College Football

Map Shows Where College Football Players Come From

Kyle NewportFeatured ColumnistJanuary 17, 2014

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 to create an in-depth map to show where football recruits are from:


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


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

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