Approximately half of the players in the National Football League have college degrees. This is a better ratio than any other major sports league and is partially due to the drafting process. More »

As of October 2013, 65.9 percent of high school graduates enroll in college, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This percentage represents a reduction from a high-enrollment point in 2009, when the figure was 7... More »

According to a report by the Lumina Foundation, as of 2012, approximately 39.4 percent of working-aged Americans hold at least a two-year college degree. This figure represents a rise of 0.7 percent from 2011. More »

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As of 2014, and even though the numbers fluctuate year to year and have evolved in time, the 10-year period beginning in 2005 shows that the Southeastern Conference has the most drafted players participating in the Natio... More »

As of January 2015, Brett Favre has the most wins while playing quarterback in the National Football League, with 186. However, Favre retired at the end of the 2010 season, after a concussion injury side-lined him. Activ... More »

National Football League player Peyton Manning attended the University of Tennessee, which he attended from 1994 until 1998. Manning was a 3-year starter for the Volunteers, where he quarterbacked teams that won 39 games... More »

National Football League players get paid every week during the regular season. There are 17 weeks in an NFL season. Players are also compensated for each playoff game for which their team qualifies, with greater compens... More »