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  • 1. 

    Which NFL team is the only team to win two consecutive Super Bowls two different times?

    • A.

      Dallas Cowboys

    • B.

      St. Louis Rams

    • C.

      New England Patriots

    • D.

      Pittsburgh Steelers

    Correct Answer
    D. Pittsburgh Steelers
    Explanation
    The Pittsburgh Steelers is the correct answer because they are the only NFL team to have won two consecutive Super Bowls on two separate occasions. They achieved this feat in the 1974-1975 and 1978-1979 seasons, solidifying their dominance in those eras.

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  • 2. 

    In which season did Tony Romo have 36 touchdowns?

    • A.

      2007

    • B.

      2012

    • C.

      2010

    • D.

      2006

    Correct Answer
    A. 2007
    Explanation
    Tony Romo had 36 touchdowns in the 2007 season.

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  • 3. 

    Who was not one of football's "Four Horsemen"?

    • A.

      Angelo Bertelli

    • B.

      Don Miller

    • C.

      Jim Crowley

    • D.

      Harry Stuhldreher

    Correct Answer
    A. Angelo Bertelli
    Explanation
    Angelo Bertelli was not one of football's "Four Horsemen". The "Four Horsemen" refers to the legendary backfield of the University of Notre Dame's football team in the 1920s. The original Four Horsemen were Don Miller, Jim Crowley, Harry Stuhldreher, and Elmer Layden. Angelo Bertelli was a notable football player, but he was not part of the original Four Horsemen.

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  • 4. 

    In 1969, what school upset La. Tech and Terry Bradshaw in a bowl game?

    • A.

      Florida

    • B.

      Kentucky

    • C.

      East Tennessee State University

    • D.

      Texas A&M

    Correct Answer
    C. East Tennessee State University
    Explanation
    In 1969, East Tennessee State University upset La. Tech and Terry Bradshaw in a bowl game.

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  • 5. 

    Which school set a college football record for most consecutive wins with forty-seven?

    • A.

      Notre Dame

    • B.

      Oklahoma

    • C.

      Michigan

    • D.

      Yale

    Correct Answer
    B. Oklahoma
    Explanation
    Oklahoma is the correct answer because they set a college football record for the most consecutive wins with forty-seven. This means that Oklahoma won forty-seven games in a row, which is the highest number of consecutive wins in college football history.

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  • 6. 

    Who was the fifth pick in the 1996 NFL Draft?

    • A.

      Cedric Jones

    • B.

      Keyshawn Johnson

    • C.

      Kevin Hardy

    • D.

      Terry Glenn

    Correct Answer
    A. Cedric Jones
    Explanation
    Cedric Jones was the fifth pick in the 1996 NFL Draft.

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  • 7. 

    Who finished 5th in the Heisman voting in 1995, and 2nd in 1996?

    • A.

      Orlando Pace Of Ohio State

    • B.

      Darnell Autry Of Northwestern

    • C.

      Jake Plummer Of Arizona State

    • D.

      Troy Davis Of Iowa State

    Correct Answer
    D. Troy Davis Of Iowa State
    Explanation
    Troy Davis of Iowa State finished 5th in the Heisman voting in 1995 and 2nd in 1996.

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  • 8. 

    What team was the first to televise all their games, both home and away?

    • A.

      L.A. Rams

    • B.

      Dallas Cowboys

    • C.

      San Francisco 49ers

    • D.

      Detroit Lions

    Correct Answer
    A. L.A. Rams
    Explanation
    The L.A. Rams were the first team to televise all their games, both home and away. This means that every game they played, whether it was at their home stadium or away at another team's stadium, was broadcasted on television. This was a significant milestone in sports broadcasting, as it allowed fans all over the country to watch their favorite team's games, regardless of their location.

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  • 9. 

    Which of these announcers was not in the both for "Monday Night Football's" first season?

    • A.

      Don Meredith

    • B.

      Howard Cosell

    • C.

      Frank Gifford

    • D.

      Keith Jackson

    Correct Answer
    C. Frank Gifford
    Explanation
    Frank Gifford was not one of the announcers for "Monday Night Football's" first season. The other three options, Don Meredith, Howard Cosell, and Keith Jackson, were all part of the broadcast team during the inaugural season of the popular football program.

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  • 10. 

    Which of these NFL greats racked up two safeties in a single game?

    • A.

      Joe Greene

    • B.

      Bubba Smith

    • C.

      Richard Dent

    • D.

      Fred Dryer

    Correct Answer
    C. Richard Dent
    Explanation
    Richard Dent is the correct answer because he is the only NFL great among the given options who achieved the feat of scoring two safeties in a single game. Safeties occur when the offensive team is tackled in their own end zone, resulting in two points for the defensive team. Joe Greene, Bubba Smith, and Fred Dryer did not accomplish this particular feat.

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  • 11. 

    Who was the first player to rush for 1,000 yards in pro football?

    • A.

      Frank Sinkwich

    • B.

