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High School Football by the Numbers


15,000,000

The total number of high school students in the United State in 2016

1,000,000

Number of student athletes that participate in high school football each year.

73,000

Number of athletes that go on to play college football (38% to Division 1, 26% to Division 2, 36% to Division 3)

256

Number of players taken in the NFL draft each year

12

Number of high school football players that die each year from football related causes

4

Number of high school football players that die each year from a direct contact injury

150

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.

1,500

Number of females participating in high school football in 2014-2015

References -

http://www.ncaa.org/about/resources/research/football

http://www.nfhs.org/ParticipationStatics/PDF/2014-15_Participation_Survey_Results.pdf

http://nces.ed.gov/fastfacts/display.asp?id=372


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