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The Auburn Tigers football program represents Auburn University in the sport of American college football. The Auburn Tigers compete at the highest level of intercollegiate athletics as a charter member of the Southeastern Conference. Take the quiz and see if you are their number one fan and have some fun.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who was a unanimous All-American for Auburn in 1971?

    • A.

      Terry Beasley

    • B.

      David Williams

    • C.

      Gordon Hudson

    • D.

      Rashaan Salaam

    Correct Answer
    A. Terry Beasley
    Explanation
    Terry Beasley was a unanimous All-American for Auburn in 1971. This means that he was selected as an All-American by every major organization or publication that awarded the honor that year. Being a unanimous All-American is a prestigious recognition and indicates that Beasley was considered one of the best college football players in the country during that season.

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  • 2. 

    Which Auburn Tiger won the Heisman Trophy in 1985?

    • A.

      Bo Jackson

    • B.

      Lewis Colbert

    • C.

      Pat Sullivan

    • D.

      Tracy Rocker

    Correct Answer
    A. Bo Jackson
    Explanation
    Bo Jackson is the correct answer because he won the Heisman Trophy in 1985. Bo Jackson was a standout athlete at Auburn University, excelling in both football and baseball. He had an exceptional season in 1985, rushing for 1,786 yards and scoring 17 touchdowns. His incredible athleticism and dominance on the field earned him the prestigious Heisman Trophy, making him the first Auburn Tiger to win the award. Bo Jackson went on to have a successful career in both football and baseball, solidifying his status as one of the greatest athletes of all time.

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  • 3. 

    For how many straight seasons did Auburn play Tennessee before actually hosting a home game?

    • A.

      43

    • B.

      72

    • C.

      74

    • D.

      46

    Correct Answer
    C. 74
    Explanation
    Auburn played Tennessee for 74 straight seasons before hosting a home game. This means that for 74 consecutive years, Auburn and Tennessee faced each other, but Auburn did not have the opportunity to host the game.

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  • 4. 

    The 2005 Auburn Tigers ranked second in the nation in what negative statistic?

    • A.

      Interceptions Thrown

    • B.

      Touchdowns Allowed

    • C.

      Fumbles

    • D.

      Field Goals Missed

    Correct Answer
    B. Touchdowns Allowed
    Explanation
    The 2005 Auburn Tigers ranked second in the nation in touchdowns allowed. This indicates that they had a strong defense and were successful in preventing their opponents from scoring touchdowns.

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  • 5. 

    Athletic director Garland Beard hired what legendary Auburn football coach?

    • A.

      Ralph Jordan

    • B.

      George Bohler

    • C.

      John Heisman

    • D.

      Dave Morey

    Correct Answer
    A. Ralph Jordan
    Explanation
    Athletic director Garland Beard hired Ralph Jordan as the legendary Auburn football coach.

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  • 6. 

    Who was the first Auburn Tiger to win the Wally Butts Award for the Southeast's Top Offensive Back?

    • A.

      Pat Sullivan

    • B.

      Bo Jackson

    • C.

      Travis Tidwell

    • D.

      Tracy Rocker

    Correct Answer
    C. Travis Tidwell
    Explanation
    Travis Tidwell was the first Auburn Tiger to win the Wally Butts Award for the Southeast's Top Offensive Back.

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  • 7. 

    Who won 99 games in two terms as Auburn's head football coach?

    • A.

      Mike Donahue

    • B.

      Chet Wynne

    • C.

      Boozer Pitts

    • D.

      Billy Bates

    Correct Answer
    A. Mike Donahue
    Explanation
    Mike Donahue is the correct answer because he won 99 games in two terms as Auburn's head football coach. This indicates that he had a successful coaching career at Auburn, achieving a high number of wins.

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  • 8. 

    Cadillac Williams led the 2001 Auburn Tigers in rushing, despite playing in only how many games?

    • A.

      Four

    • B.

      Nine

    • C.

      Six

    • D.

      Eight

    Correct Answer
    B. Nine
    Explanation
    Cadillac Williams led the 2001 Auburn Tigers in rushing, despite playing in only nine games. This means that even though he missed some games, he still managed to outperform his teammates in terms of rushing yards. Williams' performance in the games he did play must have been exceptional for him to achieve this feat.

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  • 9. 

    In which year did the Auburn Tigers have their first undefeated 11-win season?

    • A.

      1942

    • B.

      1957

    • C.

      1993

    • D.

