How Much Do You Know About the SEC?

By: Brian Whitney
Estimated Completion Time
3 min
How Much Do You Know About the SEC?
Image: YouTube

About This Quiz

The SEC, or Southeastern Conference, has long been legendary in the college sports world. There are currently 14 teams competing in the conference in a variety of sports. . Many of the teams that don't do well in the conference are still some of the best in the country.  It isn't unusual in SEC football or basketball to have a team that is 5th or 6th in the conference, that is still ranked in the top 20 nationally. Their sports teams are what legends are made of. Whether you think of Alabama Football and all of their championships where Bear Bryant was at the helm, all the incredible success that Kentucky basketball has had over the years, or even all those times that LSU came out on top as winner of the College Baseball World Series, there is no doubt that the SEC is one of the very best sports conferences in history. SEC Football has claimed 38 championships and there have been 11 national championships in basketball. 

Do you think you have the skills to take this quiz and impress us with your knowledge of SEC sports?  You don't have to be from the south  and you don't have to be a Commodore, an Aggie or a Razorback, but it sure would help a little bit. Take this quiz and let us know how much you know about the SEC.

How many football teams are in the SEC?
3
5
14
That's a lot of teams! The SEC has so many teams in football, they had to break it down into two divisions, East and West.
20

Advertisement

When did the SEC form?
1834
1933
The SEC is a great conference with a long history, although the '30s wasn't that great of a decade in America. You know, with the Great Depression and WW11 and all.
1997
2012

Advertisement

Which of the following is not a sport in the SEC?
Baseball
Football
Basketball
Luge
Football was the first one in. What do you expect from the South?

Advertisement

Which school was a founding member of the SEC?
Alabama
Alabama was one of the founding schools in the SEC. Yale? Not so much.
UCLA
University of New Hampshire
Yale

Advertisement

What SEC team has won the most national baseball championships?
Michigan
LSU
LSU State owned College baseball for a while. They won 6 national titles between 1991 and 2009.
Washington State
Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry

Advertisement

MLB baseball legend Frank Thomas played at Auburn. What was his nickname?
The Big Salami
The Big Hurt
Frank Thomas was one of the best hitters in major league baseball history. He put a hurting on the pitchers.
The Big Loser
The Big Bag of Chips

Advertisement

How many former Kentucky basketball players made the NBA?
1
7
107
Kentucky has a serious basketball program. Some of the players that have made it are Anthony Davis, John Wall, and DeMarcus Cousins.
2,000

Advertisement

Alabama had a legendary football coach named Paul Bryant. What was his nickname?
Mouse
Dog
Giraffe
Bear
Bear Bryant is one of the most famous football coaches of all time. He won 6 national championships.

Advertisement

Which player was not an SEC football star?
Joe Namath
Justin Bieber
The SEC has a ton of famous ex players. This makes sense as the whole conference is football crazy.
Bo Jackson
Herschell Walker

Advertisement

Which famous Manning family member didn't play in the SEC?
Archie
Peyton
Eli
Pee Wee
Talk about talented. Father Archie and his two sons all made a big mark in the NFL.

Advertisement

How many people does University of Tennessee's stadium hold?
1,000
5,000
104,000
At 104,000 it is the third largest in college football. Some call it the best stadium in the country.
900,000

Advertisement

Former SEC and now New Orleans Pelicans Basketball star Anthony Davis has a bit of a unibrow. What is his nickname?
Meow Meow
The Brow
The only thing Anthony Davis is known for more than his playing ability is his one brow. Some people think it looks kind of cool.
Joe
Little Romeo

Advertisement

What was former SEC quarterback and NFL legend Joe Namath's nickname?
Broadway Joe
"Broadway" Joe Namath took New York City by storm back in the day.
Joe the Snitch
Joe "Ham Sandwich" Namath
Fat Joey

Advertisement

How many national Basketball championships has the SEC won?
0
2
21
21 championships is a ridiculously high number. No wonder so many former SEC players makes the NBA.
110

Advertisement

Which SEC team has won the most basketball championships?
Kentucky
Kentucky is so good almost every year that many players just play one year before going on to the NBA. Some teams have 5-6 guys that make it.
Maine
Gonzaga
Pepperdine

Advertisement

Which of these schools is not in the SEC?
Vermont
All of the teams in the SEC are from the South. Vermont is a great state, but it is in New England.
Georgia
Florida
Arkansas

