Published by Dan on Sep 14, 2015

2015 NFL Linebackers by College

What colleges and conferences have the highest paid NFL players at linebacker?

Top Conferences

Conference Players Salaries
1. SEC 48 $120.6M
2. Big Ten 41 $111.9M
3. ACC 48 $102.9M
4. PAC-12 38 $85.2M
5. Big 12 28 $44.7M
6. FCS 20 $33M
7. MWC 13 $28.3M
8. Big East 10 $25.9M
9. Sun Belt 8 $19.6M
10. WAC 7 $18.1M
11. C-USA 14 $13.3M
12. Division II 10 $8.1M
13. MAC 12 $8.1M
14. AAC 6 $4.5M
15. Independent 6 $3.8M
16. Division III 1 $2.4M
17. International 1 $112.2K

Top Colleges

College Players Salaries
1. Georgia 8 $37.9M
2. USC 9 $34.7M
3. Penn State 8 $28.9M
4. Miss St 6 $18M
5. UNC 6 $16.9M
6. Texas 6 $16.1M
7. Michigan 6 $16M
8. Boston College 5 $15M
9. FSU 6 $13.9M
10. Utah 5 $13.8M
11. TCU 6 $13.3M
12. Cincinnati 2 $13M
13. Ohio State 4 $12.9M
14. Wisconsin 3 $12.8M
15. Purdue 2 $12.5M
16. Nebraska 6 $12.4M
17. Alabama 5 $12.2M
18. LSU 6 $12M
19. Washington 5 $11.6M
20. Georgia Tech 4 $11.3M
21. Utah State 2 $11.3M
22. Arizona St 3 $10M
23. Troy 1 $10M
24. Louisville 5 $9.3M
25. California 4 $9.2M
26. Alabama A&M 1 $9M
27. Miami (FL) 6 $8.7M
28. Florida 5 $8.6M
29. NC State 4 $8.6M
30. Virginia 4 $8.1M
31. Kentucky 5 $8.1M
32. Auburn 4 $8.1M
33. UCLA 4 $8.1M
34. Idaho St 1 $8M
35. Iowa 3 $7.7M
36. South Carolina 3 $7.7M
37. Missouri 4 $7.2M
38. Oklahoma 3 $7.1M
39. Clemson 4 $7.1M
40. West Virginia 4 $6.9M
41. Illinois 2 $6.6M
42. Maryland 3 $6.4M
43. Texas A&M 2 $5.9M
44. Pittsburgh 2 $5.6M
45. Arizona 2 $5M
46. MTSU 2 $4.8M
47. Tennessee 1 $4.5M
48. Grand Valley State University 1 $4.1M
49. Kansas St 5 $4M
50. Nevada 3 $4M
51. Hampton 1 $3.6M
52. Wake Forest 2 $3M
53. N Texas 3 $3M
54. Oregon 3 $2.6M
55. James Madison 1 $2.5M
56. Montana 2 $2.4M
57. Mary Hardin–Baylor 1 $2.4M
58. BYU 3 $2.3M
59. Stanford 4 $2.2M
60. Boise State 2 $2.2M
61. Duke 1 $2.1M
62. Rutgers 3 $2.1M
63. Connecticut 3 $1.9M
64. USF 3 $1.7M
65. N Dakota St 2 $1.7M
66. C Michigan 2 $1.7M
67. Marshall 2 $1.6M
68. Colorado 1 $1.4M
69. Kansas 2 $1.4M
70. Notre Dame 2 $1.4M
71. Southern Mississippi 2 $1.4M
72. Kent State 1 $1.4M
73. Temple 2 $1.3M
74. Fresno St 2 $1.3M
75. Arkansas 2 $1.2M
76. Texas State 2 $1.1M
77. Iowa State 2 $1.1M
78. West Texas A&M 1 $1M
79. Toledo 2 $1M
80. Portland St 1 $1M
81. N Illinois 1 $925K
82. Montana St 1 $825K
83. Arkansas St 1 $704.5K
84. Minnesota 1 $686.6K
85. Florida Atl 2 $683.1K
86. Washburn University 1 $660K
87. Northwestern 2 $638.5K
88. Tennessee-Chattanooga 1 $625.4K
89. Oregon St 1 $618.3K
90. Ball State 1 $599.5K
91. Baylor 1 $588K
92. Newberry 1 $587.1K
93. Wyoming 1 $586.1K
94. Tulane 1 $585K
94. Houston 1 $585K
96. FIU 1 $567.5K
97. Illinois St 1 $564.7K
98. Akron 1 $528.3K
99. Cal Poly 1 $526.7K
100. Syracuse 1 $525.7K
101. Rice 1 $525K
102. Colorado St 1 $511.2K
103. Washington St 1 $510K
103. San Jose St 1 $510K
105. UNLV 1 $503.3K
106. Southern Illinois 1 $500K
107. E Michigan 1 $496.7K
108. Delaware 1 $495.7K
109. Harding University 1 $495K
110. New Mexico Highlands 1 $480K
111. Sacramento St 1 $465K
112. Penn 1 $460K
113. Tarleton St 1 $435K
114. LA Tech 2 $224.4K
114. Michigan St 2 $224.4K
116. Clarion University 1 $112.2K
116. Bowling Green 1 $112.2K
116. South Dakota 1 $112.2K
116. San Diego St 1 $112.2K
116. Texas A&M University–Commerce 1 $112.2K
116. Pretoria 1 $112.2K
116. UCF 1 $112.2K
116. N Iowa 1 $112.2K
116. Shepherd University 1 $112.2K
116. S Carolina St 1 $112.2K
116. Army 1 $112.2K

