Can We Guess Your Favorite Football Commentator?

By: Steven Symes

What kind of quarterback do you respect the most?

You're watching a game with a mixed crowd of fans at a house. What do you do when the team you like scores a critical touchdown?

You go to a game wearing your team's colors and some guy rooting for the other team tries to fight you. What do you?

Your best friend offers to make a bet on which of your favorite teams wins the big game. What do you say?

How do you select players for your fantasy football team?

How do you react when your team makes it to the Super Bowl, then loses big time?

You get settled in for the big game, but partway through the first quarter realize nobody brought beer. What do you do?

What do you say when your favorite player gets ejected for a flagrant foul?

What do you do when the announcers for a game you're watching start talking about player backgrounds, ignoring the current plays?

On your way to an important game, your car overheats on the side of the road. How do you handle the situation?

While tailgating, someone offers you a bratwurst. You take one bite and realize it's raw in the middle. What do you do?

During a game, your favorite quarterback sets a big record. What's your reaction?

Your kid asks for help assembling a football team in a video game. How do you assist him?

You're watching a big game on TV and the two teams enter double overtime when all power is lost in the stadium. What do you do?

Partway through the third quarter of an intense game, you notice your buddy accidentally grabs your beer and takes a big swig. What do you do?

One of the players on the opposing team takes a cheap shot at a player on your team, but the officials miss it. How do you react?

Your buddy invites everyone over to watch the game on his new TV, which is tiny. He also doesn't provide beer. What do you say?

A long field goal attempt by the opposing team hits the uprights and doesn't go through. How do you react?

On Halloween, you open the door to a kid dressed up in the uniform of your dreaded rival. What do you say?

You make a food run during halftime, but the line is super long. What do you do?

An announcer keeps mispronouncing a player's last name. What do you do?

During a game where you don't like either team, a running back showboats early and is tackled two yards short of the end zone. How do you react?

At the most exciting part of the biggest game of the year, the power at your house suddenly goes out. How do you react?

During a punt, a member of the opposing team runs right into the punter, laying him out. How do you react?

You're in a football stadium and someone next to you shouts about a play, spraying you with their beer. What do you do?

What would you say if you go to a sports store and the clerk laughs when you ask if they have any merchandise for your favorite team?

It's late in the fourth, your team is down by five, and they're facing a third and long. How do you react?

You're out on the town and meet someone gorgeous, but that person tells you they root for your dreaded rival. What do you say?

You're teaching junior how to throw a football, and before you're ready he nails you right in the nose with it. How do you respond?

You're playing a pickup game and kicking the ball for an extra point. The holder points the laces toward you and you miss. What do you say after?

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About This Quiz

Is silence golden, or do you like a lot of talking? Are you into the life stories during games, or do you just want play calling? There's more than one way to behave as a football commentator, and not everyone is a fan of each one. 

Football commentators can really make or break a game. Some fans will mute the television and turn on the radio, preferring the commentary that's playing there, while enjoying the live video of the game. Others love the background stories for players who were struggling or maybe had a unique childhood, thinking it enriches their understanding of what's going on out on the field. 

There are some commentators who are loud and animated as they react to developments in a game, especially touchdowns and big plays. Others provide a calm, even analysis that could actually enrich your understanding of the coaches' strategies as the game plays out. These are most obviously preferences, and everyone has them. 

Plenty of great commentators have worked NFL and college games. Some have really made a huge impact on the game. Others are remembered for some notorious reasons, something that certain people just love. Take this quiz and we'll guess your favorite of the bunch, based on your answers!

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