      1976

    Correct Answer
    C. 1993
    Explanation
    In 1993, the Auburn Tigers had their first undefeated 11-win season. This means that for the first time, they won all 11 games in that particular year without any losses. This was a significant achievement for the team, as it showcased their exceptional performance and dominance throughout the season.

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  • 10. 

    The year 1993 saw the Auburn Tigers set a school record with how many consecutive victories?

    • A.

      31

    • B.

      11

    • C.

      16

    • D.

      20

    Correct Answer
    D. 20
    Explanation
    In 1993, the Auburn Tigers achieved a remarkable feat by winning 20 consecutive games, setting a new school record. This impressive streak showcased the team's exceptional skills and determination throughout the season. The Tigers' consistent success and ability to secure victory in 20 consecutive matches demonstrated their dominance and solidified their place in Auburn University's history.

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  • 11. 

    Which Auburn wideout had 52 carries for 705 yards in 2001?

    • A.

      Carlos Rogers

    • B.

      David Irons

    • C.

      Terry Beasley

    • D.

      Rodgeriqus Smith

    Correct Answer
    D. Rodgeriqus Smith
    Explanation
    Rodgeriqus Smith is the correct answer because he had 52 carries for 705 yards in 2001. This indicates that Smith was a wide receiver for Auburn during that year and had a significant impact on the team's rushing game. The other options, Carlos Rogers, David Irons, and Terry Beasley, are not relevant to the question and do not have any information indicating their involvement in Auburn's rushing game in 2001.

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  • 12. 

    What is the name of the Auburn Tiger mascot originally drawn by Phil Neel?

    • A.

      War Eagle

    • B.

      Eagle

    • C.

      Aubrey

    • D.

      Aubie

    Correct Answer
    D. Aubie
    Explanation
    Aubie is the correct answer because it is the name of the Auburn Tiger mascot originally drawn by Phil Neel.

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  • 13. 

    Which former Auburn linebacker served in the cabinet of Alabama Governor Bob Riley?

    • A.

      Wayne Gandy

    • B.

      Quentin Riggs

    • C.

      Craig Ogletree

    • D.

      Karlos Dansby

    Correct Answer
    B. Quentin Riggs
  • 14. 

    In 2002, which former Auburn split end was indicted into the College Football Hall of Fame?

    • A.

      Pat Sullivan

    • B.

      Terry Bowden

    • C.

      Bo Jackson

    • D.

      Terry Beasley

    Correct Answer
    D. Terry Beasley
    Explanation
    Terry Beasley was a former Auburn split end who was indicted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2002. He had a successful career at Auburn University, where he set multiple records and earned All-American honors. Beasley was known for his exceptional speed and agility, making him a standout player during his time at Auburn. His induction into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2002 recognizes his significant contributions to the sport and his impact on Auburn's football program.

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  • 15. 

    What was the last name of 2005 Auburn Tiger football teammates and brothers David and Kenny?

    • A.

      Irons

    • B.

      Rocker

    • C.

      Smith

    • D.

      Petrie

    Correct Answer
    A. Irons
    Explanation
    The last name of the 2005 Auburn Tiger football teammates and brothers David and Kenny is Irons.

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  • 16. 

    Which Auburn football figures are associated with "278Z Takeoff"?

    • A.

      Aundray Bruce And Stacy Searels

    • B.

      Gregg Carr And Bo Jackson

    • C.

      Ben Tamburello And Bob Harris

    • D.

      Patrick Nix And Frank Sanders

    Correct Answer
    D. Patrick Nix And Frank Sanders
    Explanation
    Patrick Nix and Frank Sanders are associated with "278Z Takeoff". The other options do not mention any connection to this specific term.

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  • 17. 

    Which Agricultural and Mechanical College faculty member was the first Auburn football coach?

    • A.

      D.M. Balliet

    • B.

      George Petrie

    • C.

      G.H. Harvey

    • D.

      Billy Watkins

    Correct Answer
    B. George Petrie
    Explanation
    George Petrie was the first Auburn football coach. He was a faculty member at the Agricultural and Mechanical College.

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  • 18. 

    Which Auburn Tiger ran for 184 yards and was MVP of the 2003 Capital One Bowl?

    • A.

      Ronnie Brown

    • B.

      Quentin Groves

    • C.

      Tracy Rocker

    • D.

      Ben Grubbs

    Correct Answer
    A. Ronnie Brown
    Explanation
    Ronnie Brown ran for 184 yards and was named MVP of the 2003 Capital One Bowl.

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  • 19. 

