Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Number of College Graduates on Pro Sports Rosters

Major League Baseball 

26  graduates on opening day rosters in 2009

National Football League

880 players with 4-year degrees-

Carolina Panthers-42 graduates on roster

University of Miami-32 current NFL players rec'd degree at the "U"

National Basketball Association

Approx. 75-80 graduates 21 percent of the league

In offseason, 45 players returned to class to work on degree

Reference Material

Wall Street Journal article
WSJ article #2
Hurricanesports.com article

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