Louisiana has most NFL players per capita

Louisiana has most NFL players per capita

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GLENDALE, AZ - JULY 26: Safety Tyrann Mathieu #32 of the Arizona Cardinals walks out onto the field during the team training camp at University of Phoenix Stadium on July 26, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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Posted on September 17, 2013 at 10:57 AM

Updated Tuesday, Sep 17 at 4:12 PM

It's no secret that Louisiana produces more than its share of NFL players. Once again, it's been confirmed as data released from opening day rosters shows the state has more NFL players per capita than any other.

States (per capita)
   Louisiana -- 1 per 73,119 people
   South Carolina -- 1 per 85,655
   Mississippi -- 1 per 92,728
   Alabama -- 1 per 99,578
   Florida -- 1 per 101,082
   Georgia -- 1 per 101,975
   Montana -- 1 per 109,935
   District of Columbia -- 1 per 120,345
   Texas -- 1 per 136,661
   New Jersey -- 1 per 139,554
   United States -- 1 per 184,216

Hometowns
   24 -- Miami
   16 -- Houston
   14 -- Detroit
   11 -- Atlanta, Chicago, New Orleans, Pittsburgh
   10 -- Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dallas, Jacksonville
  
States
   225 -- California
   186 -- Florida
   184 -- Texas
   95 -- Georgia
   74 -- Ohio
   63 -- New Jersey
   62 -- Louisiana
   58 -- Pennsylvania
   54 -- South Carolina
   50 -- Virginia
   48 -- Alabama
   46 -- North Carolina
   43 -- Michigan
   37 -- Illinois
  
 

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