September 2008

September 30, 2008:

Question: How many players have there been in NFL history that have played in one and only one game during their entire career?

Answer: 1,189

September 29, 2008:

Question: Among the 43 players from yesterday’s answer which one of them has had the most career passing attempts? Who was it and how many attempts was it?

Answer: Frank Wycheck, who played at tight end from 1993 to 2003 had six pass attempts in his career. He completed 5 of them for 148 yards, 2 touchdowns and no interceptions, giving him a career perfect passer rating of 158.3.

September 26, 2008:

Question: How many NFL non-quarterback players since 1960 have a career passer rating of 158.3? (That’s a ‘perfect’ passer rating)

Answer: 43 non-quarterback players since 1960 have perfect passer ratings for their career.

September 25, 2008:

Question: What player from the SEC has had the most Pro Bowl appearances?

Answer: Reggie White played in 13 Pro Bowls.

September 24, 2008:

Question: How many Pro Bowl appearances have NFL players with a September 24th birthday combined for?

Answer: 28 from nine different players: Joe Greene (10), John Mackey (5), Eddie George (4), Terry Metcalf (3), Bob Hoernschemeyer (2), and then one each from John Zook, Joe Washington, Winfred Tubbs, and Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila.

September 23, 2008:

Question: Who hit the last home run at Yankee Stadium?

Answer: Jose Molina

September 22, 2008:

Question: Over the weekend the florida gaytors beat the Tennessee Volunteers to tie the all-time series at 19 wins each. When was the last time that Tennessee was not leading the all-time series?

Answer: This is the first time.

September 19, 2008:

Question: The Indianapolis Colts are in danger of losing two game this September. When was the last time that the Colts lost two September games in the same season?

Answer: 1998… or I guess now the right answer technically 2008… ugh.

September 18, 2008:

Question: It’s Bryan’s birthday! How old does he turn today?

Answer: Bryan turned 23.

September 17, 2008:

Question: DeSean Jackson has started his career with consecutive 100-yard receiving games in his first two game, who is the only other person to have done this?

Answer: Don Looney, 1940.

September 16, 2008:

Question: What is the worst regular season record a team has had that went on to win the Super Bowl?

Answer: Worst in the 16-game era is the 1988 49ers (10-6) and the 2007 Giants (10-6), while the worst in the 14-game era was the 1967 Packers (9-4-1), but the fewest wins goes to the 1982 Redskins (8-1), which only happened because of the 57-day strike that year, causing the season to be cut from 16 games down to nine.

September 15, 2008:

Question: What is the biggest stadium in the world?

Answer: The Rungrado May Day Stadium, which seats 150,000. It’s a really cool stadium and I recommend looking up pictures of it.

September 12, 2008:

Question:Similar to yesterday, but quite different. What are the top 10 schools in terms of having the most players currently in pro football?

Answer: Miami (33), Ohio St (29), Michigan (28), LSU (26), Tennessee (25), Florida St. (25), Georgia (23), Texas (22), florida (22), Nebraska (19), and Notre Dame (19).

September 11, 2008:

Question: What are the top 10 colleges in terms of producing the most pro players? How many SEC schools are in that top 10?

Answer: Notre Dame (493), Southern California (410), Ohio State (365), Michigan (320), Penn State (309), Nebraska (299), Tennessee (281), Oklahoma (276), Pittsburgh (269), and UCLA (263) – That means there is only one SEC school in the top 10, which is Tennessee.

September 10, 2008:

Question: There are 5 states that have produced more than 10 members in the Pro Football Hall of Fame? Which five states is it and how many did each produce? (NB: This is by birth place, not necessarily by high school or college)

Answer:Texas (27), Pennsylvania (22), Ohio (19), California (14), and Illinois (12)

September 9, 2008:

Question: The New York Jets and New England Patriots play against each other this weekend. Who is leading the all-time series between these two teams and by how much?

Answer: They have met 95 times. 48 of those being wins by the Jets, 46 by the Pats with one tie.

September 8, 2008:

Question: On Sunday Matt Ryan threw his first ever regular season pass attempt which went for a touchdown. Who is the last player to have their first regular season pass attempt be a touchdown?

Answer: Peyton Manning’s first ever regular season NFL pass attempt was for a touchdown

September 5, 2008:

Question: What is the worst record a team has ever had the year after losing in the Super Bowl?

Answer: In the 2002 season of the NFL the Oakland Raiders went 11-5, going on to be AFC Champions and losing in Super Bowl XXXVII to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 13 to 6. The very next season (2003) the Raiders went 4-12.

September 4, 2008:

Question: When was the last time Miami (FL) lost to florida in football?

Answer: September 7, 1985, in their season opener, florida beat Miami 35 to 23. If they do so again this Saturday, then it will be one day short of being exactly 23 years.

September 3, 2008:

Question: How many NFL quarterbacks have averaged (or are averaging) over 21 completions per game over the course of their career? Who are they (or him) and what is their (or his) average is for completions per game?

Answer: Four: Marc Bulger (21.9), Peyton Manning (21.7), Carson Palmer (21.4) and Drew Brees (21.1)

September 2, 2008:

Question: What is the biggest win in college football history?

Answer: Georgia Tech beat Cumberland 222 to 0.

September 1, 2008:

Question: Why isn’t there a real trivia question here?

Answer: Labor Day

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2 Responses

  1. Interesting idea….
    when you post these do you post the answer?

  2. The answers to most of them are right below the questions. This was Weller’s baby for a while when he had an internship for a sports radio station in Lawrence. He’s been slacking mightily since about November. Maybe he’d bring it back by special request…

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