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  Ten People Were Wrong editor best quiz   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is based on players taken second in the NFL Draft. Sometimes the number one pick paid off, sometimes it didn't, but in every question, the number two guy found some sort of notoriety (good or bad) as a result of his selection.
Average, 10 Qns, ralzzz, Nov 28 12
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  We Picked Who? [2]   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
In the NFL, championships can be won or lost on draft day. This quiz focuses on those busts that helped lose them.
Average, 10 Qns, illiniman14, Oct 27 09
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  #1 Picks of the 1980s   top quiz  
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 10 Qns
Let's see if you can identify these number one overall NFL draft picks of the 1980s. I hope that you have fun! :-)
Average, 10 Qns, Nightmare, Dec 20 07
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Nightmare gold member
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  We Picked Who? [1]   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
In the NFL, championships can be won or lost on draft day. This quiz focuses on those busts that helped lose them.
Easier, 10 Qns, illiniman14, Oct 27 09
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illiniman14 gold member
601 plays
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  #1 Picks of the 1970s   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Let's see if you can identify these number one overall draft picks of the 1970s. One question for each season. I hope that you have fun! :-)
Easier, 10 Qns, Nightmare, Dec 20 07
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Nightmare gold member
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  #1 Picks of the 1990s    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
An all multiple choice quiz to see if you know who was picked number one overall in the 1990s NFL drafts. I hope that you have fun! :-)
Easier, 10 Qns, Nightmare, Dec 20 07
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Nightmare gold member
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  Blockbuster Trades: NFL   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Throughout their careers, several great players were traded for other greats, lesser players, and money. But can you tell which player got traded for whom and what?
Average, 10 Qns, illiniman14, Jul 30 07
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illiniman14 gold member
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  NFL: What Was I Thinking? [1]   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
In the NFL, making the right decisions about players can either make or break you. The following quiz concerns NFL players who were either bypassed in the draft, were draft busts or were superstars that teams gave up on. See how many you can find.
Average, 10 Qns, RAgamer51, Dec 03 09
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  NFL Draft   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How much do you know about the NFL draft? Do you think you know what players were taken by who? Do you know when players were taken? This quiz tests just how much you know about the drafts of NFL past.
Tough, 10 Qns, LadyCecelia, Jun 17 07
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LadyCecelia
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  NFL- What Was I Thinking? [2]    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Another quiz dealing with NFL draft busts, trade fiascos, and superstars who were given away or ignored. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, RAgamer51, Dec 03 09
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RAgamer51
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trivia question Quick Question
In the 1983 draft, John Elway was the #1 overall pick. Which team drafted him?

From Quiz "NFL #1 Draft Picks"




