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  • 1. 

    Who did BYU face in a 2001 Mountain West home game that set attendance records?

    • A.

      Utah

    • B.

      Weber State

    • C.

      Boulder State

    • D.

      Utah Valley

    Correct Answer
    A. Utah
    Explanation
    In 2001, BYU faced Utah in a Mountain West home game that set attendance records.

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  • 2. 

    BYU quarterback Luke Staley set a single season record with how many touchdowns in 2001?

    • A.

      17

    • B.

      28

    • C.

      59

    • D.

      47

    Correct Answer
    B. 28
    Explanation
    In 2001, BYU quarterback Luke Staley set a single-season record by scoring 28 touchdowns. This means that throughout the entire season, Staley was able to reach the end zone 28 times, either by passing or rushing the football. This achievement demonstrates Staley's exceptional skill and ability to lead his team to success in scoring touchdowns.

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  • 3. 

    What was Gary Crowton's record in his first season as Brigham Young's head football coach?

    • A.

      10 wins and 2 losses

    • B.

      10 wins and 3 losses

    • C.

      12 wins and 3 losses

    • D.

      12 wins and 2 losses

    Correct Answer
    D. 12 wins and 2 losses
    Explanation
    Gary Crowton's record in his first season as Brigham Young University's (BYU) head football coach was 12 wins and 2 losses for the 2001 season. This was an impressive debut season for Coach Crowton, and he had a successful tenure at BYU during his time as head coach.

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  • 4. 

    How many five-touchdown games did Brigham Young's Luke Staley have during the 2001 season?

    • A.

      Six

    • B.

      Seven

    • C.

      Nine

    • D.

      Two

    Correct Answer
    D. Two
    Explanation
    Luke Staley, the Brigham Young player, had two five-touchdown games during the 2001 season. This means that in two separate games, Staley scored a total of five touchdowns.

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  • 5. 

    In which season did BYU become the first Mountain West football team undefeated in conference play?

    • A.

      38108

    • B.

      1999-00

    • C.

      36923

    • D.

      39692

    Correct Answer
    C. 36923
    Explanation
    In the 1999-00 season, BYU became the first Mountain West football team to go undefeated in conference play. This means that throughout the season, BYU won all of their games against conference opponents, without suffering any losses. This achievement is significant because it demonstrates the team's dominance and skill within their conference during that particular season.

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  • 6. 

    Tyson Smith set a BYU record with how many interceptions in a 2000 game against Wyoming?

    • A.

      21

    • B.

      Nine

    • C.

      11

    • D.

      Three

    Correct Answer
    D. Three
    Explanation
    Tyson Smith set a BYU record with three interceptions in a 2000 game against Wyoming.

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  • 7. 

    Which Brigham Young tackler was drafted in 2000 by the Indianapolis Colts?

    • A.

      Doug Jolley

    • B.

      Ty Detmer

    • C.

      Rob Morris

    • D.

      Ryan Denney

    Correct Answer
    C. Rob Morris
    Explanation
    Rob Morris was a Brigham Young tackler who was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in 2000.

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  • 8. 

    Which BYU receiver led the team in receiving yards in both the 2005 and 2006 seasons?

    • A.

      Reno Mahe

    • B.

      Max Hall

    • C.

      Jonny Harline

    • D.

      Kyle Van Noy

    Correct Answer
    C. Jonny Harline
    Explanation
    Jonny Harline is the correct answer because he led the BYU team in receiving yards in both the 2005 and 2006 seasons.

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  • 9. 

    Which Brigham Young wide receiver led the nation in receiving yards in 2008?

    • A.

      Rob Morris

    • B.

      Vai Sikahema

    • C.

      Chad Lewis

    • D.

      Austin Collie

    Correct Answer
    D. Austin Collie
    Explanation
    Austin Collie was a wide receiver for Brigham Young University in 2008 and he led the nation in receiving yards that year.

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  • 10. 

    Which BYU Cougar finished his career in 2006 as the school's second all-time passer?

    • A.

      John Beck

    • B.

      Austin Collie

    • C.

      Travis Hansen

    • D.

      Luke Staley

    Correct Answer
    A. John Beck
    Explanation
    John Beck is the correct answer because he finished his career in 2006 as the school's second all-time passer. This means that he had the second highest number of passing yards in BYU history by the time he graduated. The other options, Austin Collie, Travis Hansen, and Luke Staley, did not play quarterback and therefore would not have been the school's all-time passer.

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  • 11. 

    Which Brigham Young quarterback threw 2006's game-winning "Answered Prayer"?

    • A.

      Jonny Harline

    • B.

      John Beck

    • C.

      Brandon Doman

    • D.

      Steve Sarkisian

    Correct Answer
    B. John Beck
    Explanation
    John Beck is the correct answer because he was the Brigham Young University quarterback who threw the game-winning touchdown pass known as the "Answered Prayer" in 2006. This iconic play occurred during a game against the University of Utah, where Beck threw a touchdown pass to Jonny Harline with only seconds left on the clock, securing a victory for Brigham Young University.

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  • 12. 

    2005 marked the fourth season in a row that BYU football lost to which rival team?

    • A.

      Utah

    • B.

      UNLV

    • C.

      Wyoming

    • D.

      New Mexico

    Correct Answer
    A. Utah
    Explanation
    In 2005, BYU football lost to Utah for the fourth consecutive season. This suggests that Utah was a strong rival team for BYU during that time period.

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  • 13. 

    In 2000, who was the first team to play in BYU's newly renamed Lavell Edwards Stadium?

    • A.

      Air Force

    • B.

      New Mexico

    • C.

      Baylor

    • D.

      USC

    Correct Answer
    B. New Mexico
    Explanation
    In 2000, the first team to play in BYU's newly renamed Lavell Edwards Stadium was New Mexico.

