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  • Height distribution of college Football players by division: Defensive Line

    DI FBS

    Avg: 6'3

    6'3 & over: 59.8%

    6'1 & less: 18.3%

    0.3% 5'10 1.4% 5'11 5.5% 6'0 11.1% 6'1 21.9% 6'2 25.6% 6'3 19.7% 6'4 9.9% 6'5 3.1% 6'6 1.1% 6'7 0.2% 6'8 0.1% 6'9

    DI FCS

    Avg: 6'2

    6'3 & over: 47.4%

    6'1 & less: 26.9%

    0.2% 5'9 0.9% 5'10 2.7% 5'11 8.1% 6'0 15.0% 6'1 25.7% 6'2 24.2% 6'3 15.1% 6'4 6.2% 6'5 1.4% 6'6 0.3% 6'7 0.1% 6'8

    D2

    Avg: 6'2

    6'3 & over: 36.2%

    6'1 & less: 42.0%

    0.9% 5'9 3.3% 5'10 5.6% 5'11 14.5% 6'0 17.8% 6'1 21.8% 6'2 19.1% 6'3 11.3% 6'4 4.2% 6'5 1.1% 6'6 0.4% 6'7

    D3

    Avg: 6'1

    6'3 & over: 19.0%

    6'1 & less: 63.4%

    3.7% 5'9 10.3% 5'10 11.0% 5'11 20.2% 6'0 18.2% 6'1 17.6% 6'2 11.4% 6'3 5.0% 6'4 2.0% 6'5 0.4% 6'6 0.1% 6'7 0.1% 6'9

    NAIA

    Avg: 6'1

    6'3 & over: 20.6%

    6'1 & less: 59.0%

    3.3% 5'9 8.5% 5'10 9.2% 5'11 20.4% 6'0 17.6% 6'1 20.4% 6'2 12.8% 6'3 5.5% 6'4 1.6% 6'5 0.5% 6'6 0.1% 6'7

    What's In This Report

    76,459 Football players had both height and position data available on their team roster at the start of the 2017 season. That is 97.0% of the 78,829 total College Football players who were on start of season NCAA & NAIA rosters.