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!

Medium

Approximately how much does a NFL football weigh?

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Answer: 1 Pound
A NFL football weighs about 15 ounces or 1 pound.

Medium

Who is the winningest coach in NFL history?

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Answer: Don Shula
Don Shula, who is known primarily for coaching the Miami Dolphins from 1970 to 1995, has won 347 games during his 32-year career.

Hard

Which NFL player later went on to become a US Supreme Court Judge?

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Answer: Byron White
Byron "Whizzer" White (1917-2002), a runner-up for the Heisman Trophy in 1937, was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court from 1962 to 1993.

Medium

During which NFL season was the 50th edition of the Super Bowl played?

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Answer: 2015
Though played in February of 2016, Super Bowl 50 featured the champions from the 2015 season.

VeryHard

How many current NFL teams have never played in a Super Bowl?

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Answer: 4
The four teams who have yet to compete in a Super Bowl are the Cleveland Browns, Detroit Lions, Houston Texans and Jacksonville Jaguars, with the latter having just been added to the NFL respectively in 2002 and 1995.

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.

VeryHard

Which player was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame at a younger age than anyone else?

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Answer: Gale Sayers
Gale Sayers, aka the "Kansas Comet", was inducted in 1977 at the age of 34, which is a NFL record.

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.

Hard

"Reggie's Prayer" is a film starring with former NFL player?

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Answer: Reggie White
Reggie White's (1967-2004) illustrious career lasted for 15 seasons, and many football experts consider him to be the greatest defensive player of all-time.

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What is the required amount of years a player must be out of high school before being eligible to play in the NFL?

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Answer: Three
The ensure mental and physical readiness, players must have left high school at least three years before being eligible to play in the NFL.



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