AFL Scoreboard - Week 1
Videtich misses winning FG, fails to lift Blaze over Rattlers in opener
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Lang Campbell threw eight touchdown passes and the Arizona Rattlers held on to beat the Utah Blaze 63-62 on Saturday night in the Arena Football League season opener for both teams.
Utah had a chance to win in the final seconds, but Steve Videtich missed a 36-yard field-goal attempt.
Campbell was 31-of-46 for 319 yards. Kevin Nickerson caught nine passes for 100 yards and three touchdowns, and Trandon Harvey had eight catches for 102 yards and two scores.
Utah's Joe Germaine was 19-of-31 for 236 yards and five touchdowns. Huey Whittaker caught two touchdown passes and also ran for two scores.