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College football superfan challenge: A 'Top 25' exam

If you are a fan of the college game and keep track of the national scene and not just one team, then here’s your opportunity to shine. Test yourself on a wide range of topics, from rules and records to the sport’s rich traditions.

- Ross AtkinStaff writer

1. At which college does the student body stand throughout the game while symbolically serving as their team’s “12th man”?

Since 1922, students at Texas A&M have stood throughout home games in a show of support. The tradition dates to a game in which a student seated in the press box agreed to serve as a reserve if needed.

Since 1922, students at Texas A&M have stood throughout home games in a show of support. The tradition dates to a game in which a student seated in the press box agreed to serve as a reserve if needed.

Since 1922, students at Texas A&M have stood throughout home games in a show of support. The tradition dates to a game in which a student seated in the press box agreed to serve as a reserve if needed.

Since 1922, students at Texas A&M have stood throughout home games in a show of support. The tradition dates to a game in which a student seated in the press box agreed to serve as a reserve if needed.

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Florida State

 

Texas A&M

 

Oklahoma

 

Arizona State

 
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