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Trivia Quiz - Earl Campbell - Punishing Runner

This is a quiz on former Houston Oiler Running Back Earl Campbell. How much do you know about the bruising Back?

Quiz Number: 4765
Date Submitted: October 21, 2012
Quiz Categories: NFL Football
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: dartjock
Average Score: 67.4 percent
Times Taken: 53 times
Taken by Registered Users: 2
Quiz is about: Earl Campbell

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Earl Campbell  Punishing Runner
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1. What was Earl's nickname?
  A.   The Tyler Rose
  B.   Earl the Pearl
  C.   The Bulldozer
  D.   The Closer

2. Where did Earl play his collegiate football?
  A.   North Texas State
  B.   Texas State
  C.   Texas A&M
  D.   Texas

3. What NFL team drafted Earl with the first overall pick in the 1978 NFL Draft?
  A.   Atlanta Falcons
  B.   New Orleans Saints
  C.   Houston Oilers
  D.   Cleveland Browns

4. What team did Earl play his last NFL game with?
  A.   Cleveland Browns
  B.   New Orleans Saints
  C.   Houston Oilers
  D.   Denver Broncos

5. Earl played for two teams during his 8 year NFL Career. Who was Earl's Head Coach on both teams?
  A.   Jerry Glanville
  B.   Wade Phillips
  C.   Bum Phillips
  D.   Jim Mora

6. What did Earl give his Offensive Linemen after every 100 yard rushing game?
  A.   100 pounds of Steak
  B.   $100 Dollars
  C.   100 Drumsticks
  D.   100 Gallons of Ice Cream

7. Earl rushed for 199 yards and 4 Touchdowns in a game against what team during his Rookie season?
  A.   Pittsburgh Steelers
  B.   Miami Dolphins
  C.   Cincinnati Bengals
  D.   Indianapolis Colts

8. What Award did Earl win his Rookie year?
  A.   Rookie of the Year
  B.   NFL MVP Award
  C.   Super Bowl MVP
  D.   Both A and B

9. Earl idolized what NFL Linebacker as a child?
  A.   Dick Butkus
  B.   Deacon Jones
  C.   Ray Nitschke
  D.   Merlin Olsen

10. Earl lost what family member when he was 11 years old?
  A.   His Sister
  B.   His Mother
  C.   His Father
  D.   His Brother®   

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