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Top-notch football environment: Fayette, Mississippi?

Alcorn State UniversityEarlier this year, the personal finance website WalletHub declared the best and worst cities for football. In the top 15, there were the usual suspects for colleges (Tuscaloosa, Baton Rouge, Clemson) among the top NFL cities (Green Bay, Pittsburgh, Dallas). But coming in at No. 12 … Fayette, Mississippi?

Fayette (pop. 1,614) is approximately 10 miles from Lorman, home to Alcorn State, the football champions of the SWAC in 2015. But this small town ranked so high in a state with two Southeastern Conference schools? How did it rank so high?

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