There is a Big Four of college football talent hotspots, and then there's everybody else.
Just when you think things may change, the stats prove the more the sport shifts, the more the prospect-rich areas remain the same. Those, of course, are California, Florida, Georgia and Texas.
If you're building a dominant program, it begins with blazing a trail into those fertile grounds.
But which state has the crown?
We analyzed the top 100 players from the past two 247Sports composite recruiting classes, 100 of the best players returning to school in 2019 and mock drafts (by B/R'sMatt MillerandSteve Silverman) to judge talent and gather the players' home states.