Are you smarter than an NFL quarterback? Wonderlic test scores have recently leaked during the NFL combine with top quarterback prospect Carson Wentz receiving respectable marks on the exam. Wentz, a signal-caller from North Dakota State whom the Jets are considering in the 2016 draft, scored a 29 on the test, bolstering his already strong resume at the combine. For reference, Wentz’s mark surpasses both Peyton Manning (28) and Cam Newton (21), yet doesn’t quite match up to Tom Brady (33) and Aaron Rodgers (35). 2016 NFL draft prospect Carson Wentz scored higher on the Wonderlic than Peyton Manning. MEHTA: JETS COULD BE THINKING CARSON WENTZ But the NFL’s equivalent to the IQ test has long mystified fans who are unsure of what it actually means for their team’s quarterbacks. Johnny Manziel had the highest score among elite QBs in the 2014 draft with a 32, after all. Though scores may not translate seamlessly into talent on the field (or off it), Wonderlic Vice President of Research and Development Michael Callans said the test is still regarded as the most valued predictor of workplace success for employers, and it extends beyond just football. Here’s an explainer on the enigmatic Wonderlic… Read full this story
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