AAC

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Marcus Smith Louisville Eagles OLB $1.9M
2. Preston Brown Louisville Bills ILB $751.4K
3. Aaron Lynch USF 49ers OLB $604.5K
4. Reshard Cliett USF Texans OLB $592.6K
5. Yawin Smallwood Connecticut Titans ILB $480K
6. Terrance Plummer UCF Redskins ILB $112.2K

ACC

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Luke Kuechly Boston College Panthers ILB $12.4M
2. Lawrence Timmons FSU Steelers ILB $9.6M
3. Julius Peppers UNC Packers OLB $8.7M
4. Derrick Morgan Georgia Tech Titans OLB $6.8M
5. Ahmad Brooks Virginia 49ers OLB $6.7M
6. Jon Beason Miami (FL) Giants ILB $5.7M
7. D'Qwell Jackson Maryland Colts ILB $5.5M
8. Stephen Tulloch NC State Lions ILB $5.1M
9. Bruce Carter UNC Buccaneers OLB $4.3M
10. Vic Beasley Clemson Falcons OLB $3.6M
11. Daryl Smith Georgia Tech Ravens ILB $3.4M
12. Nate Irving NC State Colts ILB $2.4M
13. Calvin Pace Wake Forest Jets OLB $2.4M
14. Quinton Coples UNC Jets OLB $2.2M
15. Vincent Rey Duke Bengals OLB $2.1M
16. Bjoern Werner FSU Colts OLB $2M
17. Stephone Anthony Clemson Saints OLB $1.9M
18. Mark Herzlich Boston College Giants OLB $1.3M
19. Denzel Perryman Miami (FL) Chargers ILB $1.2M
20. Jeremiah Attaochu Georgia Tech Chargers OLB $1.1M
21. Zach Brown UNC Titans ILB $964.6K
22. Kavell Conner Clemson Chargers ILB $900K
23. Eli Harold Virginia 49ers LB $764.1K
24. Lorenzo Mauldin Louisville Jets LB $752K
25. Erin Henderson Maryland Jets ILB $745K
26. Kareem Martin UNC Cardinals OLB $710.9K
27. Sean Spence Miami (FL) Steelers ILB $676.3K
28. Kevin Pierre-Louis Boston College Seahawks OLB $651.4K
29. Nigel Bradham FSU Bills OLB $641.1K
30. Kyle Wilber Wake Forest Cowboys OLB $634.8K
31. Telvin Smith FSU Jaguars OLB $607.8K
32. Deiontrez Mount Louisville Titans OLB $607K
33. Tony Steward Clemson Bills ILB $601K
34. Audie Cole NC State Vikings ILB $570K
35. Vince Williams FSU Steelers ILB $559.7K
36. Thurston Armbrister Miami (FL) Jaguars OLB $529.2K
37. Brock Hekking NC State Chargers OLB $527.5K
38. Cameron Lynch Syracuse Rams LB $525.7K
39. Christian Jones FSU Bears OLB $512.3K
40. Kasim Edebali Boston College Saints OLB $512K
41. LaRoy Reynolds Virginia Jaguars OLB $495.8K
42. Ray-Ray Armstrong Miami (FL) Raiders OLB $495K
43. Brandon Watts Georgia Tech Vikings OLB $112.2K
44. Kevin Reddick UNC Bills ILB $112.2K
45. Max Valles Virginia Raiders OLB $112.2K
46. Josh Keyes Boston College Buccaneers LB $112.2K
47. Shayon Green Miami (FL) Steelers OLB $112.2K
48. Todd Thomas Pittsburgh Jaguars LB $112.2K

