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  • 1. 

    Yeremiah Bell tied a Miami Dolphins defensive back record with how many sacks in 2005?

    • A.

      4 Sacks

    • B.

      3 Sacks

    • C.

      5 Sacks

    • D.

      7 Sacks

    Correct Answer
    B. 3 Sacks
    Explanation
    In 2005, Yeremiah Bell tied a Miami Dolphins defensive back record with 3 sacks.

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  • 2. 

    To what university did the NFL's R.W. McQuarters donate money to improve their football program?

    • A.

      Boston College

    • B.

      Penn State University

    • C.

      Oklahoma State University

    • D.

      University of Southern California

    Correct Answer
    C. Oklahoma State University
    Explanation
    R.W. McQuarters, a former NFL player, donated money to Oklahoma State University to improve their football program.

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  • 3. 

    In what country was NFL player Ebenezer Ekuban born?

    • A.

      Morocco

    • B.

      Kenya

    • C.

      South Africa

    • D.

      Ghana

    Correct Answer
    D. Ghana
    Explanation
    Ebenezer Ekuban, the NFL player, was born in Ghana.

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  • 4. 

    What college or university did NFL player Marques Colston attend?

    • A.

      Hofstra

    • B.

      West Virginia

    • C.

      Notre Dame

    • D.

      Penn State

    Correct Answer
    A. Hofstra
    Explanation
    Marques Colston attended Hofstra University.

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  • 5. 

    Chukky Okobi achieved his childhood dream in 2001 by playing for what hometown NFL team?

    • A.

      Pittsburgh Steelers

    • B.

      Arizona Cardinals

    • C.

      Philadelphia Eagles

    • D.

      Cincinnati Bengals

    Correct Answer
    A. Pittsburgh Steelers
    Explanation
    Chukky Okobi achieved his childhood dream in 2001 by playing for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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  • 6. 

    In a 2005 game, Shantee Orr set a Houston Texans record with how many sacks?

    • A.

      Three Sacks

    • B.

      Two Sacks

    • C.

      Eight Sacks

    • D.

      Five Sacks

    Correct Answer
    A. Three Sacks
    Explanation
    In the 2005 game, Shantee Orr achieved a remarkable feat by setting a Houston Texans record with three sacks. This means that Orr successfully tackled the opposing team's quarterback behind the line of scrimmage three times during the game. Sacks are a significant achievement for defensive players in football, as they disrupt the opposing team's offensive plays and can result in a loss of yardage for the offense. Orr's three sacks in this particular game showcased his exceptional skill and contributed to the success of the Houston Texans.

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  • 7. 

    Reche Caldwell was the leading receiver for what NFL team in 2006?

    • A.

      Washington Redskins

    • B.

      San Francisco 49ers

    • C.

      Philadelphia Eagles

    • D.

      New England Patriots

    Correct Answer
    D. New England Patriots
    Explanation
    In 2006, Reche Caldwell was the leading receiver for the New England Patriots.

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  • 8. 

    As a rookie in 2003, how many games did Visanthe Shiancoe start in for the New York Giants?

    • A.

      Nine

    • B.

      Ten

    • C.

      Seven

    • D.

      One

    Correct Answer
    C. Seven
    Explanation
    Visanthe Shiancoe started seven games for the New York Giants in 2003.

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  • 9. 

    In the 2007 NFL Draft, Prescott Burgess was which linebacker selected by the Baltimore Ravens?

    • A.

      2nd

    • B.

      3rd

    • C.

      4th

    • D.

      1st

    Correct Answer
    A. 2nd
    Explanation
    Prescott Burgess was selected as the 3rd linebacker by the Baltimore Ravens in the 2007 NFL Draft.

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  • 10. 

    NFL player Donte Whitner played for which college team?

    • A.

      Ohio State Buckeyes

    • B.

      Kansas Jayhawks

    • C.

      Oklahoma Sooners

    • D.

      Missouri Tigers

    Correct Answer
    A. Ohio State Buckeyes
    Explanation
    Donte Whitner played for the Ohio State Buckeyes in college.

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  • 11. 

    In 2005, how many games did Demorrio Williams start in for the NFL's Atlanta Falcons?

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      15

    • C.

      12

    • D.

      16

    Correct Answer
    D. 16
    Explanation
    Demorrio Williams started in 16 games for the NFL's Atlanta Falcons in 2005. This means that he was chosen as a starting player for all 16 games of the season, indicating that he was a key player for the team during that year.

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  • 12. 

    In 2006, Jay Ratliff had an NFL career high with how many sacks?

    • A.

      7 Sacks

    • B.

      2 Sacks

    • C.

      4 Sacks

    • D.

      11 Sacks

    Correct Answer
    C. 4 Sacks
    Explanation
    In 2006, Jay Ratliff had a career high of 4 sacks in the NFL. This means that during that specific season, Ratliff was able to successfully tackle the opposing team's quarterback behind the line of scrimmage and prevent them from making forward progress. This achievement demonstrates Ratliff's skill and effectiveness as a defensive player during that particular year.

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  • 13. 

    What NFL award did Donovin Darius win in 2002?

    • A.

      Comeback Player Of The Year

    • B.

      12th Man Of The Year

    • C.

      United Way Award

    • D.

      Extra Effort Award

    Correct Answer
    D. Extra Effort Award
    Explanation
    Donovin Darius won the Extra Effort Award in 2002. This award is given to a player who consistently demonstrates exceptional effort, determination, and dedication on and off the field. It recognizes the player's commitment to going above and beyond the call of duty, showing outstanding work ethic, and making significant contributions to the team's success.

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  • 14. 

    What nickname did NFL player LaMarr Woodley go by?

    • A.

      LaWood

    • B.

      Woody

    • C.

      Wood

    • D.

      LW

    Correct Answer
    C. Wood
    Explanation
    LaMarr Woodley's nickname is "Wood" because it is a shortened version of his last name.

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  • 15. 

    Why was Jamaine Winborne placed on the injured list by the NFL's Baltimore Ravens in November 2005?

    • A.

      Broken Left Arm

    • B.

      Torn Hamstring

    • C.

      Left Knee Injury

    • D.

      Appendicitis

    Correct Answer
    D. Appendicitis
    Explanation
    Jamaine Winborne was placed on the injured list by the NFL's Baltimore Ravens in November 2005 due to appendicitis. Appendicitis is the inflammation of the appendix, a small pouch-like organ located in the lower right abdomen. It can cause severe abdominal pain, fever, and other symptoms. In order to treat appendicitis, surgery is usually required to remove the inflamed appendix. This condition would have made Winborne unable to participate in football activities, leading to his placement on the injured list.

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