Either a complete coincidence or a screaming loud theme to wrap up the week for your The Daily Dozen Trivia quiz for Friday 10/24/23. Like its ridiculous. Or maybe I’m following these things too closely. Anywho..
How did you do, Frank?: Missed two, should have been one. No way I was getting that mashup.
Here we go..
This Pro Bowl RB enjoyed a long NFL career of nearly 12,000 yards and over 65 rushing TD’s in 11 seasons with Jacksonville and two with New England.
Answer: Fred Taylor
Explanation: A legend in Duval. And our first Taylor appearance.
Subject: College Football
Taylor Martinez was Big XII Freshman of the Year in 2010 and First-team All-Big Ten in 2012, playing QB for what school?
Explanation: I guess when Big Red fans say its feels like a decade that we’ve had a Martinez at QB they mean it. Our second Taylor mention by the way.
Stromile Swift, Hasheem Thabeet, and Hakim Warrick were all selected in the NBA Draft by what franchise?
Answer: Memphis Grizzlies
Explanation: What are our chances of getting a Big Country question? Too far back probably.
Reading, Wyomissing, Conshohocken, and Lafayette Hill are all municipalities in what U.S. state?
Explanation: I bet if they would have put Scranton up there you’d figure it out.
Subject: Celebrity Mashup
Answer: Blake Lively and Taylor Lautner
Explanation: Oh why would you do that to Blake? And our Twilight Werewolf makes our third Taylor mention (and our second Twilight question of the week)
Subject: Grocery Products
The processed meat called Pork Roll or Taylor Ham (depending on where you’re from) was developed in 1856 by John Taylor in what northeast state?
Answer: New Jersey
Explanation: My brain kept wanting me to put Spam. But its not selectable. I reread the question and guessed right.
Coach Eric Taylor and Tami Taylor, played by Kyle Chandler and Connie Britton, were main characters on what TV series that debuted on NBC in 2006?
Answer: Friday Night Lights
Explanation: Great show. Great film. And our fourth Taylor mention.
In the same year of 2008, what comedic actor starred in the movies Drillbit Taylor, and Marley & Me?
Answer: Owen Wilson
Explanation: Our fifth Taylor mention. And watch “Wedding Crashers” or “Armageddon” instead.
In May of 2015, Taylor Swift released a hip-hop remix of her song “Bad Blood” as a collaboration with Grammy Award-winning artist?
Answer: Kendrick Lamar
Explanation: Our sixth and final Taylor mention. That’s a lot of Taylors.
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