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

    DI FBS

    Avg: 6'0

    6'1 & over: 34.2%

    5'10 & less: 22.9%

    0.3% 5'7 2.0% 5'8 5.9% 5'9 14.7% 5'10 19.7% 5'11 23.3% 6'0 17.9% 6'1 11.0% 6'2 4.1% 6'3 1.1% 6'4

    DI FCS

    Avg: 6'0

    6'1 & over: 26.5%

    5'10 & less: 30.5%

    1.0% 5'7 2.4% 5'8 8.8% 5'9 18.2% 5'10 20.7% 5'11 22.3% 6'0 14.0% 6'1 8.2% 6'2 3.8% 6'3 0.4% 6'4 0.1% 6'5

    D2

    Avg: 5'11

    6'1 & over: 23.1%

    5'10 & less: 37.8%

    1.9% 5'7 5.3% 5'8 11.3% 5'9 19.3% 5'10 18.4% 5'11 20.7% 6'0 11.9% 6'1 7.3% 6'2 3.0% 6'3 0.6% 6'4 0.1% 6'5

    D3

    Avg: 5'11

    6'1 & over: 17.7%

    5'10 & less: 49.8%

    4.8% 5'7 10.3% 5'8 14.6% 5'9 20.1% 5'10 16.2% 5'11 16.3% 6'0 9.8% 6'1 5.2% 6'2 2.0% 6'3 0.6% 6'4 0.1% 6'5

    NAIA

    Avg: 5'11

    6'1 & over: 19.0%

    5'10 & less: 48.8%

    5.1% 5'7 8.6% 5'8 15.1% 5'9 20.0% 5'10 16.3% 5'11 15.9% 6'0 10.3% 6'1 5.4% 6'2 2.6% 6'3 0.6% 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.