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NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 31: A general view of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome prior to Super Bowl XLVII on January 31, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

NEW ORLEANS, LA – JANUARY 31: A general view of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome prior to Super Bowl XLVII on January 31, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

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By: Dennis Fithian

1. Four current NFL teams have never played in the Super Bowl. Who are they?

2. Who is the only player to play in a both the Super Bowl and World Series?

3. There have been four players to win both a Heisman Trophy and a Super Bowl MVP. Staubach, Plunkett, Allen and this player who last achieved both a Heisman and a Super Bowl MVP?

4. Three colleges have produced a Super Bowl MVP and a US President. Name two of the three.

5. After losing to Minnesota as a senior in 1986 at Michigan. What did Jim Harbaugh say about his next game?

6. Super Bowl XLIII (42) Steelers vs. Cardinals. Who were the two starting QB’s and what colleges did they attend?

7. Baltimore QB Joe Flacco played is college football at the University of Delaware. Name the other Blue Hen QB to start a Super Bowl.

8. Former Cincinnati quarterback Ken Anderson remains the only quarterback from a Division 3 school to start a Super Bowl. Anderson played in college at Augustana College in Illinois and started Super Bowl XVI (16) for the Bengals. In Super Bowl 16 the Bengals had one future Hall of Famer on their team. This HOFer played left tackle and is considered one of the greatest left tackles of all time. Who is he?
9. Super Bowl MVP question: Baltimore linebacker Ray Lewis won the MVP in Super Bowl XXXV (35) Ravens over the Giants 34-7. Only once in Super Bowl history has there been co-MVP’s and it happened in Super Bowl XII (12) Dallas vs. Denver. Name one of the two MVP’s that were named off the Cowboys Doomsday defense in Super Bowl XII.
10. Looking for the last non active Super Bowl winning QB. Eli, Rogers, Brees, Big Ben, Eli, Peyton, Big Ben, Tom Brady. You have to go back to Super Bowl XXXVII (38) to get the last non active Super Bowl winning QB.

11. Name three out of the four NFL teams that Jim Harbaugh started games for at QB in his NFL career.

12. Who was the first player to win a Heisman Trophy and national championship one year, then the NFL rookie of the year and Super Bowl the next year?

13. What former University of Michigan running back, who finished third in the Heisman Trophy balloting behind Tony Dorsett and Ricky Bell, holds the distinction of being the first player to score a touchdown in both the Rose Bowl and Super Bowl? This player scored the lone TD for the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XII (12)

14. This former Michigan State Spartan scored the first defensive touchdown in Super Bowl history with a 60 yard interception return in Super Bowl II for the Green Bay Packers. This former MSU star is also the only player to appear in four of the first six Super Bowls.

15. What player holds the record for playing in the most Super Bowls?

16. What player holds the record for most Super Bowl victories?
17. Jerry Rice caught TD passes in the Super Bowl for San Francisco and what other NFL team?
18. Super Bowl XLII (42) NY Giants beat the New England Patriots 17-14. What former Spartan WR caught the game winning TD with 35 seconds left?
19. Super Bowl XLII (42) NY over NE 17-14 what former UM WR, who played his entire 13 year NFL career for NY after being drafted in the 2nd round by the Giants in 1996, led NY with 6 catches for 84 yards in the win? This player also was outspoken against Ray Lewis this week.
20 The first and only TD thrown by a WR in Super Bowl history happened in Detroit Super Bowl XL (40)? What former Big Ten stand holds this record?
21. Three different 49ers have scored three touchdowns in one Super Bowl game. Name two of the three.
22. What player holds the Super Bowl single game rushing record of 204 yards?
23. Jake Delhomme hooked up with this former Michigan State WR on an 85 yard TD pass to set the record for longest reception ever in a Super Bowl.
24. Who are the two QB’s that have each played in five Super Bowls?
25. Name the four franchises that have lost four Super Bowls.
26. Colin Kaepernick will be the fourth QB to start the Super Bowl in the same season as his first career NFL start, joining Vince Ferragamo and what other two QB’s?
27. This field kicker missed a 47-yard field goal with his team down one point at the end of Super Bowl XXV (25).
28. 27 of 47 Super Bowls have been played in these three cities
29. John Harbaugh played football at what Mid-American Conference school?
30. What was the name of the Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman that could have scored a touchdown in Super Bowl XXVII (27) if Don Beebe would not have hustled down and knocked the ball out of his hands?
ANSWERS
1. Lions, Jags, Browns and Texans
2. Deion Sanders
3. Desmond Howard 91 Heisman and Super Bowl XXXI with Packers
4. Michigan-Gerald Ford/Tom Brady, Navy -Jimmy Carter/Roger Staubach,
Miami of Ohio-Benjamin Harrison/Ben Roethlisberger, Stanford- Herbert Hoover/John Elway and Jim Plunkett
5. Guaranteed a victory over Ohio State
6. Ben Rothlisberger Miami (Oh) and Kurt Warner Northern Iowa
7. Rich Gannon, Super Bowl XXXVII (38) Raiders vs. Bucs
8. Anthony Munoz
9. Harvey Martin and Randy White
10. Brad Johnson
11. Bears, Colts, Ravens, Chargers
12. Tony Dorsett
13. Rob Lytle
14. Herb Adderley
15. Mike Lodish
16. Charles Haley
17. Oakland Raiders
18. Plaxico Burress
19. Amani Toomer
20. Antwaan Randle-el
21. Roger Craig, Jerry Rice & Ricky Watters
22. Timmy Smith
23. Muhsin Muhammad
24. Tom Brady & Jon Elway
25 .Buffalo Bills (0-4), Minnesota Vikings (0-4), Denver Broncos (2-4) and New England Patriots (3-4
26. Tom Brady & Kurt Warner
27. Scott Norwood
28. New Orleans, Miami, LA
29. Miami (Oh)
30. Leon Lett

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