Interesting Facts About NFL - Houston Texans

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  • 1. 

    Which round did the New York Giants pick Houston Texans running back Ron Dayne in the 2000 NFL Draft?

    • A.

      First

    • B.

      Third

    • C.

      Second

    • D.

      Sixth

    Correct Answer
    A. First
    Explanation
    The New York Giants picked Houston Texans running back Ron Dayne in the first round of the 2000 NFL Draft.

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  • 2. 

    What Houston Texans quarterback, who retired in 2007, played for Gary Kubiak as a Denver Bronco?

    • A.

      Jake Plummer

    • B.

      John Elway

    • C.

      Steve Young

    • D.

      Jeff Garcia

    Correct Answer
    A. Jake Plummer
    Explanation
    Jake Plummer is the correct answer because he played for Gary Kubiak as a Denver Bronco. The question is asking for the Houston Texans quarterback who retired in 2007 and had played for Kubiak in Denver. John Elway, Steve Young, and Jeff Garcia are not relevant to the question and did not play for Kubiak as a Denver Bronco.

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  • 3. 

    Houston Texans coach Gary Kubiak served as offensive coordinator for what NFL team in 1995-2000?

    • A.

      San Francisco 49ers

    • B.

      Denver Broncos

    • C.

      Houston Oilers

    • D.

      Los Angeles Rams

    Correct Answer
    B. Denver Broncos
    Explanation
    Gary Kubiak served as the offensive coordinator for the Denver Broncos from 1995 to 2000.

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  • 4. 

    Houston Texans offensive coordinator Mike Sherman previously coached what team?

    • A.

      St. Louis Rams

    • B.

      Seattle Seahawks

    • C.

      New England Patriots

    • D.

      Green Bay Packers

    Correct Answer
    D. Green Bay Packers
    Explanation
    Mike Sherman previously coached the Green Bay Packers. This can be inferred from the question, which asks about his previous coaching team. The other options, St. Louis Rams, Seattle Seahawks, and New England Patriots, are incorrect as there is no mention of him coaching these teams in the question.

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  • 5. 

    How old was Houston Texans defensive tackle Amobi Okoye when he played as a freshman at Louisville?

    • A.

      16

    • B.

      19

    • C.

      18

    • D.

      17

    Correct Answer
    A. 16
    Explanation
    Amobi Okoye was 16 years old when he played as a freshman at Louisville.

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  • 6. 

    What position does Houston Texan Demeco Ryans play?

    • A.

      Linebacker

    • B.

      Defensive End

    • C.

      Safety

    • D.

      Defensive Tackle

    Correct Answer
    A. Linebacker
    Explanation
    Demeco Ryans plays the position of linebacker for the Houston Texans. Linebackers are responsible for defending against both the run and pass, and they typically line up behind the defensive line. They play a crucial role in stopping the opposing team's offense and are known for their speed, agility, and tackling abilities. Ryans, as a linebacker, would be responsible for reading the offense, making tackles, and providing support to the defensive line and secondary.

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  • 7. 

    Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson played college football at what school?

    • A.

      Texas

    • B.

      Miami

    • C.

      Florida

    • D.

      Florida State

    Correct Answer
    B. Miami
    Explanation
    Andre Johnson played college football at the University of Miami.

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  • 8. 

    Who was the commissioner of the NFL when the Houston Texans entered the league?

    • A.

      Pete Rozelle

    • B.

      Roger Goodell

    • C.

      Bert Bell

    • D.

      Paul Tagliabue

    Correct Answer
    D. Paul Tagliabue
    Explanation
    Paul Tagliabue was the commissioner of the NFL when the Houston Texans entered the league.

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  • 9. 

    Prior to playing for Houston, quarterback Matt Schaub previously played for what team?

    • A.

      San Diego Chargers

    • B.

      Atlanta Falcons

    • C.

      Indianapolis Colts

    • D.

      New Orleans Saints

    Correct Answer
    B. Atlanta Falcons
    Explanation
    Matt Schaub previously played for the Atlanta Falcons before joining the Houston team.

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  • 10. 

    Houston Texan quarterback Matt Schaub played in what conference while at Virginia?

    • A.

      SEC

    • B.

      Big East

    • C.

      Conference USA

    • D.

      ACC

    Correct Answer
    D. ACC
    Explanation
    Matt Schaub played in the ACC conference while at Virginia.

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  • 11. 

    The 2008 Houston Texans signed what former Tennessee Titan, then hampered by back spasms?

    • A.

      Mike Bell

    • B.

      Brandon Mitchell

    • C.

      Chris Brown

    • D.

      Selvin Young

    Correct Answer
    C. Chris Brown
    Explanation
    Chris Brown is the correct answer because he was a former Tennessee Titan who joined the Houston Texans in 2008. During that time, he was dealing with back spasms which affected his performance.

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  • 12. 

    In July 2008, the Houston Texans added what player waived by the Denver Broncos on July 21?

    • A.

      Chris Brown

    • B.

      Brandon Mitchell

    • C.

      Selvin Young

    • D.

      Mike Bell

    Correct Answer
    D. Mike Bell
    Explanation
    In July 2008, the Houston Texans added Mike Bell to their team after he was waived by the Denver Broncos on July 21.

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  • 13. 

    On July 31, 2008, the Houston Texans released what safety?

    • A.

      Brandon Mitchell

    • B.

      Chris Brown

    • C.

      Selvin Young

    • D.

      Kevin Walter

    Correct Answer
    A. Brandon Mitchell
    Explanation
    Brandon Mitchell was released by the Houston Texans on July 31, 2008.

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  • 14. 

    What Houston Texans coach said he wished he had "52 Kevin Walters" on his team?

    • A.

      Andre Johnson

    • B.

      Gary Kubiak

    • C.

      Rick Smith

    • D.

      Marvin Lewis

    Correct Answer
    B. Gary Kubiak
    Explanation
    Gary Kubiak, the former coach of the Houston Texans, expressed his desire to have "52 Kevin Walters" on his team. This statement suggests that Kubiak highly values Kevin Walters and wishes to have more players like him on his team. It implies that Kubiak considers Walters to be an exceptional player and believes that having more players with similar qualities would greatly benefit his team.

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  • 15. 

    Who led the Houston Texans in 2007 with 65 receptions for 800 yards and four touchdowns?

    • A.

      Andre Johnson

    • B.

      Andre Davis

    • C.

      Mike Bell

    • D.

      Kevin Walters

    Correct Answer
    D. Kevin Walters
    Explanation
    In 2007, Kevin Walters led the Houston Texans with 65 receptions for 800 yards and four touchdowns. This means that he was the top performer in terms of receiving yards and touchdowns for the team that year. Andre Johnson and Andre Davis were also options, but they did not lead the team in these categories. Mike Bell is not a relevant option as he did not play for the Houston Texans in 2007.

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