Nebraska Cornhuskers Football! Trivia

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Here is a Nebraska Cornhuskers football trivia for you. Since its creation, the team has been able to win forty-three conference championships, but that was all before the millennium because since then, they haven’t even won one. Did you know that Nebraska gave Nick Saban his worst defeat as head coach in 2011? This quiz is designed for the Husker fan who thinks they know all about the team. How about you check it out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which team's 35-7 defeat snapped a three-game 2008 Nebraska football losing streak?

    • A.

      USC

    • B.

      Kansas

    • C.

      Texas A&M

    • D.

      Iowa State

    Correct Answer
    D. Iowa State
    Explanation
    In 2008, Nebraska football had a losing streak of three games. The team that ended this losing streak was Iowa State, as they defeated Nebraska with a score of 35-7.

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  • 2. 

    Which Manhattan school did the Nebraska Cornhuskers defeat 56-29 in a 2008 game?

    • A.

      Texas A&M

    • B.

      Columbia

    • C.

      Fordham

    • D.

      Kansas State

    Correct Answer
    D. Kansas State
    Explanation
    In 2008, the Nebraska Cornhuskers defeated Kansas State with a score of 56-29 in a game that took place in Manhattan.

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  • 3. 

    Nebraska's Nate Swift and Todd Peterson combined for how many catches during 2007-08?

    • A.

      153

    • B.

      99

    • C.

      125

    • D.

      62

    Correct Answer
    C. 125
    Explanation
    Nate Swift and Todd Peterson combined for a total of 125 catches during the 2007-08 season.

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  • 4. 

    The 2008 Nebraska Cornhuskers ranked second in which NCAA statistical category?

    • A.

      Points Scored

    • B.

      Turnovers Per Game

    • C.

      Time Of Possession

    • D.

      Total Rushing Yards

    Correct Answer
    C. Time Of Possession
    Explanation
    The 2008 Nebraska Cornhuskers ranked second in the NCAA in Time Of Possession. This means that they were able to control the ball for a significant amount of time during their games. Possessing the ball for longer periods can give a team more opportunities to score and also limit the time their opponents have to score. It indicates that the Cornhuskers had a strong offense that was able to sustain drives and control the tempo of the game.

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  • 5. 

    The 2007 Cotton Bowl saw Nebraska fall 17-14 to which school's Tigers?

    • A.

      Auburn's

    • B.

      Penn State's

    • C.

      Ohio State's

    • D.

      Clemson's

    Correct Answer
    A. Auburn's
    Explanation
    In the 2007 Cotton Bowl, Nebraska lost to Auburn's Tigers with a score of 17-14.

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  • 6. 

    Which 2001 head coach was an inductee into the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame in 1992?

    • A.

      Frank Solich

    • B.

      Bill Callahan

    • C.

      Bo Pelini

    • D.

      Bob Osborne

    Correct Answer
    A. Frank Solich
    Explanation
    Frank Solich was the head coach of the Nebraska Cornhuskers football team in 2001. He was inducted into the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame in 1992. This recognition highlights his significant contributions and achievements in the world of football.

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  • 7. 

    Which future head coach was the first Nebraska Cornhusker to rush for 200 yards in a game?

    • A.

      Bob Osborne

    • B.

      Bill Callahan

    • C.

      Frank Solich

    • D.

      Bo Pelini

    Correct Answer
    C. Frank Solich
    Explanation
    Frank Solich was the first Nebraska Cornhusker to rush for 200 yards in a game. This suggests that he had a significant impact as a running back during his time as a player. It also implies that he had the ability to effectively lead the team on the field, which may have contributed to his future role as a head coach.

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  • 8. 

    Which 2004 junior led the Nebraska Cornhuskers in interceptions?

    • A.

      Le Kevin Smith

    • B.

      Stewart Bradley

    • C.

      Daniel Bullocks

    • D.

      Kyle Vanden Bosch

    Correct Answer
    C. Daniel Bullocks
    Explanation
    Daniel Bullocks led the Nebraska Cornhuskers in interceptions in 2004.

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  • 9. 

    Which linebacker won Nebraska's 2005 Cletus Fischer Native Son Award?

    • A.

      Chris Kelsay

    • B.

      Brandon Jackson

    • C.

      Sam Koch

    • D.

      Titus Adams

    Correct Answer
    D. Titus Adams
    Explanation
    Titus Adams won Nebraska's 2005 Cletus Fischer Native Son Award.

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  • 10. 

    Which Nebraska Cornhusker returned a punt for a score in the 2000 Fiesta Bowl?

    • A.

      Richie Incognito

    • B.

      Bobby Newcombe

    • C.

      Zackary Bowman

    • D.

      Ahman Green

    Correct Answer
    B. Bobby Newcombe
    Explanation
    Bobby Newcombe returned a punt for a score in the 2000 Fiesta Bowl.

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  • 11. 

    Which linebacker led the 2006 Nebraska defense with 76 tackles?

    • A.

      Kris Brown

    • B.

      Russ Hochstein

    • C.

      Carl Nicks

    • D.

      Stewart Bradley

    Correct Answer
    D. Stewart Bradley
    Explanation
    Stewart Bradley is the correct answer because he led the 2006 Nebraska defense with 76 tackles. This indicates that he was the most successful linebacker in terms of tackles that year.

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  • 12. 

    Which wide receiver was the Nebraska offense's 2007 Most Valuable Player?

    • A.

      Maurice Purify

    • B.

      Kyle Larson

    • C.

      Sam Koch

    • D.

      Scott Shanle

    Correct Answer
    A. Maurice Purify
    Explanation
    Maurice Purify was the Nebraska offense's Most Valuable Player in 2007.

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  • 13. 

    Which Nebraska cornerback returned to action after a 2006 torn ACL and patellar tendon?

    • A.

      Steve Octavien

    • B.

      Russ Hochstein

    • C.

      Ryon Bingham

    • D.

      Zackary Bowman

    Correct Answer
    D. Zackary Bowman
    Explanation
    Zackary Bowman is the correct answer because he returned to action after a 2006 torn ACL and patellar tendon. This suggests that Bowman overcame a serious injury and was able to resume playing as a cornerback for Nebraska.

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  • 14. 

    Who was the third Nebraska quarterback to score by running, passing and catching in a single game?

    • A.

      Joe Ganz

    • B.

      Zac Taylor

    • C.

      Eric Crouch

    • D.

      Patrick Witt

    Correct Answer
    A. Joe Ganz
    Explanation
    Joe Ganz was the third Nebraska quarterback to score by running, passing, and catching in a single game. This means that he was able to contribute to his team's score in multiple ways during a single game. This shows his versatility and skill as a quarterback, as he was not only able to throw and run for touchdowns but also catch a touchdown pass. Ganz's ability to contribute in different ways made him a valuable asset to the team and helped them achieve success on the field.

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  • 15. 

    The 2000 Nebraska Cornhusker football team won which NCAA award?

    • A.

      Rushing Title

    • B.

      Passing Title

    • C.

      Interception Title

    • D.

      Scoring Title

    Correct Answer
    A. Rushing Title
    Explanation
    The 2000 Nebraska Cornhusker football team won the Rushing Title in the NCAA. This means that they had the highest number of rushing yards as a team compared to any other team in the NCAA that year.

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