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Here's What Ohio State's Ezekiel Elliott Scored On The Wonderlic Test

It's unclear if a player's Wonderlic intelligence score correlates to success in the NFL, but if it does, the Dallas Cowboys drafted a huge star at No. 4 overall. 

Former Ohio State star running back Ezekiel Elliott, taken by Dallas in Round 1 on Thursday night, reportedly scored a 32 on the test, the highest recorded score by a RB we can find. 

Elliott's 32 is 15 points higher than the average score for a running back, which over the last 10 drafts is 17.2. 

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Some other Wonderlic scores by running backs:

  • Eddie Lacy - 17
  • Marshawn Lynch - 14
  • Eddie George - 14
  • Carlos Hyde - 9
  • Frank Gore - 6

Elliott was the highest running back taken in the NFL Draft since the Cleveland Browns took Trent Richardson No. 3 overall in 2012. 

The Cowboys obviously hope this pick works out better than that one.