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  • 1. 

    What bowl game did Syracuse win on Christmas Day in 1990?

    • A.

      Peach Bowl

    • B.

      Sugar Bowl

    • C.

      Sun Bowl

    • D.

      Aloha Bowl

    Correct Answer
    D. Aloha Bowl
    Explanation
    Syracuse won the Aloha Bowl on Christmas Day in 1990.

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  • 2. 

    Who caught two touchdown passes against Syracuse in a 1998 opening-day loss to Tennessee?

    • A.

      Jerme Copeland

    • B.

      Shawn Bryson

    • C.

      Jamal Lewis

    • D.

      Peerless Price

    Correct Answer
    D. Peerless Price
    Explanation
    Peerless Price caught two touchdown passes against Syracuse in a 1998 opening-day loss to Tennessee.

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  • 3. 

    What Syracuse player was the first in the Big East to be named Player of the Week ten times?

    • A.

      Nate Trout

    • B.

      Donovan McNabb

    • C.

      Marvin Harrison

    • D.

      Diamond Ferri

    Correct Answer
    B. Donovan McNabb
    Explanation
    Donovan McNabb was the first Syracuse player in the Big East to be named Player of the Week ten times. This suggests that McNabb had exceptional performances in multiple games, leading to him being recognized as the best player in the conference for that week. McNabb's consistent success and impact on the field made him a standout player and earned him this prestigious title multiple times.

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  • 4. 

    Syracuse was on the wrong end of a 62-0 score against which team in 1999?

    • A.

      Texas

    • B.

      Virginia Tech

    • C.

      Virginia

    • D.

      Maryland

    Correct Answer
    B. Virginia Tech
    Explanation
    In 1999, Syracuse suffered a devastating 62-0 loss against Virginia Tech. This implies that Virginia Tech was the team that dominated the game and scored all 62 points, while Syracuse failed to score any points.

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  • 5. 

    Syracuse beat a team coached by which former Syracuse assistant in 1991 and 1992?

    • A.

      Tom Coughlin

    • B.

      Paul Schudel

    • C.

      Joe Krivak

    • D.

      Bob Sutton

    Correct Answer
    A. Tom Coughlin
    Explanation
    In 1991 and 1992, Syracuse beat a team coached by Tom Coughlin, who was a former Syracuse assistant.

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  • 6. 

    Who preceded Greg Robinson as head coach of Syracuse?

    • A.

      Paul Pasqualoni

    • B.

      Dennis Goldman

    • C.

      Hal Luther

    • D.

      Steve Dunlap

    Correct Answer
    A. Paul Pasqualoni
    Explanation
    Paul Pasqualoni is the correct answer because he was the head coach of Syracuse before Greg Robinson. This means that Pasqualoni was the coach immediately prior to Robinson taking over the position.

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  • 7. 

    Which of these teams was Syracuse scheduled to play a home-and-home against in 2010 and 2011?

    • A.

      Maryland

    • B.

      Texas

    • C.

      Virginia Tech

    • D.

      Marshall

    Correct Answer
    C. Virginia Tech
    Explanation
    In 2010 and 2011, Syracuse was scheduled to play a home-and-home against Virginia Tech.

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  • 8. 

    What was the Syracuse football team's final record for 1996?

    • A.

      6-Jul

    • B.

      3-Sep

    • C.

      6-Jun

    • D.

      4-Aug

    Correct Answer
    B. 3-Sep
  • 9. 

    In October 1993, Syracuse lost two consecutive games by what combined score?

    • A.

      60-54

    • B.

      87-3

    • C.

      92-0

    • D.

      24-22

    Correct Answer
    C. 92-0
    Explanation
    In October 1993, Syracuse lost a game by a score of 92-0. This means that their opponent scored 92 points while Syracuse failed to score any points. Losing by such a large margin indicates a significant difference in skill and performance between the two teams. It is a rare occurrence for a team to lose by such a wide margin in a competitive game, making this result particularly noteworthy.

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  • 10. 

    What 2006 Syracuse senior was named a captain in the East-West Game?

    • A.

      Perry Patterson

    • B.

      Tanard Jackson

    • C.

      Tim Lane

    • D.

      Kelvin Smith

    Correct Answer
    D. Kelvin Smith
    Explanation
    Kelvin Smith was a 2006 Syracuse senior who was named a captain in the East-West Game.

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  • 11. 

    What total attendance milestone for all games in a season did Syracuse first hit in 1997?

    • A.

      1,000,000

    • B.

      500,000

    • C.

      250,000

    • D.

      600,000

    Correct Answer
    D. 600,000
    Explanation
    In 1997, Syracuse hit the total attendance milestone of 600,000 for all games in a season. This means that throughout the season, the total number of people attending Syracuse games reached 600,000.

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  • 12. 

    Between 2002 and 2007, what was Syracuse's overall football record?

    • A.

      16-55

    • B.

      41-33

    • C.

      23-48

    • D.

      39-32

    Correct Answer
    C. 23-48
    Explanation
    Between 2002 and 2007, Syracuse's overall football record was 23-48.

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  • 13. 

    Who, in 2000, had the best yards per carry record for a Syracuse player since Ernie Davis?

    • A.

      Walter Reyes

    • B.

      James Mungro

    • C.

      Dee Brown

    • D.

      Damien Rhodes

    Correct Answer
    B. James Mungro
    Explanation
    James Mungro had the best yards per carry record for a Syracuse player since Ernie Davis in 2000.

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  • 14. 

    What was the season high in points scored for Syracuse in 1998?

    • A.

      70

    • B.

      43

    • C.

      56

    • D.

      45

    Correct Answer
    A. 70
    Explanation
    In 1998, Syracuse scored a season high of 70 points.

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  • 15. 

    How many of Syracuse's 2006 opponents went on to win bowl games?

    • A.

      Four

    • B.

      None

    • C.

      Two

    • D.

      Five

    Correct Answer
    D. Five
    Explanation
    Five of Syracuse's 2006 opponents went on to win bowl games.

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