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Morris Claiborne has the lowest Wonderlic Test score ever reported

How important is the Wonderlic Test at the NFL Scouting Combine? It really is just a test to see if you have any common sense. An average football player usually scores around 20 points, but some have been pretty bad in Indy.

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Some notable players who scored well below the average include:

Morris Claiborne – 4 (first-round pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, lowest score ever known by an NFL player)
Frank Gore – 6 (3rd-round pick in the 2005 NFL Draft)
Tavon Austin – 7 (first-round pick in the 2013 NFL Draft)
Terrelle Pryor – 7 (third-round pick in the 2011 NFL Supplemental Draft)
Carlos Hyde – 9 (second round pick in the 2014 NFL Draft)
Travis Henry – 9 (second-round pick in the 2001 NFL Draft)
Charles Rogers – 10 (second overall pick in the 2003 NFL Draft)
Cordarrelle Patterson – 11 (first-round pick in the 2013 NFL Draft)
Some notable players who scored well above the average include:

Aaron Rodgers – 35 (first-round pick in the 2005 NFL Draft)
Tony Romo – 37 (undrafted in 2003)
Matthew Stafford – 38 (first overall pick in the 2009 NFL Draft)
Colin Kaepernick – 38 (second-round pick in the 2011 NFL Draft)
Eli Manning – 39 (first overall pick in the 2004 NFL Draft)
Alex Smith – 40 (first overall pick in the 2005 NFL Draft)
Calvin Johnson – 41 (first-round pick in the 2007 NFL Draft)
Blaine Gabbert – 42 (first-round pick in the 2011 NFL Draft)
Eric Decker – 43 (third-round pick in the 2010 NFL Draft)
Greg McElroy – 43 (seventh-round pick in the 2011 NFL Draft)
Matt Birk – 46 (sixth-round pick in the 1998 NFL Draft)
Ryan Fitzpatrick – 48 (seventh-round pick in the 2005 NFL Draft; finished test in a record nine minutes)
Ben Watson – 48 (first-round pick in the 2004 NFL Draft)
Mike Mamula – 49 (first-round pick in the 1995 NFL Draft; second highest score ever reported)
Pat McInally – 50 (fifth-round pick in the 1975 NFL Draft; only player known to have gotten a perfect score.

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