Florida Gator Football Team Trivia

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  • 1. 

    Who is the 2010 Florida Gator quarterbacks coach?

    • A. 

      Scot Loeffler

    • B. 

      Teryl Austin

    • C. 

      Brian White

    • D. 

      Mickey Marotti

    Correct Answer
    A. Scot Loeffler
    Explanation
    Scot Loeffler is the correct answer because he was the quarterbacks coach for the Florida Gators in 2010.

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  • 2. 

    What pick was Tim Tebow in the first round of the NFL draft?

    • A. 

      12th

    • B. 

      18th

    • C. 

      4th

    • D. 

      25th

    Correct Answer
    D. 25th
    Explanation
    Tim Tebow was selected as the 25th pick in the first round of the NFL draft. This means that there were 24 players selected before him in the first round.

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  • 3. 

    Who led the Gators in yards rushing for the Sep 11, 2010 win against USF?

    • A. 

      Gillislee

    • B. 

      Moody

    • C. 

      Demps

    • D. 

      Brantley

    Correct Answer
    C. Demps
    Explanation
    Demps led the Gators in yards rushing for the Sep 11, 2010 win against USF.

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  • 4. 

    Who was the first coach to lead the Florida Gators to the SEC Championship?

    • A. 

      Galen Hall

    • B. 

      Jimmy Johnson

    • C. 

      Steve Spurrier

    • D. 

      Ray Graves

    Correct Answer
    C. Steve Spurrier
    Explanation
    Steve Spurrier is the correct answer because he was the first coach to lead the Florida Gators to the SEC Championship. Spurrier coached the Gators from 1990 to 2001 and during his tenure, he led the team to six SEC Championship victories. He is considered one of the most successful coaches in Florida Gators history, winning numerous awards and accolades. Spurrier's innovative offensive strategies and strong leadership played a significant role in the team's success, making him the first coach to achieve this milestone for the Gators.

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  • 5. 

    Which school did Florida Gator head coach Steve Spurrier coach before he came to Florida?

    • A. 

      North Carolina

    • B. 

      Maryland

    • C. 

      Duke

    • D. 

      Wake Forest

    Correct Answer
    C. Duke
    Explanation
    Steve Spurrier coached at Duke University before he came to Florida.

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  • 6. 

    At the end of the 1980's, who held the career yards rushing record for Florida?

    • A. 

      Emmitt Smith

    • B. 

      John L. Williams

    • C. 

      James Jones

    • D. 

      Neal Anderson

    Correct Answer
    A. Emmitt Smith
    Explanation
    Emmitt Smith held the career yards rushing record for Florida at the end of the 1980s. This means that he had accumulated the highest number of rushing yards throughout his career compared to the other options listed.

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  • 7. 

    To soldiers in which war was Florida Field originally dedicated?

    • A. 

      World War I

    • B. 

      World War II

    • C. 

      American Revolution

    • D. 

      Civil War

    Correct Answer
    A. World War I
    Explanation
    Florida Field was originally dedicated to soldiers who fought in World War I. This dedication signifies the importance of honoring and remembering the sacrifices made by soldiers in that particular war.

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  • 8. 

    What position did Florida Gator Keiwan Ratliff play?

    • A. 

      Cornerback

    • B. 

      Slotback

    • C. 

      Wideout

    • D. 

      Punter

    Correct Answer
    A. Cornerback
    Explanation
    Keiwan Ratliff played the position of cornerback for the Florida Gators.

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  • 9. 

    Which of their first eight SEC titles was taken from the Florida Gators?

    • A. 

      1984

    • B. 

      1995

    • C. 

      1975

    • D. 

      1941

    Correct Answer
    A. 1984
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1984. This implies that the Florida Gators won their first SEC title in 1984.

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  • 10. 

    What was the first name of 2003 Florida tailback Carthon?

    • A. 

      Ray

    • B. 

      David

    • C. 

      Burton

    • D. 

      Ran

    Correct Answer
    D. Ran
    Explanation
    The question asks for the first name of 2003 Florida tailback Carthon. The given options "Ray", "David", "Burton", and "Ran" are all first names. Since "Ran" is the correct answer and matches the question, it can be concluded that Ran was the first name of 2003 Florida tailback Carthon.

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  • 11. 

    Who was the starting quarterback on the 2006 National Champion Florida Gators?

    • A. 

      Errict Rhett

    • B. 

