Trivia On NFL! Dallas Cowboys!

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  • 1. 

    What quarterback was drafted in the 10th round in 1977 by the Dallas Cowboys?

    • A.

      Steve Deberg

    • B.

      Wade Wilson

    • C.

      Dave Krieg

    • D.

      Mike Tomczak

    Correct Answer
    A. Steve Deberg
    Explanation
    Steve Deberg was drafted in the 10th round in 1977 by the Dallas Cowboys.

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  • 2. 

    Tony Dorsett was the 1st round draft pick in what year?

    • A.

      1977

    • B.

      1973

    • C.

      1978

    • D.

      1976

    Correct Answer
    A. 1977
    Explanation
    Tony Dorsett was the 1st round draft pick in 1977.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following teams did not play a Thanksgiving game vs? Detroit or Dallas in the 1990s?

    • A.

      Oilers

    • B.

      Redskins

    • C.

      Giants

    • D.

      Chiefs

    Correct Answer
    C. Giants
    Explanation
    In the 1990s, the Giants did not play a Thanksgiving game against either Detroit or Dallas. This means that the Giants did not participate in any Thanksgiving games against these two teams during that decade.

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  • 4. 

    What team did wide receiver Butch Johnson finish his career up with?

    • A.

      Buffalo

    • B.

      Denver

    • C.

      Seattle

    • D.

      Chicago

    Correct Answer
    B. Denver
    Explanation
    Butch Johnson finished his career with the Denver team.

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  • 5. 

    How tall was football's Ed "Too Tall" Jones?

    • A.

      6 Foot 9 Inches

    • B.

      6 Foot 6 Inches

    • C.

      6 Foot 7 Inches

    • D.

      6 Foot 10 Inches

    Correct Answer
    A. 6 Foot 9 Inches
    Explanation
    Ed "Too Tall" Jones was known for his exceptional height in football. He stood at an impressive 6 feet 9 inches tall.

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  • 6. 

    What Cowboy won the title of NFL's fastest man?

    • A.

      Alvin Harper

    • B.

      Alexander Wright

    • C.

      Tony Hill

    • D.

      Tony Dorsett

    Correct Answer
    B. Alexander Wright
    Explanation
    Alexander Wright won the title of NFL's fastest man.

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  • 7. 

    What World League team did Danny White play for prior to joining Dallas?

    • A.

      San Antonio

    • B.

      Philadelphia

    • C.

      Memphis

    • D.

      Baltimore

    Correct Answer
    C. Memphis
    Explanation
    Danny White played for the Memphis Southmen in the World League prior to joining Dallas.

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  • 8. 

    Which Cowboy was the "Sporting News" Man of Year in 1996?

    • A.

      Bill Bates

    • B.

      Troy Aikman

    • C.

      Nate Newton

    • D.

      Emmitt Smith

    Correct Answer
    D. Emmitt Smith
    Explanation
    Emmitt Smith was named the "Sporting News" Man of the Year in 1996. This award recognizes an individual's outstanding achievements and contributions to the sport. Smith, who was a star running back for the Dallas Cowboys, had an exceptional season in 1996, leading the league in rushing yards and touchdowns. His impressive performance and impact on the team made him a deserving recipient of this prestigious honor.

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  • 9. 

    Who did Emmitt Smith follow as the main running back on his college team?

    • A.

      Fred Taylor

    • B.

      Neal Anderson

    • C.

      John L Williams

    • D.

      Eric Rhett

    Correct Answer
    B. Neal Anderson
    Explanation
    Emmitt Smith followed Neal Anderson as the main running back on his college team. This implies that Smith took over the position from Anderson and became the main running back after him.

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  • 10. 

    What was Tom Landry's final year as coach of the Dallas Cowboys?

    • A.

      1990

    • B.

      1984

    • C.

      1988

    • D.

      1986

    Correct Answer
    C. 1988
    Explanation
    Tom Landry's final year as coach of the Dallas Cowboys was in 1988.

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  • 11. 

    What city did the 2001 Dallas Cowboys play home games in?

    • A.

      Pontiac

    • B.

      Fort Worth

    • C.

      Irving

    • D.

      Dallas

    Correct Answer
    C. Irving
    Explanation
    The 2001 Dallas Cowboys played their home games in Irving.

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  • 12. 

    Where was Tom Landry working when he got the job as head coach for the Dallas Cowboys?

    • A.

      Assistant Coach Green Bay Packers

    • B.

      Assistant Coach New York Giants

    • C.

      Assistant Coach University Of Texas

    • D.

      Head Coach University Of Oklahoma

    Correct Answer
    B. Assistant Coach New York Giants
    Explanation
    Tom Landry was working as an assistant coach for the New York Giants when he got the job as head coach for the Dallas Cowboys.

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  • 13. 

    Who was the NFL commissioner when the Dallas Cowboys became an NFL team?

    • A.

      Bert Bell

    • B.

      Pete Rozelle

    • C.

      Bud Adams

    • D.

      John Anderson

    Correct Answer
    B. Pete Rozelle
    Explanation
    Pete Rozelle was the NFL commissioner when the Dallas Cowboys became an NFL team. He served as the commissioner from 1960 to 1989 and played a significant role in the growth and development of the NFL during his tenure. Rozelle was known for his leadership skills and his ability to negotiate television contracts, which helped to popularize the sport and increase its revenue. He also oversaw the expansion of the league, including the addition of new teams like the Dallas Cowboys.

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  • 14. 

    Who was the first owner of the Dallas Cowboys?

    • A.

      Tex Schramm

    • B.

      Clint Murchison

    • C.

      Bud Adams

    • D.

      Jerry Jones

    Correct Answer
    B. Clint Murchison
    Explanation
    Clint Murchison was the first owner of the Dallas Cowboys. He founded the team in 1960 as an expansion franchise in the NFL. Murchison played a crucial role in building the team and establishing its success. He hired Tex Schramm as the team's general manager and Tom Landry as the head coach, forming a successful partnership that led to the Cowboys becoming one of the most successful and iconic teams in NFL history. Murchison's ownership laid the foundation for the Cowboys' rich history and legacy in the NFL.

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  • 15. 

    What college was Drew Pearson drafted from in 1973?

    • A.

      University Of Southern California

    • B.

      Florida State University

    • C.

      Oklahoma State University

    • D.

      He Wasn't Drafted, He Was A Free Agent

    Correct Answer
    D. He Wasn't Drafted, He Was A Free Agent

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