Big 12

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Brian Orakpo Texas Titans OLB $7.8M
2. Curtis Lofton Oklahoma Raiders ILB $6M
3. Derrick Johnson Texas Chiefs ILB $5.5M
4. Von Miller Texas A&M Broncos OLB $5.3M
5. Sean Weatherspoon Missouri Cardinals ILB $3.9M
6. Emmanuel Lamur Kansas St Bengals OLB $2.4M
7. Andrew Gachkar Missouri Cowboys ILB $1.8M
8. Brad Jones Colorado Eagles ILB $1.4M
9. Arthur Brown Kansas St Ravens ILB $888.6K
10. Sam Acho Texas Bears OLB $825K
11. Steven Johnson Kansas Titans ILB $785K
12. Jordan Hicks Texas Eagles OLB $748.2K
13. Paul Dawson TCU Bengals LB $738.2K
14. Alex Okafor Texas Cardinals OLB $658.6K
15. Ben Heeney Kansas Raiders ILB $630.7K
16. Keenan Robinson Texas Redskins ILB $630K
17. Shaquille Riddick West Virginia Cardinals OLB $623K
18. Bryce Hager Baylor Rams ILB $588K
19. A.J. Klein Iowa State Panthers OLB $587.8K
20. Terence Garvin West Virginia Steelers ILB $585K
21. Corey Nelson Oklahoma Broncos OLB $567.2K
22. Travis Lewis Oklahoma Lions ILB $539.8K
23. Justin Tuggle Kansas St Texans OLB $495.8K
24. Jeremiah George Iowa State Buccaneers ILB $465K
25. Dakorey Johnson Kansas St Cowboys LB $112.2K
26. Ryan Mueller Kansas St Chargers LB $112.2K
27. Jonathan Anderson TCU Bears LB $112.2K
28. Stansly Maponga TCU Falcons OLB $112.2K

Big East

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Connor Barwin Cincinnati Eagles OLB $6M
2. Jabaal Sheard Pittsburgh Patriots OLB $5.5M
3. Elvis Dumervil Louisville Ravens OLB $5.2M
4. J.T. Thomas West Virginia Giants OLB $3.3M
5. Bruce Irvin West Virginia Seahawks OLB $2.3M
6. Jonathan Freeny Rutgers Patriots OLB $1M
7. Sio Moore Connecticut Colts ILB $763.7K
8. Danny Lansanah Connecticut Buccaneers ILB $660K
9. Sam Barrington USF Packers ILB $552.3K
10. Ka'lial Glaud Rutgers Cowboys OLB $550K

Big Ten

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Ryan Kerrigan Purdue Redskins OLB $11.5M
2. Lavonte David Nebraska Buccaneers OLB $10.1M
3. Navorro Bowman Penn State 49ers ILB $9.1M
4. DeAndre Levy Wisconsin Lions OLB $8.4M
5. James Laurinaitis Ohio State Rams ILB $8.3M
6. David Harris Michigan Jets ILB $7.2M
7. Sean Lee Penn State Cowboys OLB $7M
8. Brandon Graham Michigan Eagles OLB $6.5M
9. Whitney Mercilus Illinois Texans OLB $6.5M
10. Chad Greenway Iowa Vikings OLB $6.3M
11. Tamba Hali Penn State Chiefs OLB $6M
12. Paul Posluszny Penn State Jaguars ILB $5M
13. Jonathan Casillas Wisconsin Giants OLB $2.7M
14. Ryan Shazier Ohio State Steelers ILB $2.4M
15. O'Brien Schofield Wisconsin Falcons OLB $1.7M
16. A.J. Hawk Ohio State Bengals OLB $1.6M
17. Randy Gregory Nebraska Cowboys OLB $953.7K
18. Anthony Spencer Purdue Saints OLB $950K
19. LaMarr Woodley Michigan Cardinals OLB $950K
20. Christian Kirksey Iowa Browns ILB $760K
21. Damien Wilson Minnesota Cowboys ILB $686.6K
22. Jake Ryan Michigan Packers OLB $684.2K
23. Anthony Hitchens Iowa Cowboys ILB $663.7K
24. Gerald Hodges Penn State Vikings OLB $645K
25. Eric Martin Nebraska Patriots OLB $645K
26. Nathan Stupar Penn State Falcons ILB $585K
27. John Simon Ohio State Texans OLB $585K
28. Michael Mauti Penn State Saints ILB $555.7K
29. Kenny Demens Michigan Cardinals ILB $540K
30. Chi Chi Ariguzo Northwestern Chargers LB $526.3K
31. Kevin Snyder Rutgers Lions LB $525.3K
32. Will Compton Nebraska Redskins ILB $496.7K
33. Max Bullough Michigan St Texans ILB $112.2K
34. Brennen Beyer Michigan Ravens OLB $112.2K
35. Trevor Roach Nebraska Bengals ILB $112.2K
36. Justin Staples Illinois Titans OLB $112.2K
37. Mike Hull Penn State Dolphins ILB $112.2K
38. Zaire Anderson Nebraska Broncos OLB $112.2K
39. Cole Farrand Maryland Giants ILB $112.2K
40. Brian Peters Northwestern Vikings ILB $112.2K
41. Taiwan Jones Michigan St Jets LB $112.2K

