Norcross’ football program has the third-most players on NFL rosters this season among high schools nationwide.
Florida’s Saint Thomas Aquinas leads the way with 15 NFL players, followed by Long Beach Poly (Calif.) with seven. Norcross and San Diego Serra (Calif.) are tied for third with six players.
The Blue Devils’ current alumni in the NFL are Lorenzo Carter (New York Giants), Jason Croom (Buffalo Bills), Geremy Davis (Los Angeles Chargers), Max Garcia (Denver Broncos), Christopher Herndon (New York Jets) and Alvin Kamara (New Orleans Saints).
The following is the list of this year’s top high schools when it comes to producing NFL talent.
No. 1. Saint Thomas Aquinas, Ft. Lauderdale, FL (15 players)
Geno Atkins, CIN; Giovani Bernard, CIN; Joey Bosa, LAC; Bryan Cox, CAR; James Crawford, GB; Phillip Dorsett, NE; Marcus Gilbert, PIT; Rashad Greene, JAX; Bobby Hart, CIN; Gabe Holmes, AZ; Lamarcus Joyner, LAR; Brandon Linder, JAX; Michael Palardy, CAR; James White, NE; Sam Young, MIA
No. 2. Long Beach Polytechnic High School, Long Beach, CA (7 players)
Jayon Brown, TEN; Jurrell Casey, TEN; Kaelin Clay, NYG; DeSean Jackson, TB; Marcedes Lewis, GB; Jamize Olawale, DAL; JuJu Smith-Schuster, PIT
No. 3 Norcross High School, Norcross, GA (6 players)
Lorenzo Carter, NYG; Jason Croom, BUF; Geremy Davis, LAC; Max Garcia, DEN; Christopher Herndon, NYJ; Alvin Kamara, NO
No. 3 Serra High School, San Diego, CA (6 players)
Bene’ Benwikere, AZ; Matt Dickerson, TEN; Rasheem Green, SEA; Jordan Lasley, BAL; Dante Pettis, SF; Paul Richardson, WAS
No. 5 Glenville High School, Cleveland, OH (5 players)
Frank Clark, SEA; Ted Ginn, Jr., NO; Justin Hardee, NO; Willie Henry, BAL; Marshon Lattimore, NO
No. 5 Lakewood High School, St. Petersburg, FL (5 players)
Shaquem Griffin, SEA; Shaquill Griffin, SEA; Austin Reiter, KC; Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, OAK; Marquez Valdes-Scantling, GB
No. 5 Miami Central High School, Miami, FL (5 players)
Dalvin Cook, MIN; Devonta Freeman, ATL; John Miller, BUF; Deatrick Nichols, AZ; Kevin Pamphile, TEN
No. 5 Miami Norland High School, Miami, FL (5 players)
Antonio Brown, PIT; Carlton Davis, TB; Ereck Flowers, NYG; Duke Johnson, Jr., CLE; Xavier Rhodes, MIN