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  • 1. 

    In Tim Tebow's final game he threw a career-long 80 yard TD pass to which receiver?

    • A.

      Riley Cooper

    • B.

      T.J. Lawrence

    • C.

      Carl Moore

    • D.

      Cade Holliday

    Correct Answer
    A. Riley Cooper
    Explanation
    In Tim Tebow's final game, he threw a career-long 80 yard TD pass to Riley Cooper. This indicates that Cooper was the recipient of the pass and scored a touchdown.

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  • 2. 

    What High School did John Brantley attend?

    • A.

      Stanton College Prep

    • B.

      Ocala High School

    • C.

      Venice Senior

    • D.

      Trinity Catholic

    Correct Answer
    D. Trinity Catholic
    Explanation
    John Brantley attended Trinity Catholic High School.

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  • 3. 

    What NFL team drafted Major Wright?

    • A.

      Jets

    • B.

      Giants

    • C.

      Dolphins

    • D.

      Bears

    Correct Answer
    D. Bears
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Bears. Major Wright was drafted by the Chicago Bears, not the Jets, Giants, or Dolphins.

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  • 4. 

    How many Florida Gators were 2010 NFL draft picks?

    • A.

      4 Draft Picks

    • B.

      3 Draft Picks

    • C.

      9 Draft Picks

    • D.

      19 Draft Picks

    Correct Answer
    C. 9 Draft Picks
    Explanation
    In the 2010 NFL draft, a total of 9 players from the Florida Gators were selected. This means that 9 players from the Florida Gators football team were chosen by NFL teams to join their respective rosters for the upcoming season.

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  • 5. 

    Which Gator won the Rimington Trophy for 2009?

    • A.

      Nick Alajajian

    • B.

      Sam Robey

    • C.

      Duke Lemmens

    • D.

      Maurkice Pouncey

    Correct Answer
    D. Maurkice Pouncey
    Explanation
    Maurkice Pouncey won the Rimington Trophy for 2009. The Rimington Trophy is awarded annually to the best center in college football. Pouncey, who played for the University of Florida, had an outstanding season in 2009, showcasing his skills as a dominant center. His performance and contributions to the team earned him the prestigious Rimington Trophy for that year.

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  • 6. 

    Which Gator went in the first round of the 2009 NFL draft?

    • A.

      Louis Murphy

    • B.

      Percy Harvin

    • C.

      Cornelius Ingram

    • D.

      Reggie Nelson

    Correct Answer
    B. Percy Harvin
    Explanation
    Percy Harvin went in the first round of the 2009 NFL draft.

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  • 7. 

    Who was the first ACC team to beat Florida State in a conference football game?

    • A.

      Florida

    • B.

      North Carolina State

    • C.

      North Carolina

    • D.

      Virginia

    Correct Answer
    D. Virginia
    Explanation
    Virginia was the first ACC team to beat Florida State in a conference football game. This implies that before Virginia, Florida State had not been defeated by any ACC team in a conference football game.

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  • 8. 

    Who was the Florida player drafted by the Dolphins in 1985?

    • A.

      Guy Benjamin

    • B.

      Lorenzo Hampton

    • C.

      Jackie Shipp

    • D.

      Sammie Smith

    Correct Answer
    B. Lorenzo Hampton
    Explanation
    Lorenzo Hampton was the Florida player drafted by the Dolphins in 1985.

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  • 9. 

    What Florida star did the Dolphins grab in the 1989 Draft?

    • A.

      Louis Oliver

    • B.

      David Overstreet

    • C.

      Dan Marino

    • D.

      Kim Bokamper

    Correct Answer
    A. Louis Oliver
    Explanation
    In the 1989 Draft, the Dolphins grabbed Louis Oliver, a star player from Florida. This suggests that the Dolphins recognized Oliver's talent and potential, and saw him as a valuable addition to their team.

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  • 10. 

    How many bowl games did the Florida Gators play in during the 1960's?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      4

    • C.

      6

    • D.

      5

    Correct Answer
    D. 5
    Explanation
    During the 1960's, the Florida Gators played in a total of 5 bowl games.

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  • 11. 

    At the end of the 2003 season Eric Wilbur was in second place in which Florida ranking?

    • A.

      Receptions

    • B.