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  • 14. 

    BYU 2008 defensive lineman Brett Denney was the younger brother of which former Cougar?

    • A.

      John Denney

    • B.

      Aaron Denney

    • C.

      Thomas Denney

    • D.

      Earl Denney

    Correct Answer
    A. John Denney
    Explanation
    Brett Denney, a defensive lineman from BYU in 2008, was the younger brother of John Denney.

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  • 15. 

    What negative statistic did BYU quarterback Max Hall have in the 2008 Utah game?

    • A.

      Five Fumbles

    • B.

      Six Sacks

    • C.

      Three Penalties

    • D.

      Two Interceptions

    Correct Answer
    A. Five Fumbles
    Explanation
    In the 2008 Utah game, BYU quarterback Max Hall had five fumbles. This means that he lost possession of the ball five times due to mishandling or dropping it. Fumbles are considered a negative statistic for a quarterback as it reflects a lack of ball security and can result in turnovers, giving the opposing team an advantage.

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  • 16. 

    BYU Receiver Austin Collie finished 2008's season with how many 100-yard receiving games?

    • A.

      11

    • B.

      Four

    • C.

      Six

    • D.

      One

    Correct Answer
    A. 11
    Explanation
    Austin Collie finished the 2008 season with 11 100-yard receiving games. This means that in 11 separate games throughout the season, Collie accumulated at least 100 receiving yards.

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  • 17. 

    Which BYU football tradition was created during the 2008 season?

    • A.

      Spirit Bell

    • B.

      Football Fireside

    • C.

      Alumni Flag

    • D.

      Buffalo Heart

    Correct Answer
    C. Alumni Flag
    Explanation
    The Alumni Flag tradition was created during the 2008 BYU football season. This tradition involves the raising of a large flag with the names of former BYU football players who have passed away. The flag is raised before each home game and serves as a way to honor and remember the contributions of these alumni to the football program.

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  • 18. 

    In the 2008 UCLA game, BYU quarterback Max Hall threw how many touchdown passes?

    • A.

      Two

    • B.

      Seven

    • C.

      Three

    • D.

      Nine

    Correct Answer
    B. Seven
    Explanation
    In the 2008 UCLA game, BYU quarterback Max Hall threw seven touchdown passes. This means that he successfully completed seven passes that resulted in a touchdown for his team. This is a significant achievement as it demonstrates Hall's skill and accuracy as a quarterback, as well as his ability to lead his team to victory by scoring multiple touchdowns.

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  • 19. 

    BYU linebacker Bryan Kehl was taken by which team in the 2008 NFL Draft?

    • A.

      New York Jets

    • B.

      New York Giants

    • C.

      Carolina Panthers

    • D.

      Tennessee Titans

    Correct Answer
    B. New York Giants
    Explanation
    Bryan Kehl, a BYU linebacker, was selected by the New York Giants in the 2008 NFL Draft.

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  • 20. 

    Which former BYU quarterback was awarded a NCAA Silver Anniversary Award in 2008?

    • A.

      Jim McMahon

    • B.

      Ty Detmer

    • C.

      Marc Wilson

    • D.

      Steve Young

    Correct Answer
    D. Steve Young
    Explanation
    Steve Young, a former BYU quarterback, was awarded a NCAA Silver Anniversary Award in 2008. This award is given to former college athletes who have made significant contributions to their communities and professions after their college careers. Young's successful career in the NFL, including being named Super Bowl MVP, and his philanthropic work off the field make him a deserving recipient of this prestigious award.

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  • 21. 

    In which season were the BYU Cougars not invited to a post-season bowl game?

    • A.

      2001

    • B.

      2005

    • C.

      2000

    • D.

      2007

    Correct Answer
    C. 2000
    Explanation
    In the 2000 season, the BYU Cougars were not invited to a post-season bowl game.

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  • 22. 

    In which season was BYU kicker Matt Payne both a Guy and Groza semifinalist?

    • A.

      2007

    • B.

      2004

    • C.

      2001

    • D.

      2003

    Correct Answer
    B. 2004
    Explanation
    In 2004, BYU kicker Matt Payne was both a Guy and Groza semifinalist.

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  • 23. 

    After a 10-0 run, by which score did the 2004 BYU football team lose to Stanford?

    • A.

      41953

    • B.

      37-10

    • C.

      21-10

    • D.

      55-10

    Correct Answer
    B. 37-10
    Explanation
    In the given question, it is stated that the 2004 BYU football team lost to Stanford after a 10-0 run. The correct answer, 37-10, indicates the score at which BYU lost the game. This means that Stanford scored 37 points while BYU scored 10 points.

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  • 24. 

    BYU's 2003 Homecoming featured a 58-13 loss to which Mountain West team?

    • A.

      Oregon

    • B.

      Colorado State

    • C.

      Utah State

    • D.

      Texas

    Correct Answer
    B. Colorado State
    Explanation
    In 2003, BYU's Homecoming game ended in a disappointing 58-13 loss. The team they were defeated by was Colorado State.

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  • 25. 

    Which New York football team did BYU beat in 2002 to give coach Gary Crowton his 50th career win?

    • A.

      Syracuse

    • B.

      Villanova

    • C.

      Siena

    • D.

      Seton Hall

    Correct Answer
    A. Syracuse
    Explanation
    BYU beat Syracuse in 2002 to give coach Gary Crowton his 50th career win.

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  • 26. 

    Which junior quarterbacked the 2002 BYU Cougars?

    • A.

      Brandon Doman

    • B.

      Jason Beck

    • C.

      Matt Berry

    • D.

      Bret Engemann

    Correct Answer
    D. Bret Engemann
    Explanation
    Bret Engemann is the correct answer because he was the junior quarterback for the 2002 BYU Cougars.

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