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  • 1. 

    Bruce Pickens, a first-round draft pick at defensive back in the 1991 NFL College Draft, attended which school?

    • A.

      Georgia

    • B.

      Nebraska

    • C.

      Texas A&M

    • D.

      Ohio State

    Correct Answer
    B. Nebraska
    Explanation
    Bruce Pickens, a first-round draft pick at defensive back in the 1991 NFL College Draft, attended Nebraska.

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  • 2. 

    Dana Hall, a first-round draft pick at defensive back in the 1992 NFL College Draft, attended which school?

    • A.

      Arizona State

    • B.

      Ohio State

    • C.

      Florida

    • D.

      Washington

    Correct Answer
    D. Washington
    Explanation
    Dana Hall, a first-round draft pick in the 1992 NFL College Draft, attended Washington.

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  • 3. 

    Darrien Gordon, a first-round draft pick at defensive back in the 1993 NFL College Draft, attended which school?

    • A.

      Notre Dame

    • B.

      Stanford

    • C.

      Mississippi

    • D.

      Syracuse

    Correct Answer
    B. Stanford
    Explanation
    Darrien Gordon, a first-round draft pick in the 1993 NFL College Draft, attended Stanford.

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  • 4. 

    What quarterback from Texas Christian won the Heisman Trophy in 1938?

    • A.

      Gino Torretta

    • B.

      Doak Walker

    • C.

      Doug Flutie

    • D.

      Davey O'Brien

    Correct Answer
    D. Davey O'Brien
    Explanation
    Davey O'Brien is the correct answer because he was a quarterback from Texas Christian University who won the Heisman Trophy in 1938. He had an outstanding season, leading his team to an undefeated record and throwing for over 1,400 yards and 19 touchdowns. O'Brien's exceptional performance and leadership on the field earned him the prestigious Heisman Trophy, which is awarded annually to the most outstanding college football player in the United States.

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  • 5. 

    What halfback from Iowa won the Heisman Trophy in 1939?

    • A.

      Joe Bellino

    • B.

      Larry Kelley

    • C.

      Mike Garrett

    • D.

      Nile Kinnick

    Correct Answer
    D. Nile Kinnick
    Explanation
    Nile Kinnick won the Heisman Trophy in 1939.

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  • 6. 

    Who was the first head coach of the new Baltimore Ravens in 1996?

    • A.

      Ted Marchibroda

    • B.

      Brian Billick

    • C.

      Ray Rhodes

    • D.

      George Siefert

    Correct Answer
    A. Ted Marchibroda
    Explanation
    Ted Marchibroda was the first head coach of the new Baltimore Ravens in 1996. This can be inferred from the fact that he is listed as one of the options for the first head coach of the team.

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  • 7. 

    According to NFL.com, when did fantasy football begin?

    • A.

      1960

    • B.

      1965

    • C.

      1962

    • D.

      1968

    Correct Answer
    C. 1962
    Explanation
    According to NFL.com, fantasy football began in 1962.

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  • 8. 

    Who was voted to the Pro Bowl in both offense and defense?

    • A.

      Leon Johnson

    • B.

      Chuck Bednarik

    • C.

      Frank Gifford

    • D.

      Deion Sanders

    Correct Answer
    C. Frank Gifford
    Explanation
    Frank Gifford was voted to the Pro Bowl in both offense and defense. This indicates that he was a versatile player who excelled in multiple positions. It is rare for a player to be recognized for their skills on both sides of the ball, making Gifford's achievement notable.

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  • 9. 

    Frank Ryan and Fran Tarkenton were great NFL quarterbacks; which of the following are true about them?

    • A.

      They Each Led Their Pro Teams In Rushing At Least Once

    • B.

      They Were Both Left-Handed QB's

    • C.

      They Were Second-String QB's In College

    • D.

      They Both Played For Paul Brown

    Correct Answer
    C. They Were Second-String QB's In College
    Explanation
    Frank Ryan and Fran Tarkenton were both second-string quarterbacks in college. This means that they did not start as the first-choice quarterbacks for their respective college teams.

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  • 10. 

    What high school produced by Paul Brown and Weeb Eubanks?

    • A.

      Massillon High School

    • B.

      Mater Diem High School

    • C.

      Male High School

    • D.

      Dematha High School

    Correct Answer
    A. Massillon High School
    Explanation
    Massillon High School is the correct answer because it is the high school that was produced by Paul Brown and Weeb Eubanks. The question is asking for the high school that these two individuals produced, and Massillon High School fits this description.

