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FOOTBALL TRIVIA III

21) 4 of the first 5 picks in the 1989 NFL draft--Troy Aikman, Barry Sanders, Derrick Thomas and Deion Sanders--are in the Hall of Fame. Who was the bust?


Tony Mandarich is the highest-drafted Canadian-born player in NFL history. In 1989, Sports Illustrated called him "the best offensive line prospect ever". Unfortunately, he is now considered one of the biggest busts in NFL history.

22) Who is the only Super Bowl MVP to have played on the losing team?


The MVP has come from the winning team every year except 1971, when Dallas Cowboys linebacker Chuck Howley won the award despite the Cowboys' loss in Super Bowl V to the Baltimore Colts.

23) Who holds the single-season record for touchdown receptions?


In 2007, Randy Moss set an NFL record with 23 touchdown receptions in a single season. He also holds the record for most touchdowns in a season by a rookie with 17 (1998).

24) What former Dallas Cowboy replaced Phil Simms as color analyst for NFL telecasts on CBS?


Following his retirement in 2017, Tony Romo was hired by CBS Sports to serve as the lead color analyst for the network's NFL telecasts, working in the booth alongside play-by-play announcer Jim Nantz.

25) Who was the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team?


Michael Sam was a consensus All-American and the Southeastern Conference (SEC) Defensive Player of the Year as a senior at Missouri. After completing his college football career, Sam publicly came out as being gay. He was drafted by the St. Louis Rams and played in four preseason games before being released.

26) How many passes did Brett Favre attempt for the Atlanta Falcons?


Favre attempted only four passes for the Falcons, resulting in two interceptions and zero completions.

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