Penn State Nittany Lion Football Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Who ended his career with the 2006 season second to Curt Warner in Penn State career rushing yards?
    • A. 

      Tony Hunt

    • B. 

      Larry Johnson

    • C. 

      Michael Robinson

    • D. 

      Austin Scott

  • 2. 
    What team held Penn State to minus rushing yards in a 17-10 2006 win, a first under Joe Paterno?
    • A. 

      Michigan Wolverines

    • B. 

      Wisconsin Badgers

    • C. 

      Purdue Boilermakers

    • D. 

      Iowa Hawkeyes

  • 3. 
    What Penn State defensive end began the 2008 season as a backup and ended it as an All-American?
    • A. 

      Aaron Maybin

    • B. 

      Eric Latimore

    • C. 

      Josh Gaines

    • D. 

      Tom Golarz

  • 4. 
    In 2008, what senior MVP became the third Nittany Lion to return two kickoffs for TDs in a season?
    • A. 

      Lydell Sargeant

    • B. 

      Chaz Powell

    • C. 

      Anthony Scirrotto

    • D. 

      Derrick Williams

  • 5. 
    Who rushed for over 1000 yards in 2008, the fourth consecutive year a Nittany Lion had done so?
    • A. 

      Rodney Kinlaw

    • B. 

      Dan Lawlor

    • C. 

      Stephfon Green

    • D. 

      Evan Royster

  • 6. 
    Who beat Penn State 38-24 in the Jan. 1, 2009 Rose Bowl after building a 31-7 halftime lead?
    • A. 

      Texas Longhorns

    • B. 

      USC Trojans

    • C. 

      UCLA Bruins

    • D. 

      Oklahoma Sooners

  • 7. 
    What running back from Penn State won the Heisman Trophy in 1973?
    • A. 

      Larry Kelley

    • B. 

      Mike Garrett

    • C. 

      John Cappelletti

    • D. 

      Davey O'Brien

  • 8. 
    Who is the Penn State football player who won the Maxwell Award in 1994?
    • A. 

      Drew Brees

    • B. 

      Derrick Johnson

    • C. 

      Kerry Collins

    • D. 

      Charlie Ward

  • 9. 
    In 2005, Penn State's Joe Paterno became the first multiple winner of which award?
    • A. 

      Bobby Dodd Award

    • B. 

      Paul "Bear" Bryant Award

    • C. 

      Walter Camp Award

    • D. 

      Amos Alonzo Stagg Award

  • 10. 
    Penn State lost to which Pac-10 power 29-5 in the 2000 Kickoff Classic at Giants Stadium?
    • A. 

      UCLA Bruins

    • B. 

      Washington Huskies

    • C. 

      USC Trojans

    • D. 

      Oregon Ducks

  • 11. 
    Penn State was 4-4 in the Big Ten in 2000 and had what overall record?
    • A. 

      7-May

    • B. 

      6-Jul

    • C. 

      4-Aug

    • D. 

      8-Apr

  • 12. 
    Which Penn State cornerback bravely recovered from a severe spinal injury in the 2000 season?
    • A. 

      Ben Lago

    • B. 

      Adam Taliaferro

    • C. 

      Sam Crenshaw

    • D. 

      Tom Humphrey

  • 13. 
    Which senior was the starting quarterback for Penn State in 2000?
    • A. 

      Rashard Casey

    • B. 

      Kevin Thompson

    • C. 

      Matt Senneca

    • D. 

      Mike McQueary

  • 14. 
    Which Nittany Lion was team MVP in 2000 and a Nagurski Top College Defensive Player Award candidate?
    • A. 

      Gus Felder

    • B. 

      Jimmy Kennedy

    • C. 

      Justin Kurpeikis

    • D. 

      Brad Scioli

  • 15. 
    What percent of Division I-A coaches voted for Joe Paterno as Best College Coach in a 2000 poll?
    • A. 

      12%

    • B. 

      23%

    • C. 

      54%

    • D. 

      36%

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