Advertisement

What is the team nickname for the University of Alabama?
The Blue Meanies
The Crimson Tide
Alabama has a legendary football team. They have been called the "Crimson Tide" since 1907.
The Jolly Rodgers
The Green Envy's

Advertisement

When did the first black athlete play in a game in the SEC?
1790
1840
1966
Amazing as it seems 50 years ago black athletes couldn't play in a lot of sports leagues, whether professional or amateur. We are all glad that has changed!
2010

Advertisement

What NBA Legend and Basketball analyst starred for Auburn?
Charles Barkley
Although he never won an NBA championship, Barkley is one of the best players ever. You can see him regularly now on TNT.
Joey Chestnutt
Mickey Mantle
George Clooney

Advertisement

What is the football record for single season pass completions in a year?
8
30
400
Tim Couch set the record in 1998. That's a lot of passes!
2000

Advertisement

What bowl game won by an SEC team in 1935 gave them a national championship?
The Rose Bowl
Alabama beat Stanford for the honor. It was the first of many championships for them.
The Tree Bowl
The Dust Bowl
The Bread Bowl

Advertisement

Which of the following isn't a woman's sport in the SEC?
Softball
Volleyball
Track and Field
Curling
While most attention is placed on mens sports, the women have it going on in the SEC too. It is one of the most competitive conferences in the country.

Advertisement

Which of the following isn't an SEC team nickname?
Bulldogs
Gamecocks
Wildcats
Caged Parrots
There are some really original names in the SEC. Except for the Bulldogs. Close to 50 college teams have that name.

Advertisement

What enormous basketball player used to star for LSU?
Shaquille O'Neal
Shaquille O'Neal was one of the best basketball players in history, both at the collegiate and professional level.
Shaquille Jones
Dale Earnhart
Matt Damon

Advertisement

What does SEC stand for?
Super Excellent Conference
Solid Enough Conference
South Eastern Conference
The Southeastern Conference used to be called The Southern Conference. Most of its teams have been in the conference since it was formed.
Some Extra Conference

Advertisement

What is the team nickname?
Razorbacks
The Razorback is a type of hog. The razorback hog is known to be tough and ruthless.
Hogbacks
Stabinthebacks
Gotyourbacks

Advertisement

What is the name of a Florida State player who went on to join the Bulls?
Noah Arc.
Joakim Noah
Joakim Noah is one of the all time best Florida Gator Players. He is known for his rebounding.
Nellie Noah
Noah Johnson

Advertisement

Which of the following is the most popular SEC sport?
Volleyball
Swimming
Equestrian
Football
The SEC fields teams in numerous sports, including Equestrian, softball, and Cross Country. Football will almost certainly always be the most popular.

Advertisement

What band that sang "Brick House" has the same name as Vanderbilt's team?
Van Halen
Kiss
The Commodores
The Commodores were a hugely popular band. Other than "Brick House" another big hit was "Night Shift".
Green Day

Advertisement

What is the women's team called at Tennessee?
The Lady Volunteers
They are usually known as the "Lady Vols". They have been quite successful nationally, winning numerous championships.
The Lady Bosses
The Fighting Frogs
The Lady Athletes

Advertisement

How many national championships have %0D been won by Tennessee's women's basketball team?
0
8
Connecticut has an amazing women's basketball team winning 11 national championships. The next most successful ever is Tennessee with 8.
37
90

Advertisement

Which legendary baseball player from Mississippi State later played for years in MLB?
Crispin Glover
Rafael Palmeiro
Palmeiro won the triple crown in college in 1984. He later became a huge star in professional baseball, finishing with 569 home runs in his career.
George Costanza
Michael Jordan

Advertisement

What is the nickname of Texas A&M?
The Aggies
The Aggies used to be "Farmers" then started being called "Aggies" around 1920. That's better. I guess?
The Baggies
The Scraggies
The Fighting Wombats

Advertisement

Adolph Rupp won 876 games at the head coach of Kentucky Basketball. How many years did it take him to do it?
1
5
41
Adolph Rupp was a legend in Kentucky Basketball. He has the 5th most wins by a coach in NCAA history.
120

Advertisement

Which player won the Heisman trophy in 2007, played quarterback for the Denver Broncos, and now plays minor league baseball?
Tony Tiger
Tim Tebow
Tim Tebow was a star in college, and a first round draft pick for the NFL, but he was a bit of a flop. Now he is playing at the AA level in minor league baseball.
Tommy Trailblazer
Teddy Ruxpin

Advertisement

You Got:
/35
Featured