Kats
Rush
44 - 27 Final
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Alexander, defense lift Kats over Rush

May 20, 2007 - 3:37 AM ROSEMONT, Illinois (Ticker) -- Dan Alexander rushed for two touchdowns and helped control the time of possession as the Nashville Kats snapped a three-game losing streak with a 44-27 triumph over the Chicago Rush.

Alexander rushed for 71 yards on 17 carries and Jeff Smoker completed 22-of-30 passes for 216 yards and two touchdowns for the Kats (5-7), who controlled the ball for nearly 18 minutes in the second half.

Chicago (8-3) took a 27-23 lead with 5:35 remaining in the third quarter on a three-yard touchdown run by DeJuan Alfonzo but then were held scoreless for the rest of the game.

Kenny Higgins hauled in nine receptions for 105 yards and a touchdown for Nashville, which scored 21 unanswered points to close out the game.

Matt D'Orazio passed for 164 yards and two scores and Rob Mager had 11 catches for 76 yards and a touchdown for the Rush, who remain on top of the Central Division standings, one-half game ahead of the Colorado Crush.








  • ARENA
    NASHVILLE 44
    CHICAGO 27 FINAL

    May 19 10:30 PM


  • ARENA
    NASHVILLE 44
    CHICAGO 27 1:17 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Kats vs. RushMay 19 10:21 PM


  • ARENA
    NASHVILLE 37
    CHICAGO 27 9:27 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Kats vs. RushMay 19 10:03 PM


  • ARENA
    NASHVILLE 30
    CHICAGO 27 END, 3RD QTR

    May 19 9:52 PM


  • ARENA
    NASHVILLE 30
    CHICAGO 27 END, 3RD QTR

    Kats vs. RushMay 19 9:52 PM


  • ARENA
    NASHVILLE 23
    CHICAGO 27 4:57 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Kats vs. RushMay 19 9:41 PM


  • ARENA
    NASHVILLE 23
    CHICAGO 21 9:51 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Kats vs. RushMay 19 9:32 PM


  • ARENA
    NASHVILLE 16
    CHICAGO 21 HALFTIME

    May 19 9:13 PM


  • ARENA
    NASHVILLE 16
    CHICAGO 21 0:11 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Kats vs. RushMay 19 9:11 PM


  • ARENA
    NASHVILLE 14
    CHICAGO 21 5:28 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Kats vs. RushMay 19 8:53 PM


  • ARENA
    NASHVILLE 14
    CHICAGO 14 9:51 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Kats vs. RushMay 19 8:46 PM


  • ARENA
    NASHVILLE 7
    CHICAGO 14 13:53 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Kats vs. RushMay 19 8:38 PM


  • ARENA
    NASHVILLE 7
    CHICAGO 7 END, 1ST QTR

    May 19 8:33 PM


  • ARENA
    NASHVILLE 7
    CHICAGO 7 0:36 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Kats vs. RushMay 19 8:30 PM


  • ARENA
    NASHVILLE 0
    CHICAGO 7 11:58 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Kats vs. RushMay 19 8:09 PM