Football Quiz: Schools


Match each college with the conference it belonged to prior to joining its current conference.

  1. Colorado - Pac 12
  2. Houston - AAC
  3. Maryland - Big Ten
  4. West Virginia - Big 12
(A) ACC
(B) Big East
(C) Big Ten
(D) Big 12
(E) C-USA

  1. Of the SEC's current 14 schools, which four were not charter members of the conference in 1933?

  2. Which three charter members of the SEC are no longer in the league?

Match each school with its colors.
  1. Louisville
  2. Marshall
  3. Minnesota
  4. UTEP
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  • Match each college with its catch phrase or tradition.
  1. Auburn
  2. Clemson
  3. Florida State
  4. Georgia
  5. Mississippi State
(A) Between the Hedges
(B) Chief Osceola
(C) Cowbells
(D) Howard's Rock
(E) Toomer's Corner


  • Match each of these FBS colleges with the city in which its main campus is located.
  1. Brigham Young
  2. Colorado State
  3. Maryland
  4. Northern Illinois
  5. Rutgers
(A) College Park
(B) DeKalb
(C) Fort Collins
(D) Piscataway
(E) Provo

Colorado State Unviersity
  • In what conference will each of the schools play football in 2013?

(A) Houston
(B) Louisville
(C) Maryland
(D) Pittsburgh
(E) Syracuse


  • Match each college with the lyrics from its fight song.
  1. Alabama
  2. Texas
  3. USC
  4. Michigan
(A) Hail! to the conquering heroes.
(B) And it's goodbye to A&M.
(C) Remember the Rose Bowl; we'll win then!
(D) Our men fight on to victory.
  • SMU's colors come from two of the first schools to play football in the U.S. What two schools inspired SMU?


  • Match each FBS school with the city in which it is located.
    1. Oregon State
    2. Middle Tennessee
    3. Central Michigan
    4. Boston College

    (A) Chestnut Hill
    (B) Mount Pleasant
    (C)
    Murfreesboro
    (D)
    Corvallis

  • Identify the school whose football team fits each description.

    (A) Played in the WAC in 2010 and in the Mountain West in 2011-12.
    (B) Played in the Mountain West in 2011 and in the Big 12 in 2012.
    (C) Played in the MAC in 2011 and in the Big East in 2012.
    (D) Joined the Sun Belt for football in 2012.
    (E) Joined the MAC for football in 2012.


  • List the four FBS colleges that have "Golden" in their official nicknames.

  • Which one of these Northeastern schools has LSU never played in football?

    (A) Boston College  (B) Maryland  (C) Penn State  (D) Pittsburgh



  • Match each FBS school with the city in which it is located.

    1. Ball State
    2. North Texas
    3. Arkansas State
    4. Iowa State

    (A) Jonesboro
    (B)
    Ames
    (C)
    Denton
    (D)
    Muncie

  • In the list of mythical college national champions, the first Southern team appears in 1917. Which team was it?

    (A )Tennessee  (B) Georgia Tech  (C) Alabama  (D) North Carolina



  • Which one of the following schools has never had a Heisman Trophy-winning player?

(A) Oregon State (B) Tennessee (C) Iowa (D) Texas A&M

  • Match each team with the conference, if any, in which it played in 1990.
  • 1. Arkansas
    2. Oklahoma State
    3. Brigham Young
    4. Penn State
    (A) Big Eight
    (B) Independent (no conference)
    (C) Southwest
    (D) WAC
    (E) Big Ten



  • Match each Pac 12 school with its home stadium.

    1. Washington State
    2. Oregon

    3. Oregon State
    4. Colorado
    5. Utah

    (A) Reser Stadium
    (B) Folsom Field
    (C) Martin Stadium
    (D) Rice-Eccles Stadium
    (E) Autzen Stadium


  • Give the division, North or South, of each of these Pac-12 teams starting with the 2011 season.
  • 1. Utah
    2. USC
    3. California

    4. Colorado
    5. UCLA
    6. Stanford



  • Match each school with its football conference for 2011.
    1. TCU
    2. Colorado
    3. Nebraska
    4. Nevada
    A. Big Ten
    B. Pac-12
    C. WAC
    D. Mountain West
    E. Big 12

  • Rank these schools in order of all-time wins.