C-USA

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Trent Cole Cincinnati Colts OLB $7M
2. Albert McClellan Marshall Ravens ILB $1.1M
3. Jamie Collins Southern Mississippi Patriots OLB $940.3K
4. Phillip Hunt Houston Lions OLB $585K
5. Dezman Moses Tulane Chiefs OLB $585K
6. Randell Johnson Florida Atl Bills OLB $570.9K
7. Neville Hewitt Marshall Dolphins LB $525.3K
8. Scott Solomon Rice Browns OLB $525K
9. Zach Orr N Texas Ravens ILB $511K
10. Cordarro Law Southern Mississippi Chargers OLB $465K
11. IK Enemkpali LA Tech Bills OLB $112.2K
12. Dere Akunne N Texas Falcons OLB $112.2K
13. Adarius Glanton Florida Atl Panthers OLB $112.2K
14. Houston Bates LA Tech Redskins OLB $112.2K

Division II

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Dan Skuta Grand Valley State University Jaguars OLB $4.1M
2. Bryan Braman West Texas A&M Eagles OLB $1M
3. Michael Wilhoite Washburn University 49ers ILB $660K
4. Edmond Robinson Newberry Vikings OLB $587.1K
5. Ty Powell Harding University Bills ILB $495K
6. Jordan Campbell New Mexico Highlands Redskins OLB $480K
7. Rufus Johnson Tarleton St Patriots OLB $435K
8. Danny Mason Texas A&M University–Commerce Broncos OLB $112.2K
9. Howard Jones Shepherd University Buccaneers OLB $112.2K
10. Julian Howsare Clarion University Jets LB $112.2K

Division III

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Jerrell Freeman Mary Hardin–Baylor Colts ILB $2.4M

FCS

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Robert Mathis Alabama A&M Colts OLB $9M
2. Jared Allen Idaho St Bears OLB $8M
3. Justin Durant Hampton Falcons OLB $3.6M
4. Arthur Moats James Madison Steelers OLB $2.5M
5. Kroy Biermann Montana Falcons OLB $1.9M
6. Ramon Humber N Dakota St Saints ILB $1M
7. Adam Hayward Portland St Redskins OLB $1M
8. Dane Fletcher Montana St Patriots ILB $825K
9. Davis Tull Tennessee-Chattanooga Saints OLB $625.4K
10. Kyle Emanuel N Dakota St Chargers OLB $624.6K
11. Nate Palmer Illinois St Packers ILB $564.7K
12. Nick Dzunbar Cal Poly Chargers LB $526.7K
13. Brock Coyle Montana Seahawks ILB $511K
14. Jayson Dimanche Southern Illinois Bengals ILB $500K
15. Paul Worrilow Delaware Falcons ILB $495.7K
16. Todd Davis Sacramento St Broncos OLB $465K
17. Brandon Copeland Penn Lions ILB $460K
18. Tyler Starr South Dakota Falcons OLB $112.2K
19. Joe Thomas S Carolina St Cowboys OLB $112.2K
20. L.J. Fort N Iowa Steelers ILB $112.2K

Independent

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Manti Te'o Notre Dame Chargers ILB $1.3M
2. Kyle Van Noy BYU Lions OLB $1.3M
3. Alani Fua BYU Cardinals ILB $530.7K
4. Uani Unga BYU Giants OLB $525K
5. Josh McNary Army Colts ILB $112.2K
6. Darius Fleming Notre Dame Patriots OLB $112.2K

International

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Daniel Adongo Pretoria Colts OLB $112.2K

