Interesting Trivia On Pittsburgh Panthers Football

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Interesting Trivia On Pittsburgh Panthers Football

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  • 1. 
    What eventual National Champion beat Pittsburgh 43-21 in the 2001 season?
    • A. 

      Tennessee Volunteers

    • B. 

      Ohio State Buckeyes

    • C. 

      Miami Hurricanes

    • D. 

      West Virginia Mountaineers

  • 2. 
    Pitt won how many consecutive games capped by the Tangerine Bowl to finish the 2001 season at 7-5?
    • A. 

      Six

    • B. 

      Seven

    • C. 

      One

    • D. 

      Four

  • 3. 
    Larry Fitzgerald scored three TDs as Pitt upset which third-ranked college team 28-21 in 2002?
    • A. 

      Penn State Nittany Lions

    • B. 

      Notre Dame Fighting Irish

    • C. 

      Virginia Tech Hokies

    • D. 

      Nebraska Cornhuskers

  • 4. 
    What Pittsburgh tailback rushed for 113 yards in becoming the 2002 Insight Bowl Offensive MVP?
    • A. 

      Brandon Miree

    • B. 

      Rashad Jennings

    • C. 

      Marcus Furman

    • D. 

      LaRod Stephens-Howling

  • 5. 
    Who did the Pittsburgh Panthers pummel 38-13 in the 2002 Insight Bowl to finish 2002 at 9-4?
    • A. 

      Washington Huskies

    • B. 

      Oregon State Beavers

    • C. 

      Michigan State Spartans

    • D. 

      LSU Tigers

  • 6. 
    What Pitt defensive back was All-Big East in 2002 and among the nation's leaders in kickoff returns?
    • A. 

      Terrell Allen

    • B. 

      Darrelle Revis

    • C. 

      Marcel Pestano

    • D. 

      Torrie Cox

  • 7. 
    The Pitt Panthers ended 2002 ranked 18th with a 9-4 record their winningest since what year?
    • A. 

      1997

    • B. 

      1991

    • C. 

      1982

    • D. 

      1976

  • 8. 
    Who became the first three-time All-Big East linebacker in Pittsburgh history in 2002?
    • A. 

      J.J. Horne

    • B. 

      Derron Thomas

    • C. 

      Gerald Hayes

    • D. 

      Brian Bennett

  • 9. 
    What Pittsburgh Panther led all tight ends in the nation with nine TD receptions in 2003?
    • A. 

      John Pelusi

    • B. 

      Erik Gill

    • C. 

      Steve Buches

    • D. 

      Kris Wilson

  • 10. 
    In 2003, Rod Rutherford tied Dan Marino's Pitt record with how many TD passes for the season?
    • A. 

      33

    • B. 

      28

    • C. 

      37

    • D. 

      46

  • 11. 
    Who won the 2003 Tire Bowl 23-16 after Pitt's opening drive to the one yard line fell flat?
    • A. 

      Florida State Seminoles

    • B. 

      Virginia Cavaliers

    • C. 

      Clemson Tigers

    • D. 

      Navy Midshipmen

  • 12. 
    What Pitt lineman, drafted fifth overall in 1983, made the College Football Hall of Fame in 2003?
    • A. 

      Sean Gilbert

    • B. 

      Jimbo Covert

    • C. 

      Randy Holloway

    • D. 

      Bill Maas

  • 13. 
    Rod Rutherford threw for how many yards in 2003 to smash the Pitt record for season's yards passing?
    • A. 

      2,979

    • B. 

      4,779

    • C. 

      3,679

    • D. 

      3,279

  • 14. 
    Pitt's Larry Fitzgerald scored TDs on how many of his 92 receptions in the 2003 season?
    • A. 

      19

    • B. 

      26

    • C. 

      22

    • D. 

      14

  • 15. 
    Pittsburgh upset what #5 team 31-28 in 2003 when Lousaka Polite hit the end zone with 0:47 left?
    • A. 

      Texas Longhorns

    • B. 

      Oklahoma State Cowboys

    • C. 

      Florida Gators

    • D. 

      Virginia Tech Hokies

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