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1.
  "S" less College Nicknames   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Most college nicknames end in the letter "s", as in Tigers or Lions. This quiz is about the few Division I college teams whose nickname does not end in the letter "s". Hope you enjoy.
Average, 10 Qns, rosieg823, Apr 02 09
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  College Colors and Nicknames   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Guess the colors and nicknames of division 1 well-known college sports teams in the 2006 season.
Easier, 10 Qns, mmadness717, Dec 01 07
Easier
mmadness717
6440 plays
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  Multiple Choice Quiz about College Nicknames    
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
These are nicknames of colleges. If you know college sports, you should get a good score!
Average, 25 Qns, kevinkerr, May 15 08
Average
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8436 plays
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  Basketball Team Nicknames 2    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Everybody knows the Notre Dame Fighting Irish or the Alabama Crimson Tide, but can you match name with nickname of these 10 mid major schools?
Easier, 10 Qns, George95, Dec 28 21
Easier
George95 gold member
Dec 28 21
282 plays
5.
  10 College Nicknames Questions    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Most colleges are known by their nicknames more than their actual name. How well do you know the nicknames of college teams?
Easier, 10 Qns, raidersruleall, Feb 21 09
Easier
raidersruleall
4351 plays
6.
  Tough College Nicknames    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
I adopted this quiz and kept the original ten selections. I decided to reformat it and give some information about these colleges and their mascots. Enjoy the brief backgrounds of the schools and their mascots.
Average, 10 Qns, stephgm67, Aug 22 22
Average
stephgm67 gold member
Aug 22 22
264 plays
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  College Nicknames 2006   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz about some 2006 college nicknames and colors.
Average, 10 Qns, jaggie25, Nov 19 06
Average
jaggie25
5601 plays
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  Division I College Nicknames [2]   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A follow-up from my first quiz over Division I college nicknames. Have fun!
Easier, 10 Qns, jj137, Dec 12 09
Easier
jj137
2675 plays
9.
  NCAA Nicknames   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Beware: These are schools you might not have heard of.
Tough, 10 Qns, Terpsdude8, Apr 02 09
Tough
Terpsdude8
6742 plays
10.
  College Nicknames [1]    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
College nicknames quiz. Good luck.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, huskers951, Dec 12 09
Very Easy
huskers951
4912 plays
trivia question Quick Question
Syracuse's sports teams went by what colorful nickname?

From Quiz "College Nicknames 2006"




