ODDS OF MAKING IT IN THE NFL
NCAA senior players drafted by an NFL team: About one in 50, or 2.0%.
High school senior players eventually drafted by an NFL team: About nine in 10,000, or 0.09%.
That's about the chance you have an IQ above 150, as measured by the Stanford-Binet test. The average IQ of Ph.D. students is 130.
A boy born to Samoan parents is 56 times more likely to make it in the NFL than any other kid in America, according to Scott Pelley's 60 Minutes report on football in Samoa.