Louisville Leopards at Dover Tornadoes 1992 Football Highlights
Louisville 28, Dover 12
On October 16, 1992, Brian Beatty ran for 151 yards and scored two touchdowns to help lead the Louisville Leopards to a 28-12 victory over the host Dover Tornadoes.
The Leopards spotted the Tornadoes a first quarter touchdown when Pete Kuczirka ran back an interception 42 yards for a touchdown to make it 6-0 Dover.
However, the Leps answered back in the second quarter on a double option touchdown run. Quarterback Jon Aljancic gave the handoff to Bob Burick, Burick pitched to Beatty, and Beatty ran 3 yards for the score. With Aljancic’s extra point, Louisville took a 7-6 lead.
The Leopards found the endzone twice in the third quarter. Less than two minutes into the second half, Louisville’s Jason Sivy picked off a Dover pass and returned it 30 yards for a touchdown. Not long after, Aljancic found a wide open Burick for a 66 yard bomb to give the Leps a 21-6 advantage. Aljancic finished 5 of 12 passing for 109 yards.
The Tornadoes made things interesting by tallying another touchdown in the fourth quarter, but a failed conversion attempt allowed the Leopards to keep a two score advantage at 21-12. Later, Beatty broke free for a 73 yard rushing touchdown to hammer home the final nail in the coffin.
Louisville finished with 243 yards on the ground and 123 yards through the air to improve to 7-0 overall and 4-0 in the NBC. Dover finished with 174 yards rushing and 49 yards passing in falling to 2-5 overall and 1-4 in the NBC.
Dover – Pete Kuczirka 42 yard interception return (Kick Failed), 0-6
Louisville – Brian Beatty 3 yard run (Jon Aljancic Kick), 7-6
Louisville – Jason Sivy 30 yard interception return (Jon Aljancic Kick), 14-6
Louisville – Bob Burick 66 yard pass from Jon Aljancic (Jon Aljancic Kick), 21-6
Dover – Kail 2 yard run (Pass Failed), 21-12
Louisville – Brian Beaty 73 yard run (Jon Aljancic Kick), 28-12