Some Trivia On Rice Owls Football

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Rice Owls Football Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 

    The 2008 Texas Bowl was Rice's first post-season bowl win since what year?

    • A.

      1982

    • B.

      1961

    • C.

      1954

    • D.

      1979

    Correct Answer
    C. 1954
    Explanation
    Rice's first post-season bowl win occurred in 1954. This means that they had not won a bowl game since that year until the 2008 Texas Bowl.

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  • 2. 

    Rice's football team scored 77 points against what in-state rival for a 2008 season high?

    • A.

      UTEP

    • B.

      North Texas

    • C.

      Houston

    • D.

      SMU

    Correct Answer
    B. North Texas
    Explanation
    In the 2008 season, Rice's football team scored 77 points, which was their highest score of the season. The question asks which in-state rival they achieved this score against, and the correct answer is North Texas.

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  • 3. 

    Rice ended the 2008 season with how many consecutive wins, including the 2008 Texas Bowl?

    • A.

      Three

    • B.

      Five

    • C.

      Seven

    • D.

      Eight

    Correct Answer
    C. Seven
    Explanation
    Rice ended the 2008 season with seven consecutive wins, including the 2008 Texas Bowl. This means that they won their last seven games of the season, including the bowl game.

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  • 4. 

    What Rice football player won the inaugural Conference USA MVP Award in 2008?

    • A.

      Wide receiver Jarett Dillard

    • B.

      TE James Casey

    • C.

      QB Chase Clement

    • D.

      RB C.J. Ugokwe

    Correct Answer
    C. QB Chase Clement
    Explanation
    Chase Clement won the inaugural Conference USA MVP Award in 2008.

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  • 5. 

    The Rice Owls football team competed in which non-BCS Conference in 2008?

    • A.

      Western Athletic

    • B.

      Big West

    • C.

      Mountain West

    • D.

      Conference USA

    Correct Answer
    D. Conference USA
    Explanation
    In 2008, the Rice Owls football team competed in the Conference USA. Conference USA is a non-BCS conference that includes multiple universities from different states. It is a collegiate athletic conference that sponsors various sports, including football. Rice Owls, being a part of Conference USA, competed against other teams within the conference during the 2008 football season.

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  • 6. 

    How many Rice Owls caught at least 10 passes in 2008?

    • A.

      Seven

    • B.

      Three

    • C.

      Six

    • D.

      One

    Correct Answer
    C. Six
    Explanation
    In 2008, a total of six Rice Owls caught at least 10 passes.

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  • 7. 

    How many times was Rice Owl wide receiver/TE James Casey named C-USA Player of the Week in 2008?

    • A.

      Four

    • B.

      Zero

    • C.

      Three

    • D.

      One

    Correct Answer
    C. Three
    Explanation
    In 2008, Rice Owl wide receiver/TE James Casey was named C-USA Player of the Week three times. This indicates that he had exceptional performances on three different occasions throughout the season, earning him this recognition from the conference.

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  • 8. 

    Rice defeated what team 38-14 in the 2008 Texas Bowl?

    • A.

      Southern Mississippi

    • B.

      Western Michigan

    • C.

      East Carolina

    • D.

      Northwestern

    Correct Answer
    B. Western Michigan
    Explanation
    In the 2008 Texas Bowl, Rice defeated Western Michigan with a score of 38-14.

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  • 9. 

    How many times did Rice score more than 30 points in 2008 football games?

    • A.

      Five

    • B.

      Eleven

    • C.

      Ten

    • D.

      Seven

    Correct Answer
    C. Ten
    Explanation
    In 2008, Rice scored more than 30 points in ten football games.

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  • 10. 

    James Casey is listed as playing what position for the 2008 Rice Owls?

    • A.

      Strong Safety

    • B.

      Cornerback

    • C.

      Tight End

    • D.

      Placekicker

    Correct Answer
    C. Tight End
    Explanation
    James Casey is listed as playing the position of Tight End for the 2008 Rice Owls.

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  • 11. 

    Rice finished with what football record in 2008 in their eight Conference USA games?

    • A.

      1-Jul

    • B.

      3-May

    • C.

      Aug-00

    • D.

      4-Apr

    Correct Answer
    A. 1-Jul
    Explanation
    In 2008, Rice finished with a record of 1 win and 7 losses in their eight Conference USA games. This means that they won only one game out of the eight they played in the conference.

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  • 12. 

    Rice competes annually for the "Bayou Bucket" which they won in 2008, against what school?

    • A.

      Tulane

    • B.

      Louisiana-Monroe

    • C.

      Louisiana Tech

    • D.

      Houston

    Correct Answer
    D. Houston
    Explanation
    Rice competes annually for the "Bayou Bucket" which they won in 2008, against Houston.

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  • 13. 

    Rice lost the 2007 debut of head football coach David Bailiff 16-14 against what school?

    • A.

      McNeese State

    • B.

      Bowling Green

    • C.

      Southern Methodist

    • D.

      Nicholls State

    Correct Answer
    D. Nicholls State
    Explanation
    In the 2007 debut of head football coach David Bailiff, Rice lost to Nicholls State with a score of 16-14.

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  • 14. 

    What football team defeated Rice 48-43 to claim the 2007 C-USA West Division Title?

    • A.

      Tulsa

    • B.

      Tulane

    • C.

      Texas-El Paso

    • D.

      Houston

    Correct Answer
    A. Tulsa
    Explanation
    In 2007, the football team Tulsa defeated Rice with a score of 48-43 to claim the C-USA West Division Title.

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  • 15. 

    Jarett Dillard was an All-American in 2007 at what football position for Rice?

    • A.

      Wide Receiver

    • B.

      Defensive Tackle

    • C.

      Outside Linebacker

    • D.

      Free Safety

    Correct Answer
    A. Wide Receiver
    Explanation
    Jarett Dillard being an All-American in 2007 indicates that he excelled in his position. Wide Receiver is the correct answer because it is a position in football that requires good catching and route-running skills, which are likely the qualities that contributed to Dillard's All-American status. Defensive Tackle, Outside Linebacker, and Free Safety are not relevant positions in this context and do not align with the given information.

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  • 16. 

    Rice lost to what team 41-17 in the 2006 R&L Carriers New Orleans Bowl?

    • A.

      Kent State

    • B.

      Troy

    • C.

      USC

    • D.

      Eastern Washington

    Correct Answer
    B. Troy
    Explanation
    In the 2006 R&L Carriers New Orleans Bowl, Rice lost to Troy with a score of 41-17.

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