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Packer trivia question???

Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by Pack93z, Aug 9, 2007.

  1. Pack93z

    Pack93z You retired too? .... Not me. I'm in my prime

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    The trivia question is how many overall #1 picks have played in a regulation game for the Packers?

    * Hints...

    Only one was drafted by the Packers. On the lambeau ring of honor too :)

    One played only a few games professionally. I think 9 to be exact.

    The other player was a modern day player, post 1980.


    Tim Couch was on the roster, but never played in a regular season game...
     
  2. TOPackerFan

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    Paul Hornung is one (the first one of your hints).
     
  3. Pack93z

    Pack93z You retired too? .... Not me. I'm in my prime

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    Ding, ding, ding.... that is one :thumbsup:
     
  4. spardo62

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    Russell Maryland, DT. Must have been a horrible draft for him to be taken #1 overall by the Cowboys. Packers signed as FA in late 90's early 00's.
     
  5. Pack93z

    Pack93z You retired too? .... Not me. I'm in my prime

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    That is two... the other is way back in the day... A kid from Stanford that was aquired to back up Tobin Rote.
     
  6. yooperfan

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    In 1952 Vito "Babe" Parilli was drafted to back up Tobin Rote but he was from Kentucky drafted #1.
    He played in at least 24 games for the Packers.
    In 1957 he QB'd the Packers to a 21-17 win over the Bears.
     
  7. Pack93z

    Pack93z You retired too? .... Not me. I'm in my prime

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    That is close, but Parilli was picked with the #4 pick overall in 1952. The answer to the third player was involved in a trade that sent Parilli out of Green Bay.
     
  8. TOPackerFan

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    Was it Bobby Garrett?
     
  9. Pack93z

    Pack93z You retired too? .... Not me. I'm in my prime

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    Yes it is.... the first two were easy, but Mr. Garrett was a tough one to find and validate.

    Interesting part, to me, was that because of a speech impediment Bobby only played in 9 whole games in the NFL. How did the Brown's not catch it before drafting him #1 or the Packers not hear about it before aquiring him in a trade before the season.

    Shows just how far the world and especially the NFL as come in 50 years.
     
  10. IluvGB

    IluvGB I <3 Packers!!!!

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    *Trying to practice a search before posting!*

    o.k. Oldschoolfan made me think of a trivia question,..but google lessens the challenge quite a bit now!
    So no googling!! LOL!

    Regardless, I'm going to ask it...It may be too easy, but I just read it not too long ago...

    Who is the first special teams player to ever win SuperBowl MVP??
     
  11. Wood Chipper

    Wood Chipper Fantasy Football Guru

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    Desmond Howard in Superbowl 31 of course lol this is a packers forum so thats easy
     
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    IluvGB I <3 Packers!!!!

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    LOL!!! well I figured that the ones into stats would nail it,.. Desmond Bishops name reminded me of it,..but I was reading on Desmond Howard the other day, and actually forgot!

    I'll get better the longer I stay and read! :blush:
     
  13. Big Dan

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    Desmond Howard
     
  14. IluvGB

    IluvGB I <3 Packers!!!!

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    o.k... lets get some harder questions then! :emoticon-0181-fubar
     
  15. longtimefan

    longtimefan Super Moderator Staff Member Super Moderator

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    What was Mike Holmgrens job while coaching in high school
     
  16. Big Dan

    Big Dan Cheesehead

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    English teacher? I can't quite remember.
     
  17. aaronqb

    aaronqb Cheesehead

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    retire
     
  18. longtimefan

    longtimefan Super Moderator Staff Member Super Moderator

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    history teacher
     
  19. IluvGB

    IluvGB I <3 Packers!!!!

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    Wow...you had me going! :guitarplayer::band:
     
  20. CheeseHeadInCanada

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    He actually was the tennis couch and member of a doo *** band, if you haven't already watched the 1997 NFL America's game chronicling the Packers superbowl winning season you should. It talks about that in there :p
     
  21. longtimefan

    longtimefan Super Moderator Staff Member Super Moderator

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    Yup he sang in high school
     
  22. IluvGB

    IluvGB I <3 Packers!!!!

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    LOL!! Really?? Well I googled, and didn't find anything on it, so I guess I played one too many games of Balderdash!:pardon:
     
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    Canada is right. He looks awkward in tennis shorts.
     
  24. GreenGoldAngel

    GreenGoldAngel Banned Banned

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    This is what I remember....but fifty years later? Minnesota Vikings: Funny Jokes (Page 1)

    This is a perfect example of why people over 65 should not post! I tried to send you to a review of Lombardi"s career as a teacher. but ended up giving you a Vikings website. Nice timing.

    Excuse me.
     
  25. IluvGB

    IluvGB I <3 Packers!!!!

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    then why not edit the link as well!??!!?:this:
     

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