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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
More information: 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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What professional sport did Pat Mahomes' father play?

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Answer: Baseball
More information: Pat Mahomes II recently became only the third player in NFL history to throw 50 touchdowns in a single season, 2018. His father played Major League Baseball from 1992 to 2003.

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Up until 2018, who was the only player in NFL history to have rushed for a 99-yard touchdown?

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Answer: Tony Dorsett
More information: In 2018 Derrick Henry matched the record set by Tony Dorsett as a member of the Dallas Cowboys in 1982.

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Who is the winningest coach in NFL history?

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

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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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Which NFL team's name was inspired by a famous writer?

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Answer: Baltimore Ravens
More information: The Baltimore Ravens derived their name from Edgar Allan Poe's poem "the Raven" (1845). In fact, their three mascots are named "Edgar", "Allan" and "Poe".

Easy

What are the color of football goal posts?

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

VeryHard

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

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What is the name of the professional football league founded by filmmaker Charlie Ebersol and ESPN analyst Bill Polian?

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Answer: Alliance of American Football
More information: Charlie and Bill have teamed up to create the Alliance of American Football (AAF), a professional league set to debut one week after the Super Bowl in 2019.

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The Jacksonville Jaguars and Carolina Panthers entered the NBA in which year?

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Answer: 1995
More information: These two teams were introduced to the NFL in 1995. Since then the Houston Texans were also added in 2002.



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