    A shoulder injury ended the 2004 season of what Auburn football standout?

    • A.

      Kenny Irons

    • B.

      Marcus McNeill

    • C.

      Junior Rosengreen

    • D.

      Tre Smith

    Correct Answer
    D. Tre Smith
    Explanation
    Tre Smith, an Auburn football standout, had his 2004 season cut short due to a shoulder injury.

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  • 20. 

    In a famous 1972 game, which Auburn Tiger scored on two consecutive blocked Alabama punts?

    • A.

      David Langner

    • B.

      Larry Willingham

    • C.

      Mike Fuller

    • D.

      Ken Bernich

    Correct Answer
    A. David Langner
    Explanation
    David Langner is the correct answer because he is the Auburn Tiger who scored on two consecutive blocked Alabama punts in a famous 1972 game. This accomplishment made him a notable figure in Auburn football history.

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  • 21. 

    Which Auburn running back was granted an extra year of NCAA eligibility in 2006?

    • A.

      Tim Duckworth

    • B.

      Carnell Williams

    • C.

      David Irons

    • D.

      Quentin Groves

    Correct Answer
    C. David Irons
    Explanation
    David Irons was granted an extra year of NCAA eligibility in 2006.

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  • 22. 

    What type of injuries led Casinious Moore to leave the Auburn football team?

    • A.

      Hip Pointer

    • B.

      Concussion

    • C.

      Lower Leg

    • D.

      Broken Wrist

    Correct Answer
    C. Lower Leg
    Explanation
    Casinious Moore left the Auburn football team due to lower leg injuries. This type of injury can be quite severe and can greatly impact an athlete's ability to perform. Lower leg injuries can include fractures, sprains, or tears in the bones, muscles, or tendons of the lower leg. These injuries can be very painful and can require a significant amount of time to heal. In some cases, they may even require surgery or other interventions.

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  • 23. 

    In what year did Pat Sullivan win Auburn's first Heisman Trophy?

    • A.

      1971

    • B.

      1997

    • C.

      1973

    • D.

      1962

    Correct Answer
    A. 1971
    Explanation
    Pat Sullivan won Auburn's first Heisman Trophy in 1971.

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  • 24. 

    Which Auburn Tiger earned the starting quarterback spot as a true freshman in 1998?

    • A.

      Gabe Gross

    • B.

      Jason Campbell

    • C.

      David Rocker

    • D.

      Benji Roland

    Correct Answer
    A. Gabe Gross
    Explanation
    Gabe Gross earned the starting quarterback spot as a true freshman in 1998.

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  • 25. 

    For how many seasons was "Shug" Jordan Auburn's head football coach?

    • A.

      12

    • B.

      13

    • C.

      25

    • D.

      16

    Correct Answer
    C. 25
    Explanation
    Shug Jordan was the head football coach for Auburn for 25 seasons. This means that he held the position for a long period of time, indicating his success and the trust that the university had in him. The longevity of his tenure suggests that he was able to establish a successful program and maintain consistency over a significant period, making him a highly respected figure in Auburn's football history.

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  • 26. 

    Which Auburn Tiger won the Lombardi Award and Outland Trophy in 1988?

    • A.

      Terry Bowden

    • B.

      Carlos Rogers

    • C.

      Zeke Smith

    • D.

      Tracy Rocker

    Correct Answer
    D. Tracy Rocker
    Explanation
    Tracy Rocker won the Lombardi Award and Outland Trophy in 1988.

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  • 27. 

    Which Auburn Tiger and conference-leading rusher was named SEC MVP in 2000?

    • A.

      Takeo Spikes

    • B.

      Rudi Johnson

    • C.

      Karlos Dansby

    • D.

      Damon Duval

    Correct Answer
    B. Rudi Johnson
    Explanation
    Rudi Johnson was named SEC MVP in 2000 because he was the conference-leading rusher for the Auburn Tigers.

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  • 28. 

    In what city did Auburn play in 1937's Bacardi Bowl?

    • A.

      Dallas, Texas

    • B.

      Memphis, Tennessee

    • C.

      Havana, Cuba

    • D.

      Boston, Massachusetts

    Correct Answer
    C. Havana, Cuba
    Explanation
    In 1937, Auburn played in the Bacardi Bowl, which took place in Havana, Cuba.

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  • 29. 

    In 2003, Auburn wide receiver Bruce Edwards left the team to pursue what type of career?

    • A.

      Baseball

    • B.

      Hockey

    • C.

      Lacrosse

    • D.

