Punting is Winning by BarkerC

Champion(s):

PeskinK


Runner(s)-Up:

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


Quiz Description

This quiz is all about the most underrated aspect of American football: Punting.

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Questions:

Well, let's ask the essential question: What then-UCLA coach, during a headed to halftime interview while facing Tennessee in his debut game with the Bruins in 2008, told a reporter "punting is winning" in a game the Bruins would go on to win 27-24?

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Rick Neuheisel

What current AFC head coach appeared live on ~Monday Night Football~ during a 1971 Punt, Pass, and Kick competition? (Note: You may remember this if you think about the massive size advantage he had over the other competitors as seen in unearthed footage shown by CBS during a 2010 broadcast.)

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Andy Reid

What NFL quarterback, who had been an All-America punter at UNLV, uncorked a 91 yard punt against the Giants during a 1989 game at the Meadowlands?

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Randall Cunningham

What offense, developed by Kurt Bryan and Steve Humphries of Piedmont High School in California and given an Alpha-Numeric name, used a loophole in the high school football rulebook regarding scrimmage kick formations (including those for punts) to allow every player on the field to be an eligible receiver by having them exempted from the numbering rules?

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A-11

Marquette King of the Oakland Raiders, unsurprisingly, led the NFL in total punting yards in 2014. Sam Koch, of what team, led the league in net yards per punt during the 2014 season?

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Baltimore Ravens

What Southern Mississippi player was the first pure punter ever to be taken in the first round of the NFL draft when he was selected with the 23rd overall pick in 1973?

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Ray Guy

WELP…What Heisman Trophy winner served as the San Francisco 49ers primary punter from 1967-70 while serving as the backup to quarterback John Brodie?

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Steve Spurrier

What Patriots/Eagles/Cardinals/Seahawks/Giants punter played in a record 352 consecutive NFL games over 22 NFL seasons? He unsurprisingly holds the records for most punts and most punt yardage in NFL history.

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Jeff Feagles

What Washington quarterback and inaugural Pro Football Hall of Famer is the only player to lead the NFL in punting in four consecutive seasons?

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Sammy Baugh

Coached by Jack Pardee, what team, a 1990 AFC playoff wild card, holds the record for fewest punts in a 16 game season with just 34?

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Houston Oilers

The 1996 Green Bay Packers hold the NFL record for most punt return yards gained in a single season, with 875. What Heisman Trophy winner and Super Bowl MVP during the season was primarily responsible for that record?

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Desmond Howard

What longtime Steelers punter had 1,177 consecutive punts without being blocked, an NFL record?

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Chris Gardocki