Here Is The Best Active NFL Player From Every U.S. State

Though the NFL employs players born all over the United States, the concentration of that talent is quite segregated, being drawn back to about five major areas of the country – California, Texas, Florida, the North East, and upper mid west.

While states in particular can be home to hundreds of NFL players, some states have contributed only a handful, with one state having no active players in the league.

We’ve broken down the best player that currently players in the NFL from each and every state in the country:

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Julio Jones – WR, Falcons

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Reggie Walker – LB, Chargers

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Jordan Cameron – DE, Saints

Arkansas

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DeAngelo Williams – RB, Steelers

California

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Tom Brady – QB, Patriots

Colorado

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Calais Campbell – DE, Cardinals

Connecticut

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Jordan Reed – TE, Redskins

Delaware

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Duron Harmon – S, Patriots

Florida

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Antonio Brown – WR, Steelers

Georgia

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Cam Newton – QB, Panthers

Hawaii

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Marcus Mariota – QB, Titans

Idaho

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Brock Osweiler, QB – Texans

Illinois

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Rob Ninkovich – DE, Patriots

Indiana

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Anthony Barr – LB, Vikings

Iowa

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Marshal Yanda – G, Ravens

Kansas

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Jordy Nelson, WR, Packers

Kentucky

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MIke Mitchel – S, Steelers

Louisiana

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Tyrann Mathieu – S, Cardinals

Maine

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Will Montgomery – C, Bears

Maryland

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Todd Gurley – RB, Rams

Massachusetts

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Steven Hauschka – K, Seahawks

Michigan

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Ben Reothisberger – QB, Steelers

Minnesota

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Larry Fitzgerald – WR, Cardinals

Mississippi

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Fletcher Cox – DT, Eagles

Missouri

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Ezekiel Elliott – RB, Cowboys

Montana

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Kroy Biermann – LB, Falcons

Nebraska

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Sam Koch – P, Ravens

Nevada

DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 13: Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall celebrates a sack in the first quarter against the Baltimore Ravens at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on September 13, 2015. (Photo by Steve Nehf/The Denver Post)

Brandon Marshall – LB, Broncos

New Hampshire

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Kendall Reyes  – DT, Cheifs

New Jersey

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Muhammad Wilkerson – DT, Jets

New Mexico

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Alan Branch – DT, Patriots

New York

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Rob Gronkowski – TE, Patriots

North Carolina

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Jimmy Graham – TE, Seahawks

North Dakota

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Carson Wentz – QB, Eagles

Ohio

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Le’Veon Bell – RB, Steelers

Oklahoma

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Chris Harris Jr – CB, Broncos

Oregon

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Ndamukong Suh – DT, Dolphins

Pennsylvania

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Matt Ryan – QB, Falcons

Rhode Island

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Will Blackmon – S, Redskins

South Carolina

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AJ Green – WR, Benagls

South Dakota

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Adam Vinatieri – K, Colts

Tennessee

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Jason Witten – TE, Cowboys

Texas

HOUSTON, TX - DECEMBER 23: Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings runs upfield against Daniel Manning #38 of the Houston Texans at Reliant Stadium on December 23, 2012 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Adrian Peterson – RB, Vikings

Utah

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Matt Asiata – FB, Vikings

Vermont

No active players

Virginia

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Kam Chancellor – S, Seahawks

Washington

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Alex Smith – QB, Cheifs

West Virginia

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Aaron Dobson – WR, Patriots

Wisconsin

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JJ Watt – DE, Texans

Wyoming

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Zane Beadles – G, 49ers

(Sporting News)

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