Amazing Trivia Quiz On Pittsburgh Panthers Football

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who rushed for 221 yards with a 70-yard TD scamper as Pittsburgh defeated Syracuse 21-11 in 2006?

    • A.

      Conredge Collins

    • B.

      LaRod Stephens-Howling

    • C.

      LeSean McCoy

    • D.

      Shane Brooks

    Correct Answer
    B. LaRod Stephens-Howling
    Explanation
    LaRod Stephens-Howling rushed for 221 yards with a 70-yard TD scamper as Pittsburgh defeated Syracuse 21-11 in 2006.

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  • 2. 

    What Pitt Biletnikoff Award winner led the nation in receiving in 2000 with 130.2 yards per game?

    • A.

      R.J. English

    • B.

      Kris Wilson

    • C.

      Antonio Bryant

    • D.

      Larry Fitzgerald

    Correct Answer
    C. Antonio Bryant
    Explanation
    Antonio Bryant is the correct answer because he won the Pitt Biletnikoff Award in 2000 and led the nation in receiving with an average of 130.2 yards per game.

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  • 3. 

    What Pittsburgh Panther had 11.5 sacks and set a Big East record with 26 tackles for losses in 2000?

    • A.

      Mark Ponko

    • B.

      Bryan Knight

    • C.

      Lewis Moore

    • D.

      Dan Stephens

    Correct Answer
    B. Bryan Knight
    Explanation
    Bryan Knight is the correct answer because he had 11.5 sacks and set a Big East record with 26 tackles for losses in 2000 while playing for the Pittsburgh Panthers.

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  • 4. 

    Antonio Bryant had a 2000 season-high how many yards receiving when Pitt beat Boston College 42-26?

    • A.

      222

    • B.

      267

    • C.

      153

    • D.

      301

    Correct Answer
    A. 222
    Explanation
    Antonio Bryant had a 2000 season-high of 222 yards receiving when Pitt beat Boston College 42-26.

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  • 5. 

    Kevan Barlow's four TDs and how many yards rushing led Pitt to a 38-28 2000 win over West Virginia?

    • A.

      272

    • B.

      203

    • C.

      319

    • D.

      146

    Correct Answer
    A. 272
    Explanation
    In the 2000 win over West Virginia, Kevan Barlow scored four touchdowns for Pitt. The question is asking how many rushing yards led to this victory. The correct answer is 272, indicating that Barlow rushed for 272 yards in the game.

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  • 6. 

    What Pitt quarterback returned his first kickoff for 65 yards in a 29-17 win over Rutgers in 2000?

    • A.

      David Priestley

    • B.

      Marcus Furman

    • C.

      Pat Hoderny

    • D.

      Rod Rutherford

    Correct Answer
    D. Rod Rutherford
    Explanation
    Rod Rutherford returned his first kickoff for 65 yards in a 29-17 win over Rutgers in 2000.

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  • 7. 

    What freshman safety led Pitt in tackles in 1999, missed three games and was a 2000 All-American?

    • A.

      Mark Ponko

    • B.

      Ramon Walker

    • C.

      Shawn Robinson

    • D.

      Sam Bryant

    Correct Answer
    B. Ramon Walker
    Explanation
    Ramon Walker is the correct answer because he was a freshman safety who led Pitt in tackles in 1999. He also missed three games and was recognized as a 2000 All-American.

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  • 8. 

    The Pittsburgh Panthers outgained which team but were defeated 37-29 in the 2000 Insight Bowl?

    • A.

      Wisconsin Badgers

    • B.

      Iowa State Cyclones

    • C.

      Boston College Eagles

    • D.

      Texas A&M Aggies

    Correct Answer
    B. Iowa State Cyclones
    Explanation
    The Pittsburgh Panthers outgained the Iowa State Cyclones but were defeated 37-29 in the 2000 Insight Bowl.

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  • 9. 

    Despite losing the Insight Bowl, Pitt's 7-5 2000 season was their most successful since what year?

    • A.

      1996

    • B.

      1984

    • C.

      1989

    • D.

      1980

    Correct Answer
    C. 1989
    Explanation
    The question asks about Pitt's most successful season since a specific year. The correct answer is 1989, indicating that the 2000 season was their most successful since that year.

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  • 10. 

    Pitt's first loss in 2000, a 20-17 overtime nail biter, was their tenth in a row to which team?

    • A.

      West Virginia Mountaineers

    • B.

      Rutgers Scarlet Knights

    • C.

      Syracuse Orange

    • D.

      Louisville Cardinals

    Correct Answer
    C. Syracuse Orange
    Explanation
    Pitt's first loss in 2000 was their tenth in a row to the Syracuse Orange. This suggests that Syracuse had a strong team during that time and consistently outperformed Pitt. The fact that the game was a close overtime nail biter further emphasizes the competitiveness between the two teams.

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  • 11. 

    Where did Pitt's Gerald Hayes play when watch listed for the 2001 Nagurski Defensive Player Award?

    • A.

      Defensive End

    • B.

      Cornerback

    • C.

      Free Safety

    • D.

      Middle Linebacker

    Correct Answer
    D. Middle Linebacker
    Explanation
    Pitt's Gerald Hayes played as a Middle Linebacker when he was watch listed for the 2001 Nagurski Defensive Player Award.

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  • 12. 

    Who did Pittsburgh defang 34-19 in the 2001 Tangerine Bowl?

    • A.

      Penn State Nittany Lions

    • B.

      NC State Wolfpack

    • C.

      Georgia Bulldogs

    • D.

      Clemson Tigers

    Correct Answer
    B. NC State Wolfpack
    Explanation
    In the 2001 Tangerine Bowl, Pittsburgh defeated the NC State Wolfpack with a score of 34-19.

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  • 13. 

    Who did the Pitt Panthers blank 31-0 in the first football game at Heinz Field on September 1, 2001?

    • A.

      Boston College Eagles

    • B.

      East Tennessee State Buccaneers

    • C.

      Temple Owls

    • D.

      Vanderbilt Commodores

    Correct Answer
    B. East Tennessee State Buccaneers
    Explanation
    In the first football game at Heinz Field on September 1, 2001, the Pitt Panthers blanked the East Tennessee State Buccaneers with a score of 31-0.

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  • 14. 

    What did Pitt's David Priestley play when he ran 85 yards for the first TD at Heinz Field in 2001?

    • A.

      Quarterback

    • B.

      Tight End

    • C.

      Tailback

    • D.

      Wide Receiver

    Correct Answer
    A. Quarterback
    Explanation
    David Priestley played as the quarterback when he ran 85 yards for the first touchdown at Heinz Field in 2001.

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  • 15. 

    Which #12-ranked team did Pittsburgh embarrass 38-7 in 2001?

    • A.

      Virginia Tech Hokies

    • B.

      Michigan Wolverines

    • C.

      USC Trojans

    • D.

      Oklahoma Sooners

    Correct Answer
    A. Virginia Tech Hokies
    Explanation
    In 2001, Pittsburgh embarrassed the #12-ranked team, Virginia Tech Hokies, with a score of 38-7.

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