Baker Mayfield was the first overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft, taken by the Cleveland Browns. The 5 foot, 10 inch 200 pound quarterback is from Austin Texas. Mayfield had a banner college football career with the Oklahoma Sooners, after transferring from Texas Tech. At Oklahoma, Mayfield won the Heisman Trophy in 2017, posting an impressive season with 4,627 yards passing, 43 touchdowns and only 6 interceptions. Mayfield lead the Sooners to a Big XII Championship and a birth in the College Football Playoff.
Baker Mayfield scored a 25 on this Wonderlic test at the NFL Combine. Once he was drafted, he was backing up Tyrod Taylor until Week 3 of the 2018 season. In dramatic fashion, Mayfield replaced an injured Taylor in a Thursday Night football game, rallying the Browns from a 14-0 deficit to defeat the New York Jets, ending the Browns 19 game losing streak.
Since taking over as starter for the Browns, Mayfield has thrown for 11,115 yards going into the 2021 season. Mayfield has also thrown for 75 touchdowns and 43 interceptions for a quarterback rating of 89.4.
In 2020, Mayfield lead the Browns back to the playoffs, with a 11-5 record. The Browns beat the Pittsburgh Steelers for their first playoff win since 1994, with Mayfield throwing for 263 yards and 3 touchdowns, completing 21 of 34 passes. In the divisional round, the Browns lost to eventual AFC Champion Kansas City Chiefs. Mayfield threw for 204 yards, with 1 touchdown and 1 interception.
The National Football League has used the Wonderlic test at its NFL Draft combine as a part of the player evaluation process. Many employers also use the Wonderlic test as an aptitude test within their screening process of potential employees. The average on the Wonderlic ranges from 22-25. The top quarterback score ever on the Wonderlic was Ryan Fitzpatrick with a 48 out of a possible 50.