Notre Dame Fighting Irish Football Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Who was the head coach in 1977 for the 11-1-0 Notre Dame football team?
    • A. 

      Tom Osborne

    • B. 

      Bobby Bowden

    • C. 

      Dan Devine

    • D. 

      Jimmy Johnson

  • 2. 
    Who was the head coach for Notre Dame's football team in 1988?
    • A. 

      Bobby Bowden

    • B. 

      Vince Dooley

    • C. 

      Lou Holtz

    • D. 

      Tom Osborne

  • 3. 
    Who was the coach of "The Four Horsemen of Notre Dame" in 1922?
    • A. 

      William Alexander

    • B. 

      Lou Holtz

    • C. 

      Guy Chamberlin

    • D. 

      Knute Rockne

  • 4. 
    Which legendary Notre Dame coach was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2008?
    • A. 

      Dan Devine

    • B. 

      Knute Rockne

    • C. 

      Lou Holtz

    • D. 

      Ara Parseghian

  • 5. 
    What position did Brady Quinn play at Notre Dame?
    • A. 

      Linebacker

    • B. 

      Running Back

    • C. 

      Quarterback

    • D. 

      Offensive Lineman

  • 6. 
    Who resigned due to a padded resume five days after becoming Notre Dame football head coach in 2001?
    • A. 

      George O'Leary

    • B. 

      Jon Gruden

    • C. 

      Mike Belotti

    • D. 

      Bob Stoops

  • 7. 
    What college football team was Tyrone Willingham head coach for before joining Notre Dame in 2002?
    • A. 

      Wisconsin Badgers

    • B. 

      Illinois Illini

    • C. 

      Washington Huskies

    • D. 

      Stanford Cardinal

  • 8. 
    Who credited a victory over Notre Dame as his most crucial game in winning the 2002 Heisman Trophy?
    • A. 

      Brad Banks

    • B. 

      Reggie Bush

    • C. 

      Carson Palmer

    • D. 

      Matt Leinart

  • 9. 
    In 2004, Notre Dame became the second football team in Division I-A history to win how many games?
    • A. 

      1000

    • B. 

      1200

    • C. 

      600

    • D. 

      800

  • 10. 
    Where did Notre Dame rank as favorite college football team in a 2001 ESPN national poll?
    • A. 

      Fourth

    • B. 

      Second

    • C. 

      First

    • D. 

      Sixth

  • 11. 
    Which Notre Dame quarterback debuted in the second game of the 2003 season, completing 3-10?
    • A. 

      Brady Quinn

    • B. 

      Carlyle Holiday

    • C. 

      Jared Clark

    • D. 

      Pat Dillingham

  • 12. 
    Which team beat Notre Dame 38-0 in 2003, the first shutout in their rivalry since 1902?
    • A. 

      Michigan Wolverines

    • B. 

      USC Trojans

    • C. 

      Boston College Eagles

    • D. 

      Navy Midshipmen

  • 13. 
    Charlie Weiss was an assistant coach where when he was named Notre Dame head coach in 2004?
    • A. 

      New York Giants

    • B. 

      Indianapolis Colts

    • C. 

      New England Patriots

    • D. 

      Chicago Bears

  • 14. 
    What was also notable about Notre Dame's victory over Michigan in 2008?
    • A. 

      It Was In A Blizzard

    • B. 

      No Touchdowns Scored

    • C. 

      It Was A Shutout

    • D. 

      Coach Weiss' Knee Injury

  • 15. 
    In 2007, who became the first Notre Dame quarterback to start before his fourth freshman game?
    • A. 

      Jimmy Clausen

    • B. 

      Brian Castello

    • C. 

      Demetrius Jones

    • D. 

      Evan Sharpley

  • 16. 
    In 2007, where did Forbes rank Notre Dame in its list of most valuable college football programs?
    • A. 

      Third

    • B. 

      First

    • C. 

      Seventh

    • D. 

      Fifth

  • 17. 
    Which Notre Dame star finished third in the 2006 Heisman Trophy voting?
    • A. 

      Jeff Samardzija

    • B. 

      Brady Quinn

    • C. 

      Rhema McKnight

    • D. 

      Darius Walker

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