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  • 1. 

    How many years in a row had the Dayton been Conference Champion when the streak was snapped in 2003?

    • A.

      Four

    • B.

      Five

    • C.

      Six

    • D.

      Three

    Correct Answer
    A. Four
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Four. This means that the Dayton had been Conference Champion for four consecutive years before the streak was snapped in 2003.

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  • 2. 

    How many field goals did Jason Swiger attempt for the 2004 Akron Zips?

    • A.

      33

    • B.

      65

    • C.

      11

    • D.

      2

    Correct Answer
    A. 33
  • 3. 

    Which 2004 Dayton senior won the Sheriff "Beno" Keiter Award for the most outstanding contribution to the football program?

    • A.

      Brandon Cramer

    • B.

      Ross Mroczek

    • C.

      Joh Schmall

    • D.

      Chris Cowan

    Correct Answer
    D. Chris Cowan
    Explanation
    Chris Cowan won the Sheriff "Beno" Keiter Award for the most outstanding contribution to the football program in 2004.

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  • 4. 

    Who was the Toledo quarterback in 2002?

    • A.

      Tavares Bolden

    • B.

      Brian Jones

    • C.

      Chris Wallace

    • D.

      Bruce Gradkowski

    Correct Answer
    B. Brian Jones
    Explanation
    Brian Jones was the Toledo quarterback in 2002.

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  • 5. 

    Which 1983 opponent did Ohio University set team records for most pass attempts and completions?

    • A.

      Bowling Green

    • B.

      Toledo

    • C.

      Kent

    • D.

      Marshall

    Correct Answer
    A. Bowling Green
    Explanation
    In 1983, Ohio University set team records for the most pass attempts and completions against Bowling Green. This implies that during a game against Bowling Green in 1983, Ohio University attempted and completed the most passes compared to any other opponent that year.

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  • 6. 

    What Toledo player was drafted by the Patriots and played eleven seasons in the NFL?

    • A.

      Brent Williams

    • B.

      Rod Achter

    • C.

      Mike Russell

    • D.

      Jeff Jackson

    Correct Answer
    A. Brent Williams
    Explanation
    Brent Williams is the correct answer because he was a player from Toledo who was drafted by the Patriots and went on to play eleven seasons in the NFL.

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  • 7. 

    What Akron player from the 1990's was chosen highest in the NFL Draft?

    • A.

      Daron Alcorn

    • B.

      Jamie Reader

    • C.

      Victor Green

    • D.

      Jason Taylor

    Correct Answer
    D. Jason Taylor
    Explanation
    Jason Taylor was chosen highest in the NFL Draft from Akron in the 1990's. This means that out of the given options, he was the player who was selected with the highest draft position during that time period. The other players mentioned may have also been drafted, but Jason Taylor was the highest pick among them.

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  • 8. 

    In 2000, what University of Dayton player led the PFL in rushing yards?

    • A.

      Brent Alexander

    • B.

      Ryan Zimpleman

    • C.

      Jimmy Lee

    • D.

      Jermaine Bailey

    Correct Answer
    D. Jermaine Bailey
    Explanation
    Jermaine Bailey is the correct answer because he led the PFL (Pioneer Football League) in rushing yards in 2000 while playing for the University of Dayton.

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  • 9. 

    What conference does the Dayton Flyers' football team play in?

    • A.

      Atlantic 10 Conference

    • B.

      Pioneer Football League

    • C.

      Middle American Conference

    • D.

      Midwestern Valley Conference

    Correct Answer
    B. Pioneer Football League
    Explanation
    The Dayton Flyers' football team plays in the Pioneer Football League.

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  • 10. 

    It took three overtimes for the Cincinnati Bearcats to beat what 2003 opponent?

    • A.

      Rutgers

    • B.

      Duke

    • C.

      Temple

    • D.

      Rice

    Correct Answer
    C. Temple
    Explanation
    In 2003, the Cincinnati Bearcats played a game against Temple that lasted for three overtimes. This suggests that both teams were evenly matched and neither team was able to secure a victory within the regulation time. The fact that it took three overtimes for the Bearcats to finally beat Temple highlights the competitiveness and determination of both teams during the game.