      Beattie Feathers

    • C.

      Charlie Trippi

    • D.

      Bronko Nagurski

    Correct Answer
    B. Beattie Feathers
    Explanation
    Beattie Feathers was the first player to rush for 1,000 yards in pro football. He achieved this milestone in 1934 while playing for the Chicago Bears. Feathers had an exceptional season, rushing for a total of 1,004 yards in just 11 games. His accomplishment paved the way for future players to reach the 1,000-yard rushing mark, making him a trailblazer in the history of pro football.

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  • 12. 

    Which team, pro or college, was the first to decorate their helmets with an insignia?

    • A.

      Georgia Bulldogs

    • B.

      Colorado State Rams

    • C.

      Cleveland Rams

    • D.

      Baltimore Colts

    Correct Answer
    C. Cleveland Rams
    Explanation
    The Cleveland Rams were the first team, either pro or college, to decorate their helmets with an insignia.

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  • 13. 

    Who was the first tight end to be inducted into the Hall of Fame?

    • A.

      Kellen Winslow

    • B.

      Mike Ditka

    • C.

      John Mackey

    • D.

      Jackie Smith

    Correct Answer
    B. Mike Ditka
    Explanation
    Mike Ditka was the first tight end to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. He had an exceptional career as a player, winning multiple championships and earning Pro Bowl selections. Ditka revolutionized the tight end position, becoming a key weapon in the passing game. His impact on the game and his overall skill set made him a deserving candidate for the Hall of Fame induction.

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  • 14. 

    Which one of these players was not part of the "Fearsome Foursome"?

    • A.

      Lamar Lundy

    • B.

      Deacon Jones

    • C.

      Jack Youngblood

    • D.

      Merlin Olsen

    Correct Answer
    C. Jack Youngblood
    Explanation
    The "Fearsome Foursome" was a nickname given to the defensive line of the Los Angeles Rams in the 1960s and 1970s. It consisted of Lamar Lundy, Deacon Jones, Merlin Olsen, and Jack Youngblood. However, Jack Youngblood was not part of the original "Fearsome Foursome" lineup. He joined the Rams in 1971, replacing Lundy, who had retired. Therefore, Jack Youngblood was not part of the original "Fearsome Foursome" lineup.

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  • 15. 

    Which NFL quarterback has a town named after him?

    • A.

      Steve Young

    • B.

      Johnny Unitas

    • C.

      Dan Marino

    • D.

      Troy Aikman

    Correct Answer
    D. Troy Aikman
    Explanation
    Troy Aikman is the correct answer because he has a town named after him. The question asks which NFL quarterback has a town named after him, and out of the given options, only Troy Aikman fits this criteria. Steve Young, Johnny Unitas, and Dan Marino do not have towns named after them.

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  • 16. 

    Who was the first American Football League player to be elected to Pro Football's Hall of Fame?

    • A.

      Jack Kemp

    • B.

      John Unitas

    • C.

      Joe Namath

    • D.

      Lance Alworth

    Correct Answer
    D. Lance Alworth
    Explanation
    Lance Alworth was the first American Football League player to be elected to Pro Football's Hall of Fame.

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  • 17. 

    Which team won the SEC Western Division Title during the 1995 football season?

    • A.

      Alabama Crimson Tide

    • B.

      Auburn Tigers

    • C.

      Arkansas Razorbacks

    • D.

      Florida Gators

    Correct Answer
    A. Alabama Crimson Tide
    Explanation
    In the 1995 football season, the Alabama Crimson Tide won the SEC Western Division Title.

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  • 18. 

    Which wide receiver was the first to catch over one hundred passes in back to back seasons?

    • A.

      Herman Moore

    • B.

      Jerry Rice

    • C.

      Cris Carter

    • D.

      Sterling Sharpe

    Correct Answer
    D. Sterling Sharpe
    Explanation
    Sterling Sharpe is the correct answer because he was the first wide receiver to catch over one hundred passes in back to back seasons. This accomplishment showcases his exceptional skill and consistency as a receiver. While other options like Herman Moore, Jerry Rice, and Cris Carter were also highly successful wide receivers, they did not achieve this specific milestone.

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  • 19. 

    Who was the two-way player who finished a distant second to USC's O.J. Simpson in the Heisman balloting?

    • A.

      Norm Snead

    • B.

      Lance Alworth

    • C.

      Jim Otto

    • D.

      Leroy Keyes

    Correct Answer
    D. Leroy Keyes
    Explanation
    Leroy Keyes finished a distant second to USC's O.J. Simpson in the Heisman balloting.

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  • 20. 

    Which NFL receiver had a glass eye?

    • A.

      John Mackey

    • B.

      John Stallworth

    • C.

      Lance Rentzel

    • D.

      Fred Arbanas

    Correct Answer
    D. Fred Arbanas
    Explanation
    Fred Arbanas is the correct answer because he is the NFL receiver who had a glass eye.

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  • 21. 

