Stanford Cardinal Football Trivia! Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Who had a 5-6 record in 2005, his first season as Stanford head football coach?

    • A.

      Walt Harris

    • B.

      Tyrone Willingham

    • C.

      Buddy Teevens

    • D.

      Oshiomogho Atogwe

    Correct Answer
    A. Walt Harris
    Explanation
    Walt Harris had a 5-6 record in 2005, his first season as Stanford head football coach.

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  • 2. 

    The 5-7 Stanford football team finished the 2008 season with how many consecutive losses?

    • A.

      Five

    • B.

      Seven

    • C.

      Three

    • D.

      Six

    Correct Answer
    C. Three
    Explanation
    The Stanford football team finished the 2008 season with three consecutive losses. This means that they lost three games in a row without any wins in between.

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  • 3. 

    The 2008 Stanford Cardinal finished the season how many games short of bowl eligibility?

    • A.

      Eight

    • B.

      Five

    • C.

      One

    • D.

      Six

    Correct Answer
    C. One
    Explanation
    The 2008 Stanford Cardinal finished the season one game short of bowl eligibility. This means that they won one less game than the minimum requirement to qualify for a bowl game.

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  • 4. 

    Toby Gerhart set a Stanford record in 2008 with how many rushing touchdowns in one game?

    • A.

      Four

    • B.

      Three

    • C.

      Seven

    • D.

      Nine

    Correct Answer
    A. Four
    Explanation
    In 2008, Toby Gerhart set a Stanford record by scoring four rushing touchdowns in a single game. This means that during that particular game, Gerhart was able to run into the end zone four times, which is a remarkable achievement.

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  • 5. 

    Which fellow Pac-10 school gave the 2008 Stanford football team its only home loss?

    • A.

      USC

    • B.

      Oregon State

    • C.

      UCLA

    • D.

      Pittsburgh

    Correct Answer
    A. USC
    Explanation
    In 2008, the Stanford football team had only one home loss, and it was against USC. USC is a fellow Pac-10 school, and they were able to defeat Stanford on their home turf that year. This suggests that USC was a strong competitor and had the ability to defeat Stanford at their own stadium.

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  • 6. 

    The 2008 Stanford Cardinal football team defeated which conference foe by a score of 58-0?

    • A.

      Ohio State

    • B.

      Georgia State

    • C.

      Washington State

    • D.

      Florida State

    Correct Answer
    C. Washington State
    Explanation
    The 2008 Stanford Cardinal football team defeated Washington State by a score of 58-0.

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  • 7. 

    Stanford opened its 2008 football season on August 25th against which Pac-10 Beavers?

    • A.

      Oregon State

    • B.

      California

    • C.

      Arizona

    • D.

      UCLA

    Correct Answer
    A. Oregon State
    Explanation
    In 2008, Stanford played their first football game of the season on August 25th. The opponent they faced belonged to the Pac-10 conference. Among the given options, Oregon State is the only team from the Pac-10 conference. Therefore, the correct answer is Oregon State.

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  • 8. 

    The year 2008 was the third time Stanford football did what in a single season?

    • A.

      Played Seven Road Games

    • B.

      Won Two Overtime Games

    • C.

      Played Eight Home Games

    • D.

      Had Five Wins

    Correct Answer
    A. Played Seven Road Games
    Explanation
    In the year 2008, Stanford football played seven road games in a single season. This means that they had to travel and play away from their home stadium for a significant portion of their games that year. This could have presented additional challenges for the team, such as dealing with hostile crowds, unfamiliar playing conditions, and longer travel times. Despite these obstacles, Stanford was able to compete in seven road games during the 2008 season.

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  • 9. 

    The 2008 season marked just the 24th time Stanford faced which fellow Pac-10 member?

    • A.

      Arizona

    • B.

      Pittsburgh

    • C.

      Missouri

    • D.

      Oregon State

    Correct Answer
    A. Arizona
    Explanation
    In the 2008 season, Stanford faced Arizona, which was a fellow Pac-10 member. This implies that Arizona was part of the Pac-10 conference during that time and was one of the teams that Stanford had to play against in their schedule.

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  • 10. 

    How many players did Stanford place on the 2000 All-Pac-10 football team?

    • A.

      Seven

    • B.

      Ten

    • C.

      One

    • D.

      Three

    Correct Answer
    A. Seven
    Explanation
    Stanford placed seven players on the 2000 All-Pac-10 football team.

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  • 11. 

    Coach Ty Willington won how many bowl games during his tenure at Stanford?

    • A.

      Eight

    • B.

      Six

    • C.

      Four

    • D.

      One

    Correct Answer
    D. One
    Explanation
    During Coach Ty Willington's tenure at Stanford, he won only one bowl game.

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  • 12. 

    How many of Stanford's 11 2000 football games were decided in the final two minutes?

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      Nine

    • C.

      Four

    • D.

      One

    Correct Answer
    C. Four
    Explanation
    In Stanford's 11 2000 football games, only four of them were decided in the final two minutes.

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  • 13. 

    The 2001 Stanford Cardinal football team finished in which place in the Pac-10?

    • A.

      Fifth

    • B.

      First

    • C.

      Second

    • D.

      Ninth

    Correct Answer
    C. Second
    Explanation
    The 2001 Stanford Cardinal football team finished in second place in the Pac-10. This means that they were the runners-up in the conference that year.

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  • 14. 

    Going into 2002, Stanford had won how many straight football games over California?

    • A.

      Six

    • B.

      One

    • C.

      Three

    • D.

      Seven

    Correct Answer
    D. Seven
    Explanation
    Stanford had won seven straight football games over California going into 2002. This means that for seven consecutive games prior to 2002, Stanford emerged victorious in their matchups against California.

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  • 15. 

    Buddy Teevens came to coach Stanford football in 2002 after having worked for which program?

    • A.

      USC Trojans

    • B.

      Syracuse Orange

    • C.

      Miami Hurricanes

    • D.

      Florida Gators

    Correct Answer
    D. Florida Gators
    Explanation
    Buddy Teevens came to coach Stanford football in 2002 after having worked for the Florida Gators program.

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