USFL 1984 Week 12 – Pittsburgh Maulers vs. Houston Gamblers

1984 Week 12 – Saturday, May 12, 1984
Attendance: 24,880,
TV: ESPN

Jim Kelly tied a USFL record with five touchdown passes, including three to Richard Johnson and a 68-yard bomb to Ricky Sanders, as Houston routed Pittsburgh 47-26.

Kelly threw for 264 yards and four touchdowns in leading the Gamblers to a 34-7 halftime lead. He finished by completing 15 of 29 passes for 367 yards.

The five scoring passes, tying a mark set by three other USFL quarterbacks this season, give Kelly 28 for the season, breaking the fledgling league’s previous record of 27 set last season by Bobby Hebert of Michigan.

 

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