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Are you smarter than a football player?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by ehcrossing, Jan 25, 2014.

  1. Death Star

    Death Star Active Member

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    Well I don't have CTE so I've already got a leg up
     
  2. DoctorChicken

    DoctorChicken Well-Known Member

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    48/50, same as Ryan Fitzpatrick apparently.
     
  3. bkight13

    bkight13 Capologist

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    Took the short test and got a 44, one better than Eric Decker. Do I get a wife like his?????
     
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  4. OhSnap

    OhSnap Well-Known Member

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    I've known people that couldn't read that were smart but I wouldn't expect them to learn a playbook.
     
  5. dexternjack

    dexternjack World Traveler

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    Took it without reading the questions and picking "c or b" every time and got a 9 :)
     
  6. IAmLegend

    IAmLegend Well-Known Member

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    Got a 37 - same as Andrew Luck. I'll take it.
     
  7. IAmLegend

    IAmLegend Well-Known Member

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    In all honesty, how the hell does someone get a 4 on this test...
     
  8. dexternjack

    dexternjack World Traveler

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  9. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Morris Claiborne: I blew off Wonderlic

    By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com
    Updated: April 27, 2012, 9:11 PM ET

    IRVING, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys first-round draft pick Morris Claiborne said he pretty much blew off the Wonderlic test at the NFL scouting combine, resulting in what has been reported as a single-digit score.

    The former LSU defensive back, selected sixth overall Thursday night, told reporters that he didn't take the test seriously.

    "I mean, I looked on the test and wasn't nothing on the test that came with football, so I pretty much blew the test off," Claiborne said.

    Claiborne reportedly had a score of 4, the lowest reported score in a dozen years. The average score for NFL prospects is 21.

    When asked Thursday if he regretted not taking the test more seriously, Claiborne said he did.

    "If I knew there was going to be this much heat about it ... Yeah," Claiborne said.

    READ MORE: http://espn.go.com/dallas/nfl/story...borne-dallas-cowboys-blew-wonderlic-test-says
     
  10. theSHOW

    theSHOW Benched

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  11. TrailBlazer

    TrailBlazer Well-Known Member

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    What a joke
     
  12. HappyOnions

    HappyOnions Datwin

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    Not trying to be cynical, but I doubt everyone in this thread has a genius level intellect...there have been two players in the history of the NFL who have even sniffed a perfect score and both were Harvard graduates.

    Keep in mind, I don't believe that they get to use a calculator on the wonderlic; just a pencil and paper. I'm sure we're all smart people...but let's keep both our results and this test in perspective.
     
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  13. JoeyBoy718

    JoeyBoy718 Well-Known Member

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    I agree. Everybody on CowboysZone happened to score a plus-45. I started taking the test but stopped because my WiFi was slow and the time was winding down faster than my connection could handle. Anyway, I got about 15 questions in. It wasn't difficult but it wasn't as easy as people are making it sound. A lot of it required multiple-step calculations (in your head) and knowledge of definitions of obscure words. And you only have 14 seconds per question. I could probably get a perfect 50 with a calculator, dictionary and an extra 5 minutes.
     
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  14. funkytown

    funkytown Well-Known Member

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    Thats pretty tough to answer 50 questions in 12 minutes. I took it and got a 25, but only was able to answer 30 questions.
     
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  15. perrykemp

    perrykemp Well-Known Member

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    27 here -- which the site told me was the same as Joe Flacco.

    I was unable to complete the test -- I found it more difficult than I imagined.
     
  16. GimmeTheBall!

    GimmeTheBall! Junior College Transfer

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    And let's make a rule: Any body here who posts lower than Vince Young needs to leaf the Forum forever.
     
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  17. xwalker

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  18. RXP

    RXP Well-Known Member

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    I too didn't finish. Got 38 question done. Scored a 30, same a Phillips Rivers.

    Funny, I always thought Rivers was a dummy. :)
     
  19. GimmeTheBall!

    GimmeTheBall! Junior College Transfer

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    I would be the exception because . . . i half many things on my mind.
     
  20. bkight13

    bkight13 Capologist

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    Disclaimer: This is not a Wonderlic test and the scores derived from it may not accurately reflect the score you would attain on the Wonderlic test.

    So this isn't even the Wonderlic Test. I tried it without pencil and paper and ran out of time after about 35-40 questions. I don't think it's the same as the Wonderlic and looks more like a regular IQ Test.
     
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