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Every year a plethora of rookies get brought into training camp for a chance to prove their talents to the teams. They come from schools all across the country. Here is a breakdown of the top colleges with the amount of players in camp and their conversion rate of making the final cut of a roster. There is also a breakdown of the number of rookies each team had in camp and how many rookies ended up making the 53-man roster.

 

 

Of the Top 25 schools with the most players in camp, 9 of the schools are in the SEC, 5 in the BIG 10, 5 in the PAC-12, 3 in the ACC, 2 in the Big-12, and 1 Independent.

 

 

Here are the Top Ten schools with players in camp and how many of those players made the final roster:

              1. Alabama        59          -->         44          -->         75%

              2. LSU                  58          -->         40          -->         69%

              3. Miami (FL)     58          -->         36          -->         62%

              4. Florida            51          -->         38          -->         75%

              5. Florida St       51          -->         33          -->         65%

              6. Ohio St           51          -->         36          -->         71%

              7. Washington  48          -->         22          -->         46%

              8. Georgia          42          -->         28          -->         67%

              9. Auburn           40          -->         28          -->         70%

              10. Oklahoma   40          -->         23          -->         58%

 

 

In terms of just rookies, here are the Top Ten schools with players in camp and how many of those players made the final roster:

              1. Alabama        17          -->         12          -->         70%

              2. LSU                  14          -->         7            -->         50%

              3. Penn St           14          -->         6            -->         42%

              4. Miami (FL)     13          -->         3            -->         23%

              5. Ohio St           12          -->         5            -->         41%

              6. TCU                 12          -->         2            -->         16%

              7. Florida St       11          -->         5            -->         45%

              8. Georgia          11          -->         6            -->         54%

              9. Auburn           11          -->         3            -->         27%

              10. Oklahoma   9            -->         5            -->         55%

 

 

The Atlanta Falcons led all teams with 32 rookies in camp but only 8 of them actually made the roster giving them the lowest conversion rate at 25% for signing rookies. The top 5 teams with the highest conversion rate for signing rookies are: Houston Texans (60%), New York Giants at (58%), Seattle Seahawks (50%), Carolina Panthers (50%), and Denver Broncos (47%).

 

 

For the complete report and analysis, visit: https://jasfel.shinyapps.io/NFL_Final_Rosters2018/

 

BY: JEFF LEONG

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