MAC

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. James Harrison Kent State Steelers OLB $1.4M
2. Larry English N Illinois Buccaneers OLB $925K
3. Nick Bellore C Michigan 49ers ILB $845K
4. Frank Zombo C Michigan Chiefs OLB $812.5K
5. Junior Galette Temple Redskins OLB $745K
6. Jonathan Newsome Ball State Colts OLB $599.5K
7. Tahir Whitehead Temple Lions OLB $578K
8. Justin March Akron Chiefs OLB $528.3K
9. Junior Sylvestre Toledo Colts LB $527.7K
10. Jayrone Elliot Toledo Packers OLB $511.7K
11. Andy Mulumba E Michigan Packers OLB $496.7K
12. Gabe Martin Bowling Green Cardinals ILB $112.2K

MWC

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Paul Kruger Utah Browns OLB $8.1M
2. Daryl Washington TCU Cardinals ILB $8M
3. Koa Misi Utah Dolphins ILB $4.3M
4. David Hawthorne TCU Saints ILB $3.8M
5. Stevenson Sylvester Utah Bills ILB $730K
6. Mark Nzeocha Wyoming Cowboys OLB $586.1K
7. Zach Vigil Utah State Dolphins LB $528.3K
8. Tank Carder TCU Browns ILB $525K
9. Shaquil Barrett Colorado St Broncos OLB $511.2K
10. Keith Smith San Jose St Cowboys ILB $510K
11. John Lotulelei UNLV Jaguars OLB $503.3K
12. Eric Pinkins San Diego St Seahawks ILB $112.2K
13. Blake Renaud Boise State Vikings LB $112.2K

PAC-12

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Clay Matthews USC Packers OLB $13.2M
2. Brian Cushing USC Texans ILB $8.8M
3. Donald Butler Washington Chargers ILB $7.4M
4. Mychal Kendricks California Eagles ILB $7.3M
5. Terrell Suggs Arizona St Ravens OLB $5.2M
6. Rey Maualuga USC Bengals ILB $5M
7. Vontaze Burfict Arizona St Bengals OLB $4.8M
8. Brooks Reed Arizona Falcons OLB $4.4M
9. Malcolm Smith USC Raiders OLB $3.5M
10. Anthony Barr UCLA Vikings OLB $3.2M
11. Akeem Ayers UCLA Rams OLB $3M
12. Shaq Thompson Washington Panthers OLB $2.2M
13. Nick Perry USC Packers OLB $1.9M
14. Hau'oli Kikaha Washington Saints OLB $1.3M
15. Eric Kendricks UCLA Vikings ILB $1.3M
16. Trent Murphy Stanford Redskins OLB $1.1M
17. Kiko Alonso Oregon Eagles ILB $1.1M
18. Michael Morgan USC Seahawks OLB $1M
19. Lorenzo Alexander California Raiders OLB $870K
20. Casey Matthews Oregon Vikings ILB $825K
21. Spencer Paysinger Oregon Dolphins OLB $745K
22. Allen Bradford USC Falcons ILB $660K
23. D.J. Alexander Oregon St Chiefs OLB $618.3K
24. Devon Kennard USC Giants OLB $591.1K
25. Jordan Zumwalt UCLA Steelers ILB $581.2K
26. Marquis Flowers Arizona Bengals OLB $574.7K
27. Mike Mohamed California Texans ILB $570K
28. Trevor Reilly Utah Jets OLB $569.2K
29. A.J. Tarpley Stanford Bills ILB $527.5K
30. John Timu Washington Bears ILB $526.7K
31. Chris McCain California Dolphins OLB $510K
32. Travis Long Washington St Eagles OLB $510K
33. Shayne Skov Stanford 49ers ILB $480K
34. Hayes Pullard USC Browns ILB $112.2K
35. Josh Shirley Washington Raiders LB $112.2K
36. Brian Blechen Utah Panthers LB $112.2K
37. Carl Bradford Arizona St Packers ILB $112.2K
38. James Vaughters Stanford Packers LB $112.2K

