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Finding a college QB who can excel at the next level is an impossible guessing game

A recent article in The Athletic reported that one of the biggest sports agencies for NFL players and draft prospects is recommending their college clients not take the S2 cognition test that replaced the Wonderlic two years ago.

Leaked scores last spring revealed that Bryce Young scored a near-perfect 98% while CJ Stroud hit a “red alert” low at 18% - yet their rookie NFL seasons in 2023 were just the opposite as Young finished 2-14 as the starter and Stroud took his team to the playoffs.

“We understand that many of your teams use these tests or protocols as part of your prospect evaluation process, however our recent experience with these exams has been less than positive,” read an email from Athletes First sports agency to coaches, per The Athletic.