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Kiper spends more time on California kids than any other state.
Ever wonder which state puts the most players in the NFL? Texas or Florida? No. California had 251 players on NFL rosters at the end of the 2010 season according to an ESPN the Magazine report. Texas followed California with 211 players and then Florida with 184 players on NFL rosters at the end of the 2010 season. Only one other state had at least 100 players, Ohio.
On the flip side, which state had the fewest players on NFL rosters? West Virginia produced a whole four players on NFL rosters. Makes me think a little more of the job Rich Rodriguez and Bill Stewart have done at West Virginia. Same can be said about Dan Hawkins and Chris Petersen at Boise State. Idaho has five players on NFL rosters. The recruiting challenge in those states is more grand than we even imagined.
After the states mentioned in the first paragraph, here are how many NFL players states ranked 6-21 produced.
8. New Jersey-65
10. Ney York-64
T13. Virginia, South Carolina-54
15. North Carolina-53
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