117/00/0/0
Tyronne Jones5/173/10/0/0
Darryl Hammond1/15/00/0/0
Albany Defense
 T/APDSacksF/R
Evan Hlavacek10/400.0/00/0
Derek Stingley8/030.0/00/0
Greg Hopkins2/300.0/00/0
Kyle Moore-Brown2/200.0/00/0
Tim Brown2/210.0/00/0
Carl Sacco2/100.0/00/0
Chris Lawson2/110.0/00/0
Anthony Jenkins1/100.0/00/0
Jay Jones1/110.0/00/0
Joe Jacobs1/000.0/00/0
Mark Valvo1/010.0/00/0
Nelson Garner1/000.0/00/0
Ricky Hall0/100.0/00/0
Leroy Thompson0/000.0/00/1
Van Johnson0/010.0/00/0
Nashville Defense
 T/APDSacksF/R
Carl Greenwood5/100.0/00/0
Rob Davis4/100.0/00/0
DeWayne Dotson4/000.0/00/0
Kirk Pointer3/000.0/00/0
Darryl Hammond3/000.0/00/1
Steve McLaughlin2/000.0/00/0
Jeff Russell2/000.0/00/0
Carlos Fowler1/100.0/00/0
Aaron Hamilton1/000.0/00/0
Tyronne Jones1/000.0/00/0
James Baron0/110.0/00/0
Albany Interceptions
 IntsYdsTD
Nashville Interceptions
 IntsYdsTD