Hall of Fame Game

ozhall.jpg - 10247 Bytes Tight End. . .6-2, 232. . .Alabama. . .1978-1990 Cleveland Browns, 13 seasons, 198 games. . . All-America at Alabama, 1977. . .First-round draft pick, 1978. . .Nicknamed "Wizard of Oz". . .All-Pro in 1979, 1984. . .Played in three AFC championship games. . .Pro Bowl choice 1982, 1985, 1986
. . .Tops all NFL tight ends in lifetime receptions. . .Career stats: 662 receptions for 7,980 yards, 47 touchdowns. . .Top seasons came back-to-back with 89 catches each in 1983, 1984. . .Had 150-game streak with at least one reception, second longest in NFL history at that time. . .Had three or more receptions 112 games, eight or more catches 13 times. . .Caught 50 or more passes six seasons. . .Played in 197 consecutive games. . .Had 14 receptions for 191 yards vs. Jets, 1984. . . One of five Browns to play in three decades. . .In 1986, won Ed Block Courage Award for continuing to play in spite of injuries. . .Long-time Browns offensive captain. . .Won NFL Players Association Whizzer White Award for community service, 1990. . .Did not fumble in his last 557 carries or receptions. . . Rushed 18 times for 135 yards, two TDs. . .Returned two punts for 29 yards, 1978. . . Born March 16, 1956, in Muscle Shoals, Alabama.
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  1 2 3 4 OT FINAL
  BROWNS 07 07 03 00 03 20
  Cowboys 00 17 00 00 00 17

Game Leaders
Tim Couch, Kevin Johnson, Madre Hill and Dalyon McCutcheon
Weakest Part of team
Place kicking
The Browns are back! We win in overtime 20-17.
1st Quarter

The Browns get a fumble recovery on the Cowboys 1st possession.
A pass interference call puts the Browns on the Cowboys goal line.
Terry Kirby scores on a dive up the middle on 2nd and goal.
Cowboys force the Browns to punt on their 2nd possession.

LCB Cory Fuller gets a key interception in the Browns endzone with 6:20 left in the first.
1st Quarter Summary
Browns lead the Cowboy in this historic 1st quarter, 07-00
2nd Quarter
QB Jason Garrett throws a touchdown pass to Jenkins to tie the game at 7 in the Cowboys 1st possession of the 2nd quarter.
With 8 minutes left in the 2nd, Browns fumble on the Cowboys 11. Cowboys make the recovery.
The future of the Browns sparkle with a TD pass from Tim Couch to WR Kevin Johnson to put the Browns up by a touchdown in the second.
QB Garrett gets his 2nd TD pass to tie the game at 14. The reception was for 22 yards.
K Richie Cunningham puts the Cowboys on top by 3 with a field goal before the end of the half.
2nd Quarter Summary
Cowboys take the lead into half time 17-14.
3rd Quarter


K Phil Dawson makes a field goal to tie the game at 17 for the 1st score of the 2nd half. The starters are out, but the intensity of the game has not let up.

3rd Quarter Summary
A tighter defensive game on both sides end the 3rd with no more scoring. The score stays tied 17-17 heading into the 4th quarter.

4th Quarter
Rookie CB Daylon McCutcheon gets an interception that stops the Cowboys 1st drive of the 4th quarter.
Rookie CB Billy Gustin intercepts a QB Mike Cook pass for the Cowboys. Cowboys take over on their own 49.
Cook replaced Couch who put in a respectable performance in 2 quarters of play.
Cook rebounds from the interception with a great pass of over 30 yards to get the Browns out of bad field position.
WR Curtis Marsh makes a great special teams play to down the ball on the Cowboys 2 yard line on a Browns punt.
With 6 seconds remaining, the Browns have the ball in field goal range.
A 46 yard field goal try by K Danny Kight is wide right. Sudden death coin toss goes to the Browns.
4th Quarter Summary
The game has become much tougher with both teams scoreless in the 4th. We go to overtime tied at 17.
Browns can not score on their 1st possession of overtime. The Cowboys get the ball on their own 30.
R CB McClutcheon gets his second interception of the game. The interception stops a key drive by the Cowboys trying to get in field goal range.
Pass interference on the Cowboys puts the Browns on the 15 yard line.
RB Malcolm Thomas gets the ball to the 2 yard line! Lets go Browns!
K Phil Dawson comes in to kick a 20 yard field goal for the win. Browns win 20-17!
Game Summary
The game ends in spectacular manner as the crowd erupts with the winning field goal by K Phil Dawson.
Couch looked good and CB McCutcheon was spectacular picking up 2 key interceptions.

Final Score
Browns over the Cowboys

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