Originally written on Down and Distance  |  Last updated 11/15/14

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

By Conference
NFC: 58
AFC: 42

Most players on the list by team
Ravens: 7
49ers: 7
Eagles: 7
Packers: 6
Steelers: 6
Saints: 6

Fewest players on the list by team

Bills: 1
Jaguars: 1
Dolphins: 1
Jets: 1
Raiders: 1
Chargers: 1
Redskins: 1

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
OG -3
C -2
FB – 2
FS -2
MLB – 2
SS – 1



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