11.
  College Colors and Nicknames [2]   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Guess the colors and nicknames of well-known division I teams in the 2006.
Average, 10 Qns, mmadness717, Dec 12 09
Average
mmadness717
4990 plays
12.
  College Nicknames [2]    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Answer the 15 questions and have fun.
Easier, 15 Qns, huskers951, Dec 12 09
Easier
huskers951
4843 plays
13.
  The Ultimate College Team Nicknames Quiz    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
A quiz on some of the odd nicknames out there. Let me know what you think. If you like this quiz, try my others by clicking on my name.
Average, 15 Qns, dray37803, Mar 25 05
Average
dray37803
3620 plays
14.
  College Basketball Team Nicknames    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is about different NCAA team nicknames.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, yoyoyo_124, Feb 23 07
Very Easy
yoyoyo_124
2973 plays
15.
  BCS Rankings 2005    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Hey guys, this is a quiz on what the nicknames were for the final BCS rankings released on December 4th, 2005, for the season.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, UTHORNS09, May 10 22
Very Easy
UTHORNS09
May 10 22
2899 plays
16.
  10 Question College Team Nicknames Quiz    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Let's see how well you know the nicknames of the different college teams out there.
Average, 10 Qns, BaronTR, Feb 20 05
Average
BaronTR gold member
6974 plays
17.
  Division I College Nicknames [1]    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz will test your knowledge on some Division I college nicknames.
Easier, 10 Qns, jj137, Dec 12 09
Easier
jj137
1772 plays
18.
  College Nicknames: 10 Questions    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Think you know College Nicknames? Well this is the quiz for you!
Easier, 10 Qns, yada029, Jun 30 04
Easier
yada029 gold member
7415 plays
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  Color Coded College Nicknames   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Each question will feature a team whose nickname involves a color. For example, the Geneva College Golden Tornadoes, or the Central Connecticut State Blue Devils. This quiz will be fun if you know a lot about U.S. College Athletics.
Average, 10 Qns, Treasurehunter, Aug 04 07
Average
Treasurehunter
2172 plays
20.
  University Nicknames    
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
These are some tough ones, but for the most part D1 schools in major/mid-major conferences. These are in the 2001-2000 season. Enjoy!
Average, 25 Qns, kandc824, Jan 30 10
Average
kandc824
3981 plays
21.
  Questions on College Sports Nicknames    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Guess the sports nickname for the following colleges or universities.
Easier, 10 Qns, Pikachu42, Jun 30 04
Easier
Pikachu42
5834 plays
22.
  NC College Nicknames    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Guess the following nicknames of the schools in North Carolina.
Average, 15 Qns, genovgr8, Sep 14 06
Average
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2104 plays
23.
  College Cities    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
What city is the school in?
Average, 10 Qns, Brasky, Feb 27 04
Average
Brasky
5032 plays
24.
  NAIA College Nicknames    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Most fans of US college sports are familiar with NCAA nicknames, but how well do you know their NAIA counterparts? (All teams and nicknames were applicable during the 2022 college football season)
Average, 10 Qns, Dizart, Feb 11 23
Average
Dizart gold member
Feb 11 23
94 plays
25.
  Take this College Nicknames Quiz   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A basic quiz about the nicknames of college sports teams. Good luck.
Average, 10 Qns, 13lucky13, Jun 12 08
Average
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2539 plays
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  College Nicknames Test    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How well do you know your college nicknames? These will be from either basketball or football.
Easier, 10 Qns, AceGolfer1234, Apr 02 09
Easier
AceGolfer1234
2298 plays
27.
  Bizarre School Team Names    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here's a quick quiz about unusual school nicknames.
Average, 10 Qns, JellyTrollMorton, Dec 28 09
Average
JellyTrollMorton
4327 plays
28.
  College Nicknames and Stuff    
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
Think you know your NCAA? Well if you do, you've come to the right place. This isn't your easy 'what's Michigan's nickname' quiz. Some ?'s will be the regular, i give college you give nickname. But others are more of a challenge. Put on your thinking cap
Average, 20 Qns, Geniusman101, Jan 03 14
Average
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29.
  Division II College Nicknames [2]   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a follow-up from my first quiz over Division II college nicknames. Good luck and have fun!
Tough, 10 Qns, jj137, Dec 12 09
Tough
jj137
1343 plays
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  Ohio College Nicknames    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
From the Buckeye state: I'll give you the college or university, you pick the correct nickname. All multiple choice, starting with the easiest one...
Average, 10 Qns, crakar, Jul 22 02
Average
crakar
2551 plays
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  U.S. College Nicknames    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Let's see how well you know your colleges and nicknames.
Easier, 10 Qns, greatwhite-js, Jun 24 08
Easier
greatwhite-js
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  NCAA College Nicknames    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz about 10 Division I teams.
Easier, 10 Qns, celticpride, Feb 20 05
Easier
celticpride
2929 plays
33.
  Easy College Nicknames!    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Easy college nicknames, no clues, if you follow college sports this should be a Mickey Mouse quiz, if you don't, Oh Well!
Easier, 10 Qns, ElCid, Jun 30 04
Easier
ElCid
4551 plays
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  College Sports Nicknames: 10 Questions   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz about 2008 Division 1-AA College sports teams.
Average, 10 Qns, ericn, Oct 21 09
Average
ericn
1380 plays
35.
  Division III College Nicknames    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz over Division III college nicknames. Some of these are really tough. Good luck and have fun!
Tough, 10 Qns, jj137, Aug 08 07
Tough
jj137
827 plays
36.
  Meet the Spartans    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Can you identify the following 10 colleges who chose to carry on the proud name of Spartans?
Average, 10 Qns, bomber1013, Jan 04 09
Average
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743 plays