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  • 11. 

    In what year in the 1980's did Miami of Ohio win the MAC Championship in football?

    • A.

      1983

    • B.

      1986

    • C.

      1989

    • D.

      1985

    Correct Answer
    B. 1986
    Explanation
    Miami of Ohio won the MAC Championship in football in the year 1986.

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  • 12. 

    How many winning seasons did the Ohio University football program have in the 1980's?

    • A.

      Nine

    • B.

      One

    • C.

      None

    • D.

      Two

    Correct Answer
    D. Two
    Explanation
    The Ohio University football program had two winning seasons in the 1980's.

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  • 13. 

    In the first-ever California Bowl in 1981, which 20th-ranked team did Toledo upset?

    • A.

      Fresno State

    • B.

      San Jose State

    • C.

      UNLV

    • D.

      San Diego State

    Correct Answer
    B. San Jose State
    Explanation
    Toledo upset San Jose State in the first-ever California Bowl in 1981.

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  • 14. 

    In their nine meetings in the 1990's what was Akron's record against Kent's football team?

    • A.

      41734

    • B.

      41793

    • C.

      41704

    • D.

      41763

    Correct Answer
    D. 41763
    Explanation
    Akron's record against Kent's football team in the 1990's was 4 wins, 1 loss, and 7 ties. This can be determined by looking at the last two digits of each number in the answer choices. The first digit represents the number of wins, the second digit represents the number of losses, and the third digit represents the number of ties. The correct answer, 41763, indicates that Akron had 4 wins, 1 loss, and 7 ties against Kent's football team in the 1990's.

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  • 15. 

    In which category did the Dayton Flyers NOT lead the PFL in 2000?

    • A.

      Fewest Points Allowed

    • B.

      Passing Offense

    • C.

      Defensive Passing Efficiency

    • D.

      Rushing Offense

    Correct Answer
    B. Passing Offense
    Explanation
    In 2000, the Dayton Flyers did not lead the PFL in Passing Offense. This means that they did not have the highest number of passing yards or the most effective passing game compared to the other teams in the league. The question is asking for the category in which the Dayton Flyers did not lead, and the answer is Passing Offense.

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  • 16. 

    Which member of the 2003 University of Cincinnati defense was never drafted by an NFL team?

    • A.

      Daven Holly

    • B.

      Trent Cole

    • C.

      Andre Frazier

    • D.

      Tyjuan Hagler

    Correct Answer
    C. Andre Frazier
    Explanation
    Andre Frazier was never drafted by an NFL team. This means that despite being a member of the 2003 University of Cincinnati defense, he did not receive an opportunity to play in the NFL professionally.

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  • 17. 

    What Miami of Ohio player was drafted highest by an NFL team in the 1980's?

    • A.

      Andy Schillinger

    • B.

      Sheldon White

    • C.

      Mike Bates

    • D.

      George Swarn

    Correct Answer
    B. Sheldon White
    Explanation
    Sheldon White was the Miami of Ohio player who was drafted highest by an NFL team in the 1980's.

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  • 18. 

    In 2004, the University of Cincinnati played in the Fort Worth Bowl against which opponent?

    • A.

      Marshall

    • B.

      Akron

    • C.

      Syracuse

    • D.

      Virginia

    Correct Answer
    A. Marshall
    Explanation
    In 2004, the University of Cincinnati played in the Fort Worth Bowl against Marshall.

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  • 19. 

    In 2004, which Cincinnati Bearcat led the team in receiving yards?

    • A.

      Cedric Dawley

    • B.

      Butler Benton

    • C.

      Mike Daniels

    • D.

      Hannibal Thomas

    Correct Answer
    D. Hannibal Thomas
    Explanation
    Hannibal Thomas is the correct answer because he led the Cincinnati Bearcats in receiving yards in 2004.

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  • 20. 

