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  • 1. 

    Whose 2008 football win ended 30 years of losing on the road to Nebraska at Lincoln?

    • A.

      Minnesota

    • B.

      Missouri

    • C.

      Michigan

    • D.

      Mississippi State

    Correct Answer
    B. Missouri
    Explanation
    Missouri's 2008 football win ended 30 years of losing on the road to Nebraska at Lincoln. This means that Missouri had not won a game against Nebraska at their home stadium for 30 years, but in 2008, they finally achieved a victory, breaking the losing streak.

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  • 2. 

    In which season did Nebraska gain their second-ever victory over the Michigan Wolverines?

    • A.

      2008

    • B.

      2009

    • C.

      2005

    • D.

      2001

    Correct Answer
    C. 2005
    Explanation
    In 2005, Nebraska gained their second-ever victory over the Michigan Wolverines.

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  • 3. 

    When did Nebraska began to use "There Is No Place Like Nebraska" after home football wins?

    • A.

      1999

    • B.

      2005

    • C.

      2001

    • D.

      2002

    Correct Answer
    B. 2005
    Explanation
    Nebraska began to use "There Is No Place Like Nebraska" after home football wins in 2005.

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  • 4. 

    What was the final record for the 2000-01 Nebraska Cornhuskers football team?

    • A.

      8-May

    • B.

      7-Jul

    • C.

      2-Nov

    • D.

      8-Jun

    Correct Answer
    C. 2-Nov
    Explanation
    The final record for the 2000-01 Nebraska Cornhuskers football team was 2-Nov, which means they won 2 games and lost 9 games in total.

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  • 5. 

    Which year's Rose Bowl marked the 40th bowl appearance for the Nebraska Cornhuskers?

    • A.

      2000

    • B.

      2002

    • C.

      2008

    • D.

      2004

    Correct Answer
    B. 2002
    Explanation
    The 2002 Rose Bowl marked the 40th bowl appearance for the Nebraska Cornhuskers.

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  • 6. 

    By which lopsided score did the 2008 Nebraska football team lose to rival Oklahoma?

    • A.

      23-6

    • B.

      44-9

    • C.

      Nov-00

    • D.

      52-28

    Correct Answer
    D. 52-28
    Explanation
    In the 2008 Nebraska football game against rival Oklahoma, the lopsided score of 52-28 indicates that Nebraska lost to Oklahoma by a significant margin. The score difference of 24 points highlights the dominance of Oklahoma's performance in the game.

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  • 7. 

    With how many 100-yard rushing games did Eric Crouch finish his Nebraska career?

    • A.

      71

    • B.

      107

    • C.

      170

    • D.

      17

    Correct Answer
    D. 17
    Explanation
    Eric Crouch finished his Nebraska career with 17 100-yard rushing games. This means that in 17 different games throughout his career, Crouch was able to rush for at least 100 yards. This statistic highlights his skill and ability as a running back, as well as his impact on the team's offense. It also suggests that Crouch was consistently able to contribute to the team's rushing game and provide a strong offensive presence.

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  • 8. 

    In six seasons as head coach, Frank Solich led the Nebraska football team to what record?

    • A.

      70-7

    • B.

      62-15

    • C.

      58-19

    • D.

      43-34

    Correct Answer
    C. 58-19
    Explanation
    Frank Solich led the Nebraska football team to a record of 58-19 in his six seasons as head coach. This means that during his tenure, the team won 58 games and lost 19 games.

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  • 9. 

    A 2006 victory over which conference foe gave Nebraska their 800th football victory?

    • A.

      Kansas State

    • B.

      Oklahoma

    • C.

      Texas

    • D.

      Iowa

    Correct Answer
    A. Kansas State
    Explanation
    In 2006, Nebraska achieved their 800th football victory by defeating Kansas State. This victory marked a significant milestone for the team, highlighting their long and successful history in the sport.

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  • 10. 

    A 2008 Nebraska-Baylor football game marked how many straight home sellouts for Nebraska?

    • A.

      101

    • B.

      295

    • C.

      67

    • D.

      500

    Correct Answer
    B. 295
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 295. This means that the 2008 Nebraska-Baylor football game marked the 295th consecutive home sellout for Nebraska. This suggests that Nebraska has a strong and dedicated fan base, consistently filling up their stadium for home games for a long period of time.

