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State-by-state look at where Pro Football Hall of Fame members went to high school

The 2023 Pro Football Hall of Fame class is scheduled for Aug. 5 and includes Rondo Barber, Don Coryell, Chuck Howery, Joe Clecco, Darrell Leavis, Ken Riley, Joe Thomas and Zach Thomas. , DeMarcus Ware has a total of 371 members. Awarded in Canton.

Ahead of Saturday’s ceremony in Ohio, we’re featuring the high schools of all Hall of Fame players and coaches. California (37), Pennsylvania (33), Texas (32), and Ohio (27) produce nearly 40% of the membership.

A total of 38 states and the District of Columbia have at least one player in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Reavis’ enshrinement on Saturday makes him the third player from Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, joining Mike Ditka and Ty Law. They are the only school with more than two players in the hall.
Armstrong (Washington, DC), Crane Medical (Chicago), Erasmus Hall (Brooklyn), Farmington (West Virginia), George Washington Prep (Los Angeles), Hampton (Virginia), Highland Park (Dallas), Jefferson (Portland) , Oregon), Lincoln (San Diego), Pine Bluff (Arkansas), Raines (Jacksonville, FL), South River (NJ), Superior Central (Superior, WI), Wausau East (Wasau, WI), and others Worthing (Houston) is the only school with multiple Hall of Famers.

Alabama — 9

John Stallworth, Tuscaloosa

Arizona — 2

Arkansas — 7

Willie Davis, Booker T. Washington (Texarkana)

Bobby Mitchell, Langston (Hot Springs)

Willie Loaf, Pine Bluff

California — 37

Terrell Davis, Lincoln (San Diego)

Hugh McElhenney, George Washington Prep (Los Angeles)

Dick Stumpel, Commerce (San Francisco)

Bob St. Clair, San Francisco Institute of Technology (San Francisco)

Colorado — 3

Jack Christiansen, Odd Fellows Orphanage (Canon City)

Connecticut — 4

Delaware — 1

District of Columbia — 3

Len Ford, Armstrong

Willie Wood, Armstrong

Florida — 20

Brian Dawkins, Raines (Jacksonville)

Bob Hayes, Matthew Gilbert (Jacksonville)

Deacon Jones, Hungerford (Etonville)

Ken Riley, Union Academy (Bartow)

Georgia — 8

Richard Dent, Murphy (Atlanta)

Idaho — 2

Illinois — 17

Kevin Green, Granite City South (Granite City)

Leo Nomellini, Crane Medical (Chicago)

Pete Pihos, Austin (Chicago)

Indiana — 6

Bob Gries, Rex Mundy (Evansville)

Alex Karas, Emerson (Gary)

Hank Strahm, Lou Wallace (Gary)

Rod Woodson, R. Nelson Snyder (Fort Wayne)

Iowa — 2

Kurt Warner, Regis (Cedar Rapids)

Kansas — 3

Link Lyman, McDonald’s

Kentucky — 2

Paul Hornung, Flagett (Louisville)

Louisiana — 12

Charlie Joyner, WO Boston (Lake Charles)

Aeneas Williams, Alcy Fortier (New Orleans)

Massachusetts — 4

Nick Buoniconti, Cathedral (Springfield)

Ed Healy, Classic (Springfield)

Michigan — 6

Tony Dungey, Parkside (Jackson)

Minnesota — 4

Mississippi — 9

Lem Varney, 33rd Street (Gulfport)

Willie Brown, Taylor (Yazoo City)

Brett Fabre, Hancock North Central (kiln)

Frank Kinnard, Central (Jackson)

Jerry Rice, BL Moore (Starkville)

Billy Shaw, Car Central (Vicksburg)

Missouri — 5

Mike McCormack, De La Salle (Kansas City)

Nebraska — 3

Guy Chamberlin, Blue Springs

New Jersey — 10

Alex Wojciechovic, South River

New Mexico — 2

New York — 9

Art Donovan, Mount St. Michael Academy (Bronx)

Sid Lachman, Erasmus Hall (Brooklyn)

North Carolina — 4

Bobby Bell, Cleveland (Shelby)

Ohio — 27

Oklahoma — 5

Steve Owen, Aline

Oregon — 5

Ernie Weinmeister, Jefferson (Portland)

Pennsylvania — 33

George Blanda, Youngwood

Stan Jones, LeMoyne

Jim Kelly, East Brady

Joe Clecco, St. James (Chester)

Ty Lo, Ali Quippa

Darrell Levis, Ali Quippa

Jim Thorpe, Carlisle Indian Technical School (Carlisle)

Charlie Trippi, Pittton Area (Pittton)

Johnny Unitas, St. Justins (Pittsburgh)

South Carolina — 4

Harry Carson, McLenahan (Florence)

Art Shell, Bonds Wilson (North Charleston)

Tennessee — 5

Claude Humphrey, Leicester (Memphis)

Texas — 32

Darrell Green, Jesse H. Jones (Houston)

Winston Hill, Weldon (Gradewater)

Ken Houston, Dunbar (Lufkin)

Joe Greene, Dunbar (Temple)

Jimmie Johnson, Thomas Jefferson (Port Arthur)

Mike Singletary, Worthing (Houston)

Charlie Taylor, Dalworth (Grand Prairie)

Emmitt Thomas, Marshall (Angleton)

Thurman Thomas, Willow Ridge (Houston)

Clyde Turner, Newman (Sweetwater)

Dork Walker, Highland Park (Dallas)

Utah — 2

Max Speedy, South (Salt Lake City)

Virginia — 12

Rosie Brown, Jefferson (Charlottesville)

Willie Lanier, Maggie L. Walker (Richmond)

Ace Parker, Woodrow Wilson (Portsmouth)

Dwight Stevenson, Hampton

Washington — 5

West Virginia — 6

Frank Gatzki, Farmington

Chuck Howery, Warwood (Wheeling)

Sam Huff, Farmington

Randy Moss, DuPont (DuPont City)

Wisconsin — 12

Bud Grant, Superior Central (Superior)

Joe Guyon, Keewatin Academy (Prairie de Chien)

Alphonse Lehmans, East (Superior)

Arnie Nevers, Superior Central (Superior)

Jim Otto, Warsaw East (Warsaw)

Outside the United States — 2

Jack Butler, Canada

Jan Steneld, Norway

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