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  • 1. 

    Which of these College football teams were ranked highest in the 2013 BCS Standings?

    • A.

      Stanford

    • B.

      Texas A&M

    • C.

      Oklahoma State

    • D.

      Wisconsin

    Correct Answer
    A. Stanford
    Explanation
    In the 2013 BCS Standings, Stanford was ranked highest among the given college football teams.

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  • 2. 

    Who is Penn State's 2013 freshman quarterback that threw for 20 touchdowns?

    • A.

      Davis Webb

    • B.

      John O'Korn

    • C.

      Bill Belton

    • D.

      Christian Hackenberg

    Correct Answer
    D. Christian Hackenberg
    Explanation
    Christian Hackenberg is the correct answer because he was Penn State's freshman quarterback in 2013 who threw for 20 touchdowns.

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  • 3. 

    What school team led the nation in points per game average for the 2013 NCAA Division I-A?

    • A.

      Florida State

    • B.

      Baylor

    • C.

      Marshall

    • D.

      Ohio State

    Correct Answer
    B. Baylor
    Explanation
    Baylor is the correct answer because they led the nation in points per game average for the 2013 NCAA Division I-A.

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  • 4. 

    What running back rushed for 339 yards against North Carolina State in 2013?

    • A.

      Andre Williams

    • B.

      Antonio Andrews

    • C.

      James White

    • D.

      Jordan Lynch

    Correct Answer
    A. Andre Williams
    Explanation
    Andre Williams rushed for 339 yards against North Carolina State in 2013.

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  • 5. 

    Who was the only ranked team the UCF Knights played in the 2013 football season (not including Bowl game)?

    • A.

      Southern Methodist

    • B.

      South Carolina

    • C.

      Boston College

    • D.

      Florida State

    Correct Answer
    B. South Carolina
    Explanation
    In the 2013 football season, the UCF Knights played several teams, but the only ranked team they faced (excluding the Bowl game) was South Carolina. This means that South Carolina was the only opponent that had a national ranking during that season.

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  • 6. 

    Who is the leading rusher for the 2013 Florida State Seminoles?

    • A.

      James Wilder Jr.

    • B.

      Levonte Whitfield

    • C.

      Devonta Freeman

    • D.

      Jameis Winston

    Correct Answer
    C. Devonta Freeman
    Explanation
    Devonta Freeman is the leading rusher for the 2013 Florida State Seminoles. This can be inferred from the fact that his name is listed as one of the options for the question.

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  • 7. 

    How many teams did Alabama's football team hold scoreless during the 2013 season?

    • A.

      Zero

    • B.

      Five

    • C.

      One

    • D.

      Three

    Correct Answer
    D. Three
    Explanation
    During the 2013 season, Alabama's football team held three teams scoreless. This means that in three games, their opponents were unable to score any points against Alabama's defense.

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  • 8. 

    Who won the 2013 Maxwell Award in College Football?

    • A.

      AJ McCarron

    • B.

      Andre Williams

    • C.

      Brandin Cooks

    • D.

      Jameis Winston

    Correct Answer
    A. AJ McCarron
    Explanation
    AJ McCarron won the 2013 Maxwell Award in College Football.

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  • 9. 

    Who won The Home Depot Award for being the 2013 College Football Coach of the Year?

    • A.

      Tommy Tuberville

    • B.

      Gus Malzahn

    • C.

      Jimbo Fisher

    • D.

      Tony Levine

    Correct Answer
    B. Gus Malzahn
    Explanation
    Gus Malzahn won The Home Depot Award for being the 2013 College Football Coach of the Year.

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  • 10. 

    Doak Walker Award for the 2013 season was given to which running back?

    • A.

      Antonio Andrews

    • B.

      Tre Mason

    • C.

      Andre Williams

    • D.

      Bishop Sankey

    Correct Answer
    C. Andre Williams
    Explanation
    The Doak Walker Award for the 2013 season was given to Andre Williams.

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  • 11. 

    What number uniform did Darqueze Dennard wear for Michigan State's football team?

    • A.

      12

    • B.

      31

    • C.

      65

    • D.

      44

    Correct Answer
    B. 31
    Explanation
    Darqueze Dennard wore the number 31 uniform for Michigan State's football team.

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  • 12. 

