Can We Guess Which College Football Team You Root For?

By: Raj Chander

Can We Guess Which College Football Team You Root For?
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About This Quiz

In the big leagues, you have unions, agents, endorsement deals, draft picks ... the list of reminders that the NFL is a business is almost endless. Sure, everyone is passionate about the game, and owners will talk a big game about prioritizing winning and sportsmanship.

But at the end of the day, the best place to find football played purely for the love of the game and loyalty to one's team is on a college campus. These young men don't care about signing contracts or representing the latest supplement brand. For most, their college team will be the last opportunity to play organized football, outside recreational leagues or backyard games with buddies.

You can see as much in the way they play the game. The passion, the relentlessness, the fierce rivalries - they're all indicative of a group of competitors giving it their all simply because they care that much about it.

College football fans tend to be equally invested - if you don't believe us, try going into an Ohio State bar wearing Michigan's blue and maize colors, or getting a parking spot within a mile radius of LSU's "Death Valley" during a Saturday home game.

If you're a devoted fan of the brutal, graceful game, there's a chance you root for one of its most prominent teams. Answer these personality questions and we'll tell you which college team you cheer for - or at least identify most with!

What would you wear to a college party?
I don't go to parties, I'm too focused on achieving my goal.
A seersucker suit or dress with your finest shoes
Something traditional like a black suit or evening gown
Relaxed attire - a hoodie and jeans or shorts

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Who is your favorite NFL quarterback?
I don't have one.
Vince Young
Jameis Winston
Joe Namath

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Which of these dishes is your favorite?
Key lime pie
Fried chicken
Ribs
Barbecue

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Which trait is most important in a partner?
Traditional
Laid-back
Sweet
Focused

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You've been invited to a costume party - what do you dress up as?
I'd just buy one of those "costume" T-shirts.
Ronald Reagan
A cowboy
A Native American chief

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Who is your favorite NFL wide receiver?
Anquan Boldin
Marquise Goodwin
Julio Jones
Alshon Jeffery

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How important are good manners?
Somewhat important, but success matters more
Critical - I can't stand to be around people who don't have them!
It doesn't have to be rigid, but it's important to treat people well.
They're important, except around rivals.

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Besides winning, what do you expect from your team?
Uphold tradition.
Stay faithful to the process.
Be respectful with good sportsmanship.
Have fun playing the game.

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What's your tailgate routine?
Jump into a converted train car and rage!
Review game footage of my opponent.
Party wherever I am!
Take time to reflect on team tradition.

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How important are grades?
Somewhat important
They are important - players should be able to do well at both school and football.
Establishing strong relationships matters more.
Enjoying the college experience is more important.

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How accepting are you of other cultures?
I'm nice to everyone - it doesn't matter where they are from.
Very accepting - in fact, I base part of my identity on being from another culture.
I don't reject them, but I tend to favor people like me.
As long as someone shares my views on success, we can get along.

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What’s your ideal weather?
Any weather that makes my opponents unsure of themselves
Dry heat
Sunshine with a bit of humidity
Warm but not excessively hot

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Which of these is your favorite band?
Lonestar
Hootie & the Blowfish
The Commodores
The Allman Brothers Band

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Do you like to party?
Heck yeah!
I prefer winning.
Yes - if I can't always find success at my craft, at least I can celebrate life.
Sometimes

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Which celebrity is most like you?
Tommy Lee Jones
Sitting Bull
Christian Bale
Joe Frazier

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Which song do you identify with most?
John Lennon - Working Class Hero
Fiddler on the Roof - Tradition
Andrew WK - Party Hard
Queen - We Are The Champions

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Which genre of music do you prefer?
Classical
Country
Southern rock
Pop

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How do you hype yourself up before a big game or event?
Hanging with friends
Looking back at old wins
Bonding with teammates or others who I'll be working with
Reminding myself to stick to the process

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What does football mean to you?
My team may not be the best, but I love the game.
It's a way of life.
It's a tradition that ties other things in my life together.
It's a fun sport that unifies people.

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How do you handle losing?
Remind myself that I still have plenty of wins in the past
I get upset in the short term, but eventually move on.
Spending time with friends and family
Partying

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Who is your favorite basketball player?
Sam Cassell
Alex English
Kobe Bryant
Kevin Durant

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How do you handle directions?
If I know they'll help me achieve my goals, I'm fine with them.
They're good sometimes, but it's important to relax.
I usually take them politely.
If they are in line with tradition, I'm OK with taking directions.

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Which job would you most prefer?
Teacher
Bartender
Promoter
Trainer

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Which college subject did you do best in?
Calculus
Communications
History
English

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What's the role of a football coach?
Making sure players work well together
Upholding the team's traditions to restore past glory
Making the team win
Ensuring that the team enjoys the games

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What's your favorite brand of athletic apparel?
Puma
Reebok
Nike
Under Armour

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How did your parents treat you growing up?
They showed me how to understand and respect different kinds of people.
They instilled in me the importance of knowing history.
They taught me to be courteous and respectful.
They explained the value of hard work.

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What's your biggest weakness?
I sometimes get too caught up in the past.
I'm often more laid back than I should be.
I can be too much of a perfectionist.
I don't have the same level of skill as some of my bigger rivals.

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Which animal do you identify most with?
Rooster
Lion
Dog
Wolf

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Which company culture do you admire most?
Zappos
IBM
Twitter
Facebook

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