Amalie Oil Field - Amalie Arena
TAMPA, FL – It was T.T. Toliver time Saturday on Wellness Night but the Tampa Bay Storm (1-9) succumb to American Conference rival Jacksonville, 67-34 at Amalie Arena. The Sharks (5-5) have won three of their last four games.
Before a boisterous crowd of 8,418, the 39-year-old Toliver in his 14th AFL season, caught eight passes for 124 yards giving him a career total of 15,232 yards. The former Bethune-Cookman standout also caught three passes for touchdowns.
Toliver’s hauled in a 13-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Jason Boltus with 4:23 left in the second quarter which gave him the AFL record.. He surpassed AFL Hall of Famer Damian Harrell who set the mark with 15,134 yards after the conclusion of his career in 2011.
Toliver also ranks second in AFL history with 1,160 receptions and needs just five more to surpass Harrell (1,164) and become the League’s All-Time reception leader.
The Storm next plays the Los Angeles KISS Saturday (June 18) starting at 7:30 p.m. in Amalie Arena.
JAX – Tiger Jones 16 pass from Tommy Grady (kick failed) 13:31.
TAM – T.T. Toliver 17 pass from Jason Boltus (Delbert Alvarado kick) 9:10.
JAX – Joe Hills 4 pass from Grady (Lindsey Wolfe kick) 5:39.
JAX – Jordan Miller 28 pass interception return (Wolfe kick) 4:20.
JAX – Hills 15 pass from Grady (Wolfe kick) 10:19.
JAX – Greg Reid 21 pass interception return (Wolfe kick) 9:05.
TAM – Toliver 13 pass from Boltus (Avarado kick) 4:29.
JAX – Reggie Gray 22 pass from Grady (Wolfe kick) 2:10.
JAX – Hills 14 pass from Grady (kick failed) 00:32.
TAM – John Brown 1 run (Alvarado kick) 11:11.
JAX – Dexter Jackson 1 run (Wolfe kick) 8:14.
JAX – Hills 2 pass from Grady (Wolfe kick) 14:56.
TAM – Phillip Barnett 22 pass from Boltus (kick failed) 9:55.
TAM – Toliver 12 pass from Boltus (Alvarado kick) 5:18.
JAX – Greg Reid 48 yard fumble recovery.
JAX – Tommy Grady (16-23-0-188-6), Sean Brackett (1-4-0-4-0).
TAM – Jason Boltus (22-41-3-284-4).
JAX – Jason Holman (1-0-0), Sean Brackett (1-4-0), Dexter Jackson (3-2-1).
TAM – John Brown (3-6-1, Jason Boltus (5-18-0), T.T. Toliver (1-5-0).
JAX – Joe Hills (7-68-4), Tiger Jones (5-36-1), Reggie Gray (2-45-1), Andrew Robustelli (2-21-0).
TAM – T.T. Toliver (8-124-3), Mike Washington (6-78-0) , Phillip Barnett (8-82-1).
KO Returns: (No.-Yds-TD)
JAX – Reggie Gray (2-28-0), David Hyland (2-54-0), Andrew Robustelli 1-1-0).
TAM – Mike Washington (9-134-0).
Under Armour Offensive Player of the Game: Joe Hills, Jacksonville.
Riddell Defensive Player of the Game: Greg Reid, Jacksonville.
J. Lewis Small Playmaker of the Game: Dexter Jackson, Jacksonville.
Cutters Catch of the Game: Jordan Miller, Jacksonville, ricochet interception return for 28 yards at 4:20 of the first quarter.
AFL Highlight of the Game: T.T. Toliver, Tampa Bay, 13-yard touchdown reception at 4:29 of second quarter.