Test Your Cal Bears Knowledge

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Test Your Cal Bears Knowledge

By Dennis Pimentel and Don Peterson So you think you know a lot about the Cal Bears? Here's a hard-hitting quiz that could stump even the most ardent fan.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is the winningest coach in Cal football history?
    • A. 

      Jeff Tedford

    • B. 

      Pappy Waldorf

    • C. 

      Mike White

  • 2. 
    Which school has won more Big Games? 
    • A. 

      Cal

    • B. 

      Stanford

    • C. 

      Neither

  • 3. 
    Who is the only Cal player to be taken as the top pick in the NFL draft? 
    • A. 

      Jahvid Best

    • B. 

      Steve Bartkowski

    • C. 

      Chuck Muncie

  • 4. 
    The first play of the Jeff Tedford era at Cal was a 71-yard touchdown pass to David Gray. The pass was thrown by which running back? 
    • A. 

      Joe Igber

    • B. 

      J.J. Arrington

    • C. 

      Terrell Williams

  • 5. 
     In Tom Holmoe’s last season as head coach, Cal finished with a 1-10 record. Whom did they beat for their only victory in 2001? 
    • A. 

      Fresno State

    • B. 

      Rutgers

    • C. 

      Washington State

  • 6. 
    What year did Cal last play in the Rose Bowl game? 
    • A. 

      1959

    • B. 

      1972

    • C. 

      2002

  • 7. 
    What year did Cal last win the Rose Bowl game? 
    • A. 

      1938

    • B. 

      1947

    • C. 

      1952

  • 8. 
    Who kicked the winning field goal in Cal’s 2003 triple-overtime victory over USC? 
    • A. 

      Tyler Frederickson

    • B. 

      Robbie Keen

    • C. 

      Ryan Longwell

  • 9. 
    Which of the bowl games has Cal never played in during the Jeff Tedford era?  
    • A. 

      Armed Forces Bowl

    • B. 

      Garden State Bowl

    • C. 

      Poinsettia Bowl

  • 10. 
    Which of these Cal quarterbacks never played on a Super Bowl winner? 
    • A. 

      Craig Morton

    • B. 

      Joe Kapp

    • C. 

      Aaron Rodgers

  • 11. 
    Which Cal player set the school rushing record for a single season, in 2004?  
    • A. 

      Jahvid Best

    • B. 

      J.J. Arrington

    • C. 

      Marshawn Lynch

  • 12. 
     How many players handled the ball on "The Play" in the 1982 Big Game? 
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      7

  • 13. 
    Which current NFL head coach is a former Cal player? 
    • A. 

      Ron Rivera

    • B. 

      Dennis Allen

    • C. 

      Jeff Fisher

  • 14. 
    Which Cal football All-American went on to become a Major League Baseball All-Star in the 1950s? 
    • A. 

      Paul Larson

    • B. 

      Jackie Jensen

    • C. 

      Les Richter

  • 15. 
    Who is the Cal leader in career receptions? 
    • A. 

      DeSean Jackson

    • B. 

      Keenan Allen

    • C. 

      Geoff McArthur

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