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Old 01-04-2007   #1
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Default Football trivia/quote of the day

I'll be doing a daily trivia and quote for you guys daily.

The answer is to the trivia will be the following day.


January 3rd:

Question of the day:
The forerunner of the modern NFL was the American Professional Football Association and its first president was?

A-George Halas
B-Bert Bell
C-Ralph Hay
D-Jim Thorpe

Quote of the day:
Joe Theisman: "Nobody in football should be called a genius. A genius is a guy like Norman Einstein."

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I'll be doing a daily trivia and quote for you guys daily.

The answer is to the trivia will be the following day.


January 3rd:

Question of the day:
The forerunner of the modern NFL was the American Professional Football Association and its first president was?

A-George Halas
B-Bert Bell
C-Ralph Hay
D-Jim Thorpe

Quote of the day:
Joe Theisman: "Nobody in football should be called a genius. A genius is a guy like Norman Einstein."

Questions and quotes from Avalanche publishing.
George Halas?
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Old 01-04-2007   #3
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George Halas?
Incorrect. That was my guess as well though.
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Incorrect. That was my guess as well though.
Oh man!!!
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Bert Bell, I remember like it was yesterday.
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Bert Bell, I remember like it was yesterday.
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Ralph Hay was ASKED to be the first president, but thorpe actually was.

http://www.footballresearch.com/arti...topic=hayralph

very nice alternate choices though
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I was going to say Thorpe....He is a distant relative on mine. The last name Thorpe was used by my great grandparents, but the government has changed it twice by error. So I have cousines with last names of Thorpe, and Tharp.
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I stand corrected...
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Ralph Hay was ASKED to be the first president, but thorpe actually was.

http://www.footballresearch.com/arti...topic=hayralph

very nice alternate choices though
Good job, you are correct!
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January 4th:

Question of the day:
Two-time Pro Bowl quarterback John Brodie, played his entire career for which NFL team?

Quote of the day:
Doug plank: "Most football teams are tempermental. That's 90% temper and 10% mental."
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January 4th:

Question of the day:
Two-time Pro Bowl quarterback John Brodie, played his entire career for which NFL team?

Quote of the day:
Doug plank: "Most football teams are tempermental. That's 90% temper and 10% mental."
I know the answer, but in lieu of spoiling it for everyone else, i will tell you a couple of other interesting things about brodie

He is very involved in the church of scientology

His second career was on the Senior PGA Tour

He was once a backup to YA Tittle (thats a hint)

I've always wanted to go on jeopardy. Im a fountain of useless knowledge.
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January 4th:

Question of the day:
Two-time Pro Bowl quarterback John Brodie, played his entire career for which NFL team?

Quote of the day:
Doug plank: "Most football teams are tempermental. That's 90% temper and 10% mental."

Niners. I remember those teams. Gawd, I'm old.
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Niners. I remember those teams. Gawd, I'm old.

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After I answered, I saw that you had deferred. Should I have put it in white font or something to hide it from other people?
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nah, i deferred cause i answered the first one..i know a LOT of trivia, and the game is no fun if im the only one with answers...so i'll only post about 1 out of every 10 or so
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January 5th:

Question of the day:
For which of the following NFL teams did Eric Dickerson not play?
A-Indianapolis Colts
B-Atlanta Falcons
C-Los Angeles Raiders
D-Kansas City Chiefs

Quote of the day:
Anonymous: "The game of life is a lot like football. You tackle your problems, block your fears, and score your points when you get the opportunity."
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Question of the day:
For which of the following NFL teams did Eric Dickerson not play?
A-Indianapolis Colts
B-Atlanta Falcons
C-Los Angeles Raiders
D-Kansas City Chiefs

Quote of the day:
Anonymous: "The game of life is a lot like football. You tackle your problems, block your fears, and score your points when you get the opportunity."
D-Kansas City Chiefs
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