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  • 1. 

    Which team defeated New Mexico 34-19 in the 2005 Emerald Bowl?

    • A.

      Harvard

    • B.

      Air Force

    • C.

      Texas

    • D.

      Navy

    Correct Answer
    D. Navy
    Explanation
    Navy defeated New Mexico 34-19 in the 2005 Emerald Bowl.

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  • 2. 

    After a 1-3 start, New Mexico football won how many games to close the 2003 season?

    • A.

      Two Of Three

    • B.

      Seven Of Eight

    • C.

      Six Of Nine

    • D.

      Four Of Four

    Correct Answer
    B. Seven Of Eight
    Explanation
    New Mexico football won seven out of eight games to close the 2003 season. This suggests that they had a strong finish to the season after a slow start. Winning seven out of eight games shows that the team was able to overcome their initial struggles and perform well in the later part of the season.

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  • 3. 

    New Mexico 2007 football seniors Cody Case and Vince Natali received which honor?

    • A.

      Academic All-America

    • B.

      All Big-Ten

    • C.

      Lobo MVP

    • D.

      All-MWC Second Team

    Correct Answer
    A. Academic All-America
    Explanation
    Cody Case and Vince Natali, the New Mexico 2007 football seniors, were honored with the Academic All-America award. This award recognizes their outstanding academic achievements while also excelling in their football careers. It highlights their dedication and commitment to both their studies and their sport, showcasing their well-rounded abilities and achievements.

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  • 4. 

    Six inches of snow where forced the field to be plowed for New Mexico's 2006 bowl game?

    • A.

      Milwaukee, WI

    • B.

      Tampa, FL

    • C.

      New York, NY

    • D.

      Albuquerque, NM

    Correct Answer
    D. Albuquerque, NM
    Explanation
    Albuquerque, NM is the correct answer because it is the location where New Mexico's 2006 bowl game took place. The question mentions that six inches of snow forced the field to be plowed, implying that the game had to be played in snowy conditions. Therefore, the game could not have been in Milwaukee, WI, Tampa, FL, or New York, NY, as these locations are not typically associated with heavy snowfall.

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  • 5. 

    The 5-7 New Mexico Lobos started the 2000 football season with how many losses?

    • A.

      Five

    • B.

      Three

    • C.

      Nine

    • D.

      Seven

    Correct Answer
    B. Three
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Three. This means that the New Mexico Lobos started the 2000 football season with three losses.

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  • 6. 

    In a five-game 2000 streak, New Mexico football held opponents below how many yards?

    • A.

      300

    • B.

      900

    • C.

      100

    • D.

      500

    Correct Answer
    A. 300
    Explanation
    In a five-game 2000 streak, New Mexico football held opponents below 300 yards. This means that in each of the five games, the opponents were unable to gain more than 300 yards against New Mexico's defense. This is a remarkable achievement, as it indicates that New Mexico's defense was successful in limiting their opponents' offensive production and preventing them from gaining significant yardage.

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  • 7. 

    Which California football team did New Mexico defeat in the 2002 Las Vegas Bowl?

    • A.

      USC

    • B.

      San Diego State

    • C.

      Stanford

    • D.

      UCLA

    Correct Answer
    D. UCLA
    Explanation
    In the 2002 Las Vegas Bowl, New Mexico defeated UCLA.

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  • 8. 

    Which 2005 New Mexico Lobo was the MWC Offensive Player of the Year?

    • A.

      Marcus Smith

    • B.

      Brian Urlacher

    • C.

      DonTrell Moore

    • D.

      Paul Smith

    Correct Answer
    C. DonTrell Moore
    Explanation
    DonTrell Moore was the 2005 MWC Offensive Player of the Year at the University of New Mexico. This suggests that he had an exceptional performance during that season and was recognized as the most outstanding offensive player in the conference.

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  • 9. 

    Which former New Mexico Lobo was the 2005-06 NFL Defensive Player of the Year?

    • A.

      Michael Okwo

    • B.

      Eli Manning

    • C.

      Kenny Byrd

    • D.

      Brian Urlacher

    Correct Answer
    D. Brian Urlacher
    Explanation
    Brian Urlacher is the correct answer because he won the NFL Defensive Player of the Year award in 2005-06. He played college football for the University of New Mexico Lobos before being drafted by the Chicago Bears in the 2000 NFL Draft. Urlacher had an impressive career as a linebacker, earning numerous accolades and becoming one of the most dominant defensive players of his era.

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  • 10. 

    Ranked 17th in the nation, the 2000 New Mexico Lobos allowed how many yards per game?

    • A.

      108.4

    • B.

      362.6

    • C.

      309.4

    • D.

      97.3

    Correct Answer
    C. 309.4
    Explanation
    The 2000 New Mexico Lobos allowed an average of 309.4 yards per game, ranking them 17th in the nation.

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  • 11. 

    How many 2003 New Mexico football players made the All-MWC First and Second Teams?

    • A.

      21

    • B.

      19

    • C.

      13

    • D.

      11

    Correct Answer
    C. 13
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 13. This means that out of all the 2003 New Mexico football players, 13 of them were selected to be part of the All-MWC First and Second Teams.

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  • 12. 

    How many starters did New Mexico football lose at the end of the 2003 season?

    • A.

      18

    • B.

      14

    • C.

      25

    • D.

      12

    Correct Answer
    B. 14
    Explanation
    At the end of the 2003 season, New Mexico football lost 14 starters.

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  • 13. 

    Rocky Long finished 2004 how many games shy of posting New Mexico's all-time football wins record?

    • A.

      One

    • B.

      Seven

    • C.

      Two

    • D.

      Nine

    Correct Answer
    C. Two
    Explanation
    Rocky Long finished the 2004 season two games shy of posting New Mexico's all-time football wins record. This means that he was only two wins away from surpassing the current record for most wins in the history of New Mexico's football program.

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  • 14. 

    What was the longest winning streak for the 2004 New Mexico football team?

    • A.

      Ten Games

    • B.

      Five Games

    • C.

      Seven Games

    • D.

      One Game

    Correct Answer
    B. Five Games
    Explanation
    The 2004 New Mexico football team had a winning streak of five games. This means that they won five consecutive games without losing.

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  • 15. 

    In 2005, New Mexico won how many straight football games to end the regular season?

    • A.

      Three

    • B.

      Seven

    • C.

      Nine

    • D.

      Five

    Correct Answer
    D. Five
    Explanation
    New Mexico won five straight football games to end the regular season in 2005.

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