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!

Challenge yourself with a Football Trivia Quiz!

Hard

The Doak Walker Award is given annually to the top college player at which position?

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Answer: Running Back
Doak Walker (1927-1998) has been inducted into both the College Football and Pro Football halls of fame. He played halfback, and accordingly the award named after him is given to college football's premiere running back.

VeryHard

Who was the only person to have won a Super Bowl as a player, as an assistant coach and as a head coach?

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Answer: Mike Ditka
Ditka won as a player with the Cowboys in 1971, assistant coach with the same club in 1972 and head coach of the Chicago Bears in 1985.

Medium

Which NFL team has the longest season-ticket waiting list?

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Answer: Green Bay Packers
The Green Bay Packers' waiting list to purchase season tickets has over 100,000 names, and the current wait is approximately 30 years. Part of the reason is that season-ticket holders can pass such down to their heirs.

Medium

Who is the highest-paid player in terms of annual salary in NFL history?

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Answer: Aaron Rodgers
In 2018 Aaron Rodgers agreed to a 4-year/$134-million deal with the Green Bay Packers, which is an average of almost $34 million a year. On top of that he received a $58-million signing bonus"!

Medium

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

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Answer: Leather
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.

Easy

What are the color of football goal posts?

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Answer: Yellow
High schools, colleges and the NFL tend to use some shade of yellow for goal posts.

Easy

In a conventional game of football, how many players are fielded at a time?

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Answer: 22
There are 22 players, 11 on offense and 11 on defense.

Medium

The record for longest field goal in NFL history was set by Matt Prater in 2013. How many yards did the field goal cover?

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Answer: 64
Matt Prater amazingly kicked the ball for 64 yards in December 8th of that year against the Tennessee Titans.

Medium

Which NFL Hall of Famer's daughter played for the Bikini Basketball Association?

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Answer: Deion Sanders
Deion "Primetime" Sander's daughter, Deiondra, had a brief stint with the Bikini Basketball Association in 2013.



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