Updated USA Today Coaches Salaries List

Discussion in 'Football' started by CarrollCyclone, Oct 22, 2019.

  1. CarrollCyclone

    CarrollCyclone Active Member

    Jul 7, 2011
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    Ratings:
    +251 / 28 / -2
    Link: http://sports.usatoday.com/ncaa/salaries/

    Sorted by total salary

    1. Dabo Swinney, Clemson - $9,315,600
    2. Nick Saban, Alabama - $8,857,000
    3. Jim Harbaugh, Michigan - $7,504,000
    4. Jimbo Fisher, Texas A&M - $7,500,000
    5. Kirby Smart, Georgia - $6,871,600
    6. Guz Malzahn, Auburn - $6,827,589
    7. Tom Herman, Texas - $6,750,000
    8. Jeff Brohm, Purdue - $6,600,000
    9. Lincoln Riley, Oklahoma - $6,384,462
    10. Dan Mullen, Florida - $6,070,000
    11. James Franklin, Penn State - $5,650,000
    12. Pat Fitzgerald, Northwestern - $5,144,937
    13. Mike Gundy, Oklahoma State - $5,125,000
    14. Scott Frost, Nebraska - $5,000,000
    14. Willie Taggart, Florida State - $5,000,000
    14. Charlie Strong, South Florida - $5,000,000
    17. Gary Patterson, TCU - $4,900,776
    18. Kirk Ferentz, Iowa - $4,800,000
    19. Mark Stoops, Kentucky - $4,763,600
    20. Chris Petersen, Washington - $4,625,000
    21. David Shaw, Stanford - $4,613,707
    22. Ryan Day, Ohio State - $4,500,000
    23. Will Muschamp, South Carolina - $4,400,000
    24. Mark Dantonio, Michigan State - $4,399,437
    25. Paul Chryst, Wisconsin - $4,150,000

    26. Matt Rhule, Baylor - $4,113,734
    27. Kyle Whittingham, Utah - $4,002,917
    28. Chad Morris, Arkansas - $4,000,000
    28. Lovie Smith, Illinois - $4,000,000
    28. Ed Orgeron, LSU - $4,000,000
    28. Justin Fuente, Virginia Tech - $4,000,000
    32. Jeremy Pruitt, Tennessee - $3,846,000
    33. Mike Leach, Washington State - $3,750,000
    34. Bronco Mendenhall, Virginia - $3,700,000
    34. Dana Holgorsen, Houston - $3,700,000
    36. Matt Campbell, Iowa State - $3,600,000
    36. P.J. Fleck, Minnesota - $3,600,000
    38. Chip Kelly, UCLA - $3,500,000
    38. Mack Brown, North Carolina - $3,500,000
    40. Derek Mason, Vanderbilt - $3,368,244
    41. Scott Satterfield, Louisville - $3,250,000
    41. Dave Doeren, North Carolina State - $3,250,000
    43. Clay Helton, USC - $3,218,935
    44. Pat Narduzzi, Pittsburgh - $3,213,953
    45. Matt Luke, Mississippi - $3,100,000
    46. Neal Brown, West Virginia - $3,055,000
    47. Barry Odom, Missouri - $3,050,000
    47. Joe Moorhead, Mississippi State - $3,050,000
    49. Geoff Collins, Georgia Tech - $3,000,000
    50. Justin Wilcox, California - $2,854,000

    51. Matt Wells, Texas Tech - $2,808,300
    52. Les Miles, Kansas - $2,775,000

    53. David Cutcliffe, Duke - $2,669,345
    54. Mike Norvell, Memphis - $2,660,000
    55. Steve Addazio, Boston College - $2,643,012
    56. Mario Cristobal, Oregon - $2,600,000
    57. Mike Locksley, Maryland - $2,500,000
    58. Mel Tucker, Colorado - $2,400,000
    59. Herm Edwards, Arizona State - $2,380,000
    60. Ken Niumatalolo, Navy - $2,316,000
    61. Chris Ash, Rutgers - $2,300,000
    61. Chris Klieman, Kansas State - $2,300,000
    61. Luke Fickell, Cincinnati - $2,300,000
    61. Josh Heupel, Central Florida - $2,300,000
    65. Dino Babers, Syracuse - $2,268,825
    66. Dave Clawson, Wake Forest - $2,189,063
    67. Craig Bohl, Wyoming - $2,137,000
    68. Kevin Sumlin, Arizona - $2,000,000
    69. Jonathan Smith, Oregon State - $1,900,008
    70. Seth Littrell, North Texas - $1,865,500
    71. Tom Allen, Indiana - $1,805,000
    72. Mike Bobo, Colorado State - $1,800,000
    73. Bryan Harsin, Boise State - $1,750,000
    74. Philip Montgomery, Tulsa - $1,689,395
    75. Brian Kelly, Notre Dame - $1,665,020

