Thursday, March 11, 2010

The New Wonderlic Test Every NFL Player Should Take.....


About this time every year as NFL teams prepare for the draft next month, the most hyped written exam in history is always a hot button issue on talk radio. The wonderlic test is a twelve-minute, fifty question test used to assess the aptitude of prospective NFL players in areas like problem solving and arithmetic. Results have varied throughout the years and the debate rages on if a good score on the wonderlic makes you a better NFL prospect.

The most popular wonderlic scores come from the quarterback position. On average, a quarterback will score a 24 on the test, and since there is no exact science behind which scores means what to a players' career...there have been mixed results. For example Dan Marino and Vince Young share the same score of 15 on the test but you cannot compare the success of their respective careers.

However in the current state of the NFL, rather than testing the players on math and learning....let's change the questions on the wonderlic test to ones that really matter to NFL players.


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