Jan 20 2014
Although there are certainly a few athletes who should—and do—take heat for being known as less than brilliant, just because a guy is faster and stronger than the normal person doesn’t mean that they aren’t smart, too.
So instead of focusing on the guys who do dumb things on occasion, we’re giving you the ones who could wind up being your boss someday, as these are the smartest athletes in sports.
6. Ryan Fitzpatrick, Tennessee Titans
On the field, Fitzpatrick might not be much of a stud—he’s a solid backup, but in no way should be relied on as a starter. But if you gave this guy a question that would be difficult for your or me to figure out, there’s a good chance he’d dominate the answer.
With a degree from Harvard and an SAT score of 1580, this dude has shown to be the smartest guy in the room no matter where he is.
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