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This chart shows why every coach is a teacher first, football coach second


This chart has been passed around Twitter today but if you have yet to see it, you need to. The NCAA released a chart entitled simply "Probability of Competing Beyond High School" and even though all its data was already sitting in the back of your mind, it's still eye-opening to see. 

More than a million kids play high school football every year, and 254 will be drafted every year. That's one in every 1,250. 

Get that degree, young man.