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  The NFL Draft: QB Edition   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz includes different questions about the NFL draft and supplemental draft, and is all about quarterbacks.
Average, 10 Qns, trout8783, May 07 08
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  Draft: 25 Years, Top 25 Picks    
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 25 Qns
This is a unique look at the NFL draft; a sequential listing of draft positions 1-25 over 25 years. Some famous names and no-names. Do you remember? Hope you like it.
Tough, 25 Qns, bburgk11, Jul 29 04
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  Average NFL #1 Draft Picks Trivia    
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 15 Qns
These are just some basic questions on players that have been chosen first overall in NFL drafts over the years.
Average, 15 Qns, Sarah606, Apr 23 13
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Sarah606
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  NFL Draft History    
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 10 Qns
April doesn't just bring spring showers, it brings the two day spectacle, the NFL draft. See if you can make the right picks in this draft quiz.
Tough, 10 Qns, Maligo, Jul 08 02
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Maligo
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  Drafted from Obscurity [3]    
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This quiz deals with players that were not drafted from the Big Ten or play for USC.
Average, 10 Qns, GoodVibe, Nov 30 09
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  Where Did They Go?    
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This is a quiz about players that started on one team and ended with another (or did they!). Most of which was before free agency was even a term used in the NFL.
Average, 10 Qns, bilig, Mar 12 05
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  1983 NFL Draft    
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The 1983 NFL Draft is a memorable because the first round 6 QBs went on to be drafted including 3 that went on to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. This draft is still talked about to this day.
Average, 10 Qns, Rockhound6165, Jun 14 21
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  Who Drafted Me? [3]    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Just pick the NFL team that drafted the player.
Average, 10 Qns, Sarah606, Dec 03 09
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Sarah606
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  Who Drafted Me? [1]    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Just pick the NFL team that drafted the player.
Average, 15 Qns, Sarah606, Dec 03 09
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Sarah606
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  Who Drafted Me? [2]    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Just pick the NFL team that drafted the player.
Average, 10 Qns, Sarah606, Dec 03 09
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Sarah606
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  2023 NFL Draft    
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What do you remember about the 2023 NFL Draft?
Tough, 10 Qns, GoodVibe, May 24 23
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May 24 23
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  NFL Draft Busts [1]    
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How well do you know some of the most famous failures in the NFL?
Tough, 15 Qns, GoodVibe, Dec 03 09
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  First Round NFL Picks    
Multiple Choice
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Do you think you know your draft picks?
Average, 10 Qns, Badams421, Apr 11 08
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  NFL Draft Day Steals    
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See who capitalized on bad scouting by their peers, to score a winner in the draft.
Average, 10 Qns, MrNtellect, Feb 07 04
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  Number One NFL Draft Picks   popular trivia quiz  
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A quiz about the player selected #1 overall in the NFL draft.
Difficult, 10 Qns, angels2002, May 04 08
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angels2002
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  NFL #1 Picks of the 2000s    
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The #1 pick should guarantee that you draft a superstar. Let's find out how true that was in the 2000s.
Difficult, 10 Qns, TheOracler, Oct 17 19
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TheOracler
Oct 17 19
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  10 Question NFL #1 Draft Picks Quiz    
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We'll see how well you know your NFL drafts.
Tough, 10 Qns, MrNtellect, Feb 29 08
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MrNtellect
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  1998-1999 Draft    
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This quiz will test your knowledge on how much you know what happened, on draft day of 1998 and 1999.
Average, 15 Qns, coopcooper, Mar 03 14
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  One Pick Later    
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 15 Qns
The NFL draft is a crapshoot, and luck is required as well as scouting ability. Sometimes the difference in only one spot can make a huge difference in a teams fate.
Average, 15 Qns, laranko5, Feb 21 05
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  Mr. Irrelevant   popular trivia quiz  
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Mr. Irrelevant is the title given to the very last player picked in the NFL draft.
Tough, 10 Qns, GoodVibe, Jul 03 06
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  NFL Draft Day    
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Do you know the facts about some of these draftees? We'll have to see about that!
Easier, 10 Qns, ravensguy64401, Aug 31 04
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  NFL Draft Busts [2]    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Here are 15 more NFL draft failures.
Difficult, 15 Qns, GoodVibe, Dec 03 09
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  NFL Draftees Go To Europe    
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Occasionally, players who get drafted by NFL teams have the chance to play in Europe.
Difficult, 15 Qns, GoodVibe, Sep 10 04
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  NFL/AFL Draft: 1960-1966    
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For 7 seasons starting in 1960, both the NFL and the AFL drafted the same players hoping to they could sign them away from the other league. What would have happened if they signed with the other team that drafted them?
Difficult, 10 Qns, teerock, Dec 20 07
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  CU Buffalo Draftees - 1990s    
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You think you know the Buffs as well as you know the NFL.
Average, 10 Qns, ddubbzz, Dec 20 07
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  NFL The Class Of 1999    
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This is a ten question quiz over the Class of 1999, players like Edgerrin James and Ricky Williams etc.
Average, 10 Qns, RandyMossSuperFreak, Dec 20 07
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  All About the NFL Draft    
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Varying questions all about the NFL draft.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Lachadeus, Jan 23 11
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  2021 NFL Draft    
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What do you remember about the 2021 NFL Draft?
Average, 10 Qns, GoodVibe, Jun 21 21
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Jun 21 21
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  2020 NFL Draft    
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The 2020 NFL Draft was interesting. What do you remember about the 2020 draft?
Tough, 10 Qns, GoodVibe, May 15 20
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May 15 20
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  NFL Trades 1993-94    
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Multiple choice questions about trades made in the NFL in 1993 and 1994.
Average, 10 Qns, baseball5490, Aug 31 16
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NFL Drafts and Trades Trivia Questions

1. How many players were drafted from the University of Alabama?

From Quiz
2023 NFL Draft

Answer: 10

Ten players were drafted from the University of Alabama, including first overall pick Bryce Young. National Champion Georgia also had ten players drafted.

2. How many players came from Clemson University?

From Quiz 2021 NFL Draft

Answer: 5

Clemson had five players selected, including first overall selection Trevor Lawrence. Also drafted from Clemson were Trevor Etienne, Jackson Carman, Amari Rodgers, and Cornell Powell.

3. How many players were drafted from the national champion LSU Tigers?

From Quiz 2020 NFL Draft

Answer: 14

The Tigers tied the record for most draft picks from one school, shared with the Ohio State Buckeyes in 2004.

4. What school did defensive end Sean Jones attend?

From Quiz Drafted from Obscurity [3]

Answer: Northeastern

Jones was drafted 51st by the Raiders in 1984. He played for the Raiders (1984-1987), Oilers (1988-1993), and Packers (1994-1996). Jones went to the 1993 Pro Bowl and was a member of the Packers team that won Super Bowl XXXI. In 2009, Northeastern cut its football program after 74 years. The team had declining attendance (1600 in a stadium two miles from campus and half the capacity of many in the Colonial Athletic Association), six consecutive losing seasons, and was expensive to run.