SEC

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Justin Houston Georgia Chiefs OLB $16.8M
2. Thomas Davis Georgia Panthers OLB $9M
3. Pernell McPhee Miss St Bears OLB $7.8M
4. K.J. Wright Miss St Seahawks OLB $6.8M
5. Karlos Dansby Auburn Browns ILB $6M
6. Dante Fowler Jr. Florida Jaguars OLB $5.9M
7. Jadeveon Clowney South Carolina Texans OLB $5.6M
8. Dannell Ellerbe Georgia Saints OLB $5.1M
9. Jerod Mayo Tennessee Patriots ILB $4.5M
10. Barkevious Mingo LSU Browns OLB $4.1M
11. Perry Riley LSU Redskins ILB $4M
12. Wesley Woodyard Kentucky Titans ILB $3.9M
13. DeMeco Ryans Alabama Eagles ILB $3.8M
14. Rolando McClain Alabama Cowboys ILB $3M
15. Bud Dupree Kentucky Steelers OLB $2.3M
16. Akeem Dent Georgia Texans ILB $2.3M
17. C.J. Mosley Alabama Ravens ILB $2.2M
18. Jarvis Jones Georgia Steelers OLB $2.2M
19. Melvin Ingram South Carolina Chargers OLB $2.1M
20. Kelvin Sheppard LSU Dolphins ILB $2M
21. Dont'a Hightower Alabama Patriots OLB $1.9M
22. Alec Ogletree Georgia Rams OLB $1.8M
23. Preston Smith Miss St Redskins OLB $1.4M
24. Benardrick McKinney Miss St Texans OLB $1.3M
25. Courtney Upshaw Alabama Ravens OLB $1.3M
26. Kevin Minter LSU Cardinals ILB $1.1M
27. Jon Bostic Florida Bears ILB $985.2K
28. Markus Golden Missouri Cardinals OLB $979.6K
29. Josh Bynes Auburn Lions OLB $905K
30. Ramik Wilson Georgia Chiefs ILB $701.8K
31. Za'Darius Smith Kentucky Ravens OLB $690.8K
32. Kwon Alexander LSU Buccaneers OLB $689.6K
33. Corey Lemonier Auburn 49ers OLB $675.8K
34. Zaviar Gooden Missouri Titans ILB $670.3K
35. Jelani Jenkins Florida Dolphins OLB $658.2K
36. Sean Porter Texas A&M Bengals ILB $647.3K
37. Martrell Spaight Arkansas Redskins OLB $629.5K
38. Neiron Ball Florida Raiders OLB $621.3K
39. Avery Williamson Kentucky Titans ILB $603.6K
40. Chris Smith Arkansas Jaguars OLB $601.8K
41. Cameron Lawrence Miss St Cowboys OLB $585K
42. Danny Trevathan Kentucky Broncos ILB $551K
43. Lerentee McCray Florida Broncos OLB $500.7K
44. Daren Bates Auburn Rams ILB $495K
45. Lamin Barrow LSU Bears ILB $112.2K
46. Deontae Skinner Miss St Eagles OLB $112.2K
47. Amarlo Herrera Georgia Colts ILB $112.2K
48. Jasper Brinkley South Carolina Giants ILB N/A

Sun Belt

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. DeMarcus Ware Troy Broncos OLB $10M
2. Erik Walden MTSU Colts OLB $4M
3. Craig Robertson N Texas Browns ILB $2.4M
4. Jamari Lattimore MTSU Jets ILB $825K
5. Demario Davis Arkansas St Jets ILB $704.5K
6. David Mayo Texas State Panthers LB $611.6K
7. Tourek Williams FIU Chargers OLB $567.5K
8. Joplo Bartu Texas State Falcons OLB $496.7K

WAC

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Bobby Wagner Utah State Seahawks ILB $10.8M
2. Josh Mauga Nevada Chiefs ILB $2.8M
3. Shea McClellin Boise State Bears OLB $2.1M
4. Chris Carter Fresno St Bengals OLB $695K
5. James-Michael Johnson Nevada Buccaneers ILB $629K
6. Brandon Marshall Nevada Broncos ILB $585K
7. Ben Jacobs Fresno St Panthers ILB $585K

Akron

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Justin March Chiefs OLB $528.3K

Alabama

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. DeMeco Ryans Eagles ILB $3.8M
2. Rolando McClain Cowboys ILB $3M
3. C.J. Mosley Ravens ILB $2.2M
4. Dont'a Hightower Patriots OLB $1.9M
5. Courtney Upshaw Ravens OLB $1.3M

Alabama A&M

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Robert Mathis Colts OLB $9M

Arizona

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Brooks Reed Falcons OLB $4.4M
2. Marquis Flowers Bengals OLB $574.7K

Arizona St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Terrell Suggs Ravens OLB $5.2M
2. Vontaze Burfict Bengals OLB $4.8M
3. Carl Bradford Packers ILB $112.2K

Arkansas

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Martrell Spaight Redskins OLB $629.5K
2. Chris Smith Jaguars OLB $601.8K

Arkansas St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Demario Davis Jets ILB $704.5K

Army

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Josh McNary Colts ILB $112.2K

Auburn

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Karlos Dansby Browns ILB $6M
2. Josh Bynes Lions OLB $905K
3. Corey Lemonier 49ers OLB $675.8K
4. Daren Bates Rams ILB $495K

Ball State

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Jonathan Newsome Colts OLB $599.5K

