Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Quiz! Trivia

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It's just a Nebraska Cornhuskers football quiz you won't want to miss. This team has been able to win five national titles since its inception. This is due to the fantastic players it has had over the years and dedicated coaches. The colors of the team are red and white. This quiz will help review what you know about the team and its players from 2005 to 2008. Take it up and see if you are the all-knowing fan!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which 2003 Nebraska Cornhusker's 142 solos tackles set a school single-season record?

    • A.

      Barrett Ruud's

    • B.

      Daniel Bullocks'

    • C.

      Bobby Newcombe's

    • D.

      Maurice Purify's

    Correct Answer
    A. Barrett Ruud's
    Explanation
    Barrett Ruud's 142 solo tackles in 2003 set a school single-season record for the Nebraska Cornhuskers.

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  • 2. 

    Which 2006 Nebraska senior quarterback set a record with 3,197 passing yards?

    • A.

      Sam Koch

    • B.

      DeJuan Groce

    • C.

      Adam Carriker

    • D.

      Zac Taylor

    Correct Answer
    D. Zac Taylor
    Explanation
    Zac Taylor is the correct answer because he is the 2006 Nebraska senior quarterback who set a record with 3,197 passing yards.

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  • 3. 

    Who was the quarterback for the 2006 Nebraska Cornhuskers football team?

    • A.

      Zac Taylor

    • B.

      Fabian Washington

    • C.

      Sam Koch

    • D.

      Demorrio Williams

    Correct Answer
    A. Zac Taylor
    Explanation
    Zac Taylor was the quarterback for the 2006 Nebraska Cornhuskers football team.

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  • 4. 

    Which Nebraska wide receiver graduated in 2008 as the school's leader in career receptions?

    • A.

      Nate Swift

    • B.

      Brandon Jackson

    • C.

      DeJuan Groce

    • D.

      Fabian Washington

    Correct Answer
    A. Nate Swift
    Explanation
    Nate Swift is the correct answer because he graduated from Nebraska in 2008 as the school's leader in career receptions.

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  • 5. 

    Which wide receiver was the offensive MVP of the 2005 Nebraska Cornhuskers?

    • A.

      Correll Buckhalter

    • B.

      Bo Ruud

    • C.

      Carlos Polk

    • D.

      Nate Swift

    Correct Answer
    D. Nate Swift
    Explanation
    Nate Swift was the offensive MVP of the 2005 Nebraska Cornhuskers.

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  • 6. 

    Which senior quarterback ended the 2008 season as Nebraska's single-season passing leader?

    • A.

      Brandon Jackson

    • B.

      Zac Taylor

    • C.

      Correll Buckhalter

    • D.

      Joe Ganz

    Correct Answer
    D. Joe Ganz
    Explanation
    Joe Ganz ended the 2008 season as Nebraska's single-season passing leader. This means that he threw the most passing yards in a single season compared to any other senior quarterback on the list. The other options, Brandon Jackson, Zac Taylor, and Correll Buckhalter, did not achieve this feat.

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  • 7. 

    Which set of twins were members of the 2004 Nebraska Cornhusker football roster?

    • A.

      Ralph And Joseph Brown

    • B.

      Kevin And Bobby Smith

    • C.

      Ron And Russ Hochstein

    • D.

      Josh And Daniel Bullocks

    Correct Answer
    D. Josh And Daniel Bullocks
    Explanation
    Josh and Daniel Bullocks were members of the 2004 Nebraska Cornhusker football roster.

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  • 8. 

    Nebraska was the 2007 football champion of which conference division?

    • A.

      Big East South

    • B.

      Pac-10 East

    • C.

      Big 12 North

    • D.

      ACC Coastal

    Correct Answer
    C. Big 12 North
    Explanation
    In 2007, Nebraska was the football champion of the Big 12 North division. This means that they were the top team in their division within the Big 12 conference.

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  • 9. 

    In which category did the 2005 Nebraska Cornhusker defense lead the nation?

    • A.

      Points Scored

    • B.

      Sacks

    • C.

      Rushing Yards

    • D.

      Interceptions

    Correct Answer
    B. Sacks
    Explanation
    The 2005 Nebraska Cornhusker defense led the nation in the category of sacks. This means that they were able to successfully tackle the opposing team's quarterback behind the line of scrimmage more times than any other team in the country. Sacks are an important defensive statistic as they can disrupt the opposing team's offense and potentially lead to turnovers or lost yardage.

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  • 10. 

    Which Big Ten football powerhouse did Nebraska defeat in the 2005 Alamo Bowl?

    • A.

      Michigan

    • B.

      Miami

    • C.

      USC

    • D.

      Oklahoma

    Correct Answer
    A. Michigan
    Explanation
    In the 2005 Alamo Bowl, Nebraska defeated Michigan, a Big Ten football powerhouse.

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  • 11. 

    Which on-field Nebraska football tradition was instituted in 2006?

    • A.

      Tunnel Walk

    • B.

      Gate Guardians

    • C.

      Husker Parade

    • D.

      March Of The Cornhusker

    Correct Answer
    B. Gate Guardians
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Gate Guardians." In 2006, the Gate Guardians tradition was instituted for the Nebraska football team. This tradition involves two statues of Nebraska football players placed at the entrance of the stadium, symbolizing the strength and determination of the team. The Gate Guardians serve as a reminder of the team's rich history and the importance of tradition in Nebraska football.

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  • 12. 

    Kicker Alex Henery led the 2008 Nebraska Cornhuskers with how many points scored?

    • A.

      54

    • B.

      110

    • C.

      78

    • D.

      237

    Correct Answer
    B. 110
    Explanation
    In 2008, Alex Henery was the leading scorer for the Nebraska Cornhuskers football team. He scored a total of 110 points throughout the season.

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  • 13. 

    Who did the Nebraska Cornhuskers face in Jacksonville, Florida, on New Year's Day 2009?

    • A.

      Carolina Tarheels

    • B.

      Clemson Tigers

    • C.

      Miami Hurricanes

    • D.

      Fresno State Bulldogs

    Correct Answer
    B. Clemson Tigers
    Explanation
    The Nebraska Cornhuskers faced the Clemson Tigers in Jacksonville, Florida, on New Year's Day 2009.

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  • 14. 

    Nebraska quarterback Zac Taylor was on the watch list for which 2006 honor?

    • A.

      Payton Award

    • B.

      Manning Award

    • C.

      Butkus Award

    • D.

      Lott Award

    Correct Answer
    B. Manning Award
    Explanation
    Zac Taylor, the Nebraska quarterback, was on the watch list for the Manning Award in 2006. The Manning Award is given annually to the best college football quarterback in the United States. This award is named after the Manning family, which includes Archie Manning and his sons Peyton and Eli, all of whom had successful careers as quarterbacks in the NFL. Being on the watch list indicates that Taylor was being considered as a potential recipient of this prestigious award.

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  • 15. 

    How many of Nebraska football's four 2005 losses were conference games?

    • A.

      Three

    • B.

      One

    • C.

      None

    • D.

      Four

    Correct Answer
    D. Four

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