So, you think you know college football? After last week, we're returning to current sports, with a little history thrown in. Hope it's not too tough. Click for the full article to see all of the answers, as well as a scoring system. Feel free to post your score, and Cleet will send you wonderful prizes from the attic of the cat lady who leaves across the street. 13 total answers, graded on a hanging curve, as always.
Everyone's stoked for the matchup between Texas and Oklahoma. Both team's quarterbacks are in the top five in QB rating, Sam Bradford at two and Colt McCoy at four, but the current number one, [His T-shirts were big in the 90’s], is the only top five QB not in the Big XII.
Syracuse and West Virginia face off for the 56th time this Saturday. So in honor of Cleet’s review of The Express, let’s flash back to 2001, the last time Syracuse beat West Virginia. The Cuse won 24-13 behind three touchdowns from [Don’t guess McNabb] and a sack/forced fumble/recovery by [Softball, no help].
Notre Dame and North Carolina will tussle in Chapel Hill for the first time since 1975 when a sophomore QB, [Mary spoke about him], came in during the fourth quarter to lead the Fighting Irish to victory. Excellent videos of that game here and here.
Oklahoma State visits Missouri and their two potential Heisman candidates. This game will also feature the nation’s leading scorer (tied with three others), [Keep chopping cherry wood]. Missouri’s passing attack has finally received recognition, but Oklahoma St. features the nation’s 2nd best rushing attack, trailing only [LA LA LA LA] in rushing yards per game.
LSU and Florida meet for the first time since their classic clash last season. Much of the conversation has turned to Ricky Jean-Francois’s comments about Heisman trophy winner, Tim Tebow. Tebow is the third Gator quarterback to win the award with [oh come on] and [oh which was it] preceding him. LSU has only produced one winner, [tough one] and this will be the first time they face a winner since they lined up against 2003 winner [NFL neverwas] in the Sugar Bowl.
Penn State heads to Camp Randall hoping to duplicate the Buckeye’s result of this past week. Wisconsin leads the all-time series 8-5, but the Nittany Lions will be looking for to match their longest winning streak against the Badgers, two, this year. The only other time was 1996 and 1997, when future NFL bust RB [another bust] and future Super Bowl ring winning WR [Great White] were the team’s leading scorers. As an aside, there is only one non-BCS conference school that a Joe Paterno led team has faced, but never defeated. In their only meeting, [Stop cheating] defeated Penn State, 24-6, in 2000.
1. David Johnson (Tulsa)
2. James Mungro
3. Dwight Freeney
4. Joe Montana (Watch the 2nd video above to see the birth of the legend)
5. Derrick Washington
6. Louisiana Lafayette
7/8. Steve Spurrier and Danny Wuerffel
9. Billy Cannon (1959)
10. Jason White
11. Curtis Enis
12. Joe Jurevicius
2-3: Big Ten
4-5: Big East (who are we kidding it should be .4-.5)
6-7: ACC (Got all the easy ones, but none of the tough ones)
8-9: Boise State/BYU/Utah (Each wife counts as +1)
10-11: Big XII
Wednesday, October 8