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  • 11. 

    Where did Curly Lambeau work when he decided to start a football team?

    • A.

      US Army

    • B.

      Ford Motor Company

    • C.

      Indian Packing Company

    • D.

      Chicago Bears

    Correct Answer
    C. Indian Packing Company
    Explanation
    Curly Lambeau worked at the Indian Packing Company when he decided to start a football team.

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  • 12. 

    What was the original name of Lambeau Field?

    • A.

      Pack House

    • B.

      City Stadium

    • C.

      Lombardi Field

    • D.

      Enron Stadium

    Correct Answer
    B. City Stadium
    Explanation
    The original name of Lambeau Field was City Stadium.

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  • 13. 

    Which of these was not a broadcaster at one time on "Monday Night Football"?

    • A.

      Fran Tarkenton

    • B.

      O.J. Simpson

    • C.

      Marv Albert

    • D.

      Keith Jackson

    Correct Answer
    C. Marv Albert
    Explanation
    Marv Albert was never a broadcaster on "Monday Night Football". While Fran Tarkenton, O.J. Simpson, and Keith Jackson all had stints as broadcasters on the show, Marv Albert did not.

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  • 14. 

    Where did Matt Turk play college football?

    • A.

      Iowa State

    • B.

      Temple

    • C.

      Wisconsin-Whitewater

    • D.

      Akron

    Correct Answer
    C. Wisconsin-Whitewater
    Explanation
    Matt Turk played college football at Wisconsin-Whitewater.

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  • 15. 

    Who led the NFL in rushing for the 2003 regular season?

    • A.

      Ahman Green

    • B.

      Jamal Lewis

    • C.

      Priest Holmes

    • D.

      Clinton Portis

    Correct Answer
    B. Jamal Lewis
    Explanation
    Jamal Lewis led the NFL in rushing for the 2003 regular season. This can be inferred from the information given in the question.

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  • 16. 

    Which player passed for the most touchdowns in the 2003 NFL regular season?

    • A.

      Brett Favre

    • B.

      Matt Hasselbeck

    • C.

      Jeff Garcia

    • D.

      Steve McNair

    Correct Answer
    A. Brett Favre
    Explanation
    Brett Favre passed for the most touchdowns in the 2003 NFL regular season.

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  • 17. 

    In which year were two expansion teams added to the NFL?

    • A.

      1999

    • B.

      2002

    • C.

      1994

    • D.

      1990

    Correct Answer
    C. 1994
    Explanation
    In 1994, two expansion teams were added to the NFL. This means that the league grew by two new teams that year.

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  • 18. 

    What year was the 10,000th regular season NFL game played?

    • A.

      1990

    • B.

      1997

    • C.

      2000

    • D.

      2005

    Correct Answer
    B. 1997
    Explanation
    In 1997, the 10,000th regular season NFL game was played. This milestone game marked a significant moment in the history of the NFL, highlighting the longevity and popularity of the sport.

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  • 19. 

    Who was the first United States President to be involved in an NFL regular-season pregame coin toss?

    • A.

      Jimmy Carter

    • B.

      Bill Clinton

    • C.

      George H. Bush

    • D.

      George W. Bush

    Correct Answer
    D. George W. Bush
    Explanation
    George W. Bush was the first United States President to be involved in an NFL regular-season pregame coin toss. This means that he participated in the ceremonial coin toss before the start of an NFL regular-season game. It is worth noting that this event occurred during his presidency, distinguishing him as the first president to engage in this tradition.

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  • 20. 

    Which team's defense led the NFL in safeties in 2003?

    • A.

      Dallas Cowboys

    • B.

      New York Jets

    • C.

      Buffalo Bills

    • D.

      Baltimore Ravens

    Correct Answer
    C. Buffalo Bills
    Explanation
    In 2003, the Buffalo Bills had the most safeties in the NFL. This means that their defense successfully tackled the opposing team's offense in their own end zone, resulting in two points for the Bills. The other teams listed (Dallas Cowboys, New York Jets, Baltimore Ravens) did not have as many safeties as the Bills during that season.

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  • 21. 

    What team finished in last place in the NFL's AFC East in the 2004 season?

    • A.

      Dolphins

    • B.

      Bengals

    • C.

      Bills

    • D.

      Jets

    Correct Answer
    A. Dolphins
    Explanation
    The Dolphins finished in last place in the NFL's AFC East in the 2004 season.

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