    (A) Texas (B) Michigan (C) Notre Dame (D) Nebraska

  • Match each Sun Belt Conference school with its nickname.

    <1. Florida International
    <2. Arkansas State
    <3. North Texas
    <4. Louisiana Monroe

    (A) Warriors
    (B) Mean Green
    (C) Red Wolves
    (D) Golden Panthers
  • Match each Mid-America Conference school with its nickname.

    1. Eastern Michigan
    2. Northern Illinois
    3. Ohio
    4. Kent State

    (A) Huskies
    (B) Flashes
    (C) Eagles
    (D) Bobcats
  • Which two schools play for the "Iron Skillet"?

    (A) Texas Tech-Texas
    (B) Oklahoma-Oklahoma State
    (C) New Mexico-New Mexico State
    (D) TCU-SMU

  • Which Division IA football conference consists of eight teams in eight states?
  • Two of the Atlantic Coast Conference teams listed below are in the Atlantic Division for football, and two are in the Coastal Division. Classify each team according to its division.

    1. North Carolina Ä€ Ä€ 2. Florida StateÄ€ Ä€ 3. Clemson Ä€ 4. Virginia Tech

  • Match each school with the football conference it belonged to before its current one.
  • 1. Brigham Young
    2. Arkansas
    3. Iowa State
    4. Louisville

    (A) Southwest Conference
    (B) C-USA
    (C) Western Athletic Conference
    (D) Big Eight
  • Match each Mid-American Conference school to its nickname.

    1. Kent State
    2. Ohio
    3. Ball State
    4. Northern Illinois

    (A) Bobcats
    (B) Huskies
    (C) Flashes
    (D) Cardinals
  • Which two schools that were original members of the Big East Conference in 1979 are still in the conference and play football?

  • What is the only team to go undefeated twice in a full season since the creation of the BCS system?

    (A) Boise State (B) USC (C) Oklahoma (D) Utah

  • Penn State became a member of the Big Ten Conference in 1993. Of the other ten schools in the league, which one joined last?

  • List the only two private universities in the Pac-10 Conference.

  • What school plays its home games at the "Glass Bowl"?
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  • Kentucky has more college basketball victories than any other school. A charter member of the Southeastern Conference since 1933, the Wildcats have won the SEC football championship only once (in 1950). Who was the coach of that championship team?
    Bonus question: Who was the star quarterback for the team?

  • In 1952, an NCAA college introduced a new system for jersey identification which used a letter and a number for each player. Ends were E1, E2, E3, etc., while tackles were T1-T9, guards G1-G9, etc. Furthermore, left side linemen had odd numbers while right siders had even numbers. QBs got Q, centers C, left halfbacks L, right halfbacks R, and fullbacks F. Expected to be the wave of the future, the fad lasted only one year at that one school. What school was it?

  • Who was the head coach of the 1984 Maryland Terrapins who staged the largest comeback in NCAA history (at that time) to defeat Miami 42-40?

  • What conference does each of the Division IA schools play in for football?
    (A) Hawaii (B) East Carolina (C) Temple (D) Florida Atlantic (E) San Diego State

  • Two schools annually play what has traditionally been called "The World's Largest Cocktail Party." However, the schools now insist that the media not use that description any more. What two schools comprise this rivalry?

  • Which school, which was a powerhouse in the 1930s but no longer plays big-time football, called its team the "Szibos"?
    (A) Chicago (B) Carnegie Tech (C) Cumberland (D) Colgate


  • Identify the four colleges that have produced both a U.S. President and a Super Bowl-winning QB.

  • Two annual QB awards, the Sammy Baugh Trophy and the Davey O’Brien Award, are named for men who played at the same school. What school?

  • In 1990, Penn State became the eleventh member of the "Big Ten." Which was the last school to join the conference before the Nittany Lions ?

  • Identify the only school since World War II to win a national championship without being Notre Dame or a member of what today are called the "BCS Conferences."

  • Which school, which was a powerhouse in the 1920s but no longer plays big-time football, called its team the "Praying Colonels"?
    (A) Sewanee (B) Union (C) Centre (D) St. Louis

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