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A Map Of Each State’s Most Googled Athlete

Using Google search data, BestTickets.com put together the below map that shows the most popular–technically the most searched-for–athletes in each of the 50 states.

The first thing you’ll notice is that LeBron James is really, really popular. He’s the most searched-for athlete in 23 of the 50 states. Peyton comes in silver with seven states, followed by Tom Brady and Adrian Peterson, each with four. Andrew Wiggins (Kansas and Kentucky) and Johnny Manziel (Texas) are the only amateur athletes to appear on the map, although their amateur statuses are obviously about to change.

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Look at Hawaii holding on strong to Manti Te’o. Real cute, Hawaii.

Here’s how the numbers shake out for the most Googled athletes, up to the tenth ranked spot:

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[via BestTickets.com]

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Dillon Cheverere

Dillon Cheverere (@DCheverere) is the Vice President of Media for Grandex, Inc. He's a native Texan with a full head of hair and knows his way around a nice box of red wine. Dorn graduated (BBA) with a GPA sitting in the meaty part of the bell curve, not lagging behind, but not trying to show off, either. Golf is his game now. He's long off the tee but can't putt for shit. Email: dillon@grandex.co

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