Stafford leads Predators past ForceApr 20, 2008 - 5:06 AM ATLANTA (Ticker) -- Shane Stafford threw five touchdown passes, including two late in the fourth quarter, to lead the Orlando Predators to a 65-62 victory over the Georgia Force on Saturday.
Trailing 62-52 in the fourth quarter, Orlando (6-2) rallied as Stafford threw a pair of TD passes to Chas Gessner.
The duo hooked up for a one-yard score with 3:30 to play to cut Georgia's lead to 62-59. Gessner hauled in an eight-yard scoring strike with five seconds left to complete the comeback.
Stafford completed 22-of-36 passes for 262 yards and was intercepted once. Gessner finished with seven receptions for 55 yards and four TDs.
Chris Greisen was 21-of-37 for 274 yards and five TDs for the Force (3-4).
GEORGIA 62 FINAL
Predators 65, Force 62 FinalApr 19 10:29 PM
GEORGIA 47 END, 3RD QTR
Predators 45, Force 47 End of 3rdApr 19 9:24 PM
GEORGIA 33 HALFTIME
Predators 31, Force 33 HalfApr 19 8:25 PM
GEORGIA 7 END, 1ST QTR
Predators 21, Force 7 End of 1stApr 19 7:38 PM
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