Study: Alabama leads all states in offseason college football tweeting

According to a study at Emory, tweeters in the state of Alabama discuss college football more than anyone else in the country. (USATSI)
According to a study, Alabama discusses college football more than any other state in the country. (USATSI)

College football's offseason seems non-existent today. The national title game in January runs into national signing day and spring practice, and after a few offseason transfers and arrests it is time for the next year's watch lists. No matter the month, there is always something to talk about in college football.

Emory Sports Marketing Analytics released on study Monday analyzing offseason college football conversations on Twitter. The chart below details the percentage of all Twitter conversations that relate to college football in the last six months. As you can see in the map below, states like Alabama and Mississippi rank in the top fifteen percentile while California and Alaska fall in the lowest category.

According to the study, the top five states in college football conversation are: 

1) Alabama 

2) Mississippi

3) Tennessee

4) South Carolina

5) West Virginia

(H/T: SB Nation)

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