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Report: Terrelle Pryor scored a 7 on Wonderlic

Posted on: August 31, 2011 3:38 pm
Edited on: August 31, 2011 3:44 pm
 
Posted by Will Brinson

NFL fans and the media have a weird obsession with the Wonderlic, the intelligence test given to prospective professional football players. Most folks care way too much about the test, when there's no guarantee that Wonderlic success will relate to NFL success.

But whenever someone puts a ridiculously low (or high) score out there, it usually warrants some discussion. Like Terrelle Pryor's reported score of seven.

Yes, seven.

That's according to Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, who set Twitter on fire when he reported the score and pointed to it as the reason "why Terrelle Pryor made so many on-, off-field bad decisions at Ohio State."

Such an assumption seems a bit presumptuous, especially since the Wonderlic isn't scientifically indicative of how much merchandise someone will give away for free tattoos. (The jury's still out on that one.)

But if Pryor indeed scored a seven, it's a bit embarrassing. Vince Young once posted a six on his Wonderlic (reportedly) and he did, um, just fine.

Additionally, it's believed that an average score for a quarterback on the Wonderlic is about a 24, and teams would prefer a 21. But plenty of successful quarterbacks -- ahem, Dan Marino -- have posted lower scores than that.

Plus, as we all know, Pryor is a wide receiver.

And besides, as long as he's not scoring the exact number that JaMarcus Russell scored, the Raiders are probably thrilled.

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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: January 16, 2012 10:31 pm
 

Report: Terrelle Pryor scored a 7 on Wonderlic



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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: December 26, 2011 10:59 am
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Since: Aug 26, 2011
Posted on: September 3, 2011 7:00 pm
 

Report: Terrelle Pryor scored a 7 on Wonderlic

We all ready knew he wasnt a rocket science look at how he conducts himself



Since: Nov 24, 2009
Posted on: September 2, 2011 10:46 am
 

Report: Terrelle Pryor scored a 7 on Wonderlic

My 6 year old nephew is smarter than this car accepting thug...BUWAHAHA!! Moron!



Since: Aug 15, 2006
Posted on: September 2, 2011 9:16 am
 

Report: Terrelle Pryor scored a 7 on Wonderlic

I read the ESPN article and no one will confirm or dent ANYTHING about Pryor's first Wonderlic test this means that he very well could have answered 48 of 50 questions and only got 7 right on his first try at the test.
False! The man who gave the test to Pryor said so himself. He is the only one with the correct information. The blogger made up the results and has been spinning ever since...

He then came back the next day and "scored much higher", if that 2nd test score was indeed a 22 like you claim then that is certainly marked improvement but still not overly impressive. It also dose not change the fact that on his first attempt Pryor possible did score a 7, was then "coached up" all evening for his 2nd attempt and still only managed a 22.
Do you not think that his agent wouldn't have given him a sample exam to practice with before he took the real one?. You even stated that you've taken the test three times. Are you dumb enough to think that Pryor wouldn't have taken the test multiple times before? Or are the test you take and the ones pryor took that much different from the real thing. That's you're only hope in trying to make the first score real. Either way, it doesn't help your final point.

Bottom line, you're grasping at anything to attack the kid... His score was a 22.


Just for some perspective I have taken the wonderlic on 3 occasions and scored a 48 (ran out of time for the last 2 questions) and two perfect 50's. I haven't had any higher education and work as a mechanic, if i can score perfect on that silly test ANYONE with 3 years of a college education should at least be able to break the 30's and absolutely should not score a 7 on his/her first attempt.
Plenty of players in the nfl did not score that high. Whether you are looking for a pat on the back, a back handed slam on people earning millions more than you, or you're just flat out lying this was lame....



Since: Apr 26, 2007
Posted on: September 1, 2011 7:30 pm
 

Report: Terrelle Pryor scored a 7 on Wonderlic

I understood his comments with the grammatical errors with no problem. Understanding why you and others like you attack someones poor typing skills or lack of time to spell check what they want to get accross is beyound me. This is why we have a generation wanting to use things like "STFU" as part of their messages instead of typing things out.



Since: Aug 22, 2010
Posted on: September 1, 2011 5:50 pm
 

If you Watched Pryor w/ John Gruden on ESPN...

...Then you'd know this kid is dumb as a bag of nails. Not surprised...not one bit...



Since: Feb 16, 2010
Posted on: September 1, 2011 5:38 pm
 

Report: Terrelle Pryor scored a 7 on Wonderlic

Ok, So just to be clear hear Raidernation08. I read the ESPN article and no one will confirm or dent ANYTHING about Pryor's first Wonderlic test this means that he very well could have answered 48 of 50 questions and only got 7 right on his first try at the test. He then came back the next day and "scored much higher", if that 2nd test score was indeed a 22 like you claim then that is certainly marked improvement but still not overly impressive. It also dose not change the fact that on his first attempt Pryor possible did score a 7, was then "coached up" all evening for his 2nd attempt and still only managed a 22. Just for some perspective I have taken the wonderlic on 3 occasions and scored a 48 (ran out of time for the last 2 questions) and two perfect 50's. I haven't had any higher education and work as a mechanic, if i can score perfect on that silly test ANYONE with 3 years of a college education should at least be able to break the 30's and absolutely should not score a 7 on his/her first attempt.



Since: Aug 25, 2008
Posted on: September 1, 2011 3:42 pm
 

Report: Terrelle Pryor scored a 7 on Wonderlic

Wasn't it Ron White who said , "you can't fix stupid"?!?!?! This is just one of the many cases I feel proves that right.
First lets not even go there with the morals. We see what he thinks of rules and respect for the people who care for him the most by what he did at Ohio State. He might have sent a school with a rich football history back to the stone age but we wil have to wait and see shortly.
Second No longer do I want guys who can adapt to any situation on my team or business but I also want good character guys. I am a coach and I know how important chemistry is on a team. I also know how quickly one bad apple can spoil the whole bunch. This shouldn't really be this crazy of a story, either way. The Raiders make another bone head move, cool. That franchise is already so messed up it might actually help it. Not win games or anything but I bet they sell at least 12 jerseys this year, maybe 15. A couple new fans will come watch you stink it up and still not play him and if you do its only setting him up for disaster.To be a QB in this league you have to be extra gifted and smart on the fly. Now that we know that, why wouldn't you want to make sure of their mental state and reaction under some pressure. I want a guy thats the most ready he could be and go for it wisely with all heart. This guy is no Dan Marino, heck he might have a hard time being Vince Young. He is more on the track to being a randle El type or a J Russell Type, gone.


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Since: Aug 15, 2006
Posted on: September 1, 2011 3:41 pm
 

Report: Terrelle Pryor scored a 7 on Wonderlic

Wonder when CBS will report facts instead of made-up articles....



"The report of a seven test score is erroneous," Colbert said. "I administered both tests and I can tell you that his score was significantly higher than that. I informed all teams and scouts interested in him about the score. In scouting, we always go with the higher Wonderlic score."





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