37.
  The Ultimate Florida College Nicknames Quiz    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
These will start out too easy and then get a little harder.
Average, 15 Qns, illiniman14, Nov 25 07
Average
illiniman14 gold member
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  College Logos 2006    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This one is about college teams regular logos in 2006, covering 1-A and 1-AA conferences. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, beastofseattle, Oct 13 06
Average
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39.
  NCAA Football Nicknames    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
If you know your nicknames for NCAA Football, you will not have a hard time on this quiz.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, malikpotter, Jan 06 06
Very Easy
malikpotter
3840 plays
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  Former Nicknames and Stories #1   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I thought it might be fun to poke around and find out a little bit about the history of the nicknames of a few well known universities. Here are the results. Good luck.
Impossible, 10 Qns, WilkeCollins, May 09 03
Impossible
WilkeCollins
2573 plays
41.
  Illinois College Nicknames    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Simply choose the college's nickname.
Average, 15 Qns, illiniman14, Aug 12 06
Average
illiniman14 gold member
1017 plays
42.
  Kentucky College Nicknames: 2003    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Try to match these universities and colleges with their nicknames.
Average, 15 Qns, illiniman14, Jun 01 03
Average
illiniman14 gold member
900 plays
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  Maryland College Nicknames   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Fun quiz to test your knowledge of Collegiate nicknames in the state of Maryland.
Tough, 10 Qns, ArsenalGunner, Nov 22 07
Tough
ArsenalGunner
844 plays
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  Colleges in Michigan    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I will give you the city of the Michigan school, you tell me who I'm talking about.
Average, 10 Qns, Laker2415, Feb 20 05
Average
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45.
  NCAA Football Nicknames 2003    
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
Here are some questions on some of the more unusual nicknames used by colleges playing NCAA football.
Difficult, 20 Qns, Dizart, May 22 03
Difficult
Dizart gold member
2156 plays
46.
  The Nickname's the Same    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
All of the colleges listed in the questions below have the same nickname, but one. Can you guess which one?
Average, 10 Qns, bigwoo, Jun 30 04
Average
bigwoo gold member
4672 plays
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  Basketball Team Nicknames 3    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Divsion I college basketball teams - another college nickname quiz!
Average, 10 Qns, ElCid, Feb 20 05
Average
ElCid
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  Basketball Team Nicknames 1    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Division 1 College Basketball Team Nicknames 2: March madness is once again upon us, lets see if we know the nicknames of some Division I college teams!
Average, 10 Qns, ElCid, Mar 24 01
Average
ElCid
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49.
  10 Questions: College Nicknames Multiple Choice Quiz    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
College Nicknames in 2004-05.
Average, 10 Qns, strickkc, Feb 03 06
Average
strickkc
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  All About College Basketball Nicknames    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
this quiz is all about small college schools who not many people have heard of.
Average, 10 Qns, marioman5, Dec 09 08
Average
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51.
  More College Nicknames    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
For the college sports officianado.
Tough, 10 Qns, ElCid, Jun 30 04
Tough
ElCid
3313 plays
52.
  New York College Nicknames    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Put on your thinking caps for these New York colleges.
Average, 10 Qns, illiniman14, Jan 17 07
Average
illiniman14 gold member
1021 plays
53.
  Division II College Nicknames [1]    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This will test you on some Division II college nicknames. Good luck and have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, jj137, Dec 12 09
Average
jj137
464 plays
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  Former Nicknames and Stories #3    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Once again, I've found some fun stories about the nicknames of several colleges and universities, and this quiz is the result. I've made it much easier because the stories are so obscure. Good Luck.
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, WilkeCollins, Jul 04 04
Very Difficult
WilkeCollins
1846 plays
55.
  College Football Teams In Oklahoma    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is will be an easy quiz for those football fans in Oklahoma. I will name the school you choose the nickname.
Average, 10 Qns, okieboy530, Dec 12 09
Average
okieboy530
748 plays
56.
  Average Florida College Nicknames Trivia    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
In this quiz I will tell you the name of a college in Florida, and you will tell me the nickname.
Average, 10 Qns, celticpride, Jan 19 08
Average
celticpride
853 plays
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  College Nicknames 2    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
College nicknames in the 2004-05 season.
Average, 10 Qns, strickkc, Sep 26 04
Average
strickkc
968 plays
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  Former Nicknames and Stories #2    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This sport variety quiz will inevitably be easier than its predecesor, and yet hopefully the stories will be just as interesting. Good Luck.
Difficult, 10 Qns, WilkeCollins, May 09 03
Difficult
WilkeCollins
1208 plays
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  School Nicknames    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A little bit of school nicknames, some hard some very easy.
Average, 10 Qns, daisyduke71, Mar 05 09
Average
daisyduke71
3208 plays
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  More Nicknames    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Try these :)
Tough, 10 Qns, TruePrince, Apr 21 04
Tough
TruePrince
2271 plays
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  Pennsylvania College Nicknames    
Multiple Choice
 5 Qns
Can you match these "Keystone State" colleges & universities with their correct nickname?
Average, 5 Qns, E-Kaffeinated, Jul 29 04
Average
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College Nicknames Trivia Questions