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  • 11. 

    What team did 2007 Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini help coach to a 41-14 2007 Sugar Bowl victory?

    • A.

      LSU

    • B.

      Oklahoma

    • C.

      USC

    • D.

      Iowa

    Correct Answer
    A. LSU
    Explanation
    In 2007, Bo Pelini, the head coach of Nebraska, helped coach the LSU team to a 41-14 victory in the Sugar Bowl. This indicates that Pelini was a part of the coaching staff for LSU during that time and contributed to their success in the game.

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  • 12. 

    Before Nebraska's 2006 season, how many NCAA football teams had achieved 800 wins?

    • A.

      None

    • B.

      One

    • C.

      Nine

    • D.

      Three

    Correct Answer
    D. Three
    Explanation
    Before Nebraska's 2006 season, three NCAA football teams had achieved 800 wins.

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  • 13. 

    Who coached Nebraska in their 2003 Alamo Bowl appearance?

    • A.

      Frank Solich

    • B.

      Bill Callahan

    • C.

      Bo Pelini

    • D.

      Bob Osborne

    Correct Answer
    C. Bo Pelini
    Explanation
    Bo Pelini coached Nebraska in their 2003 Alamo Bowl appearance. This can be inferred from the given options and the fact that the question asks for the coach specifically for that particular bowl game.

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  • 14. 

    By which record-setting score did Nebraska win the 2000 Alamo Bowl?

    • A.

      Mar-00

    • B.

      54-19

    • C.

      66-17

    • D.

      99-42

    Correct Answer
    C. 66-17
    Explanation
    Nebraska won the 2000 Alamo Bowl with a record-setting score of 66-17. This means that Nebraska's team scored 66 points while their opponent scored only 17 points. The large margin of victory demonstrates the dominance of Nebraska's performance in the game.

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  • 15. 

    Which Nebraska defensive back set a new school record with 10 interceptions in 2004?

    • A.

      Brandon Jackson

    • B.

      Josh Bullocks

    • C.

      Scott Shanle

    • D.

      Titus Adams

    Correct Answer
    B. Josh Bullocks
    Explanation
    Josh Bullocks set a new school record with 10 interceptions in 2004 for Nebraska. This means that he intercepted the ball 10 times during that season, which is the most in Nebraska's history. Brandon Jackson, Scott Shanle, and Titus Adams are not relevant to the question and do not hold this record.

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  • 16. 

    Which Nebraska rush end won the "Academic Heisman", the 2001 Vincent dePaul Draddy Award?

    • A.

      Jay Moore

    • B.

      Kyle Vanden Bosch

    • C.

      Russ Hochstein

    • D.

      Steve Octavien

    Correct Answer
    B. Kyle Vanden Bosch
    Explanation
    Kyle Vanden Bosch won the "Academic Heisman", the 2001 Vincent dePaul Draddy Award.

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  • 17. 

    Which 2000 senior Nebraska split end had receptions in four straight bowl games?

    • A.

      Russ Hochstein

    • B.

      Matt Davidson

    • C.

      Correll Buckhalter

    • D.

      Kyle Vanden Bosch

    Correct Answer
    B. Matt Davidson
    Explanation
    Matt Davidson is the correct answer because he was a senior Nebraska split end in 2000 who had receptions in four straight bowl games.

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  • 18. 

    Under Bill Callahan, the Nebraska Cornhuskers used which offensive football philosophy?

    • A.

      Smashmouth

    • B.

      Run & Gun

    • C.

      West Coast

    • D.

      Four Corners

    Correct Answer
    C. West Coast
    Explanation
    Under Bill Callahan, the Nebraska Cornhuskers used the West Coast offensive football philosophy. The West Coast offense emphasizes short, quick passes and precision timing between the quarterback and receivers. It relies on a strong passing game to open up opportunities for the running game. This philosophy was popularized by coaches such as Bill Walsh and has been used successfully by many teams in the NFL.

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  • 19. 

    Who was the only Nebraska football player to make the 2004 AP All-America Team?

    • A.

      Kurt Mann

    • B.

      Barrett Rudd

    • C.

      Le Kevin Smith

    • D.

      Fabian Washington

    Correct Answer
    B. Barrett Rudd
    Explanation
    Barrett Rudd was the only Nebraska football player to make the 2004 AP All-America Team.

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