Baylor

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Bryce Hager Rams ILB $588K

Boise State

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Shea McClellin WAC Bears OLB $2.1M
2. Blake Renaud MWC Vikings LB $112.2K

Boston College

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Luke Kuechly ACC Panthers ILB $12.4M
2. Mark Herzlich ACC Giants OLB $1.3M
3. Kevin Pierre-Louis ACC Seahawks OLB $651.4K
4. Kasim Edebali ACC Saints OLB $512K
5. Josh Keyes ACC Buccaneers LB $112.2K

Bowling Green

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Gabe Martin Cardinals ILB $112.2K

BYU

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Kyle Van Noy Independent Lions OLB $1.3M
2. Alani Fua Independent Cardinals ILB $530.7K
3. Uani Unga Independent Giants OLB $525K

Cal Poly

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Nick Dzunbar Chargers LB $526.7K

California

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Mychal Kendricks Eagles ILB $7.3M
2. Lorenzo Alexander Raiders OLB $870K
3. Mike Mohamed Texans ILB $570K
4. Chris McCain Dolphins OLB $510K

UCLA

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Anthony Barr Vikings OLB $3.2M
2. Akeem Ayers Rams OLB $3M
3. Eric Kendricks Vikings ILB $1.3M
4. Jordan Zumwalt Steelers ILB $581.2K

UCF

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Terrance Plummer AAC Redskins ILB $112.2K

C Michigan

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Nick Bellore 49ers ILB $845K
2. Frank Zombo Chiefs OLB $812.5K

Cincinnati

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Trent Cole C-USA Colts OLB $7M
2. Connor Barwin Big East Eagles OLB $6M

Clarion University

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Julian Howsare Jets LB $112.2K

Clemson

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Vic Beasley Falcons OLB $3.6M
2. Stephone Anthony Saints OLB $1.9M
3. Kavell Conner Chargers ILB $900K
4. Tony Steward Bills ILB $601K

Colorado

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Brad Jones Big 12 Eagles ILB $1.4M

Colorado St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Shaquil Barrett Broncos OLB $511.2K

Connecticut

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Sio Moore Big East Colts ILB $763.7K
2. Danny Lansanah Big East Buccaneers ILB $660K
3. Yawin Smallwood AAC Titans ILB $480K

Delaware

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Paul Worrilow Falcons ILB $495.7K

Duke

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Vincent Rey Bengals OLB $2.1M

E Michigan

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Andy Mulumba Packers OLB $496.7K

Florida

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Dante Fowler Jr. Jaguars OLB $5.9M
2. Jon Bostic Bears ILB $985.2K
3. Jelani Jenkins Dolphins OLB $658.2K
4. Neiron Ball Raiders OLB $621.3K
5. Lerentee McCray Broncos OLB $500.7K

Florida Atl

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Randell Johnson C-USA Bills OLB $570.9K
2. Adarius Glanton C-USA Panthers OLB $112.2K

FIU

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Tourek Williams Sun Belt Chargers OLB $567.5K

FSU

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Lawrence Timmons Steelers ILB $9.6M
2. Bjoern Werner Colts OLB $2M
3. Nigel Bradham Bills OLB $641.1K
4. Telvin Smith Jaguars OLB $607.8K
5. Vince Williams Steelers ILB $559.7K
6. Christian Jones Bears OLB $512.3K

Fresno St

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Chris Carter WAC Bengals OLB $695K
2. Ben Jacobs WAC Panthers ILB $585K

Georgia

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Justin Houston Chiefs OLB $16.8M
2. Thomas Davis Panthers OLB $9M
3. Dannell Ellerbe Saints OLB $5.1M
4. Akeem Dent Texans ILB $2.3M
5. Jarvis Jones Steelers OLB $2.2M
6. Alec Ogletree Rams OLB $1.8M
7. Ramik Wilson Chiefs ILB $701.8K
8. Amarlo Herrera Colts ILB $112.2K

Georgia Tech

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Derrick Morgan Titans OLB $6.8M
2. Daryl Smith Ravens ILB $3.4M
3. Jeremiah Attaochu Chargers OLB $1.1M
4. Brandon Watts Vikings OLB $112.2K

Grand Valley State University

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Dan Skuta Jaguars OLB $4.1M

Hampton

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Justin Durant Falcons OLB $3.6M

Harding University

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Ty Powell Bills ILB $495K

Houston

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Phillip Hunt C-USA Lions OLB $585K

Idaho St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Jared Allen Bears OLB $8M

Illinois

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Whitney Mercilus Texans OLB $6.5M
2. Justin Staples Titans OLB $112.2K