    The day after Les Miles was introduced as head coach of LSU, what headline ran in The New Orleans Times-Picayune?

    • A.

      Settling For Les

    • B.

      Les Is More

    • C.

      Les losing, More Winning!

    • D.

      Win Les Win!

    Correct Answer
    A. Settling For Les
    Explanation
    The headline "Settling For Les" suggests that the choice of Les Miles as head coach of LSU may not have been the ideal or preferred option. It implies that the decision to hire Les Miles was made out of necessity or compromise rather than being the top choice.

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  • 13. 

    Tommy Tuberville's reason for resigning from Texas Tech and joining Cincinnati on Dec.8th 2012 was:

    • A.

      Wife Had Family In Ohio

    • B.

      Felt His Style Didn't Fit

    • C.

      Reunite With AD Whit Babcock

    • D.

      Hated Texas Weather

    Correct Answer
    C. Reunite With AD Whit Babcock
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Reunite With AD Whit Babcock." This suggests that Tommy Tuberville resigned from Texas Tech and joined Cincinnati on December 8th, 2012 because he wanted to reunite with AD Whit Babcock.

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  • 14. 

    What was the reason 2012 Heisman winner Johnny Manziel's father said he doesn't like playing golf with him?

    • A.

      Has a Bad Temper

    • B.

      Has a Terrible Swing

    • C.

      Fools Around Too Much

    • D.

      He Always Wins

    Correct Answer
    A. Has a Bad Temper
    Explanation
    Johnny Manziel's father doesn't like playing golf with him because he has a bad temper. This suggests that Manziel gets easily frustrated or angry while playing golf, which can make the game less enjoyable for both him and his father.

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  • 15. 

    What did Peyton Manning say about 2012 Heisman winner Johnny Manziel's visit to the Manning Passing Academy?

    • A.

      He Had A Lot To Learn

    • B.

      He Hated His Guts

    • C.

      He was Too Immature

    • D.

      He Enjoyed Meeting Him

    Correct Answer
    D. He Enjoyed Meeting Him
    Explanation
    Peyton Manning expressed that he enjoyed meeting Johnny Manziel during his visit to the Manning Passing Academy.

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  • 16. 

    Besides Johnny Manziel, what other famous college QB missed a meeting while attending The Manning Passing Academy?

    • A.

      Andrew Luck

    • B.

      Eli Manning

    • C.

      Robert Griffin III

    • D.

      Michael Vick

    Correct Answer
    B. Eli Manning
    Explanation
    Eli Manning is the correct answer because, like Johnny Manziel, he also missed a meeting while attending The Manning Passing Academy. This implies that both Johnny Manziel and Eli Manning have had similar experiences of missing a meeting during their time at the academy.

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  • 17. 

    When asked if 2012 Heisman winner Johnny Manziel wanted to meet an ex NFL player, what was his reply?

    • A.

      That would Be Great!

    • B.

      Do I Really Have Too?

    • C.

      Absolutely!

    • D.

      Not Really

    Correct Answer
    D. Not Really
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Not Really." This response indicates that Johnny Manziel is not interested in meeting the ex NFL player.

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  • 18. 

    What popular singer did 2012 Heisman winner Johnny Manziel compare himself to?

    • A.

      Taylor Swift

    • B.

      Justin Beiber

    • C.

      Kenny Chesney

    • D.

      Blake Shelton

    Correct Answer
    B. Justin Beiber
    Explanation
    In 2012, Johnny Manziel, the Heisman winner, compared himself to Justin Bieber, a popular singer. This comparison suggests that Manziel saw similarities between himself and Bieber, possibly in terms of fame, talent, or public image. Both Manziel and Bieber were prominent figures in their respective fields during that time, which could explain the connection made by Manziel.

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  • 19. 

    What did 2012 Heisman winner "Johnny Football" tell his Aunt at a family diner?

    • A.

      Please Pass The Brussel Sprouts

    • B.

      I Love You

    • C.

      I Miss You So Much

    • D.

      Shut The Hell Up

    Correct Answer
    D. Shut The Hell Up
  • 20. 

    What team is ranked #5 in the USA Today 2013 preseason college football polls?

    • A.

      South Carolina

    • B.

      Clemson

    • C.

      Texas A&M

    • D.

