Football Trivia and Answers

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Which team did John Madden, of "Madden NFL" fame, win a Super Bowl with as head coach?

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Answer: Oakland Raiders
John Madden was head coach of the Oakland Raiders from 1969-1978 and in 1976 led them to a Super Bowl victory.

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The "New Year's Six" occurs in which football league?

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Answer: NCAA
At the collegiate level, NCAA Division I has its six big "bowl" games all around the New Year.

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Which team won the first Super Bowl ever?

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Answer: Green Bay Packers
The Green Bay Packers won the first two Super Bowls, defeating the Kansas City Chiefs during the inaugural event in 1967.

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Which player is the all-time rushing leaders of the California Golden Bears yet played only one season in the NFL?

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Answer: Russell White
Despite being one of the greatest players in the history of the University of Berkley, California Golden Bears, Russell White only played a single season in the NFL, which was 1993 with the Los Angeles Rams.

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In what year did Vince Lombardi, the man whom the trophy awarded to the Super Bowl winners is named after, die?

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Answer: 1970
Former NFL player, coach and executive Vince Lombardi prematurely died of cancer at the age of 57 in 1970.

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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.

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During which year was male cheerleaders introduced to the NFL?

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Answer: 2018
Male cheerleaders were first fielded in the NFL in 2018.

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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.

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

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

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1990's actress Holly Robinson went on to marry which now-retired NFL player?

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Answer: Rodney Peete
Holly Robinson-Peete is best known for her roles on "21 Jump Street" and "Hangin' with Mr. Cooper". She married 16-year quarterback Rodney Peete in 1995.



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