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How many referees are fielded during Division I college football games?

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Answer: 8
More information: Division I college games feature eight officials, whereas the NFL uses only seven.

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

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Answer: Rodney Peete
More information: 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.

Easy

The area behind the line of scrimmage is known as what?

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Answer: Backfield
More information: The area behind the line of scrimmage, which usually consists of the quarterback and running backs, is called the backfield.

Hard

In what year was the NERF football created?

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Answer: 1972
More information: The foamy NERF football, a favorite amongst children, was created in 1972 by former Minnesota Vikings' kicker Fred Cox, who still receives quarterly checks from the company due to this invention.

Hard

During the entire 2017 season, Patriots' wide receiver Julian Edelman was sidelined with which type of injury?

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Answer: ACL
More information: Julian suffered an anterior cruciate ligament or ACL injury, which affects a region behind the thigh.

Which popular NFL player goes by the nickname "Beast Mode"?

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Answer: Marshawn Lynch
More information: Running back Marshawn Lynch is known as "Beast Mode" due to his ability to overpower defenders.

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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.

Medium

Which NFL legend also went on to win a season of "Dancing with the Stars"?

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Answer: Emmitt Smith
More information: Peerless retired running back Emmitt Smith, alongside professional dancer Cheryl Burke, won season three of "Dancing with the Stars".

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Which team won the first Super Bowl ever?

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Answer: Green Bay Packers
More information: 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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