March 17, 2011 – 9:28 am
Quarterback prospects prep now more than ever for the Wonderlic test, so seeing higher scores now than in years past is not unusual. Here’s the rundown of the Wonderlic scores of some of the more notable QB prospects in this year’s class courtesy of ESPN’s Chris Mortensen. Perfect score is a 50.
mortreport QBs prepped more in this era. McElroy 43, Gabbert 42, Ponder 35, Stanzi 30, Dalton 29, Mallett 26, Newton 21, Locker 20. What does it mean?
The Wonderlic is supposed to be a gauge for mental processing skills, which obviously can apply to football especially at the quarterback position. But keep in mind that Jim Kelly and Dan Marino both scored a 15 on the Wonderlic back in the day and both are in the Hall of Fame. Drew Brees and Peyton Manning both scored a 28.
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