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Star college football players, often shielded from brutal questioning in and out of the classroom, are subjected to some of the most rigorous tests in their lives while attending the NFL combine.
The Wonderlic Test, 50 questions designed to "assess the aptitude of prospective employees for learning and problem solving in a range of occupations," is well-known among NFL fans.
What many don't see is the battery of questions that go on in the private interviews between NFL teams and draft prospects.
The Giants, for example, have a 400-question personality test. Perhaps it helps coach Tom Coughlin know if they will be able to show up five minutes early for everything.
Other team leaders, such as the Dolphins Jeff Ireland, ask some very odd questions.
"My job is to find out as much information as possible about a player that I'm considering drafting. Sometimes that leads to asking in-depth questions," Ireland told reporters after asking Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant whether his mother "was a prostitute."
While most teams have a little more respect that Ireland showed, I'm sure there are a lot of odd questions that get asked during the combine, trying to throw prospects off their well-rehearsed script.