AFL Scoreboard - Week 8
D'Orazio comes off bench, tosses 5 TDs as Soul remain undefeated
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Matt D'Orazio came off the bench in the second quarter to replace the injured Tony Graziani and threw for 167 yards and five touchdowns, leading the Philadelphia Soul to a 76-55 victory over the Columbus Destroyers on Monday night.
Graziani was 11-for-13 for 125 yards and four TD passes before leaving. Larry Brackins and Chris Jackson each caught three touchdown passes for Philadelphia (8-0).
D'Orazio's 4-yard scoring toss to Jackson on the last play of the first half gave Philadelphia a 42-35 lead. D'Orazio ran 4 yards for a touchdown early in the third to make 48-35, then threw a 55-yard score to Darius Watts to extend the lead to 20 points.
Matt Nagy finished 20-for-34 for 389 yards and seven touchdowns with one interception for the Destroyers (2-6).