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  • 1. 

    Which Dallas player was traded away and eventually jailed for indecent exposure?

    • A.

      Charlie Waters

    • B.

      Bill Bates

    • C.

      Freddie Sayers

    • D.

      Lance Rentzel

    Correct Answer
    D. Lance Rentzel
    Explanation
    Lance Rentzel is the correct answer because he was a Dallas player who was traded away and later jailed for indecent exposure.

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  • 2. 

    What player was the first ever draft pick of the Dallas Cowboys?

    • A.

      Ralph Neely

    • B.

      Bob Lily

    • C.

      Eddie Lebaron

    • D.

      Don Meredith

    Correct Answer
    B. Bob Lily
    Explanation
    Bob Lily was the first ever draft pick of the Dallas Cowboys. He was selected in the 1961 NFL Draft as the seventh overall pick. Lily went on to have a highly successful career with the Cowboys, playing as a defensive tackle for 14 seasons. He was a key player in the Cowboys' "Doomsday Defense" and was known for his exceptional skills and athleticism. Lily was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1980, solidifying his status as one of the greatest players in Cowboys' history.

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  • 3. 

    Which Cowboy wore #33 in 1970?

    • A.

      Duane Thomas

    • B.

      Joe Hegman

    • C.

      Leroy Jordan

    • D.

      Chuck Howley

    Correct Answer
    A. Duane Thomas
    Explanation
    Duane Thomas is the correct answer because he wore the number 33 in 1970.

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  • 4. 

    What made Tony Dorsett's NFL record 99-yard touchdown run extra special?

    • A.

      Only Ten Players Were On The Field

    • B.

      It Was His 100th Career Touchdown

    • C.

      He Kicked The P.A.T. Afterwards

    • D.

      He Scored It For His Dying Father

    Correct Answer
    A. Only Ten Players Were On The Field
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that only ten players were on the field. This made Tony Dorsett's NFL record 99-yard touchdown run extra special because he was able to outrun the defense with one less player to block for him. It showcased his exceptional speed, agility, and ability to make plays on his own. The fact that he achieved such a remarkable feat with a disadvantage on the field adds to the significance and impressiveness of the touchdown run.

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  • 5. 

    Who came up with the nickname "America's Team" for the Cowboys?

    • A.

      Roger Staubach

    • B.

      Gil Brandt

    • C.

      The Fans

    • D.

      Tom Landry

    Correct Answer
    B. Gil Brandt
    Explanation
    Gil Brandt came up with the nickname "America's Team" for the Cowboys. This nickname was given to the Dallas Cowboys because of their immense popularity and widespread fan base across the United States. Brandt, who served as the Cowboys' vice president of player personnel from 1960 to 1988, played a significant role in building the team's success and reputation. His marketing and promotional efforts helped establish the Cowboys as a national phenomenon, leading to the nickname "America's Team" becoming synonymous with the franchise.

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  • 6. 

    What high school did Emmitt Smith go to?

    • A.

      Escambia High

    • B.

      Washington High

    • C.

      Central High

    • D.

      Pine Forest High

    Correct Answer
    A. Escambia High
    Explanation
    Emmitt Smith attended Escambia High School.

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  • 7. 

    Tom Landry and Vince Lombardi both were assistant coaches on which team?

    • A.

      New York Giants

    • B.

      Dallas Cowboys

    • C.

      Chicago Bears

    • D.

      Green Bay Packers

    Correct Answer
    A. New York Giants
    Explanation
    Tom Landry and Vince Lombardi both were assistant coaches on the New York Giants.

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  • 8. 

    What Cowboy rookie broke a Cowboys rookie record for tackles in a season?

    • A.

      Kevin Smith

    • B.

      Greg Ellis

    • C.

      Dexter Coakley

    • D.

      Leon Lett

    Correct Answer
    C. Dexter Coakley
    Explanation
    Dexter Coakley is the correct answer because he broke the Cowboys rookie record for tackles in a season.

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  • 9. 

    What college did NFL star Darren Woodson play for?

    • A.

      Arizona State

    • B.

      Appalachian State

    • C.

      Washington

    • D.

      UCLA

    Correct Answer
    A. Arizona State
    Explanation
    Darren Woodson, the NFL star, played college football for Arizona State.

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  • 10. 

    Where did Troy Aikman grow up?

    • A.

      Oklahoma

    • B.

      Florida

    • C.

      California

    • D.

      Texas

    Correct Answer
    A. Oklahoma
    Explanation
    Troy Aikman grew up in Oklahoma.

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  • 11. 

    What former Dallas Cowboy was once married to actress Joey Heatherton?

    • A.

      Walt Garrison

    • B.

      Don Meredith

    • C.

      Preston Pearson

    • D.

      Lance Rentzel

    Correct Answer
    D. Lance Rentzel
    Explanation
    Lance Rentzel is the correct answer because he was once married to actress Joey Heatherton.

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  • 12. 

    Who was not an NFL Draft first round selection of the Dallas Cowboys?

    • A.

      Daryl Johnston

    • B.

      Emmitt Smith

    • C.

      Troy Aikman

    • D.

      Greg Ellis

    Correct Answer
    A. Daryl Johnston
    Explanation
    Daryl Johnston was not an NFL Draft first round selection of the Dallas Cowboys. This means that he was not chosen by the Cowboys in the first round of the NFL Draft. The other three options - Emmitt Smith, Troy Aikman, and Greg Ellis - were all first round selections of the Cowboys.

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  • 13. 

    What team did Jay Novacek play for prior to Dallas?

    • A.

      Dolphins

    • B.

      Saints

    • C.

      Cardinals

    • D.

      Bears

    Correct Answer
    C. Cardinals
    Explanation
    Jay Novacek played for the Cardinals before joining the Dallas team.

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  • 14. 

    Who has the most career passing yards for Dallas?

    • A.

      Roger Staubach

    • B.

      Craig Morton

    • C.

      Troy Aikman

    • D.

      Danny White

    Correct Answer
    C. Troy Aikman
    Explanation
    Troy Aikman has the most career passing yards for Dallas. He played as the quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys from 1989 to 2000. Aikman led the team to three Super Bowl victories and was a key figure in the Cowboys' success during the 1990s. He accumulated a total of 32,942 passing yards during his career with Dallas, making him the franchise leader in this category.

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  • 15. 

    What Dallas Cowboy holds the record through 1999 for highest yards per catch average?

    • A.

      Michael Irvin

    • B.

      Tony Hill

    • C.

      Drew Pearson

    • D.

      Alvin Harper

    Correct Answer
    D. Alvin Harper
    Explanation
    Alvin Harper holds the record for the highest yards per catch average for the Dallas Cowboys through 1999. This means that he gained the most yards per reception on average compared to the other players listed.

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