      Georgia

    Correct Answer
    D. Georgia
    Explanation
    Georgia is the correct answer because in the USA Today 2013 preseason college football polls, they were ranked #5.

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  • 21. 

    How many teams represented the ACC in 2012?

    • A.

      Eight

    • B.

      Ten

    • C.

      Nine

    • D.

      Twelve

    Correct Answer
    D. Twelve
    Explanation
    In 2012, twelve teams represented the ACC.

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  • 22. 

    How many teams represented the ACC in 2013?

    • A.

      Two

    • B.

      Eight

    • C.

      Ten

    • D.

      Twelve

    Correct Answer
    C. Ten
    Explanation
    In 2013, the ACC was represented by ten teams.

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  • 23. 

    Who finished 6th overall in the 2012 Heisman Trophy voting?

    • A.

      Jadeveon Clowney

    • B.

      Aaron Murray

    • C.

      Travian Robertson

    • D.

      Joe Namath

    Correct Answer
    A. Jadeveon Clowney
    Explanation
    Jadeveon Clowney finished 6th overall in the 2012 Heisman Trophy voting.

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  • 24. 

    For the 2012 season what award did Jadeveon Clowney receive?

    • A.

      The Ted Hendricks Award

    • B.

      The Bronko Nagurski Trophy

    • C.

      The Chuck Bednarik Award

    • D.

      The Lombardi Award

    Correct Answer
    A. The Ted Hendricks Award
    Explanation
    Jadeveon Clowney received the Ted Hendricks Award for the 2012 season.

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  • 25. 

    In 2013, who said Jadeveon Clowney is to the defensive end spot what RG III was to the quarterback position?

    • A.

      Barack Obama

    • B.

      Marcus Lattimore

    • C.

      ESPN analyst Mel Kiper, Jr.

    • D.

      Steve Spurrier

    Correct Answer
    C. ESPN analyst Mel Kiper, Jr.
    Explanation
    In 2013, ESPN analyst Mel Kiper, Jr. said that Jadeveon Clowney is to the defensive end spot what RG III was to the quarterback position.

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  • 26. 

    What wide receiver led the Houston Cougars with 54 receptions for 603 yards in 2012?

    • A.

      Josh Gordon

    • B.

      O.J. Ross

    • C.

      Dewayne Peace

    • D.

      Wayne Chrebet

    Correct Answer
    C. Dewayne Peace
    Explanation
    Dewayne Peace is the correct answer because he led the Houston Cougars in 2012 with 54 receptions for 603 yards.

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  • 27. 

    Who led The UCLA Bruins defensive linemen with a career-high 62 tackles in 2012?

    • A.

      Brandon Taylor

    • B.

      Morgan Burnett

    • C.

      Datone Jones

    • D.

      Aaron Rodgers

    Correct Answer
    C. Datone Jones
    Explanation
    Datone Jones led The UCLA Bruins defensive linemen with a career-high 62 tackles in 2012. This indicates that Jones was the most successful and impactful defensive lineman for the team during that season. His ability to make a significant number of tackles demonstrates his skill and effectiveness in stopping the opposing team's offense.

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  • 28. 

    In 2013, what university had the most players active in the NFL of any school in the nation?

    • A.

      The University of Miami

    • B.

      LSU

    • C.

      USC

    • D.

      Purdue

    Correct Answer
    A. The University of Miami
    Explanation
    The University of Miami had the most players active in the NFL in 2013 compared to any other school in the nation.

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  • 29. 

    What Offensive coordinator from the NFL did Les Miles from LSU hire in 2013?

    • A.

      Marty Mornhinweg

    • B.

      Charlie Weis

    • C.

      Cam Cameron

    • D.

      Marty Schottenheimer

    Correct Answer
    C. Cam Cameron
    Explanation
    In 2013, Les Miles from LSU hired Cam Cameron as the Offensive coordinator.

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  • 30. 

    In 2012 Who was Texas Tech's opponent when coach Tuberville had a dispute with an assistant and knocked his hat off?

    • A.

      Texas Longhorns

    • B.

      TCU

    • C.

      Huston Cougars

    • D.

      Kansas Jayhawks

    Correct Answer
    D. Kansas Jayhawks
    Explanation
    In 2012, coach Tuberville of Texas Tech had a dispute with an assistant and knocked his hat off. The correct answer is Kansas Jayhawks.

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