Penn State Nittany Lion Football Team Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Who was the head coach in 1982 for the 11-1-0 Penn State football team?
    • A. 

      Joe Paterno

    • B. 

      Paul "Bear" Bryant

    • C. 

      Dennis Erickson

    • D. 

      Young LaVell Edwards

  • 2. 
    Who was the head coach in 1986 for the 12-0-0 Penn State football team?
    • A. 

      Young LaVell Edwards

    • B. 

      Joe Paterno

    • C. 

      Steve Spurrier

    • D. 

      Howard Schnellenberger

  • 3. 
    Which bowl game did the Penn State Nittany Lions win in both 2006 and 2007?
    • A. 

      Sugar Bowl

    • B. 

      Fiesta Bowl

    • C. 

      Rose Bowl

    • D. 

      Orange Bowl

  • 4. 
    Which Penn State football coach was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2008?
    • A. 

      Jack Hollenback

    • B. 

      Bob Higgins

    • C. 

      Joe Paterno

    • D. 

      Bill Hollenback

  • 5. 
    Which Penn State Nittany Lion suffered a season-ending ACL tear prior to the 2008 season?
    • A. 

      Daryll Clark

    • B. 

      Deon Butler

    • C. 

      Kevin Kelly

    • D. 

      Sean Lee

  • 6. 
    What Penn State football player participated in the torch relay for 2002's Salt Lake City Olympics?
    • A. 

      Todd Blackledge

    • B. 

      Zack Mills

    • C. 

      Adam Taliaferro

    • D. 

      Larry Johnson

  • 7. 
    Which Nittany Lion won the 2002 Maxwell and Camp Awards but finished third in Heisman voting?
    • A. 

      Larry Johnson

    • B. 

      Zack Mills

    • C. 

      Bryant Johnson

    • D. 

      Michael Haynes

  • 8. 
    Which former Nittany Lion earned an Emmy nomination in 2004 for his work as a football analyst?
    • A. 

      Franco Harris

    • B. 

      Dan Marino

    • C. 

      Todd Blackledge

    • D. 

      Lydell Mitchell

  • 9. 
    A "Sporting News" cover story featured what Penn State 2005 football All-American from Liberia?
    • A. 

      Anwar Phillips

    • B. 

      Matthew Rice

    • C. 

      Levi Brown

    • D. 

      Tamba Hali

  • 10. 
    Penn State outlasted which other legend-coached team 26-23 in the Jan. 3, 2006 Orange Bowl?
    • A. 

      Virginia Cavaliers

    • B. 

      USC Trojans

    • C. 

      Florida State Seminoles

    • D. 

      Florida Gators

  • 11. 
    Which Penn State linebacker won both the Butkus and Bednarik Awards in 2005?
    • A. 

      Tim Shaw

    • B. 

      Paul Posluszny

    • C. 

      Dan Connor

    • D. 

      Deryk Toles

  • 12. 
    Whose frenetic 78-yard punt return TD was key when Penn State drubbed Notre Dame 31-10 in 2007?
    • A. 

      Derrick Williams

    • B. 

      A.J. Wallace

    • C. 

      Jerome Hayes

    • D. 

      Anthony Scirrotto

  • 13. 
    Which senior quarterback led Penn State to a 9-4 season in 2007?
    • A. 

      Paul Cianciolo

    • B. 

      Anthony Morelli

    • C. 

      Daryll Clark

    • D. 

      Chris Ganter

  • 14. 
    Which Penn State linebacker won the Bednarik Best College Defensive Player Award in 2007?
    • A. 

      Sean Lee

    • B. 

      Dan Conner

    • C. 

      Tim Shaw

    • D. 

      Deryk Toles

  • 15. 
    Who ended his career with the 2006 season, second to Curt Warner in Penn State career rushing yards?
    • A. 

      Larry Johnson

    • B. 

      Tony Hunt

    • C. 

      Austin Scott

    • D. 

      Michael Robinson

  • 16. 
    In 2006, what caused Joe Paterno to miss a Penn State football game for the first time since 1977?
    • A. 

      Leg Surgery Recovery

    • B. 

      Son's Wedding

    • C. 

      Daughter's Graduation

    • D. 

      Birth Of Grandchild

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