Ball State Cardinals Football Trivia

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  • 1. 

    How many losses in a row did the Ball State football team have in 2005, starting with game one?

    • A.

      12

    • B.

      One

    • C.

      Four

    • D.

      Nine

    Correct Answer
    C. Four
    Explanation
    In 2005, the Ball State football team had four losses in a row, starting with game one.

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  • 2. 

    What MAC team did the 2005 Ball State Cardinals football team beat 60-57 after five overtimes?

    • A.

      Western Michigan

    • B.

      Alabama

    • C.

      Washington State

    • D.

      Arizona State

    Correct Answer
    A. Western Michigan
    Explanation
    The 2005 Ball State Cardinals football team defeated the Western Michigan team with a score of 60-57 after five overtimes.

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  • 3. 

    What 2005 Ball State senior quarterback ranked fifth in the MAC conference with a 130.54 rating?

    • A.

      Bruce Gradkowski

    • B.

      Joey Lynch

    • C.

      Zach Jones

    • D.

      Dante Love

    Correct Answer
    B. Joey Lynch
    Explanation
    Joey Lynch is the correct answer because he was the 2005 Ball State senior quarterback who ranked fifth in the MAC conference with a 130.54 rating.

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  • 4. 

    104 receptions and eight TD were team highs for which 2004 Ball State junior WR?

    • A.

      Brian Jackson

    • B.

      Dante Ridgeway

    • C.

      Casey Gillin

    • D.

      Wendell Brown

    Correct Answer
    B. Dante Ridgeway
    Explanation
    Dante Ridgeway had the most receptions (104) and touchdowns (8) for the Ball State football team in 2004.

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  • 5. 

    What MAC football team did Ball State lose to 40-41 in their final game of 2004?

    • A.

      Colorado State

    • B.

      Florida State

    • C.

      Duke

    • D.

      Central Michigan

    Correct Answer
    D. Central Michigan
    Explanation
    In the final game of 2004, Ball State lost to Central Michigan with a score of 40-41.

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  • 6. 

    What overall record did the Ball State Cardinals football team have in 2003?

    • A.

      41885

    • B.

      41737

    • C.

      41680

    • D.

      Dec-00

    Correct Answer
    B. 41737
    Explanation
    The answer 41737 is the overall record of the Ball State Cardinals football team in 2003. This number represents the total number of wins and losses the team had during that season.

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  • 7. 

    With what overall record did the Ball State Cardinals football team finish out the 2002 season?

    • A.

      41796

    • B.

      41885

    • C.

      41650

    • D.

      41707

    Correct Answer
    A. 41796
  • 8. 

    What was the longest winning streak for the Ball State football Cardinals in 2002?

    • A.

      Six Games

    • B.

      One Game

    • C.

      Three Games

    • D.

      Eight Games

    Correct Answer
    C. Three Games
    Explanation
    In 2002, the Ball State football Cardinals had a winning streak of three games. This means that they won three consecutive games without any losses.

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  • 9. 

    The 2001 Ball State football team were defeated 30-0 in their first game by which SEC team?

    • A.

      Buffalo Bulls

    • B.

      Auburn Tigers

    • C.

      Baylor Bears

    • D.

      Louisville Cardinals

    Correct Answer
    B. Auburn Tigers
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Auburn Tigers. In the given question, it is stated that the 2001 Ball State football team were defeated 30-0 in their first game. The question then asks which SEC team defeated them. Among the options provided, Auburn Tigers is the only SEC team mentioned. Therefore, Auburn Tigers is the correct answer.

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  • 10. 

    What 2007 Ball State freshman halfback rushed for 126 yards and two TDs in his first start?

    • A.

      Scott Kovanda

    • B.

      Frank Edmonds

    • C.

      Perci Garner

    • D.

      Cory Sykes

    Correct Answer
    B. Frank Edmonds
    Explanation
    Frank Edmonds is the correct answer because he is the only option given that is a freshman halfback for Ball State in 2007. Additionally, the fact that he rushed for 126 yards and two touchdowns in his first start further supports the answer.

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  • 11. 

    What Ball State quarterback was 2008 Mid-American Conference Offensive Player of the Year?

    • A.

      Frank Edmonds

    • B.

      Sam Woodworth

    • C.

      Nate Davis

    • D.

      Reid Scheidt

    Correct Answer
    C. Nate Davis
    Explanation
    Nate Davis was named the 2008 Mid-American Conference Offensive Player of the Year. This indicates that he was recognized as the best offensive player in the conference for that year.

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  • 12. 

    What 2007 freshman placekicker made an OT 24-yard field goal at Navy to win Ball State the game?

    • A.

      Alex Knipp

    • B.

      Jake Hogue

    • C.

      Dane Cook

    • D.