5. Who was drafted ahead of Rick Mirer in 1993?

From Quiz NFL Draft Busts [2]

Answer: Drew Bledsoe

Mirer was drafted second overall in 1993 by the Seahawks. In twelve seasons with seven teams, the former Notre Dame quarterback threw 50 touchdowns and 76 interceptions.

6. Coming out of Southern Miss., Brett Favre was drafted early in the second round in 1991 by what NFL team?

From Quiz The NFL Draft: QB Edition

Answer: Atlanta Falcons

This falls under the "what were they thinking" category. Actually, knowing that Brett doesn't play nearly as well in a dome, who knows what his career would have been like had he stayed in Atlanta.

7. Who was the first Heisman Trophy winner to be selected #1 in the NFL draft?

From Quiz Number One NFL Draft Picks

Answer: Jay Berwanger

Berwanger, who was the first Heisman winner, was also the first to be taken #1 as he was the top pick in the 1936 NFL draft. However, he never played pro football.

8. Who was the first overall pick in the 1996 draft?

From Quiz First Round NFL Picks

Answer: Keyshawn Johnson

He was drafted by the New York Jets out of USC.

9. In 1961, future Hall of Fame TE Mike Ditka was drafted in the first round by the Chicago Bears. He was also drafted in the first round by which AFL team?

From Quiz NFL/AFL Draft: 1960-1966

Answer: Houston Oilers

Mike Ditka was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1988 and coached the Chicago Bears to a victory in Super Bowl XX.

10. In 1920, the Akron Pros and Buffalo All-Americans got together to make the biggest trade in NFL history up to that point, even though it only included one player. Who did Buffalo receive from Akron in the first known trade in NFL history?

From Quiz Blockbuster Trades: NFL

Answer: Bob Nash

Little else is known about Bob Nash's career for Akron or Buffalo. In his entire 6-year 33-game career, he played for 4 teams, also the Rochester Jeffersons in 1924, and the New York Giants in their inaugural 1925 season as mostly a tackle or end. Nash caught 6 career passes for 74 yards and 3 touchdowns, had 1 career rush for 9 yards for the Giants, and returned an interception for a touchdown for Buffalo in 1922. Bob Nash will never be remembered for his statistical presence, but will always be known as the first man ever traded to another team in the NFL.

11. In the 2001 draft, what round was Steve Smith taken by the Carolina Panthers?

From Quiz NFL Draft

Answer: 3rd

David Terrell, Koren Robinson, Rod Gardner, Santana Moss, Freddie Mitchell, Reggie Wayne, Quincy Morgan, Chad Johnson, Robert Ferguson, and Chris Chambers were all selected before Steve Smith. That's ten wide receviers before him! The Panthers drafted Dan Morgan and Kris Jenkins before finally picking up Steve Smith.

12. In 1985, the New York Jets who needed a wide receiver, drafted AL Toon out of Wisconsin. What superstar did they pass up on who was picked at number 16?

From Quiz NFL- What Was I Thinking? [2]

Answer: Jerry Rice

The Jets had their moment in the sun in Super Bowl III with the upset over the Colts. They never returned to the big game in the 70s, 80s, or 90s. Imagine what their chances would of been if they had of drafted the greatest wide receiver of all time in 1985 instead of Toon. The other three receivers also had great careers which included Super Bowl wins.

13. Who was the superstar QB drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1955 but was cut and then went on to have a Hall of Fame career with another team?

From Quiz NFL: What Was I Thinking? [1]

Answer: Johnny Unitas

Think of the shoes Terry Bradshaw would of had to fill if Unitas had remained in Pittsburgh. The Steelers had three other QBs at the time, and the coaches called Unitas awkward and dumb. The following year (1956) Unitas was brought to Baltimore to try out for the Colts, and the rest, as they say, was history.

14. The Indianapolis Colts picked which quarterback number one overall from Illinois in the 1990 NFL draft?

From Quiz #1 Picks of the 1990s

Answer: Jeff George

George was a versatile quarterback with many teams. He played four seasons for Indianapolis before playing for the Falcons for another three. From there it was two seasons with Oakland and one with Minnesota, before spending his final two seasons with the Redskins and retired in 2001. His best season was topping the 4000-yard passing mark with 4143 along and 24 touchdowns with Atlanta in 1993. Andre Ware was the next quarterback taken in the 1990 draft, seventh overall by Houston.

15. 1980 began the decade with a rather weak selection of college players. The Detroit Lions did hit pay-dirt by picking which running back with the first selection?