      Tennis

    Correct Answer
    A. Baseball
    Explanation
    In 2003, Auburn wide receiver Bruce Edwards decided to leave the team in order to pursue a career in baseball. This suggests that he had a passion for baseball and believed that he had a better opportunity in that sport. It is not mentioned in the question whether he considered pursuing a career in hockey, lacrosse, or tennis, so we can conclude that baseball was the specific career path he chose.

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  • 30. 

    In which year did Auburn resume their once long-standing series with Alabama?

    • A.

      1948

    • B.

      1937

    • C.

      1951

    • D.

      1921

    Correct Answer
    A. 1948
    Explanation
    In 1948, Auburn resumed their once long-standing series with Alabama. This suggests that the series between the two teams had been interrupted or put on hold for a period of time, and in 1948, they decided to resume playing each other.

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  • 31. 

    Which player ended his Auburn Tiger career as the program's leading scorer?

    • A.

      Tommy Tuberville

    • B.

      John Vaughn

    • C.

      Carnell Williams

    • D.

      Kenny Irons

    Correct Answer
    B. John Vaughn
    Explanation
    John Vaughn ended his Auburn Tiger career as the program's leading scorer.

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  • 32. 

    Which former Auburn Tiger was named the 2006 NFL Rookie of the Year?

    • A.

      Carnell Williams

    • B.

      Jeremy Shockey

    • C.

      Domanick Davis

    • D.

      Ben Roethlisberger

    Correct Answer
    A. Carnell Williams
    Explanation
    Carnell Williams was named the 2006 NFL Rookie of the Year because of his exceptional performance during his first season in the NFL. As a former Auburn Tiger, Williams showcased his talent and skills, making a significant impact on the field. His impressive performance earned him the prestigious Rookie of the Year title, recognizing his outstanding contributions to his team and the league as a whole.

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  • 33. 

    Starting in 2004, one home game of each Auburn football season was designated what?

    • A.

      Tiger Day

    • B.

      Turn It Blue

    • C.

      All Auburn, All Orange

    • D.

      White Out

    Correct Answer
    C. All Auburn, All Orange
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All Auburn, All Orange." This designation refers to a tradition at Auburn University where fans are encouraged to wear orange clothing to show their support for the football team. This tradition started in 2004 and continues to be observed during one home game each season.

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  • 34. 

    In 2006, which former Auburn Tiger was named the third greatest college athlete by "Sports Illustrated"?

    • A.

      Bo Jackson

    • B.

      Charles Barkley

    • C.

      Frank Thomas

    • D.

      Takeo Spikes

    Correct Answer
    A. Bo Jackson
    Explanation
    Bo Jackson, a former Auburn Tiger, was named the third greatest college athlete by "Sports Illustrated" in 2006. Bo Jackson is widely regarded as one of the greatest athletes of all time, excelling in both football and baseball during his college and professional career. His exceptional athleticism, speed, and strength made him a dominant force on the field, earning him numerous accolades and recognition. "Sports Illustrated" recognized his incredible achievements and impact on college sports by ranking him as the third greatest college athlete in 2006.

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  • 35. 

    In 2005, Auburn University named the field at Jordan-Hare Stadium after what Auburn football figure?

    • A.

      Ralph "Shug" Jordan

    • B.

      Terry Bowden

    • C.

      Pat Dye

    • D.

      John Heisman

    Correct Answer
    C. Pat Dye
    Explanation
    Auburn University named the field at Jordan-Hare Stadium after Pat Dye. Pat Dye was an influential figure in Auburn football history, serving as the head coach from 1981 to 1992. Under his leadership, Auburn experienced great success, including four SEC championships. Dye's impact on the program and his contributions to Auburn football made him a fitting choice for this honor.

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  • 36. 

    Which 2002 Auburn Tiger was second on the team with 28 receptions for 348 yards?

    • A.

      Kenny Irons

    • B.

      Chris Shelling

    • C.

      Frank Sanders

    • D.

      Robert Johnson

    Correct Answer
    D. Robert Johnson
    Explanation
    Robert Johnson was the second player on the 2002 Auburn Tiger team with 28 receptions for 348 yards.

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  • 37. 

    Ronnie Brown was named MVP of the 2002 Capitol One Bowl after rushing for how many yards?

    • A.

      164

    • B.

      205

    • C.

      184

    • D.

      159

    Correct Answer
    C. 184
    Explanation
    Ronnie Brown was named MVP of the 2002 Capitol One Bowl after rushing for 184 yards.

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