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Trivia Quiz - Woody Hayes: Ohio State Coaching Great


What do you know about the personal life and coaching career of the great Woody Hayes?

Quiz Number: 727
Date Submitted: January 06, 2007
Quiz Categories: Big Ten Football
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 61.3 percent
Times Taken: 279 times
Taken by Registered Users: 11
Quiz is about: Woody Hayes

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1. Where did Woody Hayes play his college football?
  A.   Moorehead State University
  B.   Denison University
  C.   Miami University
  D.   Ohio State University

2. At which school did Woody Hayes land his first head coaching job?
  A.   Bowling Green State University
  B.   Denison University
  C.   Ohio State University
  D.   Miami University

3. Who did Woody Hayes succeed when he was hired as the head coach of Ohio State University in 1951?
  A.   Paul O. Bixler
  B.   Wesley E. "Wes" Fesler
  C.   Earle Bruce
  D.   John Cooper

4. What was Woody Hayes's wife's name?
  A.   Anne
  B.   Claudia
  C.   Millie
  D.   Mary

5. How many national titles did Woody Hayes win during his Ohio State tenure?
  A.   1
  B.   2
  C.   3
  D.   4

6. What team upset Woody Hayes's top-ranked 1969 Buckeye team, breaking their amazing 22-game winning streak?
  A.   Purdue
  B.   Michigan State
  C.   Notre Dame
  D.   Michigan

7. Ohio State students fondly referred to Woody by what nickname?
  A.   Hayseed Hayes
  B.   Professor Hayes
  C.   Dr. Strange Hayes
  D.   The Dominator

8. Woody Hayes was one of the first major college head coaches to:
  A.   wear glasses
  B.   recruit African-American players and hire African-American assistant coaches
  C.   run the west coast offense
  D.   coach football and teach physical education on campus

9. Woody Hayes was fired from Ohio State after he lost his temper and assaulted an opposition player, Charlie Bauman, in the 1978 Gator Bowl. For what team did Bauman play?
  A.   West Virginia
  B.   Oklahoma
  C.   Nebraska
  D.   Clemson

10. What former U.S. president eulogized Woody Hayes at his funeral in 1987, saying about their conversations, "I wanted to talk about football and Woody wanted to talk about foreign policy. And you know Woody. We talked about foreign policy."
  A.   Gerald Ford
  B.   Richard Nixon
  C.   Dwight D. Eisenhower
  D.   Lyndon B. Johnson


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