Germaine guides Blaze to first win of seasonMay 4, 2008 - 4:27 AM SALT LAKE CITY (Ticker) -- Joe Germaine threw for eight touchdowns and ran for another score to lead the Utah Blaze to a 67-50 victory over the Kansas City Brigade on Saturday.
Germaine finished 24-of-30 for 337 yards for the Blaze (1-9), who notched their first win of the season.
Huey Whittaker had 11 catches for 117 yards and four touchdowns while J.J. McKelvey added six catches for 88 yards and two more scores for Utah.
D. Bryant finished 30-of-37 for 266 yards and five touchdowns for the Brigade (1-8) while Ce'Sare Manning recorded 13 catches for 128 yards and two TDs.
KANSAS CITY 50
UTAH 67 FINAL
Command 50, Blaze 67 FinalMay 3 11:39 PM
KANSAS CITY 30
UTAH 46 0:00 LEFT, 3RD QTR
Command 30, Blaze 46 End of 3rdMay 3 10:58 PM
KANSAS CITY 21
UTAH 33 HALFTIME
Command 21, Blaze 33 HalfMay 3 10:17 PM
KANSAS CITY 7
UTAH 13 END, 1ST QTR
Command 7, Blaze 13 End of 1stMay 3 9:39 PM
- Blaze name AFL veteran new coach Jan 26
- Dutton leads Crush over Blaze Jun 28
- Blaze conclude season on high note, stomp Rattlers Jun 22
- Dutton's throws three scores as Crush roll Jun 22
- Avengers sink Brigade with late touchdown Jun 15
- Germaine sparks Blaze to win over Avengers Jun 10
- Burley, defense lead Rattlers past Brigade Jun 8
- Germaine ignites Blaze past Rampage Jun 1
- Michna rallies Rush past Brigade Jun 1
- Videtich's last-second kick helps Blaze edge Rush May 25
- Bryant's late TD toss helps Brigade top Soul May 23
- Stafford leads Predators past Brigade May 18