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.