    The winner of the annual game between Ole Miss and archrival Mississippi State gets which trophy?

    • A.

      The Bronze Pigskin

    • B.

      The Golden Egg

    • C.

      The Silver Horseshoe

    • D.

      The Little Brown Jug

    Correct Answer
    B. The Golden Egg
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Golden Egg. The annual game between Ole Miss and Mississippi State is known as the Egg Bowl, and the winner of the game receives a trophy in the shape of a golden egg. This trophy has been awarded to the winning team since 1927, making it a longstanding tradition and symbol of victory in the rivalry.

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  • 22. 

    Which college football coach was the fastest to have over 300 wins?

    • A.

      Knute Rockne

    • B.

      Joe Paterno

    • C.

      Steve Spurrier

    • D.

      Bear Bryant

    Correct Answer
    B. Joe Paterno
    Explanation
    Joe Paterno is the correct answer because he achieved over 300 wins in the fewest number of games compared to the other coaches listed. Paterno reached this milestone in 402 games, while Knute Rockne did it in 379 games, Steve Spurrier in 416 games, and Bear Bryant in 426 games. Paterno's achievement of 300 wins in fewer games than the others demonstrates his exceptional coaching prowess and success in college football.

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  • 23. 

    What quarterback, besides Tommie Frazier, led the Nebraska Cornhuskers to a National Championship in the 90's?

    • A.

      Eric Crouch

    • B.

      Bobby Nuekem

    • C.

      Brian Griese

    • D.

      Scott Frost

    Correct Answer
    D. Scott Frost
    Explanation
    Scott Frost is the correct answer because he led the Nebraska Cornhuskers to a National Championship in the 90's. Tommie Frazier is mentioned in the question as a quarterback who also led the team to a championship, but since the question asks for a quarterback besides Frazier, Scott Frost is the only remaining option who fits the criteria. Eric Crouch, Bobby Nuekem, and Brian Griese did not lead the Nebraska Cornhuskers to a National Championship in the 90's.

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  • 24. 

    Which football player was born in Tonga?

    • A.

      Alfred Pupunu

    • B.

      Junior Seau

    • C.

      Pio Sagapolutele

    • D.

      Jesse Sapolu

    Correct Answer
    A. Alfred Pupunu
    Explanation
    Alfred Pupunu is the correct answer because he is the only football player listed who was born in Tonga.

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  • 25. 

    In which round was Joe Montana selected in the 1979 NFL Draft?

    • A.

      4th

    • B.

      3rd

    • C.

      2nd

    • D.

      1st

    Correct Answer
    B. 3rd
    Explanation
    Joe Montana was selected in the 3rd round of the 1979 NFL Draft.

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  • 26. 

    Who was Conference USA's football Coach of the Year for the 1997 season?

    • A.

      John Cooper

    • B.

      Fred Vonappen

    • C.

      Jeff Bower

    • D.

      George Chaump

    Correct Answer
    C. Jeff Bower
    Explanation
    Jeff Bower was named Conference USA's football Coach of the Year for the 1997 season. This indicates that he achieved significant success and recognition as a coach during that particular year.

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  • 27. 

    In which year did Tom Osborne retire from Nebraska?

    • A.

      2000

    • B.

      1985

    • C.

      1996

    • D.

      1997

    Correct Answer
    D. 1997
    Explanation
    Tom Osborne retired from Nebraska in 1997.

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  • 28. 

    Who led the NFL in quarterback rating for the 1995 season?

    • A.

      Jim Harbaugh

    • B.

      Brett Favre

    • C.

      Dan Marino

    • D.

      Steve Young

    Correct Answer
    A. Jim Harbaugh
    Explanation
    Jim Harbaugh led the NFL in quarterback rating for the 1995 season.

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  • 29. 

    Who was the NFL Player of the Year in 1987?

    • A.

      Lawrence Taylor

    • B.

      John Elway

    • C.

      Roger Craig

    • D.

      Joe Montana

    Correct Answer
    B. John Elway
    Explanation
    John Elway was named the NFL Player of the Year in 1987. Elway had an outstanding season, leading the Denver Broncos to the Super Bowl. He threw for over 3,000 yards and 19 touchdowns, while also rushing for 304 yards and 3 touchdowns. Elway's performance and leadership on the field made him a standout player and earned him the prestigious title of NFL Player of the Year in 1987.

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  • 30. 

    What NFL football team's record was 4-12 in 1996?

    • A.

      Ravens

    • B.

      Cardinals

    • C.

      Saints

    • D.

      Bears

    Correct Answer
    A. Ravens
    Explanation
    In 1996, the Baltimore Ravens had a record of 4-12 in the NFL. This means that they won 4 games and lost 12 games during that season. The Ravens were a relatively new team, as they had just been established in 1996 after the Cleveland Browns relocated to Baltimore. Despite their losing record in their inaugural season, the Ravens have since become a successful franchise, winning multiple Super Bowl championships.

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