The Wonderlic Test

Can You Lick the Wonderlic


Can You Lick the Wonderlic by Utter-Fantasy Writer & Illustrator Doug Bowles


April showers bring May flowers…excitement for the upcoming NFL Draft…and Wonderlic Tests. Whether you think these tests are a valid benchmark for a player’s intelligence or not, they are interesting. The test is used to measure players’ aptitude for learning and problem solving. The possible score range is 1 to 50. The average football player scores around 20 points and scoring at least 10 points suggests a person is literate.
Jameis Winston and Marcus Marita, the two top QB prospects in this year’s draft recently completed the test, and recorded the scores of 27 & 33 respectively. Here is a sampling of some there notable QB Wonderlic scores:

Pat McInally – 50
Ryan Fitzpatrick – 48
Colin Kaepernick – 37
Tony Romo – 37
Aaron Rodgers – 35
RG3 – 24
Jeff George – 10
Vince Young – 6

Now it’s your turn to see how you’d stack up. The following link is a shortened version of the test, but a good sampling of the questions found here- the Wonderlic Exam.

You’ll have 3 minutes and 36 seconds to answer 15 questions.

…and if you are feeling really ambitious, here is a link to the long version, which gives you 12 minutes to answer 50 questions- the long Wonderlic Exam.
…and if you are feeling really proud of your score, please share with us!