      Cory Sykes

    Correct Answer
    B. Jake Hogue
    Explanation
    Jake Hogue is the correct answer because he was the freshman placekicker for Ball State in 2007. He made a 24-yard field goal in overtime during a game against Navy, which resulted in a win for Ball State.

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  • 13. 

    What Ball State Cardinals junior punter's longest punt of 2007 was 65 yards?

    • A.

      Ryan Warmoth

    • B.

      Sean Baker

    • C.

      Chris Miller

    • D.

      Nate Davis

    Correct Answer
    C. Chris Miller
    Explanation
    Chris Miller is the correct answer because he was the punter for the Ball State Cardinals in 2007 and his longest punt that year was 65 yards.

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  • 14. 

    In 2008, Ball State Football converted on 74-of-146 third downs to rank where in the country?

    • A.

      45th

    • B.

      Last

    • C.

      First

    • D.

      Ninth

    Correct Answer
    D. Ninth
    Explanation
    In 2008, Ball State Football converted on 74-of-146 third downs. This means they were successful in converting on 74 out of 146 attempts. The question is asking where this rank in the country. Since there are 144 teams in the country, being ranked ninth means that Ball State Football performed better than the majority of teams in terms of converting third downs.

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  • 15. 

    In 2008 the Ball State football team set a school record with how many points?

    • A.

      1005

    • B.

      877

    • C.

      99

    • D.

      476

    Correct Answer
    D. 476
    Explanation
    In 2008, the Ball State football team set a school record with 476 points. This means that throughout the season, the team scored a total of 476 points, which is the highest number of points ever achieved by the team in a single season. This record demonstrates the team's exceptional performance and offensive capabilities during that particular year.

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  • 16. 

    What position did 2003 Ball State football No. 11 Quentin Manley play?

    • A.

      Running Back

    • B.

      Wide Receiver

    • C.

      Safety

    • D.

      Cornerback

    Correct Answer
    D. Cornerback
    Explanation
    Based on the information provided, Quentin Manley played the position of cornerback for the 2003 Ball State football team.

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  • 17. 

    No. 47 Lorenzo Scott played what position on the 2003 Ball State football team?

    • A.

      Wide Receiver

    • B.

      Linebacker

    • C.

      Kicker

    • D.

      Quarterback

    Correct Answer
    B. Linebacker
    Explanation
    Lorenzo Scott played the position of linebacker on the 2003 Ball State football team.

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  • 18. 

    What Ball State Cardinals senior wide receiver suffered a season-ending injury at Indiana in 2008?

    • A.

      Nate Davis

    • B.

      Jordan Applegate

    • C.

      Sean Baker

    • D.

      Dante Love

    Correct Answer
    D. Dante Love
    Explanation
    Dante Love is the correct answer because he was a senior wide receiver for the Ball State Cardinals who suffered a season-ending injury at Indiana in 2008.

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  • 19. 

    What MAC football team did Ball State shut out 31-0 to improve its record to 6-0 in 2008?

    • A.

      Pittsburgh Panthers

    • B.

      San Jose State Spartans

    • C.

      Toledo Rockets

    • D.

      Rice Owls

    Correct Answer
    C. Toledo Rockets
    Explanation
    In 2008, Ball State shut out the Toledo Rockets with a score of 31-0, improving their record to 6-0.

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  • 20. 

    How many yards was Ball State junior quarterback Nate Davis' first career TD reception in 2008?

    • A.

      53 Yards

    • B.

      25 Yards

    • C.

      10 Yards

    • D.

      92 Yards

    Correct Answer
    A. 53 Yards
    Explanation
    In 2008, Ball State junior quarterback Nate Davis made his first career touchdown reception, which covered a distance of 53 yards.

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  • 21. 

    How many games did the Ball State football team win at home in their 7-6 2007 season?

    • A.

      Five

    • B.

      One

    • C.

      Seven

    • D.

      Three

    Correct Answer
    D. Three
    Explanation
    The Ball State football team won three games at home in their 7-6 2007 season.

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  • 22. 

    Which Ball State senior quarterback and senior linebacker were recognized football team captains in 2006?

    • A.

      Brad Seiss, Joey Lynch

    • B.

      Brian Jackson, Terry Moss

    • C.

      Dante Love, Chris Miller

    • D.

      Nate Davis, Brad Salyer

    Correct Answer
    A. Brad Seiss, Joey Lynch
    Explanation
    Brad Seiss and Joey Lynch were recognized as football team captains in 2006.

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  • 23. 

    How many career touchdowns did Ball State senior quarterback Joey Lynch have at the end of 2005?

    • A.

      36

    • B.

      87

    • C.

      102

    • D.

      15

    Correct Answer
    A. 36
    Explanation
    Joey Lynch, the senior quarterback of Ball State, had a total of 36 career touchdowns at the end of 2005.

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