State Related Analysis

Players from the State

Current PlayersPlayers per Capita
LeaguePercentageState RankPer 1MState Rank
NFL - Current Players0.7%324.328
NFL - Draft0.7%347.227
NFL - Hall of Famers0.3%380.437
DI FBS - Current Players1.1%2456.89
DI FCS - Current Players0.8%2936.522
High School - 4 & 5 STAR Recruits0.6%280.724

Team Profiles

League Team Nickname City Conference
DI - FBS Brigham Young Cougars Provo Independent
DI - FBS Utah Utes Salt Lake City Pac 12 - South
DI - FBS Utah State Aggies Logan Mountain West - Mountain
DI - FCS Southern Utah Thunderbirds Cedar City Big Sky
DI - FCS Weber State Wildcats Ogden Big Sky
DII Dixie State Red Storm St. George Great Northwest Athletic


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.