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Crackback! Quiz

Test your knowlege of employment opportunities for African American head football coaches at Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) Colleges and Universities


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    From 1982 through the 2011 football season, how many head coaching vacancies have occurred at Football Bowl Subdivision colleges and universities?
    • A. 

      547

    • B. 

      474

    • C. 

      311

    • D. 

      297

  • 2. 
    In the history of major college football, how many African Americans have been selected as head coach of FBS institutions?
    • A. 

      47

    • B. 

      35

    • C. 

      22

    • D. 

      14

  • 3. 
    In what year was the first African American football coach hired to lead a Football Bowl Subdivision collegiate football program?
    • A. 

      1975

    • B. 

      1979

    • C. 

      1982

    • D. 

      1984

  • 4. 
    In a recent survey by the American Football Coaches Association, what was the number one quality that athletic directors claimed to look for when it is time to hire a football coach?
    • A. 

      Football knowledge

    • B. 

      Recruiting

    • C. 

      Experience

    • D. 

      Integrity

  • 5. 
    In the history of the Football Bowl Subdivision classification, how many African American head coaches who were terminated from their head coaching assignment have been granted another head coaching opportunity at a FBS institution?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

  • 6. 
    In a survey, what percentage of African American football coaches said they believed African American assistant coaches were hired at FBS colleges and universities primarily for the recruiting and monitoring of African American student-athletes?
    • A. 

      39%

    • B. 

      49%

    • C. 

      61%

    • D. 

      82%

  • 7. 
    White football coaches were asked in a survey if they believed African American football coaches have been accepted as equals in the coaching profession. What percentage of those white coaches answered in the affirmative?
    • A. 

      24%

    • B. 

      51%

    • C. 

      70%

    • D. 

      87%

  • 8. 
    From the beginning of major college football through the 2011 football season, how many of the current 120 FBS programs have not yet hired an African American head football coach?
    • A. 

      51

    • B. 

      66

    • C. 

      73

    • D. 

      84

  • 9. 
    For FBS programs to match the same percentage of African American head coaches that the NFL employed at the conclusion of the 2011 football season, how many collegiate head coaches would have to be hired?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      16

    • C. 

      22

    • D. 

      33

  • 10. 
    Entering the 2012 season, what percentage of FBS programs will be led by African American head coaches?
    • A. 

      7%

    • B. 

      13%

    • C. 

      20%

    • D. 

      28%