Thursday, January 27

Kayvon Thibodeaux challenged to IQ, Wonderlic tests by Greg McElroy



In an interview with Fox Sports’ Joel Klatt this week, Oregon star and NFL draft hopeful Kayvon Thibodeaux criticized the education available to football players at the University of Alabama, when asked about his decision. to pick the Ducks over the Crimson Tide. . Greg McElroy, a former Bama quarterback, did not take the comments lightly.

“I already hate the stigma that soccer players are dumb,” Thibodeaux said. “So, do you know the stigmatism [sic] of Alabama education? It is not the west coast. It is not Harvard.

He went on to say that he doesn’t “know if my title would mean anything” if he played at Alabama, while defending the benefits and opportunities presented by Oregon’s connections to Nike.

“What I don’t understand is why he felt the need to cut down Alabama. And as someone who has always taken your academic standing very seriously, I’ll just tell you this: If you’d like to take an IQ test, I’m available. If you would like to take the Wonderlic test, I am available. As a proud multiple degree Alabama graduate, I will compare my degree to yours any day of the week.” McElroy said in Thursday edition of his radio show with Cole Cubelic.




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