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Tim Tebow is not your average guy, but his Wonderlic score is a little less than average. Two points, in fact, below the average of 24 for NFL quarterbacks.
But Tim Tebow’s Wonderlic score of 22 might be a story for a couple of hours, that’s about it. Nothing too alarming here. Reports have Dan Marino scoring anywhere from a 13 to a 15. Vince Young famously scored a 6 on the 50-question test on players’ problem-solving abilities. Tebow’s obviously a smart guy — maybe not football ‘brilliant,’ but he finished school with a 3.65 grade-point average and won the William V. Campbell Trophy for success on the field, in the classroom and in the community.
Quarterback trends show high-scoring quarterbacks can range from Super Bowl winners to NFL duds.
I must say, I’m impressed by Sam Bradford’s 36 score. Chatter out of the NFL Combine had Bradford really impressing teams with his knowledge of the game, and now it all makes sense.