Penn State Nittany Lion Football Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Sophomore Larry Johnson led Penn State in what category in 2000?
    • A. 

      Touchdowns

    • B. 

      Kick Returns

    • C. 

      Rushing Yards

    • D. 

      Rushing Attempts

  • 2. 
    Which tight end led Penn State with 38 receptions in 2000 and was a nominee for the Mackey Award?
    • A. 

      R.J. Luke

    • B. 

      Tony Stewart

    • C. 

      Bryant Johnson

    • D. 

      John Gilmore

  • 3. 
    Penn State lost their 2001 season opener 33-7 to which eventual 2001 national champion?
    • A. 

      Miami Hurricanes

    • B. 

      LSU Tigers

    • C. 

      Tennessee Volunteers

    • D. 

      USC Trojans

  • 4. 
    Which junior started seven games at quarterback for Penn State in 2001?
    • A. 

      Zack Mills

    • B. 

      Mike McQueary

    • C. 

      Kevin Thompson

    • D. 

      Matt Senneca

  • 5. 
    Who did Penn State beat 29-27 in 2001, making Joe Paterno Division I-A's all-time winningest coach?
    • A. 

      Ohio State Buckeyes

    • B. 

      Kentucky Wildcats

    • C. 

      Alabama Crimson Tide

    • D. 

      Michigan Wolverines

  • 6. 
    The Penn State football team won five of its final seven games to finish with what record in 2001?
    • A. 

      3-Sep

    • B. 

      5-Jul

    • C. 

      4-Jul

    • D. 

      6-May

  • 7. 
    In 2001, who broke Todd Blackledge's Penn State record for passing yards by a freshman in a season?
    • A. 

      Michael Robinson

    • B. 

      Zack Mills

    • C. 

      Tony Johnson

    • D. 

      Chris Ganter

  • 8. 
    Which Nittany Lion blocked a field goal to preserve Joe Paterno's record-breaking win in 2001?
    • A. 

      Jimmy Kennedy

    • B. 

      Tamba Hali

    • C. 

      Anthony Adams

    • D. 

      LeVar Arrington

  • 9. 
    In 2001 Penn State's Joe Paterno received a ring with what number on it in honor of his wins record?
    • A. 

      424

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      324

    • D. 

      224

  • 10. 
    Which Penn State receiver had four 100-yard games in 2001 and led the team in receiving?
    • A. 

      Joe Jurevicius

    • B. 

      Bryant Johnson

    • C. 

      Eddie Drummond

    • D. 

      Bobby Engram

  • 11. 
    Penn State's Larry Johnson smashed his way to how many yards rushing in the 2002 season?
    • A. 

      1287

    • B. 

      2487

    • C. 

      2087

    • D. 

      1687

  • 12. 
    Which team upset Penn State 13-9 in the Jan.1, 2003 Capital One Bowl?
    • A. 

      Oklahoma Sooners

    • B. 

      UCLA Bruins

    • C. 

      West Virginia Mountaineers

    • D. 

      Auburn Tigers

  • 13. 
    Penn State, 9-4 for 2002, lost how many games by less than seven points to final poll-ranked teams?
    • A. 

      Four

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Two

    • D. 

      Zero

  • 14. 
    Which Nittany Lion had 15 sacks in 2002 and was a finalist for the Hendricks Defensive End Award?
    • A. 

      Derek Wake

    • B. 

      Anthony Adams

    • C. 

      Jimmy Kennedy

    • D. 

      Michael Haynes

  • 15. 
    How many of Larry Johnson's 279 yards rushing in a 2002 Penn State game came in the second half?
    • A. 

      279

    • B. 

      139

    • C. 

      0

    • D. 

      200

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