Hahnville leads state with 4 NFL players, DHS has 3 in league

In six out of the last eight years, the state of Louisiana has led the nation, per capita, in producing players into the NFL. It happened again in 2014.

Louisiana edged out South Carolina in producing players into the National Football League. To start the season, Louisiana had 59 NFL players.

And Hahnville High School led the state with the most players in the NFL with four.

Halfback Alfred Blue (Houston Texans), safety Dawan Landry (New York Jets), safety LaRon Landry (Indianapolis Colts) and wide receiver LaRon Byrd (Cleveland Browns) all made the final 53-man squads to start the season.

Destrehan has been just as successful placing players in the NFL, with three alums currently in the league. They include punter Mike Scifres (San Diego Chargers), receiver Damaris Johnson (Houston Texans) and cornerback Josh Victorian (Detroit Lions).

LSU leads all schools in college football with 40 players on NFL rosters today.

USC finished second with 37 players, Alabama is third with 36 players and Georgia is fourth with 34 players.

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