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July 19, 2018

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Guest Trivia Question:
Name the only Rice Owl to manage a MLB All-Star team.  For a bonus point, name the only Rice triple major to play in a MLB All-Star Game.  Email your answer(s) here.

July 18, 2018

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Guest Trivia Answer:
First, thanks to John Wolda for the guest trivia question!

Lance Berkman, Roger Clemens and Andy Pettitte, all coached by Coach Graham, played in the 2001 MLB All-Star game. 

Way to go, Bev Schorre (3), Joe Quoyeser (3), James Thompson (3), Jeff Ross (3), George Dethlefsen (3), Jill Clausen (3), Ted Richard (3), Charlie Vaughters (3), Hal Gosnell (3), Mark Scheevel (3), Bryant Wilkinson (3), Art Gottschalk (3), Kathy Jones (3), Peter Fasullo (3), Ann Bixby (3), Paul Reese (3), Rick Sheridan (3), Dick Fuqua (2), George Wagner (3), Jeff Farney (2), Jimmy Disch (3), Jim Woodruff (3), John Montana (3), Guy Rollins (3), Clarke Anderson (3), Donna Papangellin (3), Tommy LaVergne (3), Greg Williams (1), Mike Rash (3), Betty Bixby (3), Tommy Reckling (3), David Eldredge (3), Carolyn Brewer (2), David Ownby (3), Sallie Schwall (3), David Gano (3), Mike Ross (3), Bob Reinhold (3), Wes Griggs (3), Martha Proctor Gano (3), Rod Boane (3), Melinda Clark (3), Roger Parthasarathy (3), Joe Graves (3), Steve Lukingbeal (1), Mike Rogers (3), Ben Mayberry (3), Richard Avant (3) and Shen Liang (3)! 

Another MLB All-Star Game-related guest trivia question tomorrow!

July 17, 2018

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Guest Trivia Question:
Coach Graham coached 3 players who played in the 2001 MLB All-Star game.  Name them.  One point for each player.  Email your answer here.

July 13, 2018

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Trivia Answer:
Felicia Ellis, the mother of incoming junior Rice football player D Angelo Ellis, played volleyball and ran track at Prairie View A&M.  On August 25, Owls football opens its upcoming season against the Panthers at Rice Stadium.

Way to go, John Wolda, Ann Bixby, Bev Schorre, Charlie Vaughters, David Eldredge, Roger Parthasarathy, Kellen Theriot, Ted Richard, Paul Reese, Clarke Anderson, Kathy Jones, Peter Fasullo, Bob Reinhold, Rick Sheridan, Betty Bixby, Mike Rogers, Mike Ross, Sallie Schwall, Joe Graves, Bryant Wilkinson, Jeff Ross, Rod Boane and Richard Avant!

Trivia Leaderboard tomorrow and next trivia question next Tuesday!

July 12, 2018

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Trivia Question:
Name the incoming junior Rice football player whose mother played volleyball and ran track at Prairie View A&M.  Email your answer here.

July 11, 2018

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Len Amodio, the great grandfather of incoming freshman Rice football player Devin Amodio, pitched in the Yankees organization in the 1930’s..

Way to go, Charlie Vaughters, Bev Schorre, John Wolda, Paul Reese, Peter Fasullo, Clarke Anderson, Ted Richard, Richard Avant, Jimmy Disch, David Eldredge, Jeff Ross, Betty Bixby, Bob Reinhold, Rod Boane, Mike Ross, Sallie Schwall, Bryant Wilkinson, Mike Rogers, Kathy Jones, Rick Sheridan, Bob Toone and Ann Bixby!

Next trivia question tomorrow!

July 10, 2018

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Trivia Question:
Name the incoming freshman Rice football player whose great grandfather pitched in the Yankees organization.  Email your answer here.

July 6, 2018

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Tommy Kramer is only former Rice quarterback to be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.  Click here for a slide show of all former Rice players and coaches in the College Football Hall of Fame including Trevor Cobb who will be inducted on December 4.  Before that, on Friday, August 31, the R Association will honor Trevor and the 2008 Houston Bowl Championship team as part of the Football Huddle Up Reunion.  (Thanks, Mike Ross!)

Way to go, John Wolda, Ted Richard, Bev Schorre, Vicki Bretthauer, Clarke Anderson, Bob Toone, Art Gottschalk, Ann Bixby, Charlie Vaughters, Bryant Wilkinson, Joe Quoyeser, George Dethlefsen, Rand Stephens, Jimmy Disch, Jeff Ross, Alison Kennamer, George Wagner, Neil Bretthauer, Shen Liang, James Thompson, Steve Gilliland, Kirkwood Johnston, Richard Avant, Russell Henderson, Paul Reese, Roger Parthasarathy, Kevin Ancell, Jim Woodruff, Steve Lukingbeal, Kathy Jones (Tommy’s cousin), Rick Sheridan, Danny Brennan, John Montana, David Gano, Harvin Moore, Peter Fasullo, Wes Griggs, Guy Rollins, Nancy Burch, Donna Papangellin, Sallie Schwall, Greg Williams, Dan Hyde, Bob Reinhold, Betty Bixby, David Eldredge, Rod Boane, Larry Nettles, Dennis Carnes, Ben Mayberry, Al Laverty, Hal Gosnell, Kathy Duplessis, Mike Rogers, Mike Ross, Randy and Josh Schaffer, Kyle Frazier, Joe Graves, Melinda Clark, Frank Jones, Gary Wendel, Jan West, Brian Ford and Joan Krajca-Radcliffe!

Trivia Leaderboard tomorrow and next trivia question next Tuesday!

July 5, 2018

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Trivia Question:
Name the only former Rice quarterback to be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.  Email your answer here.

July 4, 2018

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Guest Trivia Answer:
First, thanks to Peter Fasullo (with an assist to Paul Hlavinka) for the guest trivia question!

Concrete forms from the Gulf Freeway were used to build Rice's current football stadium.  Read more.

Way to go, Bev Schorre, Charlie Vaughters, Russell Henderson, John Wolda, David Eldredge, Mark Scheevel, Steve Lukingbeal, Al Laverty, Ann Bixby, Clarke Anderson, Kevin Ancell, Bob Toone, Ted Richard, Jeff Ross, Betty Bixby, David Ownby, Lynda Crist, Paul Reese, Bob Reinhold, John Montana, Jim Woodruff, Donna Papangellin, Mike Rogers, Jimmy Disch, Larry Nettles, Harvin Moore, Bryant Wilkinson, Kathy Jones, Frank Jones, Rick Sheridan, Carolyn Brewer, Nancy Eubank, Richard Avant, Mike Ross, Joe Graves, Melinda Clark, Guy Rollins, Rod Boane, Sallie Schwall, Ben Mayberry and Joe Durrenberger  

Next trivia question tomorrow!
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