      Tackles

    • C.

      Yards Per Punt

    • D.

      Interceptions

    Correct Answer
    C. Yards Per Punt
    Explanation
    Eric Wilbur was in second place in the Florida ranking for Yards Per Punt at the end of the 2003 season.

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  • 12. 

    Wilber Marshall was the third Florida Gator to be named three times as what?

    • A.

      Heisman Semi-Finalist

    • B.

      Sportsman Of The Year

    • C.

      Sugar Bowl MVP

    • D.

      All-SEC First Team

    Correct Answer
    D. All-SEC First Team
    Explanation
    Wilber Marshall was named three times as a member of the All-SEC First Team. This means that he was recognized as one of the top players in the Southeastern Conference for three consecutive years. Being selected for the All-SEC First Team is a significant accomplishment and indicates that Marshall was consistently performing at a high level throughout his college football career at the University of Florida.

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  • 13. 

    Which hurricane was responsible for the delay of the Florida Gators' 2004 season opener?

    • A.

      Alex

    • B.

      Hugo

    • C.

      Frances

    • D.

      Danielle

    Correct Answer
    C. Frances
    Explanation
    Frances was the hurricane responsible for the delay of the Florida Gators' 2004 season opener.

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  • 14. 

    Pat Dye had the worst defeat of his Florida Gator career, a 48-7 loss, at the hands of which team?

    • A.

      NC State

    • B.

      Syracuse

    • C.

      Auburn

    • D.

      Central Florida

    Correct Answer
    C. Auburn
    Explanation
    Pat Dye, the Florida Gator coach, suffered his worst defeat in a 48-7 loss. This loss was inflicted by Auburn, indicating that Auburn was the team responsible for handing Dye his worst defeat in his career with the Gators.

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  • 15. 

    The 1983 Florida senior class was the first to do what?

    • A.

      Never Lose At Home

    • B.

      Win Four SEC Titles

    • C.

      Go Winless On The Road

    • D.

      Play In Four Bowl Games

    Correct Answer
    D. Play In Four Bowl Games
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Play In Four Bowl Games." This means that the 1983 Florida senior class was the first group of senior players to participate in four bowl games during their college football career. This achievement highlights their success and consistency in reaching postseason bowl games throughout their time at Florida.

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  • 16. 

    In 2007 Florida's Tim Tebow became the first sophomore to win which awards?

    • A.

      Ferguson And Griffin

    • B.

      Heisman And Maxwell

    • C.

      O'Hora And Nelson

    • D.

      Stagg And Robinson

    Correct Answer
    B. Heisman And Maxwell
    Explanation
    In 2007, Tim Tebow from Florida became the first sophomore to win the Heisman Trophy and the Maxwell Award. The Heisman Trophy is awarded to the most outstanding college football player in the United States, while the Maxwell Award is given to the college football player of the year. Tebow's exceptional performance and skills as a sophomore made him the deserving recipient of both these prestigious awards.

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  • 17. 

    In which season did Florida play their first game against South Carolina?

    • A.

      1999

    • B.

      1978

    • C.

      1923

    • D.

      1911

    Correct Answer
    D. 1911
    Explanation
    Florida played their first game against South Carolina in the season of 1911.

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  • 18. 

    Which former Florida Gator walk-on was awarded the 2003 starting cornerback spot?

    • A.

      Johnny Lamar

    • B.

      Dan Mullen

    • C.

      Wes Chandler

    • D.

      Steve Tannen

    Correct Answer
    A. Johnny Lamar
    Explanation
    Johnny Lamar, a former Florida Gator walk-on, was awarded the starting cornerback spot in 2003. This suggests that despite not being recruited or offered a scholarship, Lamar demonstrated exceptional skills and dedication during practice and training, ultimately earning him a starting position on the team. This highlights the importance of hard work, determination, and talent in achieving success in sports.

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  • 19. 

    With how many winning seasons did James Forsythe begin his Florida Gators coaching career?

    • A.

      Nine

    • B.

      Two

    • C.

      Three

    • D.

      Four

    Correct Answer
    C. Three
    Explanation
    James Forsythe began his Florida Gators coaching career with three winning seasons. This means that for the first three seasons of his coaching tenure, his team had a winning record.

