Hometowns with the Most NFL Players

The city of Miami leads the way with 27 players! Miami will host the Superbowl LIV and this city produces the most NFL players. Take a look at this chart provided by NFL Communications to see if your city is listed.



Hometown NFL Players Hometown NFL Players
Miami 27 Cleveland 12
Houston 21 Birmingham, AL 11
Fort Lauderdale, FL 14 Jacksonville, FL 11
New Orleans 14 Atlanta 10
Tampa, FL 13 Louisville, KY 10
Cincinnati 12 Philadelphia 10


Fort Lauderdale’s Saint Thomas Aquinas High School, with 13 players, again tops the list of high schools with the most NFL players. The school has led the nation in players on NFL Kickoff rosters for seven of the past eight seasons (2012, 2014-19).


High School, City, State Number NFL Players
Saint Thomas Aquinas High School;

Ft. Lauderdale, FL

13 Geno Atkins, CIN; Giovani Bernard, CIN; Joey Bosa, LAC; Nick Bosa, SF; James Crawford, MIA; Phillip Dorsett, NE; Marcus Gilbert, ARI; Bobby Hart, CIN; Lamarcus Joyner, OAK; Brandon Linder, JAX; Michael Palardy, CAR; Jordan Scarlett, CAR; James White, NE
Lakewood High School; St. Petersburg, FL 7 Dante Fowler, LAR; Shaquem Griffin, SEA; Shaquill Griffin, SEA; Austin Reiter, KC; Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, WAS; Marquez Valdes-Scantling, GB; Isaiah Wynn, NE
Long Beach Polytechnic High School;

Long Beach, CA

6 Jayon Brown, TEN; Jurrell Casey, TEN; DeSean Jackson, PHI; Marcedes Lewis, GB; Jamize Olawale, DAL; JuJu Smith-Schuster, PIT
Serra High School; San Diego 5 Matt Dickerson, TEN; Rasheem Green, SEA; Marquise Lee, JAX; Dante Pettis, SF; Paul Richardson, WAS
Allen High School; Allen, TX 5 Bobby Evans, LAR; Greg Little, CAR; Kyler Murray, ARI; Cedric Ogbuehi, JAX; Jonathan Williams, IND
Tucker High School; Tucker, GA 5 A.J. Bouye, JAX; Jonathan Ledbetter, MIA; Dwayne Harris, OAK; Duke Shelley, CHI; Neiko Thorpe, SEA
Northwestern High School; Miami, FL 5 DeAndre Baker, NYG; Teddy Bridgewater, NO; Artie Burns, PIT; Amari Cooper, DAL; Lavonte David, TB

Locally here in Georgia, High school programs Peachtree Ridge High School & Stephenson High School have 4 players. Share this with a high school program, coach or player you know!

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