NFL Draft Prospects | Scouting College Football – Where Do NFL Players Come From?
By Ted Sundquist, The Football Educator
As agents and scouts comb the country looking for NFL players, the first question that has to be asked is, “where do they start?” With thousands of players all over the country in various conferences, subdivisions, and divisions, the possibilities of missing talent that can help an NFL talent is real, unless they look in the appropriate places.
Scouting College Football – Start in California
One method is to look historically at where NFL players come from. In looking at where the current (July, 2012) NFL talent that finished their eligibility, California leads the way with 213 current NFL players hailing from universities from the Golden State. The breakdown by schools is as follows: