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Aaron Rodgers was recently announced as the number one NFL player of the 2012 season. With that said, let us take a look at some of the numbers behind the top 100 NFL players.
Most players by division
AFC North: 16
NFC East: 16
NFC North: 16
NFC South: 13
NFC West: 13
AFC South: 9
AFC West: 9
AFC East: 8
Most players on the list by team
Fewest players on the list by team
Most players by college
Miami (FL) – 9
Cal – 5
Michigan – 4
USC – 4
Georgia – 3
Mississippi – 3
Pittsburgh – 3
Tennessee – 3
Note: Florida had two players on the list. Notre Dame had one.
Most players by position
RB – 15
WR – 14
QB – 13
DE – 10
CB – 8
OLB – 8
OT – 5
TE – 5
DT – 3
FB – 2
MLB – 2
SS – 1
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