Every NFL Football Comes From This Wilson Factory in Ohio
Ever wondered where the NFL gets their game balls, even the ones played on the big stage in February? They come from a small village right here in Ohio.
According to Wilson’s website, the Wilson Football Factory in Ada, Ohio has been turning out game-ready balls for over 70 years. How many have they produced over that time? Wilson states more than 700,000 footballs a year have been handmade since 1955.
Ada, Ohio is the home to @Wilson_Football where all the footballs used in the @SuperBowl are made! On this day each year our hometown gets to take the spotlight! #WilsonFootball #OfficialBall #OhioNorthern pic.twitter.com/iLJiuiiN5l
— Ohio Northern Univ. (@ohionorthern) February 3, 2019
Ada, located about 70 miles southwest of Toledo, has a population just over 5,200, according to the U.S. Census.
Have you visited Ada before?