The Helix Highlanders had four graduates on NFL rosters when teams reached the 53-man limit earlier this month.
Scots alums include running back Reggie Bush of Detroit, quarterback Alex Smith of Kansas City, cornerback Jaemar Taylor of Miami, and tight end Levine Toilolo of Atlanta.
A total of 16 players from the San Diego Section made NFL roster at cutdown:
|Name||Position||High School||NFL Team|
|Khalif Barnes||Tackle||Mount Miguel||Oakland|
|Reggie Bush||Running Back||Helix||Detroit|
|Arian Foster||RunningBack||Mission Bay||Houston|
|Ryan Lindley||Quarterback||El Capitan||Arizona|
|Bear Pascoe||Tight End||Granite Hills||N.Y. Giants|
|David Quessenberry||Tackle||La Costa Canyon||Houston|
|Alex Smith||Quarterback||Helix||Kansas City|
|Kenny Stills||Wide Receiver||New Orleans||La Costa Canyon|
|Levine Toilolo||Tight End||Helix||Atlanta|
|Jimmy Wilson||Safety||Point Loma||Miami|
|Kellen Winslow, Jr.||Tight End||Scripps Ranch||N.Y. Jets|
|Will Yeatman||Tackle||Rancho Bernardo||Miami|
NORLAND AND ST. THOMAS AQUINAS LEAD
Helix is among 14 other U.S. schools tied for third in NFL contributions.
Norland of Miami and St. Thomas Aquinas of Fort Lauderdale lead with 6 players. Pahokee, Florida, has 5.
The next 15, with 4 each:
Helix; Southlake Carroll, Texas; Colton; Concord De La Salle; Cincinnati Bishop Elder; Belle Glade Glades Central, Florida; Greenwood, South Carolina; Long Beach Poly; Mission Viejo; North Miami Beach; Houston North Shore; Sherman Oaks Notre Dame; Piscataway, New Jersey; Rock Hill, South Carolina; Austin Westlake, Texas.
LOUISIANA HAS MOST WITH LEAST
California leads with 225 players, followed by Florida, 186; Texas, 184; Georgia, 95; Ohio, 74; New Jersey, 63; Lousiana, 62; Pennsylvania, 58; South Carolina, 54, and Virginia, 50.
Louisiana has one player for every 73,119 residents. South Carolina is second with one for every 85,655, and Mississippi third with one for every 92,728. California is not in the top 10.
Miami, with 24, is the hometown with the most players, followed by Houston (16), and Detroit, 14.
Information is provided annually by the NFL communications department.