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  • Height distribution of college Football players by division: Wide Receiver

    DI FBS

    Avg: 6'0

    6'3 & over: 21.8%

    5'10 & less: 23.8%

    0.7% 5'6 1.7% 5'7 4.4% 5'8 7.8% 5'9 9.3% 5'10 12.6% 5'11 14.3% 6'0 13.7% 6'1 13.7% 6'2 10.9% 6'3 6.9% 6'4 2.9% 6'5 1.0% 6'6 0.1% 6'7

    DI FCS

    Avg: 6'0

    6'3 & over: 21.2%

    5'10 & less: 26.8%

    0.7% 5'6 1.8% 5'7 4.1% 5'8 8.2% 5'9 12.0% 5'10 11.0% 5'11 14.0% 6'0 13.8% 6'1 13.3% 6'2 11.2% 6'3 6.3% 6'4 2.7% 6'5 0.7% 6'6 0.3% 6'7

    D2

    Avg: 6'0

    6'3 & over: 18.1%

    5'10 & less: 34.2%

    1.6% 5'6 3.5% 5'7 6.5% 5'8 9.7% 5'9 12.9% 5'10 11.1% 5'11 12.8% 6'0 12.2% 6'1 11.5% 6'2 9.5% 6'3 5.3% 6'4 2.3% 6'5 1.0% 6'6 0.1% 6'7

    D3

    Avg: 5'11

    6'3 & over: 12.3%

    5'10 & less: 39.2%

    2.5% 5'6 4.6% 5'7 7.5% 5'8 9.6% 5'9 14.9% 5'10 11.3% 5'11 15.0% 6'0 12.0% 6'1 10.3% 6'2 7.5% 6'3 3.5% 6'4 0.8% 6'5 0.4% 6'6

    NAIA

    Avg: 5'11

    6'3 & over: 12.9%

    5'10 & less: 38.6%

    2.6% 5'6 4.0% 5'7 7.3% 5'8 11.1% 5'9 13.6% 5'10 12.0% 5'11 15.0% 6'0 11.0% 6'1 10.6% 6'2 7.0% 6'3 3.9% 6'4 1.3% 6'5 0.6% 6'6 0.1% 6'7

    What's In This Report

    76,459 Football players had both height and position data available on their team roster at the start of the 2017 season. That is 97.0% of the 78,829 total College Football players who were on start of season NCAA & NAIA rosters.