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Inside The NFL's Wonderlic Test – And Why It Matters

CBS Local - 11 Apr 2014
IRVING - I first started writing about the NFL's use of the Wonderlic Test on draft-eligible prospects in the early '90's, at a time when some thought it was a mad-scientist-level effort in overkill. Twenty years later, we've come full-circle, some ...
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Trubisky's Wonderlic Doesn't Matter

Windy City Gridiron - 25 Jul 2017
Much of the discussion is technical, but it comes down to the fact that tests of cognitive ability often measure only one aspect of the ability, and frequently it's not the aspect that is important. Consequently, they find that even saying the ...
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How Smart Should a Leader Be?

Psychology Today (blog) - 07 Aug 2017
Results generally supported the initial hypothesis that perceived effectiveness as a leader had a curvilinear (inverted U) relationship with intelligence as measured by the Wonderlic test. The peak IQ at which leaders were seen as most effective was ...
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Taking the Wonderlic test can be a humbling experience

ESPN - 25 Apr 2017
My thinking has always been along these lines: the Wonderlic test has been part of the NFL draft evaluation process since the early 1970s. As long as scores are being used by teams to make decisions, in varying degrees, we should be able to talk about ...
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Is the Wonderlic test a good predictor of NFL success?

Baltimore Beatdown - 17 Jun 2017
For decades, the Wonderlic Personnel Test has been a staple of the NFL Combine. In conjunction with running around a field and performing various physical tests for scouts, the top collegiate prospects are also asked made to take the 12-minute ...
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Leonard Fournette scored 11 on Wonderlic test: report - 20 Apr 2017
The test results are kept private by the NFL, but inevitably some scores leak out every year. Journal-Sentinel writer Bob McGinn, in a ranking of the top running backs in the draft, rated Fournette No. 1 and included the Wonderlic score without ...
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Take a stab at passing, or failing, the NFL's Wonderlic test

Behind the Steel Curtain - 19 Feb 2017
With the NFL Scouting Combine just around the corner, it is this time of the year when you typically hear about a player, or players, who scores extremely well, or poorly, on the NFL's Wonderlic test. For those who don't know, the Wonderlic test is a ...
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Myles Garrett reportedly scores 31 on Wonderlic test

Gridiron Now - 24 Apr 2017
Garrett reportedly scored a 31 on the intelligence test, the highest score among defensive ends in this year's class, according to Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. McGinn said one anonymous scout said Garrett as the top pick is “no-brainer ...
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NFL Combine 2017: The Wonderlic Test is probably both good and bad

Bleeding Green Nation - 27 Feb 2017
But one of the more mysterious parts of the week has little to do with athletic ability, and much more with decision-making. The Wonderlic test, which the NFL uses as its benchmark cognitive ability exam during Combine week, is administered to each player.
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Should the Wonderlic test be used to evaluate NFL draft prospects?

The Guardian (blog) - 26 Apr 2017
The Wonderlic test score results for NFL draftees aren't supposed to be public, but somehow, year after year, they are. “We do not release test scores to anyone,” a Wonderlic employee told me, “except the NFL Combine representatives. Any Wonderlic test ...
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Myles Garrett Watch: Can you beat the A&M star's Wonderlic score?

Fort Worth Star Telegram - 25 Apr 2017
Garrett scored a 31 out of 50 possible correct answers on the intelligence test, the second-highest score from a defensive lineman in this year's draft field according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Bob McGinn. Larry Ogunjobi of Charlotte, who is ...
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Wonderlic test is crucial in evaluating quarterbacks

The Jet Press - 26 Apr 2017
The Wonderlic test results came out this week, and it's a crucial part of evaluating the quarterback position in the 2017 NFL Draft. Most fans will roll their eyes and scoff at Wonderlic test results, but for the quarterback position, it's a very ...
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Report: Kamara Among Top RB Wonderlic Test Scorers

Rocky Top Insider - 21 Apr 2017
According to a report on social media, the former Tennessee running back had the best Wonderlic test score of all the top prospects at his position, scoring a 24 on on the 50-question test that is designed to test the overall intelligence and problem ...

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