North Dakota leads the way in NFL Draft Picks per capita

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Last week, we showed you where every 2016 NFL Draft Pick played high school football.  Today, come stats from the NFL that show that North Dakota led the way in picks per capita.

With Carson Wentz of Century High School going #2 to the Philadelphia Eagles and the Denver Broncos selecting Connor McGovern of Shanley with the 144th pick, North Dakota had one player picked per 336,926 people.  Hawaii was second with one player taken per 453,434 people, followed by Florida, Georgia and South Carolina.

Related: 2016 NFL Draft State-by-State list of where every draft pick played in high school

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Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America.Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet.Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.