    76. Jeff Tedford, Fresno State - $1,615,420
    77. Willie Fritz, Tulane - $1,612,000
    78. Randy Edsall, Connecticut - $1,606,000
    79. Bill Clark, Alabama-Birmingham - $1,450,000
    80. Lane Kiffin, Florida Atlantic - $1,432,000
    81. Mike Houston, East Carolina - $1,425,000
    82. Jason Candle, Toledo - $1,150,000
    83. Frank Wilson, Texas-San Antonio - $1,125,000
    84. Butch Davis, Florida International - $992,250
    85. Rick Stockstill, Middle Tennessee State - $913,504
    86. Gary Andersen, Utah State - $900,000
    87. Rocky Long, San Diego State - $879,228
    88. Billy Napier, Louisiana-Lafayette - $875,000
    89. Tom Arth, Akron - $870,000
    90. Blake Anderson, Arkansas State - $825,182
    91. Bob Davie, New Mexico - $823,740
    92. Tyson Helton, Western Kentucky - $800,000
    92. Jake Spavital, Texas State - $800,000
    92. Tim Lester, Western Michigan - $800,000
    95. Doc Holliday, Marshall - $787,820
    96. Eliah Drinkwitz, Appalachian State - $750,000
    97. Dana Dimel, Texas-El Paso - $711,999
    98. Skip Holtz, Louisiana Tech - $704,000
    99. Will Healy, Charlotte - $700,000
    100. Chad Lunsford, Georgia Southern - $680,000

    101. Bobby Wilder, Old Dominion - $661,851
    102. Frank Solich, Ohio - $654,928
    103. Jim McElwain, Central Michigan - $640,900
    104. Walt Bell, Massachusetts - $635,000
    105. Steve Campbell, South Alabama - $619,000
    106. Lance Leipold, Buffalo - $615,000
    107. Thomas Hammock, Northern Illinois - $610,000
    108. Tony Sanchez, UNLV - $602,000
    109. Nick Rolovich, Hawaii - $600,004
    110. Chip Lindsey, Troy - $600,000
    111. Brent Brennan, San Jose State - $599,184
    112. Shawn Elliott, Georgia State - $594,000
    113. Chuck Martin, Miami (OH) - $533,360
    114. Scott Loeffler, Bowling Green - $530,000
    115. Jay Norvell, Nevada - $500,000
    115. Jay Hopson, Southern Mississippi - $500,000
    117. Chris Creighton, Eastern Michigan - $470,000
    118. Mike Neu, Ball State - $444,403
    119. Sean Lewis, Kent State - $440,000
    120. Doug Martin, New Mexico State - $422,000
    121. Matt Viator, Louisiana-Monroe - $390,000
    122. Jamey Chadwell, Coastal Carolina - $360,000

    No Information
    Mike Bloomgren, Rice
    Rod Carey, Temple
    Manny Diaz, Miami (FL)
    Jeff Monken, Army
    Hugh Freeze, Liberty
    Kalani Sitake, BYU
    Troy Calhoun, Air Force
    Sonny Dykes, Southern Methodist
     
    • Informative Informative x 6
    • Disagree Disagree x 1
  2. Prone2Clone

    Prone2Clone Well-Known Member

    Oct 20, 2006
    6,425
    927
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    Ratings:
    +3,495 / 34 / -1
    I know he just upset #6 Wisconsin, but...Lovie Smith, Illinois - $4,000,000

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    • Agree Agree x 8
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  3. tyrelrobert

    tyrelrobert Active Member

    Oct 18, 2006
    1,051
    15
    38
    West Des Moines,IA
    Ratings:
    +46 / 1 / -0
    How is Brian Kelly only making 1.6 million???
     
    • Agree Agree x 18
    • Winner Winner x 2
  4. OPButtrey

    OPButtrey Active Member

    Nov 21, 2010
    532
    110
    43
    Ratings:
    +409 / 18 / -1
    Bump CMC to 4.2 and get him in the top 25
     
    • Agree Agree x 11
    • Winner Winner x 1
  5. trevn

    trevn Well-Known Member

    Apr 10, 2006
    1,291
    214
    63
    West-Eastern Iowa
    Ratings:
    +1,205 / 42 / -0
    I always laugh at Brian Kelly's salary. No way that's entirely accurate. Gotta love private universities!
     
    • Agree Agree x 17
  6. weR138

    weR138 Well-Known Member

    Feb 20, 2008
    11,981
    1,340
    113
    Ratings:
    +4,862 / 239 / -1
    Dabo gettin' PAIIIIID!
     
  7. IASTATE07

    IASTATE07 Well-Known Member
    SuperFanatic SuperFanatic T2

    May 30, 2016
    7,465
    1,460
    113
    Ratings:
    +11,258 / 415 / -5
    One of the most outspoken coaches against players being paid sitting at the top at over $9 million per year.
     
