The Business of Making it in the NFL

Every athlete knows the challenges and sacrifice that come with making it on a professional level. NCAA players train for years just for a chance to play in the NFL, going against unimaginable odds.

Over 70,000 football player’s every year fall in line for NCAA teams knowing that it’s only the beginning.

These students have their eyes on the prize: to be among the 1.6% of player who will make it to the NFL.

But when the odds are stacked against them, and the chances just keep getting slimmer and slimmer, only the best of the best shine through.

The big picture shows us that the odds of an NCAA football player making it to the NFL are 62:1, but it goes much deeper than that once it comes down to the wire.

Take a look at this infographic for more on what it takes to make it big and how the underdog comes out on top.

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