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Kevin Greene

Tavon Austin Wonderlic score: 7

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Jimmy Clausen scored a 23 and he could quite possibly be the worst football player the world has ever seen..... So yea, wonderlic schmunderlic.

Yea Cam scored a 21. Night and Day.

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Can he learn a Pro level offense is the question.

Sure he can. Repetition and film work and one-on-one work with a position coach. Hard work can overcome a bad test score.

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Now, if he scores bad, is lazy, is not a film junkie.... Then a red flag should be thrown.

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I do believe that the Wonderlic is over-rated. But, there is a lot more to being a good WR than being able to run and catch. His intelligence is a valid concern as it does give some insight into his ability to learn and grasp the playbook.

no. all it really does is show that a team might have to alter the way it teaches the playbook, which, again ,isn't that big of a deal esp. if you think the ability is there.

all i want to see is prior growth and ability to learn and be coached. if they have that, then you have what you need.

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He is smarter than most on this board

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Can he learn a Pro level offense is the question.

wonderlic isn't going to show one way or the other his ability to do that.

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no. all it really does is show that a team might have to alter the way it teaches the playbook, which, again ,isn't that big of a deal esp. if you think the ability is there.

all i want to see is prior growth and ability to learn and be coached. if they have that, then you have what you need.

Yep. Some players have learning disabilities and need more time to learn the playbook. A timed test doesn't benefit them. If they have proven that they work hard, then I have no problem.

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Yep. Some players have learning disabilities and need more time to learn the playbook. A timed test doesn't benefit them. If they have proven that they work hard, then I have no problem.

100% agreed. and having a learning disability doesn't make you retarded and doing poorly on timed tests doesn't make you stupid or even show that you've got a learning disability. all it shows is how well they can do in timed tests. the best assessment is one that shows real work done and practical application in real or even mock setting, and in conversations, not sitting at a desk being asked questions.

not everyone demonstrates knowledge the same way. not everyone learns the same way.

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Yep. Some players have learning disabilities and need more time to learn the playbook. A timed test doesn't benefit them. If they have proven that they work hard, then I have no problem.

This. And the article with one scout said exactly this and said it wasn't a major concern for him with tavon because he had the drive to be great

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what really pisses me off is that the information was leaked to the public. no one needs to know that stuff. no one needs to know about how well they took a test except potential employers.

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