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Trivia Quiz - USFL: Defunct Football League

See what you remember about the United States Football League!

Quiz Number: 3523
Date Submitted: November 08, 2010
Quiz Categories: Football
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: FRANKL1965
Average Score: 76 percent
Times Taken: 107 times
Taken by Registered Users: 2

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USFL Defunct Football League
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1. In what year was the USFL founded? (Though play did not begin until the following year)
  A.   1980
  B.   1982
  C.   1983
  D.   1985

2. Which NFL superstar was the first player drafted by a USFL team but never signed or played in the USFL?
  A.   Marcus Allen
  B.   Dan Marino
  C.   Eric Dickerson
  D.   Boomer Esiason

3. Which team won the first USFL championship?
  A.   Michigan Panthers
  B.   Boise Spuds
  C.   Springfield Warriors
  D.   Montana Lumberjacks

4. Which Heisman Trophy winner was NOT signed by a USFL team?
  A.   Herschel Walker
  B.   Doug Flutie
  C.   Bo Jackson
  D.   Mike Rozier

5. Who is the all-time leading rusher in the USFL with more than 5,500 yards? (He also holds records for rushing TD's and attempts)
  A.   Herschel Walker
  B.   Tim Spencer
  C.   Mel Gray
  D.   Terdell Middleton

6. Which NFL Hall of Fame quarterback got their start in the USFL? (He was also the 1984 USFL league MVP and holds the all-time record for passing TD's)
  A.   John Elway
  B.   Jim Kelly
  C.   Troy Aikmen
  D.   Warren Moon

7. Which wealthy businessman owned the New Jersy USFL franchise?
  A.   Thomas Pritzker
  B.   John D. Rockefeller III
  C.   Donald Trump
  D.   William Barron Hilton

8. Who was the USFL league MVP for it's inaugural season?
  A.   Kelvin Bryant
  B.   Reggie White
  C.   Jim Smith
  D.   Bobby Hebert

9. Which Hall of Fame NFL head coach also coached in the USFL?
  A.   Marv Levy
  B.   Don Shula
  C.   Bud Grant
  D.   Chuck Noll

10. Which rule, that originated in the USFL, was eventually adopted by the NFL?
  A.   Two-Point Conversion
  B.   Fair Catch
  C.   Safety
  D.   Sudden Death®   

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