Top-seeded Texas is rich with talent
Which state annually produces the best high school football? ESPN Rise's editors have pared the field down to eight states. It's up to you to decide which is the last state standing.
No. 1 seed Texas Population: 23.9 million
Number of high schools playing football: 1,200
Pro Football Hall of Famers: 23, including RB Earl Campbell, QB Bobby Layne, QB Doak Walker, LB Mike Singletary, RB Eric Dickerson, RB Billy Sims (Editor's note: DL Michael Strahan is not yet eligible).
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