Posts tagged: USFL Trivia

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

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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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Apr 21 2013

USFL Trivia – First Card In The 1984 USFL Topps Set

USFL Trivia Question

Which was the first card in the 1984 Topps USFL football card set?

Answer:
Luther Bradley (Arizona Wranglers)

http://www.sportscardforum.com/threads/1619438-1984-Topps-USFL

http://www.psacard.com/articles/article_view.chtml?artid=4673&universeid=314&type=1

 

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Apr 07 2013

Original Coach Of The Philadelphia Stars Before Jim Mora

USFL Trivia — Jim Mora led the Philadelphia Stars and Baltimore Stars to 3 consecutive USFL championships, winning the 1984 and 1985 title games.  Who was supposed to lead the Stars before Mora took the helm?

Answer:

George Perles

http://www.usfl-therebelleague.com/jim_mora

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Mar 16 2013

Who Scored A Touchdown On An Interception In The 1985 USFL Championship Game

USFL Trivia:  Who scored a touchdown on an interception return in the 1985 USFL Championship Game?

Answer:

David Greenwood of the Oakland Invaders

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RuHEfEd3oVQ

Mar 09 2013

USFL Owner Who Was A Former Ambassador To Switzerland

Which USFL team owner served as the Ambassador to Switzerland before becoming an owner?

Answer:
Marvin Warner, who owned the Birmingham Stallions

http://www.usfl.info/warner.html

Nov 24 2012

USFL Trivia – Which Other Cable Network Competed For USFL Game Rights?

Here is a USFL trivia question about the business side of the league’s history:  Which other cable network competed with ESPN for the rights to televise live USFL games via cable?

Answer:
TBS

http://usflking.wordpress.com/the-tv-deals/

Nov 17 2012

USFL Trivia – Whose Franchise Rights Were Bought To Form The Houston Gamblers

Here is a USFL trivia question not often discussed amongst hardcore USFL fans:  Whose franchise rights were purchased to form the 1984 Houston Gamblers?

Answer:
USFL founder, David Dixon, had his franchise rights purchased after the 1983 season.  The ownership group then used those rights to form the Houston Gamblers.

Nov 10 2012

USFL Trivia – Who Scored The First Points In USFL History?

Here is a quick trivia question for those who are just getting interested in the history of the original USFL:  Who scored the first points in USFL history?

Answer:

Tim Mazzetti kicked a field goal with the Boston Breakers

http://www.usfl.info/breakers/

Nov 03 2012

USFL Trivia – Where The Championship Games Were Played

Just a quick trivia question for those interested in the history of the USFL:  Where were the 1983-1985 USFL Championship games played?

Answer:

  • 1983 – Denver
  • 1984 – Tampa
  • 1985 – East Rutherford, NJ (Meadowlands)

 

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