Historical NFL Scouting Combine Data

NFL Combine Drills 101: What Each Dri...

The NFL Combine consists of several timed/scored physical drills that are designed to measure the various physical attributes of NFL prospects.  Each drill measures different player abilities with sometimes enough overlap to confirm or call into question high or low scores in other drills.  The combine attempts to measure speed, short area quickness (burst), lateral […]

NFL Combine To Supplement Wonderlic W...

The 2013 NFL Combine will feature a new and improved non-physical aptitude test.  Prior to 2013, the NFL issued a controversial Wonderlic exam to players to asses non-physical aptitude.  In an effort to improve on the controversial practice – the results of which were declared confidential in 2008 – the NFL Combine will supplement the […]

No Such Thing As An Official 40 Yard ...

When evaluating and comparing player speed based on 40 yard dash times, it is important to keep in mind that the 40 yard dash time recorded at scouting combine and pro day events is not truly “official” as in completely correct.  Timing methods vary, but most involve at least one manual process performed by a […]

Wonderlic Cognitive Ability Test

The Wonderlic Cognitive Ability Test™ is used at the NFL Combine as a basic measure of a players ability to learn and solve problems.   The test is composed of basic math, logic, vocabulary and English problems.  The Wonderlic is comprised of 50 questions that must be completed within 12 minutes.  Sample questions from Wonderlic […]

Sample Wonderlic Exam From NFL Combin...

You have 5 minutes to complete the 20 question Sample.   1.) Lemonade sells for 17 cents per cup.  What will 6 cups cost?   2.) What comes next in the following sequence: 29     28     26     23     19     ?   3.) RESENT, RECENT – Do these words: a)      have similar meanings b)      have contradictory meanings […]