Are You A True College Football Genius?

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  • 1. 
    What was the highest number of attempted passes for a player in Division 1A in 2006?
    • A. 

      900

    • B. 

      400

    • C. 

      1300

    • D. 

      616

  • 2. 
    How many players were allowed on the field at one time before the number was limited to 11?
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      20

  • 3. 
    Which of the following body parts is not part of a college football player's frame?
    • A. 

      Back

    • B. 

      Hips

    • C. 

      Shoulders

    • D. 

      Arms

  • 4. 
    In what month does the college football season typically begin?
    • A. 

      June

    • B. 

      January

    • C. 

      December

    • D. 

      August

  • 5. 
    What was the individual-yards record for Division 1A in 2005?
    • A. 

      666.87

    • B. 

      879.9

    • C. 

      222.31

    • D. 

      333.45

  • 6. 
    In what year were rubber or composition footballs declared to be illegal in college play?
    • A. 

      1993

    • B. 

      1930

    • C. 

      1883

    • D. 

      2006

  • 7. 
    In what year did a football player first snap the ball between his legs?
    • A. 

      2001

    • B. 

      1889

    • C. 

      1836

    • D. 

      1932

  • 8. 
    In what decade did college football players begin to receive pay?
    • A. 

      1810's

    • B. 

      1930's

    • C. 

      1920's

    • D. 

      1890's

  • 9. 
    What is another name for the zero-yard line in college football?
    • A. 

      The 50-Yard Line

    • B. 

      The Locker Room

    • C. 

      The Winner's Mark

    • D. 

      The Goal Line

  • 10. 
    Who was the first man to pick up a soccer ball and run with it?
    • A. 

      Sam Yard

    • B. 

      James Cameron

    • C. 

      Walter Camp

    • D. 

      William Webb Ellis

  • 11. 
    What penalty is a college football official signaling when he crosses his hands behind his back?
    • A. 

      Illegal Kicking

    • B. 

      Sideline Interference

    • C. 

      Illegal Batting

    • D. 

      Illegal Participation

  • 12. 
    What was the highest points-per-game average for a Division 1A player in 2005?
    • A. 

      7.6

    • B. 

      12.09

    • C. 

      14.4

    • D. 

      33.54

  • 13. 
    What pre-season game marked the beginning of the college football season from 1982-2003?
    • A. 

      Touchdown Match

    • B. 

      Historic Match

    • C. 

      Kickoff Classic

    • D. 

      Let's Play Ball Classic

  • 14. 
    When an official holds both of his flat hands at chest level, what is he signaling?
    • A. 

      Safety

    • B. 

      End Of Period

    • C. 

      Disregard Flag

    • D. 

      Illegal Shift

  • 15. 
    Which official is responsible for assisting the back judge in counting defensive players?
    • A. 

      Umpire

    • B. 

      Field Judge

    • C. 

      Referee

    • D. 

      Side Judge

  • 16. 
    What was the highest punting percentage for a Division 1A player in 2002?
    • A. 

      12.34

    • B. 

      47.59

    • C. 

      32.56

    • D. 

      90.43

  • 17. 
    What was the second-highest points-per-game average for a Division 1-A team in 2003?
    • A. 

      33.69

    • B. 

      18.22

    • C. 

      11.17

    • D. 

      100.54

  • 18. 
    In what year was a rough numbers system implemented in football to identify the players?
    • A. 

      1950

    • B. 

      1915

    • C. 

      1880

    • D. 

      1899

  • 19. 
    In what part of America was football most popular in the 1880's?
    • A. 

      Eastern

    • B. 

      Central

    • C. 

      Southern

    • D. 

      Western

  • 20. 
    In a November 13, 1874 football game, what was a touchdown worth?
    • A. 

      The Game Win

    • B. 

      4 Points

    • C. 

      The Right To Attempt A Goal

    • D. 

      6 Points

  • 21. 
    What social class dominated legal football in 1600's England, eventually spawning a U.S. version?
    • A. 

      The Very Poor

    • B. 

      The Women And Children

    • C. 

      The Wealthy

    • D. 

      The Working Class

  • 22. 
    In Walter Camp's original points system, how much was a goal from the field worth?
    • A. 

      1 Point

    • B. 

      10 Points

    • C. 

      0 Points

    • D. 

      5 Points

  • 23. 
    What might a team choose to do if they are unable to achieve 10 yards in 3 downs?
    • A. 

      Tackle Illegally

    • B. 

      Run The Other Way

    • C. 

      Give Up

    • D. 

      Punt

  • 24. 
    What was the second-highest yards-per-game average for a Division 1A player in 2004?
    • A. 

      185.83

    • B. 

      12.1

    • C. 

      9

    • D. 

      199.01

  • 25. 
    In a standard offensive line, what are the receivers positioned near?
    • A. 

      The Sidelines

    • B. 

      The Biggest Defenders

    • C. 

      The Quarterback

    • D. 

      The Center

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