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bddwolfpack
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California, Texas and Florida rule recruiting landscape per ESPN

No news here, but an interesting article and worth the read, imo.

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JJ27
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So three of the largest population states put out the biggest numbers of recruits? Hmm


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memphstigers23
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Won't read


bddwolfpack
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re: California, Texas and Florida rule recruiting landscape per ESPN
What I find interesting is that those three states produce the best football athletes and the best baseball athletes.


higgsBoson
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Largest populations as stated before. What's more interesting is to look at recruits per capita which Louisiana, Alabama, and Georgia have more I believe.


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LSU Patrick
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ESPN is just figuring this out? No wonder they suck at recruiting info and ratings.


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Won't read


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SBC
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It's called per capita.


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ProjectP2294
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I glaced over the article and found it funny that they were trying to attribute the numbers to anything bu population size.


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Gravitiger
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What I find interesting is that those three states produce the best football athletes and the best baseball athletes.
Population + Climate
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Ace Midnight
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re: California, Texas and Florida rule recruiting landscape per ESPN
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What I find interesting is that those three states produce the best football athletes and the best baseball athletes.


But not per capita. From a raw numbers standpoint, yes, but those states are full of big league football programs,too.

Louisiana and Mississippi are consistently very high, even in raw numbers - often 1 (or both) cracking the top 5 in Division I scholarship signings, despite having under 8 million people combined.

ETA: Both states consistently lead in number of NFL players produced per million people - greater than 17, which is incredible.
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High C
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re: California, Texas and Florida rule recruiting landscape per ESPN
Same guys who said that Tim Williams was the #1 recruit in LA.

GTFO


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