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Profile of 2016 Metro New Orleans Area College Players

I’ve updated my list of high school players from the Metro New Orleans area who went on to play at the collegiate and professional levels.  The list now numbers over 1,300 players and can be viewed at

I did some analysis of the 126 active college players from metro New Orleans, looking at various demographics of the high schools at which they prepped and the colleges they attend.  I realize this is probably of interest only to my readers from the New Orleans area, but here’s what I found.

Where Did They Came From?

Top 10 High Schools Attended

Jesuit (15)

Holy Cross (10)

Shaw (8)

Brother Martin (8)

Rummel (7)

Hahnville (6)

Mandeville (6)

Northshore (6)

St. Paul’s (6)

Lutcher (5)


Metro Region of High School Attended

Eastbank (47%)

Northshore (25%)

River Parishes (15%)

Westbank (13%)


Public vs. Private High School Attended

Private (56%)

Public (44%)


Where Did They Go?


Top 12 Colleges Attended

Delgado Community College (28)

Loyola University (14)

Spring Hill College (8)

Southern University (8)

Southeastern Louisiana (8)

Louisiana College (7)

William Carey College (6)

Nicholls State University (6)

University of New Orleans (6)

Tulane University (5)

Louisiana State University (5)

University of Louisiana – Monroe (3)


There are an additional nine former Delgado CC players who transferred to four-year universities.


College Level Attended

Division I (36%)

JUCO (28%)

NAIA (26%)

Division II (10%)


College Debut Years of the Players

2016 (36%)

2015 (28%)

2014 (20%)

2013 (15%)

2012 (1%)


State Attended

Louisiana (83%)

Mississippi (9%)

Alabama (7%)

Virginia (1%)

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