      Louis Oliver

    • C. 

      Chris Leak

    • D. 

      Shayne Edge

    Correct Answer
    C. Chris Leak
    Explanation
    Chris Leak was the starting quarterback on the 2006 National Champion Florida Gators. This can be inferred from the question, which asks for the starting quarterback of that specific team.

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  • 12. 

    What major renovation took place at Florida Field in 1990?

    • A. 

      Artificial Turf Replaced Grass

    • B. 

      More Seats Were Added

    • C. 

      A Dome Was Added

    • D. 

      Grass Replaced Artificial Turf

    Correct Answer
    D. Grass Replaced Artificial Turf
    Explanation
    In 1990, a major renovation took place at Florida Field where the grass was replaced with artificial turf. This suggests that prior to the renovation, the stadium had natural grass on its field, but it was replaced with synthetic turf for various reasons. The renovation aimed to enhance the playing surface and potentially improve the overall experience for players and spectators.

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  • 13. 

    Who acted as Florida's interim coach during the 2004 Peach Bowl?

    • A. 

      Chris Doering

    • B. 

      Jeremy Foley

    • C. 

      Danny Wuerffel

    • D. 

      Jevon Kearse

    Correct Answer
    B. Jeremy Foley
    Explanation
    Jeremy Foley acted as Florida's interim coach during the 2004 Peach Bowl.

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  • 14. 

    Which South Carolina coach was a candidate for the 2004 Florida head coach vacancy?

    • A. 

      Paul Dietzel

    • B. 

      Joker Phillips

    • C. 

      Steve Spurrier

    • D. 

      Lou Holtz

    Correct Answer
    C. Steve Spurrier
    Explanation
    Steve Spurrier is the correct answer because he was a candidate for the 2004 Florida head coach vacancy. Spurrier, who had previously been the head coach at Florida from 1990 to 2001, was considered for the position after Ron Zook was fired. Ultimately, Spurrier did not return to Florida at that time, but he did become the head coach at the University of South Carolina in 2005.

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  • 15. 

    Which legendary Florida Gator wore jersey #47?

    • A. 

      Steve Spurrier

    • B. 

      Jack Youngblood

    • C. 

      Channing Crowder

    • D. 

      Cris Collinsworth

    Correct Answer
    B. Jack Youngblood
    Explanation
    Jack Youngblood is the correct answer because he is a legendary Florida Gator who wore jersey #47.

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  • 16. 

    Which 2003 Florida Gator led all NCAA freshmen with 97 tackles in just nine games?

    • A. 

      Jevon Kearse

    • B. 

      Lito Sheppard

    • C. 

      Neal Anderson

    • D. 

      Channing Crowder

    Correct Answer
    D. Channing Crowder
    Explanation
    Channing Crowder is the correct answer because he was a Florida Gator in 2003 and he led all NCAA freshmen with 97 tackles in just nine games.

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  • 17. 

    In which year did Florida record its SEC record 20th consecutive winning season?

    • A. 

      2007

    • B. 

      2005

    • C. 

      1994

    • D. 

      1961

    Correct Answer
    A. 2007
    Explanation
    In 2007, Florida recorded its SEC record 20th consecutive winning season. This means that for 20 consecutive seasons, Florida's football team had more wins than losses in the Southeastern Conference (SEC). This achievement demonstrates the consistent success and competitiveness of the team during that period.

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  • 18. 

    In which year did the Florida Gators play in what became known as the "Fiasco Bowl"?

    • A. 

      1995

    • B. 

      1984

    • C. 

      1962

    • D. 

      1973

    Correct Answer
    A. 1995
    Explanation
    In 1995, the Florida Gators played in what became known as the "Fiasco Bowl". This suggests that the game was highly controversial or disastrous in some way.

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  • 19. 

    At which 2007 award show was Florida's Tim Tebow named Best Male College Athlete?

    • A. 

      ESPY Awards

    • B. 

      Action Sports Awards

    • C. 

      Laureus World Sports Awards

    • D. 

      Florida Sports Awards

    Correct Answer
    A. ESPY Awards
    Explanation
    In 2007, Tim Tebow, who played for Florida, was named Best Male College Athlete at the ESPY Awards. The ESPY Awards is an annual award show that honors excellence in sports performance and achievements. It is widely recognized and regarded as one of the most prestigious sports awards ceremonies.

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  • 20. 

    Which Florida Gator freshman was MVP of the 2006 SEC Championship Game?

