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  • 1. 

    How many rushing touchdowns did 2002-05 running back Damien Rhodes score for Syracuse?

    • A.

      21

    • B.

      16

    • C.

      24

    • D.

      31

    Correct Answer
    C. 24
    Explanation
    Damien Rhodes, a running back for Syracuse from 2002-05, scored a total of 24 rushing touchdowns during his time at the university.

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  • 2. 

    Which of these positions did 2006 Syracuse running backs coach Desmond Robinson play in college?

    • A.

      Quarterback

    • B.

      Kicker

    • C.

      Defensive End

    • D.

      Fullback

    Correct Answer
    C. Defensive End
    Explanation
    Desmond Robinson, the 2006 Syracuse running backs coach, played the position of Defensive End during his college career.

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  • 3. 

    Who preceded Paul Pasqualoni as head coach of Syracuse football?

    • A.

      Dick MacPherson

    • B.

      Frank Maloney

    • C.

      Norm Gerber

    • D.

      Jim Tressel

    Correct Answer
    A. Dick MacPherson
    Explanation
    Dick MacPherson is the correct answer because he was the head coach of Syracuse football before Paul Pasqualoni. This implies that MacPherson was in charge of the team prior to Pasqualoni taking over as head coach.

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  • 4. 

    In which bowl game did Syracuse achieve a shutout victory on January 1, 1996?

    • A.

      Hall Of Fame Bowl

    • B.

      Rose Bowl

    • C.

      Gator Bowl

    • D.

      Cotton Bowl

    Correct Answer
    C. Gator Bowl
    Explanation
    Syracuse achieved a shutout victory in the Gator Bowl on January 1, 1996.

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  • 5. 

    Which of these players led Syracuse in rushing yards for 1998?

    • A.

      Kyle McIntosh

    • B.

      Dee Brown

    • C.

      Donovan McNabb

    • D.

      Rob Konrad

    Correct Answer
    A. Kyle McIntosh
    Explanation
    Kyle McIntosh led Syracuse in rushing yards for 1998.

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  • 6. 

    What was the Syracuse football team's home record in 2003?

    • A.

      Jul-00

    • B.

      4-Mar

    • C.

      2-May

    • D.

      1-Jun

    Correct Answer
    C. 2-May
  • 7. 

    Who was the first player to score 40 rushing touchdowns for Syracuse?

    • A.

      Walter Reyes

    • B.

      James Mungro

    • C.

      Dee Brown

    • D.

      Al Wooten

    Correct Answer
    A. Walter Reyes
    Explanation
    Walter Reyes is the correct answer because he was the first player to score 40 rushing touchdowns for Syracuse. This means that he achieved a significant milestone in the history of the Syracuse football team by being the first player to reach this specific number of rushing touchdowns.

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  • 8. 

    Which bowl game did Syracuse win on New Year's Day, 1993?

    • A.

      Rose Bowl

    • B.

      Fiesta Bowl

    • C.

      Hall Of Fame Bowl

    • D.

      Sugar Bowl

    Correct Answer
    B. Fiesta Bowl
    Explanation
    In 1993, Syracuse won the Fiesta Bowl on New Year's Day.

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  • 9. 

    How many times in the 2004 season did Syracuse score 40 or more points?

    • A.

      Four

    • B.

      Zero

    • C.

      Three

    • D.

      Two

    Correct Answer
    C. Three
    Explanation
    In the 2004 season, Syracuse scored 40 or more points three times.

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  • 10. 

    In 1998, Syracuse kicker Nate Trout was perfect in extra point attempts, making how many?

    • A.

      41

    • B.

      64

    • C.

      48

    • D.

      59

    Correct Answer
    D. 59
    Explanation
    In 1998, Syracuse kicker Nate Trout made 59 extra point attempts without missing any.

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  • 11. 

    In how many seasons during the 1990's did Syracuse score 400+ points?

    • A.

      Three

    • B.

      One

    • C.

      Five

    • D.

      Zero

    Correct Answer
    A. Three
    Explanation
    During the 1990's, Syracuse scored 400+ points in three seasons.

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  • 12. 

    In which of these categories did Syracuse best their opponents in the 2004 season?

    • A.

      Passing Touchdowns

    • B.

      Red Zone Scoring Percentage

    • C.

      Punt Return Average

    • D.

      Rushing Touchdowns

    Correct Answer
    D. Rushing Touchdowns
    Explanation
    In the 2004 season, Syracuse performed better than their opponents in the category of rushing touchdowns. This means that Syracuse scored more touchdowns by running the ball into the end zone compared to their opponents. The other categories mentioned, such as passing touchdowns, red zone scoring percentage, and punt return average, are not specified as areas where Syracuse excelled in this particular season.

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  • 13. 

    Who did Syracuse beat in 2002 for their 650th victory?

    • A.

      Central Florida

    • B.

      Auburn

    • C.

      Marshall

    • D.

      Virginia Tech

    Correct Answer
    A. Central Florida
    Explanation
    In 2002, Syracuse beat Central Florida for their 650th victory. This means that Syracuse had won 649 games prior to this match and secured their 650th victory by defeating Central Florida.

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  • 14. 

    Who was the leading rusher in 2006 for Syracuse?

    • A.

      Delone Carter

    • B.

      Taj Smith

    • C.

      Paul Chiara

    • D.

      Curtis Brinkley

    Correct Answer
    A. Delone Carter
    Explanation
    Delone Carter was the leading rusher in 2006 for Syracuse.

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  • 15. 

    Syracuse's 152 point total in 2005 was their smallest since what season?

    • A.

      1975

    • B.

      1968

    • C.

      1989

    • D.

      1984

    Correct Answer
    D. 1984
    Explanation
    In 2005, Syracuse scored a total of 152 points, which was their smallest since the 1984 season. This means that in the seasons following 1984, Syracuse scored more than 152 points.

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