Steeldogs bite the Talons

Sunday, August 11th 2002, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

The Tulsa Talons lost their second-round playoff game 53-34 to the Birmingham Steeldogs Saturday.

The loss ended the Talons' season in front of 3,535 fans at the Convention Center.

The Steeldogs finished second in the southern Division of arenafootball2 and now advance to the third round against the Peoria Pirates for the national Conference title next Saturday.

Peoria beat San Diego 22-12 on Saturday.

Tulsa won the Central division title and finished the regular season with the af2's best record and closed the season at 15-3.

The Talons' loss was only the second in the last 21 home games.