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    Bowl Trivia

    1. The Cougars' first bowl appearance was a game on January 1. What was its name?
    Citrus
    Liberty
    Texas
    Salad

    2. Who was Houston's opponent in that first bowl game?
    TCU
    Dayton
    Miami
    Texas

    3. Name the team captain for Houston's opponents in that game. A hint is that he went on to coach an NFL team to more than one Super Bowl appearance.
    Bill Walsh
    Dan Reeves
    Jimmy Johnson
    Chuck Knoll

    4. Who coached the N.C. State Wolf Pack when the Cougars faced them in the 1974 Bluebonnet Bowl?
    Lou Holtz
    Paul "Bear" Bryant
    Bobby Bowden
    John Robinson

    5. In which year did the Cougars play two bowl games in the same calendar year?
    1974
    1984
    1980
    1971

    6. Alois Blackwell was the offensive MVP of the 1976 Cotton Bowl. Which Cougar was the Defensive MVP?
    Alois Blackwell
    Danny Davis
    Mark Mohr
    Wilson Whitley

    7. In 1984 Houston was the SWC Champion, playing in the Cotton Bowl. How many teams did the SWC send to bowls that year?
    Five
    Three
    One
    Four

    8. Who was the last college player, a Cougar of course, ever to score on the now illegal fumble-rooski play and what was the bowl?
    Andre Ware (Cotton)
    Jason Youngblood (Senior)
    Danny Davis (Aloha)
    Warren McVea (Sun)

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