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  • 1. 

    Which Fighting Illini averaged 15.5 yards a catch and had nine touchdowns in 2002?

    • A.

      Carey Davis

    • B.

      Walter Young

    • C.

      Greg Lewis

    • D.

      Brandon Lloyd

    Correct Answer
    D. Brandon Lloyd
    Explanation
    Brandon Lloyd is the correct answer because he was the Fighting Illini player who had the highest average yards per catch (15.5) and scored the most touchdowns (nine) in 2002. This indicates that he was a highly productive and successful player in that season.

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  • 2. 

    Which BCS bowl game did Illinois lose to LSU 47-34 in 2002?

    • A.

      Orange Bowl

    • B.

      Rose Bowl

    • C.

      Fiesta Bowl

    • D.

      Sugar Bowl

    Correct Answer
    D. Sugar Bowl
    Explanation
    In 2002, Illinois lost to LSU with a score of 47-34. The game took place in a BCS bowl game, and the correct answer is Sugar Bowl.

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  • 3. 

    Which Illinois quarterback threw for 3,256 yards and had 27 touchdowns in 2001?

    • A.

      Chris Pazan

    • B.

      Kurt Kittner

    • C.

      Juice Williams

    • D.

      Dustin Warren

    Correct Answer
    B. Kurt Kittner
    Explanation
    Kurt Kittner is the correct answer because he was the Illinois quarterback who threw for 3,256 yards and had 27 touchdowns in 2001.

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  • 4. 

    Who recorded a team-best six interceptions in 2001 for Illinois?

    • A.

      Marc Jackson

    • B.

      Eugene Wilson

    • C.

      Mike Hall

    • D.

      Bobby Jackson

    Correct Answer
    B. Eugene Wilson
    Explanation
    Eugene Wilson recorded a team-best six interceptions in 2001 for Illinois. This means that out of all the players on the Illinois team that year, Wilson had the highest number of interceptions.

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  • 5. 

    What was the only team to beat Illinois in 2001, when they went 10-1 in the regular season?

    • A.

      Michigan Wolverines

    • B.

      Cal Bears

    • C.

      Louisville Cardinals

    • D.

      Ohio State Buckeyes

    Correct Answer
    A. Michigan Wolverines
    Explanation
    In 2001, Illinois had a highly successful regular season with a record of 10-1. However, there was one team that managed to defeat them during that season. The team that achieved this feat was the Michigan Wolverines.

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  • 6. 

    Who led the Illinois football team in rushing touchdowns in 2008?

    • A.

      Juice Williams

    • B.

      Jason Ford

    • C.

      Eddie McGee

    • D.

      Daniel Dufrene

    Correct Answer
    B. Jason Ford
    Explanation
    Jason Ford led the Illinois football team in rushing touchdowns in 2008.

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  • 7. 

    Which Illinois player averaged 22.3 yards per kick return with one touchdown in 2008?

    • A.

      Arrelious Benn

    • B.

      A.J. Jenkins

    • C.

      Troy Pollard

    • D.

      Vontae Davis

    Correct Answer
    B. A.J. Jenkins
    Explanation
    A.J. Jenkins is the correct answer because he was the only player among the options who played for Illinois in 2008 and had a kick return average of 22.3 yards with one touchdown. Arrelious Benn, Troy Pollard, and Vontae Davis may have been players for Illinois in 2008, but they did not have the same kick return statistics as A.J. Jenkins.

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  • 8. 

    Who led football's Fighting Illini in scoring for 2008?

    • A.

      Arrelious Benn

    • B.

      Juice Williams

    • C.

      Matt Eller

    • D.

      Jason Ford

    Correct Answer
    C. Matt Eller
    Explanation
    Matt Eller led football's Fighting Illini in scoring for 2008.

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  • 9. 

    How many touchdowns did Illinois tailback Daniel Dufrene have on 117 attempts in 2008?

    • A.

      None

    • B.

      Two

    • C.

      13

    • D.

      Nine

    Correct Answer
    A. None
    Explanation
    In 2008, Illinois tailback Daniel Dufrene did not score any touchdowns on his 117 attempts. Therefore, the correct answer is "None".

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  • 10. 

    How many of Juice Williams' 381 pass attempts were intercepted in the 2008 Illinois season?

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      Four

    • C.

      29

    • D.