    • A. 

      Wilber Marshall

    • B. 

      Neal Anderson

    • C. 

      Ike Hilliard

    • D. 

      Percy Harvin

    Correct Answer
    D. Percy Harvin
    Explanation
    Percy Harvin was the MVP of the 2006 SEC Championship Game. He was a freshman playing for the Florida Gators at the time. Harvin's exceptional performance during the game earned him the title of Most Valuable Player.

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  • 21. 

    What is the name of the Florida Gator pep band?

    • A. 

      Marching 100

    • B. 

      Highty-Tighties

    • C. 

      Mighty Musical Gators

    • D. 

      Pride Of The Sunshine

    Correct Answer
    D. Pride Of The Sunshine
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Pride Of The Sunshine. This is the name of the Florida Gator pep band.

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  • 22. 

    Urban Meyer had only how many years as an NCAA head coach before his first national title win?

    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Six

    • C. 

      Nine

    • D. 

      Two

    Correct Answer
    B. Six
    Explanation
    Urban Meyer had six years as an NCAA head coach before his first national title win. This suggests that it took him some time to achieve this milestone, indicating that he had to work hard and gain experience before reaching the pinnacle of success in college football.

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  • 23. 

    Which Florida Gator had a SEC record-setting 31 touchdown receptions between 1992 and 1995?

    • A. 

      Fred Weary

    • B. 

      Wilber Marshall

    • C. 

      Chris Doering

    • D. 

      Emmitt Smith

    Correct Answer
    C. Chris Doering
    Explanation
    Chris Doering is the correct answer because he had a SEC record-setting 31 touchdown receptions between 1992 and 1995. This means that during those years, he caught the most touchdown passes out of any player in the Southeastern Conference. The other options, Fred Weary, Wilber Marshall, and Emmitt Smith, are not relevant to the question or do not hold this record.

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  • 24. 

    In what year did the Florida Gators participate in the "Florida Flop"?

    • A. 

      1954

    • B. 

      1962

    • C. 

      1971

    • D. 

      1961

    Correct Answer
    C. 1971
    Explanation
    In 1971, the Florida Gators participated in the "Florida Flop."

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  • 25. 

    The year 2000 saw a Florida Gator throw nine touchdowns in two games against which team?

    • A. 

      Florida

    • B. 

      South Carolina

    • C. 

      South Florida

    • D. 

      NC State

    Correct Answer
    A. Florida
    Explanation
    In the year 2000, a Florida Gator threw nine touchdowns in two games against the Florida team itself.

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  • 26. 

    Who is the 2010 Florida Gator wide receivers coach?

    • A. 

      Terry Jackson

    • B. 

      Zach Azzanni

    • C. 

      Scot Loeffler

    • D. 

      Teryl Austin

    Correct Answer
    B. Zach Azzanni
    Explanation
    Zach Azzanni is the correct answer for the 2010 Florida Gator wide receivers coach.

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  • 27. 

    What number uniform was center Nick Alajajian of the 2010 Gators assigned?

    • A. 

      31

    • B. 

      61

    • C. 

      58

    • D. 

      89

    Correct Answer
    C. 58
    Explanation
    Center Nick Alajajian of the 2010 Gators was assigned the number 58 as his uniform number.

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  • 28. 

    What was the final score of the opening game of the 2010 Florida Gator football season?

    • A. 

      Florida 27 Miami 22

    • B. 

      Florida 34 Miami 12

    • C. 

      Florida 44 Miami 7

    • D. 

      Florida 37 South Florida 14

    Correct Answer
    B. Florida 34 Miami 12
    Explanation
    The final score of the opening game of the 2010 Florida Gator football season was Florida 34 Miami 12.

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  • 29. 

    How many points did Florida score in overtime during the 2009 season?

    • A. 

      0 Points

    • B. 

      3 Points

    • C. 

      6 Points

    • D. 

      2 Points

    Correct Answer
    A. 0 Points
    Explanation
    During the 2009 season, Florida did not score any points in overtime.

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  • 30. 

    What school ended Tim Tebow's streak of 30-straight games with a passing touchdown?

    • A. 

      Georgia

    • B. 

      Ohio State

    • C. 

      Tennessee

    • D. 

      Miami

    Correct Answer
    C. Tennessee
    Explanation
    Tennessee ended Tim Tebow's streak of 30-straight games with a passing touchdown.

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