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  • 1. 

    Derek Kinder's three catches for 171 yards and two TDs led Pitt in beating who 21-11 in 2006?

    • A.

      West Virginia Mountaineers

    • B.

      Rutgers Scarlet Knights

    • C.

      USF Bulls

    • D.

      Syracuse Orange

    Correct Answer
    D. Syracuse Orange
    Explanation
    In 2006, Derek Kinder had an outstanding performance for Pitt, making three catches for 171 yards and scoring two touchdowns. This impressive performance by Kinder played a crucial role in Pitt's victory over Syracuse Orange with a score of 21-11.

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  • 2. 

    What Pittsburgh Panther Freshman All-American tied for Big East lead with eight TD catches in 2006?

    • A.

      Marcel Pestano

    • B.

      T.J. Porter

    • C.

      Cedric McGee

    • D.

      Oderick Turner

    Correct Answer
    D. Oderick Turner
    Explanation
    Oderick Turner is the correct answer because he was a Pittsburgh Panther Freshman All-American who tied for the Big East lead with eight touchdown catches in 2006.

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  • 3. 

    What Pittsburgh true freshman, only the third to start a season, led the team in rushing in 2001?

    • A.

      Marcus Furman

    • B.

      Raymond Kirkley

    • C.

      Lousaka Polite

    • D.

      Nick Goings

    Correct Answer
    B. Raymond Kirkley
    Explanation
    Raymond Kirkley is the correct answer because he was a true freshman who started for the Pittsburgh team in 2001 and led the team in rushing. He is mentioned as one of the options provided in the question, making him the most likely candidate for the correct answer.

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  • 4. 

    Who made three interceptions to help Pitt defeat Ohio 27-13 in their 2002 season opener?

    • A.

      Shawntae Spencer

    • B.

      Reggie Carter

    • C.

      Tyrone Gilliard

    • D.

      Sam Bryant

    Correct Answer
    A. Shawntae Spencer
    Explanation
    Shawntae Spencer made three interceptions in Pitt's 2002 season opener against Ohio, helping them secure a 27-13 victory.

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  • 5. 

    Who led Pitt in sacks and tackles for losses in 2002 and ranked #2 with seven forced fumbles?

    • A.

      Claude Harriott

    • B.

      J.J. Horne

    • C.

      Phil Tillman

    • D.

      Charles Sallett

    Correct Answer
    A. Claude Harriott
    Explanation
    Claude Harriott led Pitt in sacks and tackles for losses in 2002 and ranked #2 with seven forced fumbles.

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  • 6. 

    Pittsburgh lost to a MAC opponent for the first time when who edged them 35-31 in 2003?

    • A.

      Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens

    • B.

      Toledo Rockets

    • C.

      Bradley Braves

    • D.

      Southern Illinois Salukis

    Correct Answer
    B. Toledo Rockets
    Explanation
    In 2003, Pittsburgh suffered their first loss to a MAC opponent, with the Toledo Rockets narrowly defeating them by a score of 35-31.

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  • 7. 

    What 2005 All-Big East CB had three Pitt career TDs on interception, fumble and blocked kick return?

    • A.

      Tez Morris

    • B.

      Jovani Chappel

    • C.

      Jameel Brady

    • D.

      Josh Lay

    Correct Answer
    D. Josh Lay
    Explanation
    Josh Lay is the correct answer because he is the only player listed who played for Pitt and had three career touchdowns on interception, fumble, and blocked kick returns. Tez Morris, Jovani Chappel, and Jameel Brady do not have this specific accomplishment mentioned.

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  • 8. 

    Who scored Pitt's opening kickoff TD when Ohio upset the Panthers 16-10 in overtime in 2005?

    • A.

      Josh Lay

    • B.

      Terrell Allen

    • C.

      LaRod Stephens-Howling

    • D.

      Marcel Pestano

    Correct Answer
    C. LaRod Stephens-Howling
    Explanation
    LaRod Stephens-Howling is the correct answer because he scored Pitt's opening kickoff TD when Ohio upset the Panthers 16-10 in overtime in 2005.

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  • 9. 

    Whose 80-yard TD at South Florida in 2004 ranked as longest catch by a tight end in Pitt history?

    • A.

      Steve Buches'

    • B.

      John Pelusi's

    • C.

      Darrell Strong's

    • D.

      Erik Gill's

    Correct Answer
    D. Erik Gill's
    Explanation
    Erik Gill's 80-yard touchdown catch at South Florida in 2004 is considered the longest catch by a tight end in Pitt history.

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  • 10. 

    Whose dramatic 36-yard reception helped set up Pitt's field goal to beat Notre Dame 41-38 in 2004?

    • A.

      Greg Lee's

    • B.

      Antonio Bryant's

    • C.

      Erik Gill's

    • D.

      Darrell Strong's

    Correct Answer
    C. Erik Gill's
    Explanation
    Erik Gill's dramatic 36-yard reception helped set up Pitt's field goal to beat Notre Dame 41-38 in 2004.

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  • 11. 

    CollegeFootballNews.com did not rank which Pitt player in the Big East's top seven after 2004?

    • A.

      Tyler Palko

    • B.

      H.B. Blades

    • C.

      Greg Lee

    • D.

      Tez Morris

    Correct Answer
    D. Tez Morris
    Explanation
    Tez Morris was not ranked in the Big East's top seven after 2004 by CollegeFootballNews.com.

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  • 12. 

    What Pittsburgh Panther had four interceptions in 2004, returning three for touchdowns?

    • A.

      Tommie Campbell

    • B.

      Sam Bryant

    • C.

      Malcolm Postell

    • D.

      Josh Lay

    Correct Answer
    C. Malcolm Postell
    Explanation
    Malcolm Postell is the correct answer because he had four interceptions in 2004 and returned three of them for touchdowns. This indicates that he was a skilled defensive player who was able to read the opposing team's plays and make successful interceptions. His ability to not only intercept the ball but also score touchdowns shows his impact on the game and his ability to create scoring opportunities for his team.

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