Football Trivia and Answers

Football has a long, rich history which spans over a hundred years. And whether you are new to the sport or have been an avid fan for innumerable years, TriviaQN is here to pose a challenge to your knowledge base and along the way add even more knowledge to your playbook. So without further ado, we present to you our Football Trivia - a test worthy enough to make even John Madden proud!

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Before the introduction of plastic helmets, what were they made out of in the NFL?

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Answer: Leather
More information: The NFL implemented its mandatory-helmet rule in 1943, and at that time leather was the standard material for their composition. However shortly after, in 1949, plastic helmets, which are still used today complemented with much-better technology, were introduced.

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As of January 2019, what is the record for most receptions in a playoff game by a single player?

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Answer: 15
More information: Darren Sproles (2012) and James White (2019) share the record for most receptions in playoff game, which is 15.

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Who is considered to be the biggest player to ever wear a Florida Gators' uniform?

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Answer: Max Starks
More information: The University of Florida produced many great players, amongst them former Steelers' lineman Max Starks, who is 6-foot-8 and weighs in at 350 pounds.

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Paul D. Hubbard is the quarterback who is credited with inventing the modern huddle. What affliction did he suffer from?

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Answer: Deafness
More information: Paul Hubbard (1871-1946) suffered from deafness. He created the huddle so that he can hear teammates better and hide plays from the defending squad.

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How much will it cost advertisers to air a 30-second commercial during the 2019 Super Bowl?

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Answer: $5 Million
More information: CBS is charging advertisers a little over $5 million for a 30-second slot during Super Bowl LIII (53).

VeryHard

Who was the youngest player ever selected in the first round of the NFL draft?

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Answer: Amobi Okoye
More information: Drafted in 2007, Nigerian-born Amobi Okoye entered college at 16 years old, thus becoming NFL eligible at 19.

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Which NFL player has won the most playoff games in history?

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Answer: Tom Brady
More information: During his illustrious NFL career with the New England Patriots which has thus far run 18 years, Tom Brady has built up a résumé which has some supporting the idea of him being the greatest quarterback of all time.

VeryHard

In 2016, Giants' wide receiver Odell Beckham, Jr. appeared on which television series?

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Answer: Code Black
More information: Beckham appeared as himself on a 2016 episode of the series "Code Black" entitled "Hail Mary".

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How many divisions (i.e. NFC East) are there in the NFL?

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Answer: 8
More information: The NFL is made up of two conferences, each with four divisions. So there are eight divisions in total.

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What is the average salary of an NFL player?

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Answer: $2 Million
More information: NFL players, on average, make $2.1 million annually, which is considerably less than their MLB and NBA counterparts.



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