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Obsessed with Football

Test your football obsession. Take this mini-quiz of questions from Obsessed with Football (Chronicle, 2009). The answers are farther down the page... no peeking! (Obsessed with Football was co-written by James Buckley Jr., Jim Gigliotti, and Sal Maiorana)

1. Out of what school did the 49ers draft Joe Montana in 1979?

A. Notre Dame
B. USC
C. California
D. Kansas

2. Which of the following passing pioneers was the first to reach 20 touchdown passes in a season?

A. Bob Waterfield
B. Cecil Isbell
C. Arnie Herber
D. Frankie Albert

3. Who was the first 1,000-yard rusher in Rams’ history?

A. Dan Towler
B. Tank Younger
C. Willie Ellison
D. Dick Bass

4. Who is the all-time leading scorer in postseason games?

A. Jerry Rice
B. Gary Anderson
C. Adam Vinatieri
D. Paul Hornung

5. In Super Bowl V, who was the only Super Bowl MVP from a losing team?

A. Bob Lilly
B. Calvin Hill
C. Mel Renfro
D. Chuck Howley


Answers:
1. A
2. B
3. D
4. C
5. D