San Antonio Texans held their first home game in front of 18,112 fans in the Alamodome. The Texans and the Stallions entered the game tied on top of the South Division standing with Birmingham at 1-1. This match held true to the even standings with Baltimore just edging by San Antonio in the fourth quarter to take a 28 to 23 victory. The Stallion’s Shannon Culver opened the scoring in the first quarter recovering a fumble in the end zone after Mike Pringle had broken a running play for 86 yards. Carlos Huerta scored his first of 14 points by kicking the convert. The Texans came back to tie the score in the first quarter as RB Mike Saunders took the ball in from the 13-yard line for the major. K Roman Anderson converted. In the second quarter San Antonio pulled ahead on a 10 yard TD run by Mark Stock. Anderson scored the second of his 11 points on the night with the point after. Tracy Ham threw his fourth TD of the year to Reggie Perry from the 2-yard line. After the convert, the teams traded field goals — Anderson from 29 and Huerta from 41 to finish the half tied at 17. The rest of the game belonged to the kickers. Heurta hit from 37 and 23 yards while Anderson made good from 37 and 47 yards leaving the game tied again at 23 with 13:03 left to play. The Stallions broke the tie when a bad snap from Joe Garten to Todd Jordan resulted in a safety. Five minutes later Heurta booted his fourth field goal of the game from 48 yards out. Baltimore’s defence was able to hold off the San Antonio attack for the final five minutes to earn the victory.
|7:00 PM||Partly Cloudy||32.6°C||N (110°) at 12 km/h||48%||101.20 kPa|
|8:00 PM||Partly Cloudy||31.0°C||NNE (120°) at 17 km/h||54%||101.23 kPa|
|9:00 PM||Partly Cloudy||28.8°C||NNE (120°) at 14 km/h||61%||101.30 kPa|
|10:00 PM||Clear||27.9°C||NNE (120°) at 13 km/h||64%||101.38 kPa|
Data from Dark Sky. Estimated conditions.
|Value||Person||Record Held Span||OR|
|Longest Rush – Play||37th||37th||86 yards||Mike Pringle|