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  • 1. 

    Who did Southern Miss lose to in the 2006 C-USA championship by a score of 34-20?

    • A.

      Troy

    • B.

      Tulane

    • C.

      Indiana

    • D.

      Houston

    Correct Answer
    D. Houston
    Explanation
    Southern Miss lost to Houston in the 2006 C-USA championship by a score of 34-20.

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  • 2. 

    Damion Fletcher ran for 1,388 yards and 11 touchdowns for Southern Miss in what season?

    • A.

      2006-07

    • B.

      2003-04

    • C.

      2001-02

    • D.

      2002-03

    Correct Answer
    A. 2006-07
    Explanation
    Damion Fletcher ran for 1,388 yards and 11 touchdowns for Southern Miss in the 2006-07 season. This information is provided in the question itself.

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  • 3. 

    What position did 2006 First Team All C-USA honoree George Batiste play in Southern Miss football?

    • A.

      Center

    • B.

      Defensive Tackle

    • C.

      Left Tackle

    • D.

      Right Guard

    Correct Answer
    D. Right Guard
    Explanation
    George Batiste, a 2006 First Team All C-USA honoree, played as a Right Guard in Southern Miss football.

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  • 4. 

    Who was the team leader in reception touchdowns for Southern Miss in 2006 with five?

    • A.

      Jeremy Young

    • B.

      Chris Johnson

    • C.

      Shawn Nelson

    • D.

      Damion Carter

    Correct Answer
    B. Chris Johnson
    Explanation
    Chris Johnson was the team leader in reception touchdowns for Southern Miss in 2006 with five. This means that out of all the players on the team, Johnson had the most touchdowns from receptions during that season.

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  • 5. 

    A total of 90 points was the Southern Miss football team's high, scored by which player in 2006?

    • A.

      Jeremy Young

    • B.

      Darren McCaleb

    • C.

      Chris Johnson

    • D.

      Damion Fletcher

    Correct Answer
    B. Darren McCaleb
    Explanation
    In 2006, the Southern Miss football team's highest score of 90 points was achieved by Darren McCaleb.

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  • 6. 

    Allowing 22.7 points a game in 2005, where did the Southern Miss defense rank in C-USA?

    • A.

      12th

    • B.

      10th

    • C.

      3rd

    • D.

      1st

    Correct Answer
    D. 1st
    Explanation
    In 2005, the Southern Miss defense ranked 1st in C-USA because they allowed only 22.7 points per game. This means that they had the best defense in terms of points allowed among all the teams in the conference.

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  • 7. 

    Leading rusher Larry Thomas gained how many yards in 11 games for Southern Miss in 2005?

    • A.

      799

    • B.

      1,455

    • C.

      1,090

    • D.

      647

    Correct Answer
    D. 647
    Explanation
    In 2005, Larry Thomas, the leading rusher for Southern Miss, gained a total of 647 yards in 11 games.

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  • 8. 

    Who had two touchdowns and was named the 2005 New Orleans Bowl MVP for Southern Miss?

    • A.

      DeAndre Brown

    • B.

      Cody Hull

    • C.

      Dustin Almond

    • D.

      Shawn Nelson

    Correct Answer
    D. Shawn Nelson
    Explanation
    Shawn Nelson had two touchdowns and was named the 2005 New Orleans Bowl MVP for Southern Miss.

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  • 9. 

    Dustin Almond recorded 2,860 yards in 2005 playing what position for Southern Miss?

    • A.

      Quarterback

    • B.

      Linebacker

    • C.

      Wide Receiver

    • D.

      Tight End

    Correct Answer
    A. Quarterback
    Explanation
    In 2005, Dustin Almond recorded 2,860 yards playing for Southern Miss. This indicates that he was the quarterback for the team. Quarterbacks are typically responsible for passing the ball and leading the offense, so it makes sense that Almond would have accumulated a significant number of yards in this position.

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  • 10. 

    Who did Southern Miss defeat 31-19 in the 2005 New Orleans Bowl?

    • A.

      Troy

    • B.

      Arkansas State

    • C.

      Oregon

    • D.

      Arizona

    Correct Answer
    B. Arkansas State
    Explanation
    In the 2005 New Orleans Bowl, Southern Miss defeated Arkansas State with a score of 31-19.

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  • 11. 

    Southern Miss recorded a conference high of 31 in what football category in 2005?

    • A.

      Interceptions

    • B.

      First Downs

    • C.

      Penalties

    • D.

      Sacks

    Correct Answer
    D. Sacks
    Explanation
    In 2005, Southern Miss recorded the highest number of sacks in the conference. Sacks refer to when a defensive player tackles the quarterback behind the line of scrimmage before they can throw a pass. This statistic indicates that Southern Miss had a strong defensive line that was successful in pressuring and sacking opposing quarterbacks, making it difficult for them to execute plays.

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  • 12. 

    What position did Shawn Nelson play on the Southern Miss football team in 2005?

    • A.

      Wide Receiver

    • B.

      Running Back

    • C.

      Placekicker

    • D.

      Tight End

    Correct Answer
    D. Tight End
    Explanation
    In 2005, Shawn Nelson played as a Tight End on the Southern Miss football team.

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  • 13. 

    Kevis Coley led Southern Miss in what football category in 2005 with 150?

    • A.

      Total Tackles

    • B.

      Rushing Yards

    • C.

      Tackles For Loss

    • D.

      Rushing Attempts

    Correct Answer
    A. Total Tackles
    Explanation
    In 2005, Kevis Coley led Southern Miss in the football category of total tackles with 150. This means that he was the player who made the most tackles for the team during that season. Total tackles are a measure of a player's defensive contribution, indicating their ability to bring down opposing players and prevent them from advancing. Coley's high number of total tackles suggests that he was an impactful and reliable defender for Southern Miss in 2005.

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  • 14. 

    Who was named C-USA Defensive Player of the Year in 2005 from the Southern Miss football roster?

    • A.

      Brandon Sumrall

    • B.

      Kevis Coley

    • C.

      Trevis Coley

    • D.

      John Eubanks

    Correct Answer
    B. Kevis Coley
    Explanation
    Kevis Coley was named C-USA Defensive Player of the Year in 2005 from the Southern Miss football roster.

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  • 15. 

    Who did Southern Miss defeat in the 2004 New Orleans Bowl by a score of 31-10?

    • A.

      North Texas

    • B.

      Central Florida

    • C.

      Arkansas State

    • D.

      UCLA

    Correct Answer
    A. North Texas
    Explanation
    Southern Miss defeated North Texas in the 2004 New Orleans Bowl by a score of 31-10.

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