Category: USFL Trivia

Jul 14 2013

USFL Trivia – Kelvin Bryant’s NFL Touchdowns

USFL Trivia Question

From 1983-1985, Philadelphia/Baltimore Stars running back Kelvin Bryant had 41 touchdowns.  How many did he have when he joined the Washington Redskins after the USFL folded?

Answer:

14

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kelvin_Bryant

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Jul 07 2013

Which ABC Sports Announcer Was A Witness For The USFL

USFL Trivia Question

Which ABC Sports on-air talent was a witness for the USFL in the court case against the NFL?

Answer:

Howard Cosell

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1986-06-26/sports/8602150721_1_spring-contract-howard-cosell-rozelle

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Football_League

 

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Jun 30 2013

1982 QBs On The Tampa Bay Buccaneers Who Faced Each Other In 1985 USFL Game

USFL Trivia Question

Which two USFL quarterbacks were teammates on the 1982 Tampa Bay Buccaneers and later faced each other in Week 11 of the 1985 USFL season?

Answer:

Chuck Fusina (1985 Baltimore Stars) and Doug Williams (1985 Arizona Outlaws) met in week 11 of the 1985 USFL season:

  • http://www.usfl.info/outlaws/1985results.html
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chuck_Fusina
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Jun 23 2013

Of The 1983 USFL Teams, Which 2 Never Made The Playoffs Any Season

USFL Trivia Question

Of the original 12 teams in the 1983 USFL season, which two teams never made any of the USFL playoffs (1983-1985) before either the team folded or the league folded?
Answer:

Boston Breakers

Washington Federals

All of the other 10 teams (Arizona Wranglers, Birmingham Stallions, Chicago Blitz, Denver Gold, Los Angeles Express, Michigan Panthers, New Jersey Generals, Oakland Invaders, Philadelphia Stars, and Tampa Bay Bandits) made the playoffs at least once during their existence between 1983-1985.

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Jun 16 2013

Preseason Training Site For 1985 Portland Breakers

USFL Trivia Question

Where did the Portland Breakers train for the preseason in 1985?

Answer:

California State Polytechnic University (Pomona, CA)

http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/article/magazine/MAG1119179/index.htm

Jun 09 2013

USFL Trivia – Who Scored Points To End Regulation Before 3 OT Game

USFL Trivia Question

The 1984 Michigan Panthers-LA Express playoff game was the only pro football game to go into 3 overtimes, with the Express winning 27-21 on a Mel Gray rushing touchdown (where he broke his arm at the end of the run).  The Express tied the game 21-21 with less than a minute to go in regulation.  Which two players scored the points (touchdown and conversion) to tie the game?

Answer:

Kevin Nelson (touchdown)

Steve Young (rushing 2-point conversion)

http://www.remembertheusfl.8m.com/greatestgame.html

May 26 2013

USFL Team Which Had Bill Polian As Team Personnel Director

USFL Trivia Question

Which USFL team had Indianapolis team president, Bill Polian, as its personnel director?

Answer:

The Chicago Blitz

http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/sports/football/2006-08-07-usfl-retrospective_x.htm

May 19 2013

USFL Trivia – WR To Lead Stars In Receiving Yards All 3 Years

USFL Trivia Question

Which wide receiver was the single-season receiving yards team leader for all three seasons of the Philadelphia/Baltimore Stars during the history of the United States Football League?

Answer:

Scott Fitzkee

http://theteamthattimeforgotmovie.com/?page_id=352

May 12 2013

USFL Trivia – League Director Of Operations

USFL Trivia Question

Who served as the United States Football League’s Director of Operations through the 1986?

Answer:

Peter Hadhazy

http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/1986-06-10/news/0230070049_1_engelberg-orlando-renegades-settlement-offer

May 05 2013

USFL Trivia – First (Interim) Commissioner In 1982

USFL Trivia Question

Who was the first (interim) commissioner of the USFL in 1982, before the signing of Chet Simmons?

Answer:

Peter Spivak, who also was a minority owner of the Michigan Panthers

http://www.usfl.info/panthers/

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