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Down, Set, Answer! The Ultimate College Football Quiz
by Staff
Brush the dust off your cleats and get ready. We're about to get down and dirty with some college football trivia. Do you think you can hang?

What do the winners of the Alabama versus Tennessee game do every year?

  • steal the opposing mascot
  • bring down the goal posts
  • smoke cigars

Which of the following celebrities did not play college football?

  • Bill Cosby
  • Vin Diesel
  • Tommy Lee Jones

How many times has a team successfully earned a one-point safety?

  • 5
  • 15
  • 35

What are "tries?"

  • the number of attempts to achieve a first down
  • txtra-point kicks and two-point conversions
  • the amount of attempted passes in a given game

Which two teams played in the very first college football game?

  • Yale and Harvard
  • Rutgers and Princeton
  • Stanford and UCLA

Which program holds the record for the most punishing defeat of all time?

  • Ohio State
  • Georgia Tech
  • LSU

Who holds the record for the most passing yards in a single game?

  • Drew Brees
  • David Klingler
  • Peyton Manning

What is Auburn University's mascot?

  • Aubie the tiger
  • the war eagle
  • Aubie the war tiger

Which two teams participate in the Battle for the Golden Boot?

  • Michigan and Michigan State
  • Arkansas and LSU
  • Florida and Florida State

What's the record for the most interceptions thrown in a single game?

  • 6
  • 9
  • 12

Which school also features burial grounds on the stadium premises?

  • Vanderbilt
  • University of Georgia
  • NYU

What has traditionally lived in the upper decks of Texas A&M's Kyle Field?

  • bats
  • termites
  • endangered owls

What factor helps a team make it into the college football playoff schedule?

  • a Heisman trophy winner on the roster
  • a 13th game
  • a judge in their pocket

Who is the winningest coach in college football history?

  • Bear Bryant
  • Joe Paterno
  • Bobby Bowden

How many losing seasons did Paul "Bear" Bryant have during his career?

  • None
  • 1
  • 4

Which mascot is the most commonly used?

  • tiger
  • bullldog
  • wildcat

Which team has won the most games?

  • Michigan
  • UCLA
  • Notre Dame

What were Penn State's original colors?

  • yellow and white
  • blue and purple
  • pink and black

True or False: Every Notre Dame home game has been a sellout since 1966.

  • true
  • false

Which stadium holds the most college football fans?

  • Penn State
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Tennessee

What's the official fight song of the University of Tennessee Volunteers?

  • "Rocky Top"
  • "Down the Field"
  • "Bleedin' Orange"

Which program holds the unfortunate record of most NCAA infractions?

  • Alabama
  • Southern Methodist University
  • Oklahoma

How many officials are on field at a time?

  • 5
  • 7
  • 8

After how many overtimes must a team try for a two-point conversion, rather than simply kicking the extra point?

  • 1
  • 2
  • never

Speaking of overtime, does the team that wins the coin toss usually choose to start the series on offense or defense?

  • offense
  • defense
  • It's about even.

Who is the only player ever to win the Heisman Trophy twice?

  • Johnny Manziel
  • Archie Griffin
  • Jay Berwanger

Which team has walked away with the most national championship titles, to date?

  • Yale
  • Princeton
  • Michigan

Which Division 1 program holds the record for the longest winning streak of all time?

  • Alabama
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon

What's the longest field goal ever kicked?

  • 60 yards (54.7 meters)
  • 67 yards (61.3 meters)
  • 72 yards (65.8 meters)

What's the average difference in SAT score between college football players and their peers?

  • 50 points
  • 175 points
  • 220 points