From Quiz #1 Picks of the 1980s

Answer: Billy Sims

Cribbs and Suhey were second round picks in 1980, and Barry Sanders didn't go until 1989. Sims was an electrifying runner but played for only five seasons due to contract issues. He voluntarily stepped away from football rather than play for the Lions again. Billy had three 1000-yard seasons and was a three-time Pro Bowler. He walked away from the NFL in 1984.

16. Which quarterback from Louisiana Tech was taken first overall in the 1970 draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers?

From Quiz #1 Picks of the 1970s

Answer: Terry Bradshaw

Bradshaw spent his entire career wearing the number 12 with the Steelers for 14 seasons. He led the Steelers to four Super Bowl wins, threw 11 yards shy of a career 28,000 yards, then retired in 1983. He later became a sports analyst.

17. What school did the 2006 Mr. Irrelevant attend?

From Quiz Mr. Irrelevant

Answer: University of Maine

Wide receiver Kevin Mahan was chosen by the Raiders as the 255th and final draft pick of 2006. Maine plays Division I-AA football and will move from the America East Conference to the Colonial Athletic Association.

18. In 2004, ESPN celebrated its 25th anniversary. One of its lists, that ESPN made to celebrate its anniversary, included the biggest flops in sports. What quarterback topped that list?

From Quiz NFL Draft Busts [1]

Answer: Ryan Leaf

Ryan Leaf was the number two pick in 1998 by the Chargers, drafted behind Peyton Manning. Leaf's career lasted 25 games, a 48.4% pass completion percentage, 14 touchdowns, and 37 interceptions over four seasons.

19. Who was the #1 overall draft pick in the 2005 NFL draft?

From Quiz NFL #1 Draft Picks

Answer: Alex Smith

The San Francisco 49ers took Alex Smith as the number one pick of the 2005 draft. Alex Smith played quarterback at Utah.

20. New England Patriots backup Rohan Davey played for the World Bowl champion Berlin Thunder in 2004. Which round and year was Davey drafted?

From Quiz NFL Draftees Go To Europe

Answer: 4th Round - 2002

Davey was named the NFLEL (NFL Europe League) MVP. The Lousiana State University product was named the number two quarterback behind Tom Brady. Sadly, it didn't turn out the same for one of Davey's favorite targets, Brown alum Chas Gessner. The undrafted wide receiver was cut.

21. Curtis Martin was drafted in the 3rd round of the 1995 draft by the New England Patriots. Which college did he play?

From Quiz NFL Draft Day

Answer: Pittsburgh

In his four years at Pittsburgh, he rushed a total of 518 times for 2,643 yards, 5.1 yards per carry.

22. Which team traded Warren Moon to the Vikings for a 4th round draft pick?

From Quiz NFL Trades 1993-94

Answer: Houston

Quarterback Warren Moon was traded from Houston to the Minnesota Vikings, for their fourth round selection in 1994.

23. The first round of the 1995 draft included RBs KiJana Carter and Tyrone Wheatley, but this 2000 yard gainer wasn't taken until the 6th round.

From Quiz NFL Draft Day Steals

Answer: Terrell Davis

Denver took the Univ of Georgia RB with the 196th pick overall.

24. Between 1977 and 1981, four of the five #1 picks in the draft were running backs. Who was the lone exception?

From Quiz NFL #1 Draft Picks

Answer: Tom Cousineau

Cousineau was a LB picked first by Buffalo in 1979.

25. Rashaan Salaam won the Heisman with Colorado, but he was drafted by who?

From Quiz CU Buffalo Draftees - 1990s

Answer: Chicago Bears

This running back was taken by Chicago in the first round 21st pick overall.

26. Broadway Joe Namath spent most of his career with the New York Jets, including a Super Bowl victory. What team was he with when he retired?

From Quiz Where Did They Go?

Answer: Los Angeles Rams

Joe guaranteed a victory in Super Bowl III, which he got. Joe spent 12 years with the Jets and 1 with the Rams and retired in 1977.

27. Who drafted LaVar Arrington?

From Quiz Who Drafted Me? [3]

Answer: Washington Redskins

The Washington Redskins drafted LaVar Arrington as the 2nd overall pick in the 2000 draft. Arrington played at Penn State in college.

28. Which NFL team drafted Brad Johnson?

From Quiz Who Drafted Me? [2]

Answer: Minnesota Vikings

Brad Johnson was drafted in 1992 by the Minnesota Vikings. The quarterback from Florida State was not taken until the 9th round. He was the 227th overall pick.

29. Which team drafted running back Ahman Green?

From Quiz Who Drafted Me? [1]

Answer: Seattle Seahawks

Green was drafted in 1998. He was the 15th pick in the 3rd round, 76th overall. Some of the running backs selected before him include: Skip Hicks, Curtis Enis, Robert Holcome, Jon Ritchie and John Avery. Ahman Green went to college at Nebraska.

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