    • Agree Agree x 4
  8. BWRhasnoAC

    BWRhasnoAC Well-Known Member
    SuperFanatic SuperFanatic T2

    Apr 10, 2013
    8,959
    1,269
    113
    Superintendent
    Coconut Creek
    Ratings:
    +6,200 / 394 / -10
    Wow Wyoming putting their money where their mouth is for Bohl. 2.1 M
     
  9. cyfanatic

    cyfanatic Well-Known Member

    Oct 18, 2006
    4,552
    156
    63
    Cedar Rapids, Iowa
    Ratings:
    +386 / 10 / -0
    Yep...that was my first thought! I can't stand that guy!
     
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  10. weR138

    weR138 Well-Known Member

    Feb 20, 2008
    11,981
    1,340
    113
    Ratings:
    +4,862 / 239 / -1
    Yeah, instead of not publishing a number like a normal private school they have to publish a number that everyone in America knows is phony. Dumb.
     
    • Agree Agree x 1
  11. CarrollCyclone

    CarrollCyclone Active Member

    Jul 7, 2011
    799
    136
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    +251 / 28 / -2
    Here are some hefty buyouts per that USA Today database:

    1. Jimbo Fisher, Texas A&M - $60,625,000
    2. Dabo Swinney, Clemson - $50,000,000
    3. Nick Saban, Alabama - $34,100,000
    4. Jeff Brohm, Purdue - $27,650,000
    5. Guz Malzahn, Auburn - $27,050,000
    6. Kirby Smart, Georgia - $24,239,584
    7. Mark Stoops, Kentucky - $22,703,125
    8. Chris Petersen, Washington - $21,770,833
    9. Kirk Ferentz, Iowa - $21,571,250
    10. Lincoln Riley, Oklahoma - $21,013,333
    ----------------------------------------
    11. Tom Herman, Texas - $20,416,667
    14. Matt Campbell, Iowa State - $19,800,000
    19. Mike Gundy, Oklahoma State - $16,632,813
    21. Neal Brown, West Virginia - $16,254,167
    30. Matt Wells, Texas Tech - $11,363,333
    31. Les Miles, Kansas - $11,331,250
    49. Chris Klieman, Kansas State - $6,000,000

    No Info Provided

    Matt Rhyle, Baylor
    Gary Patterson, TCU
     
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  12. CarrollCyclone

    CarrollCyclone Active Member

    Jul 7, 2011
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    Ratings:
    +251 / 28 / -2
    I'm guessing there's a lot of private dollars as part of his compensation
     
    • Winner Winner x 3
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  13. JP4CY

    JP4CY Well-Known Member
    SuperFanatic

    Dec 19, 2008
    23,371
    3,946
    113
    Testifying
    Ratings:
    +18,493 / 447 / -2
    JFC Purdue, that's insane.
     
    • Agree Agree x 13
    • Funny Funny x 1
    • Winner Winner x 1
  14. jsb

    jsb Well-Known Member

    Mar 7, 2008
    16,954
    2,086
    113
    Ratings:
    +12,960 / 972 / -13
    These are buyouts if the coach gets fired. Not the buyouts if the coach takes another job.
     
  15. Acylum

    Acylum Well-Known Member
    SuperFanatic SuperFanatic T2

    Nov 18, 2006
    5,919
    760
    113
    Male
    Ratings:
    +4,864 / 154 / -1
    I forgot Frost is at $5M per. That's awesome.
     
    • Funny Funny x 2
  16. ForbinsAscynt

    ForbinsAscynt Well-Known Member

    Dec 8, 2014
    2,042
    473
    83
    Male
    Ratings:
    +1,848 / 163 / -0
    Campbell is grossly underpaid. I’d like to see him at 4.5
     
    • Agree Agree x 5
    • Winner Winner x 1
  17. weR138

    weR138 Well-Known Member

    Feb 20, 2008
    11,981
    1,340
    113
    Ratings:
    +4,862 / 239 / -1
    Jimbo's buyout is comedy gold...
     
    • Agree Agree x 3
  18. VeloClone

    VeloClone Well-Known Member

    Jan 19, 2010
    33,086
    4,969
    113
    Male
    Brooklyn Park, MN
    Ratings:
    +17,054 / 259 / -2
    How about Chad Morris (Arkansas) right there with him at $4M?
     
    • Agree Agree x 3
    • Winner Winner x 1
  19. JP4CY

    JP4CY Well-Known Member
    SuperFanatic

    Dec 19, 2008
    23,371
    3,946
    113
    Testifying
    Ratings:
    +18,493 / 447 / -2
    We need to get him to atleast 4 sometime soon.
     
    • Winner Winner x 2
    • Agree Agree x 1
  20. iahawks

    iahawks Well-Known Member

    Sep 7, 2012
    5,590
    638
    113
    Ratings:
    +4,250 / 722 / -172
    I knew Brohm got paid, but had no idea it was that much. No wonder he stayed at Purdue.
     

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