20 NFL Players Who Are Smarter Than Most Human Beings

5. Charles Woodson

Charles Woodson has a great mind. He can think and strategize so quickly that changing position has not mattered throughout his career. Woodson made switches from various positions with ease. When he was 38 years old, he was asked by Raiders to switch to free safety from corner. Woodson didn’t break a sweat and did it with ease. Sports psychologists have attributed this quality to high level of intellect.


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Woodson is a team man, he has qualities that make him a rare breed. He has recorded 60 interceptions. He backs up his junior team mates and imparts wisdom. Also he is the only defensive player in the NFL history to win the Heisman trophy.


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