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2008 Orange Bowl: Quiz


Question 1: Spread bettors favored Virginia Tech by three points, but in a game dominated by defensive and ________ play, Kansas defeated Virginia Tech 24–21.
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Question 2: On the first play inside the red zone, however, Kansas ________ the ball.
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Question 3: The game between the third-ranked ACC champion Virginia Tech Hokies and the eighth-ranked Kansas Jayhawks from the ________ (Big 12) was played at neutral-site Dolphins Stadium.
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Question 4: On October 6, Kansas traveled to Manhattan, ________, home of then-ranked No. 24 Kansas State University for the opening game of its Big 12 schedule.

Question 5: [43] The pre-game show featured several high school marching bands, and the national anthem was sung by ________ runner-up Katharine McPhee.
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Question 6: Due to prior agreement, the 2007 edition of the Border War was held in Kansas City, Missouri, at ________, home of the National Football League's Kansas City Chiefs.
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Question 7: Kansas' victory over Virginia Tech was the Jayhawks' fifth bowl victory and was the 11th bowl game in the history of the ________ team.
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Question 8: On the opposite side of the ball, Virginia Tech quarterback ________ finished the game 13 for 28 passing, earning 160 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions.
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Question 9: [71] The game paid $17 million to Kansas and the ________ and helped to boost the Kansas football team's national profile among potential recruits.
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Question 10: In the 15 bowl games played between the ________ and the 2008 Orange Bowl, the Hokies amassed a record of six wins and nine losses.
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