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“The story of the Wonderlic, however, is more than just a range of easily regurgitated numbers. It’s the story of how one guy’s American Dream helped shape a new American pastime.” As the NFL Draft kicks off, FIveThirtyEIght examines how a multiple-choice test became a fixture of the NFL Draft.

+ He “had nine knee operations and experienced chronic back pain, numbness on his left side and memory problems.” The NYT’s Ken Belson takes an in-depth look back at the 1990 NFL draft class. (For some, the best multiple choice answer would have been none of the above.)

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