South Carolina Gamecocks Football Trivia

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South Carolina Gamecocks Football Trivia - Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Who was the head coach for South Carolina going into the 2008 season?

    • A.

      Steve Spurrier

    • B.

      John Hunt

    • C.

      Mark Smith

    • D.

      John Cooper

    Correct Answer
    A. Steve Spurrier
    Explanation
    Steve Spurrier was the head coach for South Carolina going into the 2008 season.

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  • 2. 

    The 2008 South Carolina running backs coach played for Steve Spurrier at what school?

    • A.

      Syracuse

    • B.

      Auburn

    • C.

      Florida

    • D.

      Texas

    Correct Answer
    C. Florida
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Florida because Steve Spurrier was the head coach at the University of Florida from 1990 to 2001. Therefore, it is likely that the 2008 South Carolina running backs coach played for Spurrier during his time at Florida.

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  • 3. 

    Who threw for 485 yards in a single 1994 game against South Carolina?

    • A.

      Jay Barker

    • B.

      Eric Zeier

    • C.

      Heath Shuler

    • D.

      Danny Wuerffel

    Correct Answer
    B. Eric Zeier
    Explanation
    Eric Zeier threw for 485 yards in a single 1994 game against South Carolina.

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  • 4. 

    Cory Boyd crossed what career rushing yardage milestone with South Carolina in 2007?

    • A.

      2,000 Yards

    • B.

      1,000 Yards

    • C.

      3,000 Yards

    • D.

      2,500 Yards

    Correct Answer
    A. 2,000 Yards
    Explanation
    Cory Boyd crossed the career rushing yardage milestone of 2,000 yards with South Carolina in 2007.

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  • 5. 

    South Carolina wide receiver Sidney Rice's 11th 100+ yard game put him past what former leader?

    • A.

      Philip Logan

    • B.

      Fred Zeigler

    • C.

      Sterling Sharpe

    • D.

      Zola Davis

    Correct Answer
    C. Sterling Sharpe
    Explanation
    Sidney Rice's 11th 100+ yard game surpassed the record set by Sterling Sharpe.

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  • 6. 

    What running back achieved 321 yards against South Carolina in a 2007 game?

    • A.

      Matt Forte

    • B.

      Chris Johnson

    • C.

      Darren McFadden

    • D.

      Felix Jones

    Correct Answer
    C. Darren McFadden
    Explanation
    In a 2007 game against South Carolina, Darren McFadden achieved 321 yards as a running back.

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  • 7. 

    The largest home crowd for South Carolina in 2000 saw them play which team?

    • A.

      Texas

    • B.

      Florida

    • C.

      Virginia Tech

    • D.

      Tennessee

    Correct Answer
    D. Tennessee
    Explanation
    In 2000, South Carolina had their largest home crowd when they played against Tennessee.

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  • 8. 

    In what city did South Carolina win its very first bowl game?

    • A.

      Tampa Bay, FL

    • B.

      Jacksonville, FL

    • C.

      Memphis, TN

    • D.

      Miami, FL

    Correct Answer
    D. Miami, FL
    Explanation
    South Carolina won its very first bowl game in Miami, FL. This implies that the game took place in Miami and South Carolina emerged as the victor.

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  • 9. 

    Who led South Carolina in sacks with seven in 2007?

    • A.

      Casper Brinkley

    • B.

      Eric Norwood

    • C.

      Dakota Walker

    • D.

      Captain Munnerlyn

    Correct Answer
    B. Eric Norwood
    Explanation
    In 2007, Eric Norwood led South Carolina in sacks with seven.

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  • 10. 

    What South Carolina quarterback threw 18 touchdown passes in 1997?

    • A.

      Anthony Wright

    • B.

      Bobby Fuller

    • C.

      Phil Petty

    • D.

      Steve Taneyhill

    Correct Answer
    A. Anthony Wright
    Explanation
    In 1997, Anthony Wright, the South Carolina quarterback, threw a total of 18 touchdown passes.

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  • 11. 

    In 2007, what apparel company became the official outfitter of the South Carolina football team?

    • A.

      Adidas

    • B.

      Nike

    • C.

      Russell

    • D.

      Under Armour

    Correct Answer
    D. Under Armour
    Explanation
    Under Armour became the official outfitter of the South Carolina football team in 2007.

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  • 12. 

    Which of these South Carolina football players had multiple receiving touchdowns in 2002?

    • A.

      Troy Williamson

    • B.

      Hart Turner

    • C.

      Daccus Turman

    • D.

      James Adkisson

    Correct Answer
    A. Troy Williamson
    Explanation
    In 2002, Troy Williamson had multiple receiving touchdowns as a South Carolina football player.

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  • 13. 

    In which season did South Carolina last play an opener against North Carolina State before 2008?

    • A.

      2002

    • B.

      1999

    • C.

      1995

    • D.

      2006

    Correct Answer
    B. 1999
    Explanation
    South Carolina last played an opener against North Carolina State before 2008 in the season of 1999.

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  • 14. 

    Which team was first on the 2008 South Carolina schedule?

    • A.

      NC State

    • B.

      Marshall

    • C.

      Florida

    • D.

      Auburn

    Correct Answer
    A. NC State
    Explanation
    In the 2008 South Carolina schedule, the first team they played was NC State.

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  • 15. 

    What was the most regular season wins South Carolina had under head coach Sparky Woods?

    • A.

      Seven

    • B.

      Four

    • C.

      Six

    • D.

      Eight

    Correct Answer
    C. Six
    Explanation
    South Carolina's most regular season wins under head coach Sparky Woods was six. This means that in one particular season, the team won six games during the regular season.

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