State Related Analysis

Players from the State

Current PlayersPlayers per Capita
LeaguePercentageState RankPer 1MState Rank
NFL - Current Players0.6%346.013
NFL - Draft0.6%369.317
NFL - Hall of Famers1.0%291.610
DI FBS - Current Players0.6%3542.718
DI FCS - Current Players0.4%3924.632
High School - 4 & 5 STAR Recruits0.0%N/A0.0N/A

Team Profiles

League Team Nickname City Conference
DI - FBS Nebraska Cornhuskers Lincoln Big Ten - West
DII Chadron State Eagles Chadron Rocky Mountain Athletic
DII Nebraska–Kearney Lopers Kearney Mid-America Inter. Athletic
DII Wayne State (NE) Wildcats Wayne Northern Sun - South


Player distributions were calculated by SbS Football and are based on the following sources.

  • NFL players are based on opening day rosters per team websites, NFL.com and the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
  • FBS/FCS players are based on the rosters form official team websites (as of mid-August).
  • High School 4 and 5 Star players are based on the current Senior class per 247Sports' composite ranking (as of mid-August).
  • Per capita figures are on a per million population basis (2010 census).

Teams are assigned to the state in which they are physically located (i.e. the state where they play their home games). However, an exception is made for three NFL teams physically located in a state we do not consider to be its primary state.

  • The New York Giants (located in New Jersey) are included in the New York profile.
  • The New York Jets (located in New Jersey) are included in the New York profile.
  • The Washington Redskins (located in Maryland) are included in the District of Columbia profile.
The team profiles do not include any teams playing in league besides the NFL or the NCAA (Arena Football League, NAIA, NJCAA, High School, etc.).
All data and information obtained through team websites, the NFL and the NCAA.