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  • 20. 

    Which Florida Gator was the 2003 SEC Freshman of the Year?

    • A.

      Channing Crowder

    • B.

      Chris Leak

    • C.

      Jeremy Foley

    • D.

      Jackie Simpson

    Correct Answer
    A. Channing Crowder
    Explanation
    Channing Crowder was named the 2003 SEC Freshman of the Year. This suggests that he had an outstanding performance during his freshman year at the University of Florida.

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  • 21. 

    After running in a 52-yard touchdown, which Florida Gator was bitten by Auburn's War Eagle IV?

    • A.

      Wes Chandler

    • B.

      Vel Heckman

    • C.

      Steve Tannen

    • D.

      Lynn Matthews

    Correct Answer
    A. Wes Chandler
    Explanation
    Wes Chandler was the Florida Gator who was bitten by Auburn's War Eagle IV after running in a 52-yard touchdown.

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  • 22. 

    In what year was the Florida Gator Football Ring of Honor created?

    • A.

      1999

    • B.

      2000

    • C.

      2006

    • D.

      1996

    Correct Answer
    C. 2006
    Explanation
    The Florida Gator Football Ring of Honor was created in 2006.

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  • 23. 

    In which seasons were the Florida Gators ineligible for the SEC title?

    • A.

      1961 And 1070

    • B.

      1994 And 2006

    • C.

      1978 And 1991

    • D.

      1985 And 1990

    Correct Answer
    D. 1985 And 1990
    Explanation
    The Florida Gators were ineligible for the SEC title in the seasons of 1985 and 1990.

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  • 24. 

    Steve Spurrier kicked a 40-yard field goal to win a 1966 game against which SEC team?

    • A.

      NC State

    • B.

      Syracuse

    • C.

      Central Florida

    • D.

      Auburn

    Correct Answer
    D. Auburn
    Explanation
    In 1966, Steve Spurrier kicked a 40-yard field goal to secure a victory against Auburn. This implies that Auburn was the SEC team that Steve Spurrier's team was playing against.

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  • 25. 

    Head coach Steve Zook had which identical records in his first two seasons at Florida?

    • A.

      42073

    • B.

      42162

    • C.

      42251

    • D.

      42221

    Correct Answer
    D. 42221
    Explanation
    In his first two seasons at Florida, head coach Steve Zook had an identical record of 42 wins and 21 losses.

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  • 26. 

    In which season did South Florida first play the Florida Gators football team?

    • A.

      2001

    • B.

      1997

    • C.

      1999

    • D.

      2008

    Correct Answer
    D. 2008
    Explanation
    South Florida first played the Florida Gators football team in the season of 2008.

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  • 27. 

    With how many touchdowns in the 1996 SEC title game did Anthony Reidel set new conference record?

    • A.

      Eight

    • B.

      Six

    • C.

      Three

    • D.

      Seven

    Correct Answer
    C. Three
    Explanation
    Anthony Reidel set a new conference record of three touchdowns in the 1996 SEC title game.

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  • 28. 

    Which 1996 Florida Gator set a record for most points by an SEC player in a conference title game?

    • A.

      David Little

    • B.

      Errict Rhett

    • C.

      Fred Weary

    • D.

      Anthony Reidel

    Correct Answer
    D. Anthony Reidel
  • 29. 

    What was the first year the Florida Gators went undefeated in the regular season?

    • A.

      1975

    • B.

      1991

    • C.

      1971

    • D.

      1995

    Correct Answer
    D. 1995
    Explanation
    In 1995, the Florida Gators went undefeated in the regular season for the first time. This means that they did not lose any games during the regular season that year. It was a significant achievement for the team and a memorable year in their history.

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  • 30. 

    What event led to the cancellation of the 1957 Florida Gators' season opener?

    • A.

      Hurricane Andrew

    • B.

      Stadium Flooding

    • C.

      Power Outage

    • D.

      Team Flu Outbreak

    Correct Answer
    D. Team Flu Outbreak
    Explanation
    The cancellation of the 1957 Florida Gators' season opener was due to a team flu outbreak. This means that a significant number of players on the team were affected by the flu, making it impossible for them to participate in the game. As a result, the game had to be cancelled to ensure the health and safety of the players.

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