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Saban tops college salaries

Paul Chryst ranks 29th on the list of college football's highest-paid coaches.

Alabama head coach Nick Saban is the highest-paid coach in college football, according to a list of 123 coaches released by USA Today. Saban will make just more than $8.3 million this season. Ohio St. head coach Urban Meyer will make $7.6 million, followed by Michigan's Jim Harbaugh ($7.5 M), Texas A&M's Jimbo Fisher ($7.5 M), and Auburn's Gus Malzahn ($6.7 M) to round out the top five.

Wisconsin's Paul Chryst checks in at 29th on the list at $3.75 million.

Here's a look at the other coaches in the Big Ten:

Scott Frost, Nebraska: $5 M

Lovie Smith, Illinois: $5 M

James Franklin, Penn St.: $4.8 M

Kirk Ferentz, Iowa: $4.7 M

Mark Dantonio, Michigan St.: $4.39 M

Jeff Brohm, Purdue: $3.8 M

Pat Fitzgerald, Northwestern: $3.62 M

P.J. Fleck, Minnesota: $3.55 M

D.J. Durkin, Maryland: $2.5 M

Chris Ash, Rutgers: $2.2 M

Tom Allen, Indiana: $1.83




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