The 7 Most Well Known North Carolina Home Grown Athletes
With so many major colleges and universities it’s no surprise that North Carolina has produced more than its fair share of well-known athletes over the years. But who are the biggest names to come out of the state? Our friends at BetCarolina.com did a deep dive to see which athletes who were raised in the state of North Carolina are the most well known currently. They looked at North Carolina athletes and how much those individuals have been discussed in the past year. From there they concluded that these individuals would be the most well-known athletes.
To create the list, BetCarolina utilized a weighted system between AhRefs.com Keywords Explorer and Google Trends to look at the most searched North Carolina athletes over the past 12 months. Once they had both pieces of information, they were averaged to determine the most well known athletes. For the purpose of this list BetCarolina definite ‘NC athlete’ as a “person who was born or resided in North Carolina in their formative childhood and teenage years for over 10 years.” You can read their full study and methodology here or see the 7 most well known NC athletes below. Did your favorite make the list?