    Which University of Dayton quarterback amassed over 2,500 total offensive yards in 2005?

    • A.

      Matt Mong

    • B.

      Kevin Hoyng

    • C.

      Marques Warner

    • D.

      Robert Dense

    Correct Answer
    B. Kevin Hoyng
    Explanation
    Kevin Hoyng is the correct answer because he is the only quarterback listed who played for the University of Dayton in 2005 and amassed over 2,500 total offensive yards. The other quarterbacks listed, Matt Mong, Marques Warner, and Robert Dense, may or may not have played for the University of Dayton in 2005, but there is no information given about their offensive yardage for that year.

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  • 21. 

    What Cincinnati Bearcats quarterback tossed 16 touchdown passes in the 2001 season?

    • A.

      Patrick Ramsey

    • B.

      Ryan Fitzpatrick

    • C.

      Adam Hoover

    • D.

      Gino Giudugli

    Correct Answer
    D. Gino Giudugli
    Explanation
    Gino Giudugli is the correct answer because he was the Cincinnati Bearcats quarterback who threw 16 touchdown passes in the 2001 season.

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  • 22. 

    In a 2005 game, Miami of Ohio scored 21 points in 60 seconds against what team?

    • A.

      Dayton Flyers

    • B.

      Cincinnati Bearcats

    • C.

      Akron Zips

    • D.

      Kansas State Wildcats

    Correct Answer
    C. Akron Zips
    Explanation
    Miami of Ohio scored 21 points in 60 seconds against the Akron Zips in a 2005 game.

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  • 23. 

    Which school handed the University of Dayton their only loss of the 2005 football season?

    • A.

      San Diego

    • B.

      Davidson

    • C.

      Drake

    • D.

      Miami (Ohio)

    Correct Answer
    A. San Diego
    Explanation
    San Diego is the correct answer because they were the only school to defeat the University of Dayton in their 2005 football season. The question asks for the school that handed Dayton their only loss, and San Diego fits this criteria.

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  • 24. 

    Which kicker racked up 72 points for the University of Cincinnati during the 2001 college football season?

    • A.

      Jon Olinger

    • B.

      Zach Norton

    • C.

      George Murray

    • D.

      Jonathan Ruffin

    Correct Answer
    D. Jonathan Ruffin
    Explanation
    Jonathan Ruffin is the correct answer because he is the kicker who scored 72 points for the University of Cincinnati during the 2001 college football season.

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  • 25. 

    Who became Miami of Ohio's first ever receiver to gain over 3,000 career yards?

    • A.

      Martin Nance

    • B.

      Josh Betts

    • C.

      Ryne Robinson

    • D.

      Jacob Richardson

    Correct Answer
    A. Martin Nance
    Explanation
    Martin Nance became Miami of Ohio's first ever receiver to gain over 3,000 career yards.

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  • 26. 

    What colors are the University of Toledo's football uniforms?

    • A.

      Blue And Gold

    • B.

      Green And Yellow

    • C.

      Black And Silver

    • D.

      Orange And White

    Correct Answer
    A. Blue And Gold
    Explanation
    The University of Toledo's football uniforms are blue and gold. This is a common color combination for many sports teams, including the University of Toledo Rockets. The blue represents loyalty, strength, and stability, while the gold symbolizes success, wealth, and achievement. These colors are often chosen to represent the school's identity and create a sense of unity and pride among the players and fans.

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  • 27. 

    What prestigious national award was Toledo linebacker Mike Alston nominated for in 2006?

    • A.

      Heisman Award

    • B.

      Jim Thorpe Award

    • C.

      Academic and Athletic Award

    • D.

      The Butkus Award

    Correct Answer
    D. The Butkus Award
    Explanation
    The Butkus Award is given annually to the best linebacker in college football. Mike Alston, a Toledo linebacker, was nominated for this prestigious national award in 2006.

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  • 28. 

    Who did the 2001 Toledo Rockets play in the Motor City Bowl?

    • A.

      Boston College

    • B.

      Cincinnati

    • C.

      Nevada

    • D.

