Number of high schools playing football in Ohio:
Average annual number of seniors on each team:
Total annual number of Ohio football prospects:
Total number of football prospects nationwide:
(high school, prep school and junior college graduates)
Number of NCAA Division I football universities:
Average annual number of Football Scholarships for High School Students available:
Total annual number of Football Scholarships for High School Students awarded:
Annual percentage of football prospects that receive a scholarship:
0.48 of 1%
That’s 1 scholarship for every 209 players
That’s Less Than 1 Scholarship for every 10 high school football teams!
99.52% DO NOT GET SCHOLARSHIPS!
NOW THAT YOU KNOW HOW MANY FOOTBALL PLAYERS GET SCHOLARSHIPS, IMAGINE HOW MANY BASKETBALL PLAYERS GET SCHOLARSHIPS.
EACH SCHOOL GETS LESS THAN HALF THE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR BASKETBALL AS THEY DO FOR FOOTBALL.
THERE ARE 5 to 10 TIMES THE AMOUNT OF ATHLETES ON A FOOTBALL TEAM COMPARED TO A BASKETBALL TEAM.