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DeMatha reigns with most NFL players

When it comes to turning out professional football players, DeMatha is No. 1 in the country, according to USA Football.

The Stags, ranked No. 1 every week this season in's state media football poll, have seven alumni currently playing in the NFL – two more than a handful of other teams including Eleanor Roosevelt, which has five, according to USA Football statistics released today. The numbers were based on NFL kickoff weekend rosters, which included 1,695 players from schools in 48 states, Washington, D.C., American Samoa and five foreign countries.

“I’m very proud to have been a part of their program,” said DeMatha graduate and Philadelphia Eagles running...