How Well Do You Know Msu Football History?

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How Well Do You Know Msu Football History?

Test your knowledge on Mississippi State University football!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    MSU’s #3 ranking currently is the highest in school history. The previous high ranking was ________ in 1981, behind head coach Emory Bellard.
    • A. 

      #4

    • B. 

      #7

    • C. 

      #6

    • D. 

      #8

  • 2. 
    Dak Prescott is_______ touchdowns shy of the all-time MSU record of ________.
    • A. 

      3; 56

    • B. 

      1; 50

    • C. 

      2; 52

    • D. 

      4; 53

  • 3. 
    Don Smith owns the most touchdowns record, MSU’s quarterback who led the Dawgs past #8 Tennessee in ______.
    • A. 

      1986

    • B. 

      1987

    • C. 

      1988

    • D. 

      1989

  • 4. 
    The largest crowd at Davis Wade Stadium was on August 30, 2014 as __________ showed up to a 49-0 win against Southern Miss. 
    • A. 

      45,000

    • B. 

      50,000

    • C. 

      55,000

    • D. 

      60,000+

  • 5. 
    True or false? There are two pillars in the Gridiron Club decorated with play drawings from two of the most important plays in MSU football history. The first is Billy Jackson’s fumble recovery inside the 5 yard line to seal the win against #1 Alabama in 1980. The other is Dak Prescott’s overtime run into the end zone to win the 2013 Egg Bowl, 17-10.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    In ________, the Bulldogs allowed 7 total points in four SEC games on the way to a conference title, all of those coming in a win against Auburn. State shut out LSU, Alabama, and the School Up North. Alabama claims a national title that year, despite losing twice and finishing 20th in the AP rankings.
    • A. 

      1988

    • B. 

      1967

    • C. 

      1941

    • D. 

      1974

  • 7. 
    Davis Wade Stadium has 8,000 sq. ft. of video board space, the most in FBS.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    MSU has ________ NFL players on 12 different teams. 
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      14

    • C. 

      16

    • D. 

      18

  • 9. 
    “Who Let The Dogs Out” was first played at a sporting venue in Davis Wade Stadium.The team used it as part of the Dawg Pound Rock before games.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The first major college football game after September 11, 2001 was in Starkville. The Bulldogs faced off against __________ after gathering together on the field to hold the American flag for the national anthem.
    • A. 

      South Carolina

    • B. 

      Alabama

    • C. 

      LSU

    • D. 

      Auburn

  • 11. 
    MSU’s last two wins against LSU and Texas A&M make for the first time the program has won two top-ten games in one season.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The Junction is named such for the _________ that used to be there.
    • A. 

      Train Depot

    • B. 

      Academic Building

    • C. 

      Practice Field

    • D. 

      Railroad

  • 13. 
    The only football grounds in FBS older than Scott Field are at Alabama's Bryant-Denny Stadium
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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