The USFL by RobinJRichards

Champion(s):

BarkerC
"We fight for better days."

KelsoT
I have to have a motto? NO ONE TOLD ME I HAD TO HAVE A MOTTO!


Runner(s)-Up:


Quiz Description

Answer the following questions about that great idea of a league to fill the hole between the Super Bowl and Labor Day: the USFL.

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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1 KelsoT 434 95 15
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1 BarkerC 434 95 15
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3 JWright 378 89 15
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4 PeskinK 356 85 15
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5 BurgerM 349 81 15
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6 BittenbenderS 308 77 15
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7 QuintongJ 287 72 15
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8 PerryS 275 68 00
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9 BarrientosB 270 64 00
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10 LuskT 253 58 15
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10 HightB 253 58 15
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12 BlishS 251 50 00
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12 OBrienF 251 50 15
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14 MatthewsP 238 43 00
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15 KaufmanK 208 39 00
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16 ChrisRosenberg 203 35 00
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17 PatschakB 202 31 00
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18 CoenM 194 27 00
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19 WeikleB 133 22 00
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20 ConnorA 118 18 15
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21 JordanG 105 14 00
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22 BeningoS 63 10 00
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23 chc 48 4 00
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23 DBrick 48 4 00
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Questions:

This recently made-an-octogenarian coach turned sports analyst was hired to coach the Orlando Renegades. He did manage to beat Steve Spurrier, who beforehand had a 1-0 record against him going in to the match up.

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Lee Corso

This team played their games in the Liberty Bowl. Lasting only two years, their most famous players were Reggie White and Lex Luger (yes, that Lex Luger). (City and name required).

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Memphis Showboats

This businessman created the New Jersey Generals in 1983, but fired himself to pursue other interests. He made news recently by simply raising his hand.

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Donald Trump

This producer from such films as "Wild Hogs" and "Varsity Blues" directed the ESPN 30 for 30 series "Small Potatoes: Who Killed the USFL?"

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Mike Tolin

Three consecutive Heisman winners were lured away by the USFL. Name any two.

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Hershel Walker, Doug Flute, and Mike Rozier

This team won the first USFL Championship behind the arm of game MVP Bobby Hebert.

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Michigan Panthers

This team won the last USFL Championship. Interestingly enough they were also the first team to lose in the USFL Championship. (City and name required. Either the original or the second city they moved to is acceptable.)

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Philadelphia or Baltimore Stars

The "plan" to create what would become the USFL, developed in 1965, was named for this New Orleans businessman who was the original part owner of the Saints.

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David Dixon

These next three are simple: given the city, name their team. First off: Pittsburgh.

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Maulers

Second: Oakland

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Invaders

Finally: Birmingham

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Stallions

After a long drawn-out litigation, the USFL won their case against the NFL. However, they were no longer in business at that time. How much of a settlement check* did they get from the NFL (plus interest during the appeals process)? You have a 50 cent window. *(Interestingly enough, the check has never been cashed.)

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$3.76 ($3.26-$4.26)