The Wonderlic test has been under pressure recently.
At the Scouting Combine, prospects will take the Wonderlic test. It’s a brief test that measures intelligence than often doesn’t relate to football.
While the 12-minute, 50-question exam has been under fire for not pertaining to football, it is very relevant—to quarterbacks.
QB Vince Young, a college star, scored a six and a 14 on two Wonderlic tests. His NFL career, which began in 2006, has been extremely tumultuous. VY was cut by the Green Bay Packers before the regular season in 2013.
While the Wonderlic doesn’t determine the outcome of a signal caller’s career, it examines everyday intelligence that can be vital for quarterbacks.