The Proud Tradition of Boston University Football by CoenM

Champion(s):

ChrisRosenberg
The odds of me winning a quiz are sufficiently low to not compel me to have something witty here.


Runner(s)-Up:

GrahamJ
The real world is complex, so remember your origin.

WeikleB
I say what it occurs to me to say when I think I hear people say things. More, I cannot say.


Quiz Description

Undefeated since 1998.

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2 WeikleB 388 85 15
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2 GrahamJ 388 85 15
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4 FarleyS 337 75 15
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7 SorensonG 321 53 15
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10 ConnorA 146 32 00
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12 BoyerA 131 17 00
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13 BurgerM 96 10 00
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14 quarterrican 59 3 15
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Questions:

BU football's inaugural season was one game in 1884 - a 18-6 loss to what current NESCAC SCHOOL, just one year before they took their nickname from a bequest of P. T. Barnum?

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Tufts

BU posted its first undefeated season in 1886 - another one game season - where they bested what future IVY LEAGUE school 10-6? That school has won four Ivy League titles, three shared and one solo title in 2005?

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Brown

BU's only bowl game was the 1969 Pasadena Bowl (aka Junior Rose Bowl), which they lost 28-7 to what current MOUNTAIN WEST SCHOOL, the reigning conference and Hawaii Bowl champion?

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San Diego State

The Terriers have an undefeated record against the Pac-12 (also 1-0) thanks to a 35-6 win over Oregon in the same season the Ducks lost to what SCHOOL that. like BU, discontinued its football program in the 1990s, as a member of the Big West conference?

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University of the Pacific

It says something that the lone BU head coach you've likely heard of only spent two seasons at the school, putting up twin 4-7 seasons. Name the COACH who left BU for a long career as a NFL assistant coach (currently with the Bills) and a 1999-2000 stint as the head coach of the Cleveland Browns.

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Chris Palmer

The first Terrier inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame, what GOLDEN GREEK played football and baseball at BU, snubbed the Cleveland Browns to play for the Red Sox, but died of a pulmonary embolism at the age of 24?

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Harry Agganis

A quarterback at BU in the 1970s who was named Yankee Conference Offensive Player of the Year, what MIAMI DOLPHIN made his name as a receiver and special teams player, earning the nickname "Crash" (reportedly from Howard Cosell) for his physical play? He would wear number 11 for the Dolphins from 1981 to 1992, and led the Miami Hooters of the Arena League in passing and rushing touchdowns in 1993?

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Jim Jensen

Nickerson Field, the final home of BU football, includes the right field stands and other parts of what FORMER BASEBALL STADIUM?

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Braves Field

The announcement that football would be discontinued happened during homecoming weekend in 1997, after a loss to what OTHER BOSTON AREA SCHOOL that dropped its program in 2009 due to costs and issues with its home venue, Parsons Field?

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Northeastern University

After the announcement, the team completed its season wearing uniforms that did not use the school name, logo or other indicia. Rather, they played with what SINGLE LETTER as their team name?

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X

BU's lone home playoff game as a 1-AA/FCS team was a 1994 win over what GATEWAY CONFERENCE SCHOOL, led by a quarterback who would later be a Super Bowl MVP?

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Northern Iowa University

While the team has been gone for 17 years, there is still a BU presence among NFL players. Mike Leach, who is on the Arizona Cardinals roster as a tight end, performs what GAME FUNCTION for the Cards?

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