Study shows University of Miami is ‘Everything U,’ pretty much

When it comes to producing NFL talent, the University of Miami is Running Back ‘U.’

And Tight End ‘U.’

And Wide Receiver ‘U.’

In studying NFL starters, Pro Bowlers and draft picks at each position over the last decade (2006-15), CBS Sports found that UM produced more wideouts, backs and tight ends than any other school.

Miami also finished fourth in the Offensive Line ‘U’ rankings.

Elsewhere, USA Today did a study that showed Miami produces the fewest busts.

CBS used a point system (1 point per NFL start, 2 for Pro Bowl selection and draft selection, 3 for first-round pick). “In reality, the players themselves make their own way into the NFL on an individual basis,” CBS’ Jon Solomon wrote. “But along the way, they get help through coaching, training and exposure from their college.”

Here’s CBS’ reasoning for why Miami is …

Running Back ‘U’

(CBS Sports)

(CBS Sports)

Tight End ‘U’ 

(CBS Sports)

(CBS Sports)

Wide Receiver ‘U’

(CBS Sports)

(CBS Sports)


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