Darren McFadden: Wonder If The Wonderlic Is a Good Predictor

March 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Now that Justin Fargas is gone, the media and others believe that Darren McFadden will share playing time with Michael Bush since Tom Cable may use a two-back rotation.
Darren McFadden was a No. 4 pick of the 2008 NFL draft. Injuries slowed him down during last season, but it is believed that he has the potential of becoming an outstanding Oakland Raider.
McFadden has a number of indicators of great potential, including a Wonderlic score of 17. Before any of us make a judgement about a score of 17 on the 12 minute, 50 question Wonderlic Test, it is suggested that you take it and compare your score with McFadden's.
Here is a portion of the test.  The test is designed to test aptitude for learning and problem-solving.
Has anyone ever made a perfect score on the Wonderlic? Yes, Pat McInally scored 50, and Ryan Fitzpatrick scored 48 in nine minutes according to the research.
Now there is a formula for converting McFadden's Wonderlic score to an IQ score. ...

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