The average NFL cornerback is **5-foot-11**, 193.4 pounds. The average wide receiver: **6-foot-1**. In the 2001 draft, four men over **6-1** entered the league as cornerbacks, and only one stayed a corner.

Likewise, how much do the NFL Players weigh?

In the 2015 NFL season, of the 1,746 active NFL players, the average weight was **246 pounds**. There are a total of 403 players that weighed in at or over **300 pounds** and a total of 5 players over the **350 pound** mark. Here is a list of the Top 5 Heaviest Players in the NFL.

How much do you have to weigh to be a linebacker?

Projections for this season show 20 starting 4-3 linebackers weighing at least **245 pounds**. That's down from 41 in early 2000, despite fewer 4-3 schemes. A comparison of Pro Bowl rosters shows 4-3 linebackers declined in average weight from **roughly 248 pounds** to 240 since 2001.

What is the average height and weight in the NFL?

For instance, NBA players had the highest average height out of any sport, at a staggering 79.2 inches – 5 inches more than the runner-up, NFL players. And NFL players had the greatest average weight at **246.9 pounds**, nearly **25 pounds** more than the average NBA player.

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