|TOP NCAAF COACH PAY
Nick Saban,Total Pay,$7,087,481
- Why in the world does a sports coach deserve 7 MILLION dollars for an annual salary?
No wonder college tuition is unaffordable. Colleges need to stop this stupidity - and people can choose to go to another school where coaches are not getting these ridiculous salaries.
2015 NCAAF Coaches Salaries
To see the methodology behind this data, click here.
Coaches' records are going into 2015 season, as displayed in NCAA Career Statistics database at ncaa.org.
"Record at school" data for Louisville's Bobby Petrino, Massachusetts' Mark Whipple, Kansas State's Bill Snyder and Texas State's Dennis Franchione are based on their current tenures at the schools.
Compilation of figures for Staff Pay, the total amount paid to schools' nine full-time assistant coaches, is in progress.
By Steve Berkowitz, Jodi Upton, Christopher Schnaars, Sean Dougherty and Alec J Neuharth-Keusch of USA TODAY; Stephanie Klein for USA TODAY; Robert Lattinville, who is of counsel to Spencer Fane LLP and whose practice areas include areas include representation of college coaches, athletics directors and NCAA member institutions; David Zwart, a St. Louis-based attorney who works with Lattinville.