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Week 5: Buffalo 23 at Albany 75
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Buffalo Destroyers Buffalo Destroyers 1460323
Albany Firebirds Albany Firebirds 323282175
Date: Friday May 12, 2000, Game Time: 12:00 am ET
Arena: Times Union Center
Attendance: 8,816
MVP: Greg Hopkins (Alb)
Ironman of the Game: Tim Brown (Alb)
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter
10:17Buffalo DestroyersTDPerry 18 yd pass from Nagle (Black kick)Buffalo Destroyers 7-0
05:42Albany FirebirdsFGGarner 39 yd field goalBuffalo Destroyers 7-3
00:28Buffalo DestroyersTDJeffcoat fumble return (Black kick)Buffalo Destroyers 14-3
2nd Quarter
11:15Albany FirebirdsTDJohnson 1 yd run (Garner kick)Buffalo Destroyers 14-10
04:57Buffalo DestroyersFGBlack 19 yd field goalBuffalo Destroyers 17-10
02:54Albany FirebirdsTDHopkins 3 yd pass from Pawlawski (Garner kick)Tied 17-17
01:36Albany FirebirdsSKrick safetyAlbany Firebirds 19-17
00:06Albany FirebirdsTDThompson 1 yd run (Garner kick)Albany Firebirds 26-17
00:00Buffalo DestroyersFGBlack 53 yd field goalAlbany Firebirds 26-20
3rd Quarter
11:30Albany FirebirdsTDJohnson 17 yd pass from Pawlawski (Philyaw run)Albany Firebirds 34-20
10:13Albany FirebirdsTDHopkins 42 yd interception return (Garner kick)Albany Firebirds 41-20
08:32Albany FirebirdsTDBrown 1 yd run (Garner kick failed)Albany Firebirds 47-20
01:23Albany FirebirdsTDHopkins 34 yd pass from Pawlawski (Garner kick)Albany Firebirds 54-20
4th Quarter
12:27Buffalo DestroyersFGBlack 51 yd field goalAlbany Firebirds 54-23
11:08Albany FirebirdsTDJohnson 16 yd pass from Pawlawski (Garner kick)Albany Firebirds 61-23
05:30Albany FirebirdsTDJohnson 33 yd pass from Philyaw (Garner kick)Albany Firebirds 68-23
01:10Albany FirebirdsTDThompson 1 yd run (Garner kick)Albany Firebirds 75-23
Note: scores in red indicate lead of more than one possession.
Team Statistics
  BuffaloAlbany
First Downs1419
Rushing Yards2217
Passing Yards170259
Fumbles/Lost2/13/1
Fumble Return Yards00
Penalties/Yards13/6210/56
Time of Possession36:3623:24
3rd Down Conv.3/91/2
4th Down Conv.0/10/0
Individual Statistics
Buffalo Passing
 CompAttYdsTDInt
Browning Nagle111910611
Corey Pullig6166402
Albany Passing
 CompAttYdsTDInt
Mike Pawlawski162521540
Ray Philyaw224410
Buffalo Receiving
 RecYdsTD
Bobby Olive6690
Darrick Branch4310
Chris Perry3391
Willie Latta2100
Pete Simonian1110
David Caldwell1100
Albany Receiving
 RecYdsTD
Greg Hopkins71122
Van Johnson5853
Jay Jones5330
Tim Brown1290
Buffalo Rushing
 RushYdsTD
Pete Simonian490
Tony Jones290
Darrick Branch240
Albany Rushing
 RushYdsTD
Leroy Thompson5132
Mike Pawlawski120
Tim Brown111
Van Johnson111
Buffalo Kicking
 1pt3pt2pt4pt
Mike Black2/23/40/00/0
Albany Kicking
 1pt3pt2pt4pt
Nelson Garner8/91/10/00/0
Buffalo Returns
 KORetMFGRet
Darrick Branch4/65/00/0/0
Willie Latta2/41/00/0/0
Albany Returns
 KORetMFGRet
Van Johnson2/37/01/5/0
Jay Jones2/29/00/0/0
Buffalo Defense
 T/APDSacksF/R
Darnell Cox4/310.0/00/0
Willie Latta4/100.0/00/0
Nate Brooks3/200.0/00/0
David Caldwell2/000.0/00/0
Corey Pullig1/000.0/00/0
Chris Perry1/020.0/00/0
Stan Petry1/000.0/01/0
John DeWitt II0/100.0/00/0
Tony Jones0/100.0/00/0
Jerald Jeffcoat0/000.0/01/1
Albany Defense
 T/APDSacksF/R
Evan Hlavacek7/110.0/00/0
Derek Stingley4/220.0/00/0
Jay Jones3/120.0/00/0
Greg Hopkins3/000.0/00/0
Carl Sacco2/200.0/00/0
Curtis Anderson2/100.0/00/0
Leroy Thompson1/000.0/00/0
Joe Jacobs1/000.0/00/0
Johnnie Hicks1/011.0/50/1
Kyle Moore-Brown1/000.0/00/0
Tim Brown0/201.0/71/0
John Sikora0/100.0/00/0
Chris Snyder0/011.0/70/0
Buffalo Interceptions
 IntsYdsTD
Albany Interceptions
 IntsYdsTD
Greg Hopkins1421
Derek Stingley1190
Evan Hlavacek1160