2. This group of Spartans competed in the Capital Athletic Conference. Their campus was located in Pennsylvania, and their colors were Kelly Green & White. What college did these Spartans represent?

From Quiz Meet the Spartans

Answer: York College

York College was a private university located in York, Pennsylvania. It was founded in 1787. Although the college didn't field a football team, the student bookstore sold football t-shirts and hoodies that said 'Undefeated Since 1787' on the back.

3. What is the nickname of Appalachian State University?

From Quiz College Sports Nicknames

Answer: Mountaineers

The Mountaineers had won three Division 1-AA football championships in a row. Appalachian State University is located in Boone, North Carolina.

4. What is the nickname of McDaniel College?

From Quiz Maryland College Nicknames

Answer: Green Terror

William McDaniel College, located in Westminister, is also the home of Baltimore Ravens training camp.

5. What team has the nickname the Gauchos?

From Quiz All About College Basketball Nicknames

Answer: University of California Santa Barbara

University of California Santa Barbara is in the Big West with 7 other teams.

6. Menlo College, located in Atherton, California, uses what nickname?

From Quiz Division III College Nicknames

Answer: Oaks

Menlo College is a private institution that was established in 1927. Their school colors are blue and white.

7. Grand Valley State University, located in Allendale, Michigan, goes by what nickname?

From Quiz Division II College Nicknames [2]

Answer: Lakers

Grand Valley State was established in 1960. They won the NCAA Division II Football National Championship in 2002, 2003, 2005, and 2006. In 2001 they lost to the University of North Dakota in the NCAA Division II Football National Championship. Grand Valley State's colors are blue, black, and white. Their motto is "Educating students to shape their lives, their professions, and their societies."

8. San Francisco State University uses what nickname?

From Quiz Division II College Nicknames [1]

Answer: Gators

San Francisco State, located in San Francisco, California, was established in 1899. Their colors are purple and gold. Their motto is "Experientia Docet", which in English means, "Experience Teaches".

9. The University of Louisville goes by what nickname?

From Quiz Division I College Nicknames [2]

Answer: Cardinals

The University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky was founded in 1798. Their colors are red and black. Their motto is "Dare to be great."

10. The University of Kentucky is in Lexington, Kentucky. By what nickname do they go by?

From Quiz Division I College Nicknames [1]

Answer: Wildcats

The University of Kentucky was founded in 1865. Their colors are blue and white.

11. The 2006-07 National Champions were the Florida ___________.

From Quiz College Nicknames

Answer: Gators

The Gators won over the #1 ranked team, The Ohio State University, 41-14. Quarterback Chris Leak of the Gators went 25-36 for 213 yards and a touchdown.

12. What is the team nickname of the University of Illinois?

From Quiz College Basketball Team Nicknames

Answer: Fighting Illini

The Fighting Illini went to the National Championship against University of North Carolina in 2005, but they lost.

13. What is the nickname for Hofstra University?

From Quiz NCAA Nicknames

Answer: Pride

The Pride was the 2006 NCAA Champions in Volleyball, Men's Soccer, Men's Lacrosse, and Softball.

14. The nickname of Virginia is the ____________.

From Quiz College Colors and Nicknames [2]

Answer: Cavaliers

Both the Virginia Tech Hokies and Cavaliers were in the ACC in 2006.

