High School Football by the Numbers
The total number of high school students in the United State in 2016
Number of student athletes that participate in high school football each year.
Number of athletes that go on to play college football (38% to Division 1, 26% to Division 2, 36% to Division 3)
Number of players taken in the NFL draft each year
Number of high school football players that die each year from football related causes
Number of high school football players that die each year from a direct contact injury
Number of people world-wide that die each year from falling coconuts
1 - 8,000 vs. 1 - 25,000
Odds of dying from a car accident compared to odds of dying from playing high school football.
Number of females participating in high school football in 2014-2015