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  • Height distribution of college Football players by division: Linebacker

    DI FBS

    Avg: 6'1

    6'2 & over: 44.9%

    5'11 & less: 12.5%

    0.1% 5'7 0.5% 5'8 1.2% 5'9 2.8% 5'10 8.0% 5'11 18.2% 6'0 24.4% 6'1 22.9% 6'2 13.9% 6'3 5.7% 6'4 1.9% 6'5 0.4% 6'6 0.2% 6'7

    DI FCS

    Avg: 6'1

    6'2 & over: 34.8%

    5'11 & less: 18.1%

    0.2% 5'7 0.4% 5'8 1.4% 5'9 5.3% 5'10 10.9% 5'11 22.7% 6'0 24.3% 6'1 21.8% 6'2 9.6% 6'3 2.5% 6'4 0.7% 6'5 0.2% 6'6

    D2

    Avg: 6'0

    6'2 & over: 22.6%

    5'11 & less: 32.5%

    0.5% 5'7 1.2% 5'8 4.1% 5'9 9.9% 5'10 16.7% 5'11 24.1% 6'0 20.8% 6'1 14.8% 6'2 5.8% 6'3 1.6% 6'4 0.3% 6'5 0.1% 6'6

    D3

    Avg: 5'11

    6'2 & over: 11.2%

    5'11 & less: 54.6%

    2.3% 5'7 4.7% 5'8 10.0% 5'9 18.9% 5'10 18.6% 5'11 21.8% 6'0 12.5% 6'1 7.7% 6'2 2.4% 6'3 0.9% 6'4 0.2% 6'5

    NAIA

    Avg: 6'0

    6'2 & over: 13.7%

    5'11 & less: 49.4%

    1.6% 5'7 4.0% 5'8 7.5% 5'9 19.1% 5'10 17.2% 5'11 22.7% 6'0 14.3% 6'1 9.3% 6'2 3.4% 6'3 0.9% 6'4 0.1% 6'5

    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.