Interested Trivia On Northwestern Wildcats Football

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  • 1. 

    Which Northwestern Wildcats junior punter led the team with a 39.9-yard punting average in 2003?

    • A.

      Sam Cheatham

    • B.

      Adam Kadela

    • C.

      Brian Huffman

    • D.

      Colby Clark

    Correct Answer
    C. Brian Huffman
    Explanation
    Brian Huffman led the Northwestern Wildcats in 2003 with a 39.9-yard punting average.

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  • 2. 

    Which 2004 Northwestern Wildcats junior quarterback ranked second in the Big Ten with 2,838 passing yards?

    • A.

      Brett Basanez

    • B.

      Andre Butler

    • C.

      Anthony Ward

    • D.

      Joseph Ferguson

    Correct Answer
    A. Brett Basanez
    Explanation
    Brett Basanez is the correct answer because he was the 2004 Northwestern Wildcats junior quarterback who ranked second in the Big Ten with 2,838 passing yards.

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  • 3. 

    A total of 1,381 rushing yards ranked which Northwestern senior running back second in the Big Ten for 2004?

    • A.

      Frank Bass

    • B.

      David Thompson

    • C.

      Noah Herron

    • D.

      Jonathan Fields

    Correct Answer
    C. Noah Herron
    Explanation
    Noah Herron ranked second in the Big Ten for rushing yards in 2004 with a total of 1,381 yards.

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  • 4. 

    A total of 633 receiving yards was a team high for which Northwestern Wildcats junior wide receiver in 2004?

    • A.

      Noah Herron

    • B.

      Cory Dious

    • C.

      Mark Philmore

    • D.

      Ryan Black

    Correct Answer
    C. Mark Philmore
    Explanation
    Mark Philmore was the Northwestern Wildcats junior wide receiver in 2004 who had the team high of 633 receiving yards.

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  • 5. 

    Which 2004 Northwestern Wildcats junior CB had a season-long 97-yard kickoff return vs. Minnesota?

    • A.

      Jeff Backes

    • B.

      Brandon Horn

    • C.

      Colby Clark

    • D.

      Kyle Daley

    Correct Answer
    A. Jeff Backes
    Explanation
    Jeff Backes is the correct answer because he was a junior cornerback for the Northwestern Wildcats in 2004. He had a season-long 97-yard kickoff return against Minnesota.

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  • 6. 

    A total of 156 tackles was a team high for which 2004 Northwestern Wildcats junior LB?

    • A.

      Chaz Richart

    • B.

      Nathan Shanks

    • C.

      Tim McGarigle

    • D.

      Mark Philmore

    Correct Answer
    C. Tim McGarigle
    Explanation
    Tim McGarigle had the highest number of tackles, 156, among the 2004 Northwestern Wildcats junior linebackers. This indicates that he was the most active and effective player in terms of tackling opponents.

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  • 7. 

    Which senior safety had three fumble recoveries to lead the Northwestern Wildcats in 2004?

    • A.

      Eric Batis

    • B.

      Dominique Price

    • C.

      Marvin Ward

    • D.

      Erryn Cobb

    Correct Answer
    B. Dominique Price
    Explanation
    Dominique Price had three fumble recoveries in 2004, which was the highest among the Northwestern Wildcats.

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  • 8. 

    Three interceptions was a team high for which 2004 Northwestern Wildcats senior CB?

    • A.

      Colby Clark

    • B.

      Marvin Ward

    • C.

      Sundi Brewer-Griffin

    • D.

      Dylan Thiry

    Correct Answer
    B. Marvin Ward
    Explanation
    Marvin Ward had the highest number of interceptions for the 2004 Northwestern Wildcats senior CB.

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  • 9. 

    Which Northwestern Wildcats junior punter had a team-leading 39.6-yard average in 2005?

    • A.

      Frayne Abernathy

    • B.

      Awadalla Michael

    • C.

      Ryan Pedersen

    • D.

      Chris Malleo

    Correct Answer
    C. Ryan Pedersen
    Explanation
    Ryan Pedersen is the correct answer because he had a team-leading average of 39.6 yards as a punter for the Northwestern Wildcats in 2005.

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  • 10. 

    Which Northwestern Wildcats freshman running back had a team high of 16 rushing TDs in 2005?

    • A.

      Tanner Highlen

    • B.

      Nathan Shanks

    • C.

      Amado Villarreal

    • D.

      Tyrell Sutton

    Correct Answer
    D. Tyrell Sutton
    Explanation
    Tyrell Sutton is the correct answer because he was the Northwestern Wildcats freshman running back who had a team high of 16 rushing touchdowns in 2005.

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  • 11. 

    Five interceptions was a team high for which Northwestern Wildcats junior CB in 2005?

    • A.

      Chris Jeske

    • B.

      Slade Larscheid

    • C.

      Omar Conteh

    • D.

      Marquice Cole

    Correct Answer
    D. Marquice Cole
    Explanation
    Marquice Cole had the highest number of interceptions for the Northwestern Wildcats junior CB in 2005, with a total of five interceptions.

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  • 12. 

    Which Northwestern Wildcats junior linebacker had a 2005-high 86-yard fumble return vs. Michigan State?

    • A.

      Vince Clarke

    • B.

      Demetrius Eaton

    • C.

      Anthony Ward

    • D.

      Todd Dockery

    Correct Answer
    B. Demetrius Eaton
    Explanation
    Demetrius Eaton is the correct answer because he is the only junior linebacker listed as an option. Additionally, the question states that the player had a 2005-high 86-yard fumble return vs. Michigan State, and there is no information provided about any other player achieving this feat. Therefore, Demetrius Eaton is the most likely candidate to be the correct answer.

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  • 13. 

    Which junior wide receiver led the 2005 Northwestern Wildcats with 862 receiving yards?

    • A.

      Prince Kwateng

    • B.

      Kevin Mims

    • C.

      Alex Rucks

    • D.

      Shaun Herbert

    Correct Answer
    D. Shaun Herbert
    Explanation
    Shaun Herbert led the 2005 Northwestern Wildcats with 862 receiving yards.

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  • 14. 

    The Northwestern Wildcats lost the 2005 Sun Bowl 38-50 to which Pac-10 football team?

    • A.

      Wisconsin Badgers

    • B.

      UAB Blazers

    • C.

      Syracuse Orange

    • D.

      UCLA Bruins

    Correct Answer
    D. UCLA Bruins
    Explanation
    In the 2005 Sun Bowl, the Northwestern Wildcats lost to the UCLA Bruins with a score of 38-50.

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  • 15. 

    Who took over as head coach of the Northwestern Wildcats in 2006 after the death of Randy Walker?

    • A.

      Alton Johnson

    • B.

      Gary Barnett

    • C.

      Kevin Bentley

    • D.

      Pat Fitzgerald

    Correct Answer
    D. Pat Fitzgerald
    Explanation
    After the death of Randy Walker in 2006, Pat Fitzgerald took over as the head coach of the Northwestern Wildcats.

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