      16

    Correct Answer
    D. 16
    Explanation
    In the 2008 Illinois season, Juice Williams had 16 of his 381 pass attempts intercepted.

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  • 11. 

    The Illinois football team scored 344 points in 2008, with opponents scoring how many on them?

    • A.

      200

    • B.

      319

    • C.

      245

    • D.

      462

    Correct Answer
    B. 319
    Explanation
    In 2008, the Illinois football team scored a total of 344 points. The question asks how many points their opponents scored on them. Since the answer is 319, it can be inferred that their opponents scored 319 points against them during that season.

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  • 12. 

    Who led the Fighting Illini in tackles for loss in 2007 with 12.5?

    • A.

      Brit Miller

    • B.

      Will Davis

    • C.

      Vontae Davis

    • D.

      Jeremey "J" Leman

    Correct Answer
    B. Will Davis
    Explanation
    Will Davis led the Fighting Illini in tackles for loss in 2007 with 12.5.

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  • 13. 

    Which player had a team-high five interceptions in 2007 for Illinois?

    • A.

      Dere Hicks

    • B.

      Kevin Mitchell

    • C.

      Vontae Davis

    • D.

      Antonio Steele

    Correct Answer
    B. Kevin Mitchell
    Explanation
    Kevin Mitchell had a team-high five interceptions in 2007 for Illinois.

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  • 14. 

    How many net rushing yards did Illinois' Rashard Mendenhall have in 2007 on 262 carries?

    • A.

      2201

    • B.

      1681

    • C.

      1124

    • D.

      699

    Correct Answer
    B. 1681
    Explanation
    In 2007, Rashard Mendenhall, the Illinois player, had a total of 1681 net rushing yards on 262 carries.

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  • 15. 

    How many passing touchdowns did Juice Williams of Illinois have in 2007 on 153 completions?

    • A.

      28

    • B.

      20

    • C.

      13

    • D.

      Five

    Correct Answer
    C. 13
    Explanation
    Juice Williams of Illinois had 13 passing touchdowns in 2007 on 153 completions.

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  • 16. 

    With 54 receptions in 2007, how many touchdowns did Illinois' Arrelious Benn have?

    • A.

      Eight

    • B.

      19

    • C.

      Two

    • D.

      15

    Correct Answer
    C. Two
    Explanation
    In 2007, Illinois' Arrelious Benn had a total of two touchdowns.

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  • 17. 

    Who led the 2006 Illinois team with a 62.9 yards per game rushing average?

    • A.

      Isiah Williams

    • B.

      Red Grange

    • C.

      Rashard Mendenhall

    • D.

      Pierre Thomas

    Correct Answer
    D. Pierre Thomas
    Explanation
    Pierre Thomas led the 2006 Illinois team with a 62.9 yards per game rushing average.

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  • 18. 

    In 2006 freshman Juice Williams threw nine touchdowns, but had how many interceptions?

    • A.

      One

    • B.

      22

    • C.

      Nine

    • D.

      16

    Correct Answer
    C. Nine
    Explanation
    In 2006, freshman Juice Williams threw nine touchdowns, indicating that he had a decent performance in terms of scoring. However, the question asks for the number of interceptions he had, and the correct answer is "Nine." This means that despite his success in throwing touchdowns, he also had an equal number of interceptions, which can be seen as a drawback in his overall performance.

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  • 19. 

    Which player led the team with an interception return average of 44 yards in 2006 for Illinois?

    • A.

      Travon Bellamy

    • B.

      Vontae Davis

    • C.

      Sharriff Abdullah

    • D.

      Chris Duvalt

    Correct Answer
    A. Travon Bellamy
    Explanation
    Travon Bellamy led the team with an interception return average of 44 yards in 2006 for Illinois.

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  • 20. 

    How many solo tackles out of 152 total tackles did Illinois' J Leman have in 2006?

    • A.

      99

    • B.

      120

    • C.

      75

    • D.

      19

    Correct Answer
    C. 75
    Explanation
    In 2006, Illinois' J Leman had 75 solo tackles out of a total of 152 tackles. This means that out of all the tackles he made, 75 of them were made by him alone, without any assistance from other players. Solo tackles are an important statistic in football as they demonstrate a player's ability to make tackles independently and stop the opposing team's progress.

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  • 21. 