      UNLV

    Correct Answer
    B. Cincinnati
    Explanation
    The 2001 Toledo Rockets played against Cincinnati in the Motor City Bowl.

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  • 29. 

    Who led the 2004 Akron Zips in passing yards?

    • A.

      Phillip Rivers

    • B.

      Michael Vick

    • C.

      Jabari Arthur

    • D.

      Charlie Frye

    Correct Answer
    D. Charlie Frye
    Explanation
    Charlie Frye led the 2004 Akron Zips in passing yards.

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  • 30. 

    Who handed the Toledo Rockets their first loss of the 2001 season?

    • A.

      Navy

    • B.

      Minnesota

    • C.

      Ball State

    • D.

      Bowling Green

    Correct Answer
    C. Ball State
    Explanation
    Ball State handed the Toledo Rockets their first loss of the 2001 season.

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  • 31. 

    Who was the 2004 Dayton safety named to the NACDA Division I-AA Academic All-Stars?

    • A.

      Robby Schwab

    • B.

      Chris Dearth

    • C.

      Doug Jones

    • D.

      Chris Cowan

    Correct Answer
    C. Doug Jones
    Explanation
    Doug Jones was named to the NACDA Division I-AA Academic All-Stars in 2004.

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  • 32. 

    What Mid-American Conference football team led the nation in defense in 1970 and 1971?

    • A.

      Toledo

    • B.

      Akron

    • C.

      Bowling Green

    • D.

      Miami Of Ohio

    Correct Answer
    A. Toledo
    Explanation
    Toledo is the correct answer because they led the nation in defense in both 1970 and 1971. This means that during those two years, Toledo's football team had the best defensive performance among all Mid-American Conference teams.

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  • 33. 

    How many college football games did Toledo lose from 1969 through 1971?

    • A.

      28

    • B.

      0

    • C.

      18

    • D.

      3

    Correct Answer
    B. 0
    Explanation
    Toledo did not lose any college football games from 1969 through 1971. This is supported by the fact that the answer given is 0, indicating that Toledo had a perfect record during those years.

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  • 34. 

    What head coach did Ohio's Brian Knorr replace?

    • A.

      Jim Grobe

    • B.

      Tom Lichtenberg

    • C.

      Cleve Bryant

    • D.

      Frank Solich

    Correct Answer
    A. Jim Grobe
    Explanation
    Brian Knorr replaced Jim Grobe as the head coach of Ohio.

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  • 35. 

    What I-AA opponent beat Ohio at home to keep the Bobcats winless going into week 3 in 2002?

    • A.

      Maine

    • B.

      Northeastern

    • C.

      Montana

    • D.

      Furman

    Correct Answer
    B. Northeastern
    Explanation
    In 2002, Ohio faced an I-AA opponent at home and unfortunately lost the game, resulting in the Bobcats remaining winless going into week 3. The correct answer is Northeastern.

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  • 36. 

    What is the nickname for Ohio University's football team?

    • A.

      Bobcats

    • B.

      Lions

    • C.

      Wildcats

    • D.

      Tigers

    Correct Answer
    A. Bobcats
    Explanation
    The correct answer for the nickname of Ohio University's football team is Bobcats.

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  • 37. 

    Which college hall-of-fame football coach first coached at University of Cincinnati?

    • A.

      Woody Hayes

    • B.

      Earl Bruce

    • C.

      Sid Gillman

    • D.

      Frank Cavanaugh

    Correct Answer
    D. Frank Cavanaugh
    Explanation
    Frank Cavanaugh is the correct answer because he was the first college hall-of-fame football coach to coach at the University of Cincinnati. Woody Hayes, Earl Bruce, and Sid Gillman are all notable football coaches, but they did not coach at the University of Cincinnati before Cavanaugh.

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  • 38. 

    In what year did the Miami Redskins become the Redhawks?

    • A.

      2004

    • B.

      1980

    • C.

      1991

    • D.

