Map Shows Where College Football Players Come From

Kyle Newport@@KyleNewportFeatured ColumnistJanuary 16, 2014

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College football teams recruit all around the country to find the right players, and now we have a way to see where the most recruits come from.

Texas, Florida, Ohio and California are known for producing great football talent. Now there is a way to see which states produce the highest and lowest amounts of college players.

Mode's Benn Stancil used information from ESPN.com to create an in-depth map to show where football recruits are from:

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Here's a look at the map Stancil created in terms of per capita:

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Based on those maps, it's easy to see why the SEC and national champions Florida State have the best squads in the nation.