Tag Archives: College Football Trivia

Pinstripe Bowl

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What is the Pinstripe Bowl?

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Officially the New Era Pinstripe Bowl, the Pinstripe Bowl is an NCAA Division I FBS college football bowl game held anually in Yankee Stadium in New York City. The game, organized by the New York Yankees, was first played in 2010. The winner is awarded the George M. Steinbrenner Trophy.

Governor’s Victory Bell

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What is the Governor’s Victory Bell?

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The Governor’s Victory Bell is awarded to the winner of the college football game between rivals  the Minnesota Golden Gophers and Penn State Nittany Lions. The Governor’s Victory Bell was first presented when Penn State entered the Big Ten Conference and had their first league game against Minnesota – a game they won. The rivalry is now held four times every ten years.

First Major Bowl Game Outcomes

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What was the outcome of the first Cotton Bowl, Orange Bowl, Rose Bowl, and Sugar Bowl?

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  • First Cotton Bowl: January 1, 1937 – TCU 16 / Marquette 6
  • First Orange Bowl: January 1, 1935 – Bucknell 26 / Miami (FL) 0
  • First Rose Bowl: January 1, 1902 – Stanford 0 / Michigan 49
  • First Sugar Bowl: January 1, 1935 – Tulane 20 / Temple 14

Ram-Falcon Trophy

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In college football, what is the Ram-Falcon Trophy?

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The Ram-Falcon Trophy goes to the winner of the annual Air Force – Colorado football game. The trophy was first awarded on November 30, 1957 to Colorado who defeated Air Force 20 to 7.

Old Brass Spittoon

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Who receives the Old Brass Spittoon trophy?

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The Old Brass Spittoon trophy is awarded to the winner Indiana–Michigan State college football game. The trophy was first awarded in 1922 – a game that Indiana won 14 to 6.

First NCAA Division II Football Championship

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The NCAA Division II has been crowning a football national champion since 1973. What school was that first champion?

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The first football national champion for the NCAA Division II in 1973 was Louisiana Tech. Louisiana Tech. has not won the championship since.

Bayou Bucket Classic

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What is the Bayou Bucket Classic?

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The Bayou Bucket Classic is the name given to the annual college football game between the Houston Cougars and the Rice Owls. The game was first played on September 11, 1971.

Alabama First Football National Championship

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When was the first time that Alabama won an NCAA football national championship?

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The Alabama Crimson Tide football team won their first national championship in 1925. The College Football Researchers Association (CFRA), the Helms Athletic Foundation (HAF), National Championship Foundation (NCF) all selected Alabama as the national champion for the 1925 season.

See: Championship History

Win Multiple Heisman Trophies

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Has any player won the Heisman Trophy more than once?

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Only one player has won the Heisman Trophy more then once. Ohio State running back Archie Griffin won the Heisman Trophy twice, in 1974 and 1975. Griffen went on to play in the NFL for 7 years with the Cincinnati Bengals. He played in one Super Bowl, Super Bowl XVI, which Cincinnati lost to San Francisco 26-21.

Holy War

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What is college football’s holy war?

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Holy War is used to describe the rivalry between Boston College and Notre Dame, the only two Catholic Universities in the NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision (formerly known as Division I-A). The series originated with the first meeting of these two teams in 1975. The winner of the game is the recipient of two trophies – the Frank Leahy Memorial Bowl and the Ireland Trophy.