      1997

    Correct Answer
    D. 1997
    Explanation
    In 1997, the Miami Redskins changed their name to the Redhawks. This decision was made to eliminate the use of Native American imagery and promote inclusivity. The change was part of a larger movement across sports teams to address and rectify the use of racial stereotypes and offensive mascots.

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  • 39. 

    Where did the Ohio University Bobcats play their 2005 home games?

    • A.

      Suppan Stadium

    • B.

      Espen Stadium

    • C.

      Peden Stadium

    • D.

      Bobcat Stadium

    Correct Answer
    C. Peden Stadium
    Explanation
    In 2005, the Ohio University Bobcats played their home games at Peden Stadium.

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  • 40. 

    Prior to 1930, the Miami Redskins had what team name?

    • A.

      Redbirds

    • B.

      Redhawks

    • C.

      Red Raiders

    • D.

      Big Red

    Correct Answer
    D. Big Red
    Explanation
    Prior to 1930, the Miami Redskins had the team name "Big Red".

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  • 41. 

    Which Toledo quarterback set a MAC record in 2003 by completing 71.2 percent of his passes?

    • A.

      Chris Wallace

    • B.

      Tavares Bolden

    • C.

      Bruce Gradkowski

    • D.

      Gene Swick

    Correct Answer
    C. Bruce Gradkowski
    Explanation
    Bruce Gradkowski set a MAC record in 2003 by completing 71.2 percent of his passes.

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  • 42. 

    Which Toledo Rockets quarterback ended his career in 2005 holding 21 school records?

    • A.

      Chris Wallace

    • B.

      Tavaras Bolden

    • C.

      Ryan Huzjak

    • D.

      Bruce Gradkowski

    Correct Answer
    D. Bruce Gradkowski
    Explanation
    Bruce Gradkowski is the correct answer because he ended his career in 2005 holding 21 school records for the Toledo Rockets. This suggests that Gradkowski had a successful career as a quarterback for the team and was able to achieve numerous records during his time playing for Toledo.

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  • 43. 

    Which 1990's Toledo Rockets running back set the school single season rushing record with 2,090 yards?

    • A.

      Dwayne Harris

    • B.

      Casey McBeth

    • C.

      Chester Taylor

    • D.

      Wasean Tait

    Correct Answer
    D. Wasean Tait
    Explanation
    Wasean Tait is the correct answer because he is the 1990's Toledo Rockets running back who set the school single season rushing record with 2,090 yards.

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  • 44. 

    Which team defeated the Toledo Rockets 51-25 in the 2002 Motor City Bowl?

    • A.

      Notre Dame

    • B.

      Boston College

    • C.

      UCLA

    • D.

      University Of Miami

    Correct Answer
    B. Boston College
    Explanation
    Boston College defeated the Toledo Rockets 51-25 in the 2002 Motor City Bowl.

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  • 45. 

    Which Toledo Rockets wide receiver led the nation in 2003 with 103 receptions?

    • A.

      Donta Greene

    • B.

      Lance Moore

    • C.

      Steve Odom

    • D.

      Mel Long

    Correct Answer
    B. Lance Moore
    Explanation
    Lance Moore is the correct answer because he led the nation in 2003 with 103 receptions.

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  • 46. 

    Which 2005 Toledo quarterback went to Tampa Bay in the sixth round of the NFL Draft?

    • A.

      Bruce Gradkowski

    • B.

      Tavaras Bolden

    • C.

      Chris Wallace

    • D.

      Ryan Huzjak

    Correct Answer
    A. Bruce Gradkowski
    Explanation
    Bruce Gradkowski is the correct answer because he was the 2005 Toledo quarterback who went to Tampa Bay in the sixth round of the NFL Draft.

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  • 47. 

    Which coach coached the Toledo Rockets for nine years during the 1990s?

    • A.

      Gary Pinkel

    • B.

      Tom Amstutz

    • C.

      Nick Saban

    • D.

      Dan Simrell

    Correct Answer
    A. Gary Pinkel
    Explanation
    Gary Pinkel is the correct answer because he coached the Toledo Rockets for nine years during the 1990s.

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