DALLAS (KDAF) — When it comes to sports of all kinds, there are kings of sports, Texas is king for many, but no more so than football. Texas high school football is arguably the best football in the country in terms of talent, competition, and lore. but there really is nothing quite like the national love the Dallas Cowboys receive year after year.
A recent study by Sports Betting New York looked at the most popular major league sports team in each state, and you may or may not be surprised by the results. “We analyzed Google search data in the past 12 months for all 152 major league sports teams across the NBA, MLB, NFL, NHL and MLS to discover the major league team each state is looking for the most,” the study states.
Come in, Dallas Cowboys.
Team USA has won love from seven states across America with the closest teams (Atlanta Braves, Boston Celtics, Denver Broncos and Minnesota Vikings) having all three state runs each. Here’s a rundown of Cowboy-loving states:
- New Jersey
- New Mexico
The study said: “The Cowboys, who are often referred to simply as ‘America’s Team,’ have amassed a combined fanbase of more than 16.6 million followers on their Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. They are most searched for in Texas, where the team was founded, with an average of 2,240,000 monthly searches, equivalent to 7.6% of the population of Texas searching for the team on Google once a month. . »