NFL Trivia Questions

When it comes to the national past time, football (especially the NFL) has passed up baseball. Almost everyone loves to gather with friends and watch great football games. And, what better way to gear up for the game then with a friendly NFL trivia competition to see who knows the most about the National Football League. Find out by testing youselves with the NFL trivia questions on this page. The answers are at the bottom of the page. Have fun!

3. What NFL footballer is one of Brigham Young's many great-great-great grandsons?

  • Steve Young
  • Jerry Rice
  • Gale Sayers
  • Thurman Thomas

1. What Native American was the NFL's first president?

  • Pat Tillman
  • John Wayne Gacy
  • Jim Thorpe
  • none

2. What color flags did NFL officials begin throwing after abandoning white ones in 1965?

  • Yellow
  • Green
  • Gold
  • Blue

4. How many football teams from the troubled Southwest Conference defected to the Big Eight?

  • 4
  • 5
  • 7
  • 2

6. Who threw a record six touchdown passes in one Super Bowl, in 1995?

  • Steve Young
  • Jerry Rice
  • Gale Sayers
  • Thurman Thomas

8. What football defensive position is dubbed a "rover" or "monster"?

  • Safety
  • Danger
  • Kick
  • Stop

10. What position was played by NFL footballers Alan, Joaquin, Luis, Max and Tony Zedejas?

  • Kicker
  • Catcher
  • Mid
  • Striker

5. What Chicago Bears great ran six kickoffs back for touchdowns over seven seasons?

  • Steve Young
  • Jerry Rice
  • Gale Sayers
  • Thurman Thomas

7. Who became the NFL's all-time touchdown leader in 1994?

  • Steve Young
  • Jerry Rice
  • Gale Sayers
  • Thurman Thomas

9. What letter begins the moniker of the most AFC football teams?

  • S
  • D
  • B
  • P

11. What NFL team was the first to win the Vince Lombardi trophy five times?

  • The San Francisco 49ers
  • The Green Bay Packers
  • The Washington Redskins
  • The Dallas Cowboys

12. What Buffalo star rushed for 13,19, and 37 yards in Super Bowls XXVI, XXVII and XXVIII?

  • Steve Young
  • Jerry Rice
  • Jimmy Johnson
  • Thurman Thomas

13. What team was led to Super Bowls VII, and VIII by their "no-name defense"?

  • The San Francisco 49ers
  • The Green Bay Packers
  • The Miami Dolphins
  • The Dallas Cowboys

14. BONUS COLLEGE FOOTBALL TRIVIA QUESTION: What Division 1-A coach took teams to a record 29 bowl games?

  • Alonzo Stagg
  • Tony Dorsett
  • Bear Bryant
  • Tom Osborne


  1. Ans: Jim Thorpe
  2. Ans: Gold
  3. Ans: Steve Young
  4. Ans: 4
  5. Ans: Gale Sayers
  6. Ans: Steve Young
  7. Ans: Jerry Rice
  8. Ans: Safety
  9. Ans: B
  10. Ans: Kicker
  11. Ans: The San Francisco 49ers
  12. Ans: Thurman Thomas
  13. Ans: The Miami Dolphins
  14. Ans: Bear Bryant

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