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Cool Chart on all NFL Players listed by school, conference, position and drafted round.
B1G 4th in conference putting players in the NFL. 90 players difference from the Seck. I am surprised about how low the Big 12 is - 170 players.
If you look at it by team the big ten has seven teams on the list. More than any other conference.
I thought the SEC invented football, "that's a lie ?
Too logical, too obvious, too simple, therefore unacceptable to this board...
Shhhh don't tell anyone, E!$pn has been spending billions telling everyone differently.
Interesting stuff, fanatic.
Nice find and nice first post.
Thanks for sharing.
i count for the Big10 (in order on that list) - Ohio State, Iowa, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Michigan, Penn State, and Illinois
and one of them is a 2nd year member in above conference
i count for the SEC (in order on that list) - LSU, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Tennessee, Auburn, South Carolina, and Ole Miss
This post was edited by fishstick 19 months ago
No problem. Big 10 gets no respect!
EXACTLY. They can scream about "faster, stronger, better, etc" but these are cold hard facts. Simply put, the conferences are all within spitting distance of each other. When the NFL stops scouting the B10 then Ill believe how "bad" our kids are.
I notice that those numbers are figured based on a 14 team league for the $ec, and a 12 team league for the B1G. Mizzou and A&M are both included in the $EC numbers (adding 39 more NfL players). If the B1G were to include its two new members (Maryland and Rutgers), then the B1G's number would go up to 283 NFL players. So that would make the.comparison a little more fair.
More importantly, I think it would be interesting for them to do a "yield" breakdown analysis. What I mean by that is this: what percentage of kids SIGNED by each conference to a football scholarship actually end up in the NFL? Given the rampant over signing done in the $ec (and subsequent cutting of players who aren't performing on the field), there is another built in advantage for the $ec.
Just by way of example - consider:
Alabama. Over the past 10 years, Alabama has signed 279 kids to scholarships (which is 29 more than the maximum number allowed by the NCAA guidelines). What makes this even more shocking is that this 10 year period also includes a 3 year window where Alabama was supposed to lose a total of 21 scholarships as a result of the Albert Means scandal (meaning that without the scholarship reductions, Alabama would have signed exactly 300 kids to scholarships - 50 more than the maximum allowable number under NCAA guidelines. Of the 279 kids signed by Alabama, 30 have ended up in the NFL. Or, roughly 10.75% of the kids they signed ended up in the NFL.
Ohio State. Over the past 10 years, Ohio State has signed 224 kids. Of those 224 kids, 37 have ended up in the NFL. Or, roughly 16.52% of kids signed by Ohio State ended up in the NFL.
Analysis like that on a school by school, and conference by conference basis would be very illuminating, I bet.
I suspect, given the rampant over signing that goes on in the $ec, that the "yields" of the $ec and the B1G would probably be very close (if not an advantage for the B1G).
Hmm. Very interesting point of view, Atlanta. You're providing some advanced analysis here.
coaching is the problem not the players. hopefully that is stating to change
Agree completely. If you look at that chart, Coaching has been subpar at Cal and hence the Coach is now gone.
Definitely some good points there!
anyone else notice that Braylon Edwards is listed under Ohio State?
MEMO TO FICKELL: DEFENSE WINS CHAMPIONSHIPS!
Shows Michigan on my computer.
How many players will we put in the NFL this season?
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