Ohio State to Georgia: The NFL's Top 10 College Feeders 



By Abhinav

04 September, 2023

Welcome to our journey through the top 10 college football programs that have consistently fed talent to the NFL. 

The Iowa Hawkeyes, known for their physical play and stout defenses, boast a rich history with 12 conference championships and one national title in their 124-year tenure.

University of Iowa, Current NFL players: 31

The Sooners, with seven national championships and a legacy of top rankings, have been a football powerhouse. They even produced back-to-back Heisman Trophy winners in 2017 and 2018.

University of Oklahoma, Current NFL players: 32 

The Florida Gators, fierce competitors in the tough SEC, have three national championships since 1996 and a rich NFL presence, including C.J. Gardner-Johnson, Keanu Neal, and Kaiir Elam.

University of Florida, Current NFL players: 33

Michigan, a winningest program, returned to dominance recently with two Big Ten championships. The program is famously associated with seven-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady.

University of Michigan, Current NFL players: 33 

Penn State, once independent, now a Big Ten powerhouse, has won four national championships and boasts NFL stars like Saquon Barkley and Micah Parsons.

Pennsylvania State University, Current NFL players: 35 

Notre Dame, with 13 national championships and 40 bowl wins, has a rich tradition. NFL talents like Quenton Nelson and Harrison Smith hail from this historic program.

University of Notre Dame, Current NFL players: 37

The 2021 national champs, Georgia Bulldogs, produce NFL stars like Nick Chubb, A.J. Green, and Matthew Stafford. Fifteen Bulldogs were drafted in 2022, a record.

University of Georgia, Current NFL players: 44

LSU Tigers, SEC powerhouse, claim five national titles. Their NFL presence is felt through stars like Ja’Marr Chase, Tyrann Mathieu, and Jamal Adams.

Louisiana State University, Current NFL players: 52

Ohio State Buckeyes, with eight national championships and a strong recent record, contribute to the NFL with talents like Justin Fields and Ezekiel Elliott.

Ohio State University, Current NFL players: 52

Alabama Crimson Tide has dominated college football, with six national titles since 2009. Their NFL roster includes Minkah Fitzpatrick, Julio Jones, and Derrick Henry.

University of Alabama, Current NFL players: 58

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