    Which defensive lineman led Illinois in sacks with 5.5 in 2006?

    • A.

      Sirod Williams

    • B.

      Chris Norwell

    • C.

      Charles Myles

    • D.

      Derek Walker

    Correct Answer
    D. Derek Walker
    Explanation
    Derek Walker is the correct answer because he led Illinois in sacks with 5.5 in 2006.

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  • 22. 

    Which defensive back had a team-high 12 pass break ups in 2006 for Illinois?

    • A.

      Justin Harrison

    • B.

      Charles Bailey

    • C.

      Vontae Davis

    • D.

      Alan Ball

    Correct Answer
    D. Alan Ball
    Explanation
    Alan Ball had a team-high 12 pass break ups in 2006 for Illinois.

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  • 23. 

    Who led the Fighting Illini in rushing touchdowns in 2005, with five?

    • A.

      Time Brasic

    • B.

      Pierre Thomas

    • C.

      E.B. Halsey

    • D.

      Rashard Mendenhall

    Correct Answer
    B. Pierre Thomas
    Explanation
    Pierre Thomas led the Fighting Illini in rushing touchdowns in 2005 with five.

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  • 24. 

    Which player averaged 15.1 yards a catch on 31 receptions for Illinois in 2005?

    • A.

      Melvin Bryant

    • B.

      Kyle Hudson

    • C.

      Pierre Thomas

    • D.

      E.B. Halsey

    Correct Answer
    B. Kyle Hudson
    Explanation
    Kyle Hudson is the correct answer because he averaged 15.1 yards per catch on 31 receptions for Illinois in 2005. This means that for every catch he made, he gained an average of 15.1 yards. This statistic demonstrates his ability to make significant gains and contribute to the team's offense.

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  • 25. 

    Which Fighting Illini recorded a team-high three sacks in 2005?

    • A.

      Chris Norwell

    • B.

      Kevin Mitchell

    • C.

      Derek Walker

    • D.

      J Leman

    Correct Answer
    A. Chris Norwell
    Explanation
    Chris Norwell recorded a team-high three sacks in 2005.

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  • 26. 

    Which player caught more passes than any other player in the 2004 Illinois team, with 38?

    • A.

      Kyle Hudson

    • B.

      Pierre Thomas

    • C.

      Kendrick Jones

    • D.

      E.B. Halsey

    Correct Answer
    D. E.B. Halsey
    Explanation
    E.B. Halsey caught more passes than any other player in the 2004 Illinois team, with 38.

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  • 27. 

    How many attempts did Illinois' Pierre Thomas have to gain 893 yards rushing in 2004?

    • A.

      67

    • B.

      152

    • C.

      100

    • D.

      255

    Correct Answer
    B. 152
    Explanation
    In 2004, Pierre Thomas from Illinois had 152 attempts to gain 893 yards rushing. This means that he carried the ball 152 times during the season in order to accumulate a total of 893 rushing yards.

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  • 28. 

    Which Illinois quarterback had a team-high 1082 yards passing in 2004?

    • A.

      Jon Beutjer

    • B.

      Brad Bower

    • C.

      Eddie McGee

    • D.

      Chris Pazan

    Correct Answer
    A. Jon Beutjer
    Explanation
    Jon Beutjer is the correct answer because he had the highest number of passing yards, with 1082, among the Illinois quarterbacks in 2004. This indicates that he was the most successful and productive quarterback in terms of passing that season.

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  • 29. 

    How many yards did leading Illinois receiver Kendrick Jones gain on 47 catches in 2004?

    • A.

      340

    • B.

      1220

    • C.

      214

    • D.

      687

    Correct Answer
    D. 687
    Explanation
    In 2004, Kendrick Jones, the leading receiver for Illinois, gained a total of 687 yards on 47 catches. This means that each catch, on average, resulted in approximately 14.6 yards gained.

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  • 30. 

    While their football opponents scored 323 points on them in 2004, how many did Illinois score?

    • A.

      240

    • B.

      199

    • C.

      394

    • D.

      300

    Correct Answer
    A. 240
    Explanation
    In 2004, Illinois scored 240 points in football. This can be inferred from the given information that their opponents scored 323 points on them, implying that Illinois scored fewer points than their opponents. The other answer choices (199, 394, and 300) are not supported by the given information.

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