15. With respect to team colors, which college doesn't fit in?

From Quiz College Colors and Nicknames

Answer: LSU

The three incorrect answers all have red and white/gray as their team colors. LSU's colors are purple and gold.

16. What was the nickname of Syracuse University in 2005?

From Quiz College Nicknames

Answer: Orange

Ahhh! For those of you who got this wrong, Syracuse just changed its name from Orangement to Orange this past '04 Spring semester.

17. What is the nickname for Texas A&M University?

From Quiz U.S. College Nicknames

Answer: Aggies

Texas A&M is located in College Station, Texas.

18. What was the bovine nickname of Texas College, a member of the Sooner Athletic College?

From Quiz NAIA College Nicknames

Answer: Steers

Texas College are based in Tyler, a city in northeast Texas. Cattle ranching is huge in Texas, and Texas College are one of a number of pro and college teams in the state with bovine nicknames. The Steers play most sports in the Red River Athletic Conference. However, because the RRAC doesn't sponsor football, they are also members of the Sooner Athletic Conference for football only.

19. Who are the Aggies?

From Quiz NCAA College Nicknames

Answer: New Mexico State

NMSU said that in 2005, the aggies will be part of the WAC.

20. What marsupial is the mascot for the University of Missouri at Kansas City?

From Quiz Bizarre School Team Names

Answer: Kangaroos

The Kangaroo was first selected as the mascot in 1936 by the debate team.

21. What is Kansas State's nickname?

From Quiz NCAA Football Nicknames

Answer: Wildcats

On December 6th, 2003, the Wildcats became the first team that season to defeat the Oklahoma Sooners.

22. Ann Arbor is the home of whom?

From Quiz Colleges in Michigan

Answer: Michigan

Michigan won the 2003 Big Ten Title with a win over Ohio State.

23. What is the nickname of University Miami?

From Quiz Florida College Nicknames

Answer: Hurricanes

UM won the college football championship in 2002, but they lost the next year on a horrible call in overtime, in the Fiesta Bowl against Ohio State Buckeyes.

24. What is the nickname of Langston University?

From Quiz College Football Teams In Oklahoma

Answer: Lions

Langston is Oklahoma's only prodomanitly black school. It is located in Langston, Oklahoma, it's colors are orange and navy. it competes in the Red River Athletic Conference for all sports but football where they compete in the Central States Football League.

25. St. Mary's of California received the nickname "Gaels", following their football team's first defeat of which archrival?

From Quiz Former Nicknames and Stories #3

Answer: California

This is another case of a sportswriter influencing the choice of a nickname. Following the victory in 1926, a San Francisco sportswriter wrote that "the Lone Horseman and the Galloping Gaels" had defeated Cal. The team roster apparently had many Irish players on it, and the "Horseman" was their star running back.

26. What was the nickname used by the Cleveland State Vikings, when they were still Fenn College?

From Quiz Former Nicknames and Stories #2

Answer: Foxes

Their was really no rhyme or reason for the nickname "Foxes", other than the alliteration with Fenn, so when they became Cleveland State, they held one of those contests. Supposedly, the students of a high school with the nickname of "Vikings" stuffed the ballot boxes, and now they are so known.

27. What was the nickname of Arizona State's sports teams before they became known as the Sun Devils?

From Quiz Former Nicknames and Stories #1

Answer: Bulldogs

Yes, they were known as the Bulldogs, but even before the Bulldog nickname, they were known as the Tempe Normal Owls.

28. What nickname is used by Edinboro University of Pennsylvania?

From Quiz Pennsylvania College Nicknames

Answer: Fighting Scots

The city of Edinboro was named after Edinburgh, in Scotland, so the Fighting Scots became a logical choice as a nickname for the University.

29. The University of Nebraska-Omaha is nicknamed?

From Quiz College Nicknames [2]

Answer: Mavericks

Nebraska-Omaha is located in Omaha Nebraska. The football team has produced some NFL players over the years.

30. University of Maryland is nicknamed what?

From Quiz College Nicknames [1]

Answer: Terrapins

Maryland was the 2002 National Champions of College basketball.

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