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  • 1. 

    Who was the quarterback on the 2010 Preseason Coaches All-SEC team?

    • A.

      John Brantley

    • B.

      Jacoby Walker

    • C.

      Cam Newton

    • D.

      Ryan Mallett

    Correct Answer
    D. Ryan Mallett
    Explanation
    Ryan Mallett was the quarterback on the 2010 Preseason Coaches All-SEC team.

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  • 2. 

    Which head coach of the Vanderbilt football team retired before the start of the 2010 season?

    • A.

      Robbie Caldwell

    • B.

      Pat Fitzgerald

    • C.

      Derek Dooley

    • D.

      Bobby Johnson

    Correct Answer
    D. Bobby Johnson
    Explanation
    Bobby Johnson is the correct answer because he retired as the head coach of the Vanderbilt football team before the start of the 2010 season.

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  • 3. 

    Which SEC team lost their opening game of the 2010 season to Jacksonville State in double overtime?

    • A.

      Ole Miss

    • B.

      Alabama

    • C.

      Mississippi

    • D.

      LSU

    Correct Answer
    A. Ole Miss
    Explanation
    In the 2010 season, the SEC team that lost their opening game to Jacksonville State in double overtime was Ole Miss.

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  • 4. 

    Where was Alabama ranked in the AP Poll at the end of the 2010 football season?

    • A.

      #10

    • B.

      #9

    • C.

      #11

    • D.

      #8

    Correct Answer
    A. #10
    Explanation
    Alabama was ranked #10 in the AP Poll at the end of the 2010 football season.

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  • 5. 

    The 2010 SEC football season kicked off on which date, with South Carolina defeating Southern Miss?

    • A.

      September 9th

    • B.

      September 2nd

    • C.

      September 4th

    • D.

      September 11th

    Correct Answer
    B. September 2nd
    Explanation
    The correct answer is September 2nd. This date marks the beginning of the 2010 SEC football season, where South Carolina emerged victorious over Southern Miss.

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  • 6. 

    Trent Richardson shared SEC Offensive Player of the Week with which player in week 2 of the 2010 season?

    • A.

      Marcus Lattimore

    • B.

      Ryan Mallett

    • C.

      Mike Hartline

    • D.

      Stevan Ridley

    Correct Answer
    A. Marcus Lattimore
    Explanation
    In week 2 of the 2010 season, Trent Richardson shared the SEC Offensive Player of the Week award with Marcus Lattimore. This means that both players had outstanding performances that week, leading to their recognition.

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  • 7. 

    The 2010 SEC season marked the end of which school's 37-year reign in average attendance?

    • A.

      Auburn

    • B.

      Tennessee

    • C.

      LSU

    • D.

      Alabama

    Correct Answer
    B. Tennessee
    Explanation
    In the 2010 SEC season, Tennessee's 37-year reign in average attendance came to an end. This means that for 37 consecutive years, Tennessee had the highest average attendance among all the schools in the SEC. However, in 2010, another school surpassed Tennessee in terms of average attendance, leading to the end of their reign.

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  • 8. 

    SEC teams tied a conference record by losing how many bowl games following the 2010 season?

    • A.

      7

    • B.

      6

    • C.

      5

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    C. 5
    Explanation
    SEC teams tied a conference record by losing 5 bowl games following the 2010 season. This means that multiple teams from the SEC lost their respective bowl games, resulting in a total of 5 losses for the conference. The question is asking for the number of losses, and the answer is 5.

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  • 9. 

    What was Kentucky's non-conference record for the 2010 season?

    • A.

      2-Mar

    • B.

      May-00

    • C.

      1-Apr

    • D.

      3-Feb

    Correct Answer
    C. 1-Apr
  • 10. 

    The only two SEC players to record at least 10 sacks during the 2010 season were Nick Fairley and whom?

    • A.

      Jake Bequette

    • B.

      Melvin Ingram

    • C.

      Devin Taylor

    • D.

      Justin Houston

    Correct Answer
    D. Justin Houston
    Explanation
    During the 2010 season, only two SEC players achieved the milestone of recording at least 10 sacks. One of them was Nick Fairley. The correct answer, Justin Houston, is the other player who accomplished this feat.

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  • 11. 

    Which was the only SEC team to not miss an extra point attempt during the 2010 season?

    • A.

      Mississippi State

    • B.

      Arkansas

    • C.

      LSU

    • D.

      Georgia

    Correct Answer
    A. Mississippi State
    Explanation
    Mississippi State was the only SEC team to not miss an extra point attempt during the 2010 season. This means that they successfully made every extra point kick they attempted throughout the season. The other teams listed, Arkansas, LSU, and Georgia, must have missed at least one extra point attempt during that same season.

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  • 12. 

    Vanderbilt's only non-conference victory during the 2010 season came against which opponent?

    • A.

      Wake Forest

    • B.

      Northwestern

    • C.

      Connecticut

    • D.

      Eastern Michigan

    Correct Answer
    D. Eastern Michigan
    Explanation
    In the 2010 season, Vanderbilt was able to secure a victory against Eastern Michigan, which was their only non-conference win. This suggests that Vanderbilt struggled against non-conference opponents that year, as they were unable to secure victories against Wake Forest, Northwestern, or Connecticut.

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  • 13. 

    Which were the only two SEC teams to return more than one punt for a touchdown during the 2010 season?

    • A.

      Arkansas & Kentucky

    • B.

      Alabama & Auburn

    • C.

      South Carolina & Tennessee

    • D.

      Florida & LSU

    Correct Answer
    D. Florida & LSU
    Explanation
    Florida and LSU were the only two SEC teams to return more than one punt for a touchdown during the 2010 season. This means that both Florida and LSU had players who were able to successfully catch a punt and run it back for a touchdown on more than one occasion throughout the season. This indicates that these two teams had strong special teams units and skilled returners who were able to make big plays in the return game.

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  • 14. 

    Which SEC school racked up a conference-leading 831 penalty minutes during the 2010 season?

    • A.

      Georgia

    • B.

      Arkansas

    • C.

      Tennessee

    • D.

      South Carolina

    Correct Answer
    B. Arkansas
    Explanation
    During the 2010 season, Arkansas racked up a conference-leading 831 penalty minutes. This means that they had the highest number of penalty minutes compared to other SEC schools. Penalty minutes are typically accumulated in sports like hockey or football when players commit infractions or fouls, resulting in time spent in the penalty box or penalties assessed against the team.

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  • 15. 

    What was the final score of the 2010 SEC season's week 2 matchup between Auburn and Mississippi State?

    • A.

      23-20

    • B.

      20-17

    • C.

      17-14

    • D.

      14-10

    Correct Answer
    C. 17-14
    Explanation
    The final score of the 2010 SEC season's week 2 matchup between Auburn and Mississippi State was 17-14.

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