Here are the answers:

For 500 units—Who was the first player to win the Heisman trophy? B) Jay Berwanger

For 1,000 units—Who was the only player to play on a losing team the year he won the Heisman?
A) Paul Hornung

For 2,500 units—Who was the only player to win the Heisman, play pro football and become a Supreme Court Justice?
C) Whizzer White

For 5,000 units—Which major college football team won 47 games in a row in the 1950s?
D) Oklahoma

For 10,000 units—Of the first five Super Bowls, three were played at this location. What’s the answer?
C) Orange Bowl

It’s getting exciting now! Are you nervous? Is that your final answer?

For 25,000 units—Out of the first 15 Super Bowls only two were decided by less than seven points. What team lost both of those heartbreaking games?
D) Dallas

For 100,000 units—This quarterback is the only player to win the Super Bowl MVP award three times. Who is he?
C) Joe Montana

For 250,000 units—This great player led the American Football League in scoring for five different seasons in the 1960s. Who is he?
C) Gino Cappelletti

For 500,000 units—This Hall of Fame pro football star was an All-American in basketball while attending Northwestern University. Can you name him?
C) Otto Graham

For 1,000,000 units—He’s the only man to win NFL Defensive Player of the Year three times. What’s his name?
D) Bruce Smith

This ends the second plateau.

For one trillion units—Who’s the only player to lead the NFC in rushing for five consecutive years?
C) Walter Payton

For one quadrillion units—Which one of these great players did not win the NFL Rookie of the Year award?
E) This question is bogus! They all won the award!

For one quintillion units—The 1942 Rose Bowl game was played in what city? A) Pasadena, CA, of course! What is this, a trick question?
D) Durham, NC

For one zillion units—The first three Fiesta Bowls were all won by the same team. Can you name this powerhouse of the early 1970s?
A) Arizona State

The final question!

For one gazillion units— The Sun Bowl (also known for a time as the John Hancock Bowl) was first played in 1936. Who won this initial encounter?
E) Nobody won! The game was a tie!


Bruce Amspacher has been a professional writer since the 1950s and a professional numismatist since the 1960s. He won the OIPA sportswriting award in 1958 and again in 1959, then spent eight years in college studying American Literature. This background somehow led him to become a professional numismatist in 1968. Since then he has published hundreds of articles on rare coins in dozens of publications as well as publishing his own newsletter, the “Bruce Amspacher Investment Report,” for more than a decade. His areas of expertise include Liberty Seated dollars, Morgan and Peace dollars, United States gold coins, sports trivia, Western history, modern literature and the poetry of Emily Dickinson. In 1986 he was a co-founder of the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS).