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Discussion in 'LSU RECRUITING' started by TerryP, Jan 16, 2014.

  1. TerryP

    TerryP Founding Member

  2. islstl

    islstl Occupy the BCS

  3. mctiger

    mctiger Kenny HIlliard, Beast

    St. Mary Parish has more than twice the number of college players as neighboring Terrebonne Parish, with less than half the number of college-age males. Surprising.
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  4. cajdav1

    cajdav1 Soldiers are real hero's

    This is some incredible info, so in depth.
  5. DarkHornet

    DarkHornet Louisiana Sports Fan

    I'm from Franklin. I remember hearing at some point when I grew up that Franklin was #1 in NFL players produced per capita. Not sure how true that is, now. I know Patterson and Morgan City have had their fair share as well.
  6. mctiger

    mctiger Kenny HIlliard, Beast

    Nowhere near what Franklin has had. I think they took down the sign they had behind Franklin HS listing all the school's NFL players, but there were about a dozen. Patterson and Central Catholic have each had a couple, Morgan City HS has had only 1, Urban Henry, who played for the Lombardi era Packers.
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  7. mctiger

    mctiger Kenny HIlliard, Beast

    @DarkHornet By coincidence, I ran into the principal of Franklin HS tonight, and he was able to confirm that during the 1970s, 80s and 90s, the fact about the town being the #1 producer of NFL talent per capita was true, with 11 players in that time. They've added 3 more since 2000. He also said at one point in the late 70s, Franklin put 4 starters on LSU's defense at the same time, Lyman White, Leonard Marshall, Greg Bowser and a 4th who's name I forget. Oh, and the sign was knocked down by Hurricane Rita and never put back up.
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