Illinois St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Nate Palmer Packers ILB $564.7K

Iowa

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Chad Greenway Vikings OLB $6.3M
2. Christian Kirksey Browns ILB $760K
3. Anthony Hitchens Cowboys ILB $663.7K

Iowa State

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. A.J. Klein Panthers OLB $587.8K
2. Jeremiah George Buccaneers ILB $465K

James Madison

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Arthur Moats Steelers OLB $2.5M

Kansas

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Steven Johnson Titans ILB $785K
2. Ben Heeney Raiders ILB $630.7K

Kansas St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Emmanuel Lamur Bengals OLB $2.4M
2. Arthur Brown Ravens ILB $888.6K
3. Justin Tuggle Texans OLB $495.8K
4. Ryan Mueller Chargers LB $112.2K
5. Dakorey Johnson Cowboys LB $112.2K

Kent State

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. James Harrison Steelers OLB $1.4M

Kentucky

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Wesley Woodyard Titans ILB $3.9M
2. Bud Dupree Steelers OLB $2.3M
3. Za'Darius Smith Ravens OLB $690.8K
4. Avery Williamson Titans ILB $603.6K
5. Danny Trevathan Broncos ILB $551K

LSU

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Barkevious Mingo Browns OLB $4.1M
2. Perry Riley Redskins ILB $4M
3. Kelvin Sheppard Dolphins ILB $2M
4. Kevin Minter Cardinals ILB $1.1M
5. Kwon Alexander Buccaneers OLB $689.6K
6. Lamin Barrow Bears ILB $112.2K

LA Tech

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. IK Enemkpali C-USA Bills OLB $112.2K
2. Houston Bates C-USA Redskins OLB $112.2K

Louisville

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Elvis Dumervil Big East Ravens OLB $5.2M
2. Marcus Smith AAC Eagles OLB $1.9M
3. Lorenzo Mauldin ACC Jets LB $752K
4. Preston Brown AAC Bills ILB $751.4K
5. Deiontrez Mount ACC Titans OLB $607K

Marshall

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Albert McClellan Ravens ILB $1.1M
2. Neville Hewitt Dolphins LB $525.3K

Mary Hardin–Baylor

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Jerrell Freeman Colts ILB $2.4M

Maryland

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. D'Qwell Jackson ACC Colts ILB $5.5M
2. Erin Henderson ACC Jets ILB $745K
3. Cole Farrand Big Ten Giants ILB $112.2K

Miami (FL)

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Jon Beason ACC Giants ILB $5.7M
2. Denzel Perryman ACC Chargers ILB $1.2M
3. Sean Spence ACC Steelers ILB $676.3K
4. Thurston Armbrister ACC Jaguars OLB $529.2K
5. Ray-Ray Armstrong ACC Raiders OLB $495K
6. Shayon Green ACC Steelers OLB $112.2K

Michigan

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. David Harris Jets ILB $7.2M
2. Brandon Graham Eagles OLB $6.5M
3. LaMarr Woodley Cardinals OLB $950K
4. Jake Ryan Packers OLB $684.2K
5. Kenny Demens Cardinals ILB $540K
6. Brennen Beyer Ravens OLB $112.2K

Michigan St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Taiwan Jones Jets LB $112.2K
2. Max Bullough Texans ILB $112.2K

MTSU

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Erik Walden Sun Belt Colts OLB $4M
2. Jamari Lattimore Sun Belt Jets ILB $825K

Minnesota

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Damien Wilson Cowboys ILB $686.6K

Miss St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Pernell McPhee Bears OLB $7.8M
2. K.J. Wright Seahawks OLB $6.8M
3. Preston Smith Redskins OLB $1.4M
4. Benardrick McKinney Texans OLB $1.3M
5. Cameron Lawrence Cowboys OLB $585K
6. Deontae Skinner Eagles OLB $112.2K

Missouri

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Sean Weatherspoon Big 12 Cardinals ILB $3.9M
2. Andrew Gachkar Big 12 Cowboys ILB $1.8M
3. Markus Golden SEC Cardinals OLB $979.6K
4. Zaviar Gooden SEC Titans ILB $670.3K

Montana

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Kroy Biermann Falcons OLB $1.9M
2. Brock Coyle Seahawks ILB $511K

Montana St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Dane Fletcher Patriots ILB $825K

Nebraska

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Lavonte David Big Ten Buccaneers OLB $10.1M
2. Randy Gregory Big Ten Cowboys OLB $953.7K
3. Eric Martin Big Ten Patriots OLB $645K
4. Will Compton Big Ten Redskins ILB $496.7K
5. Zaire Anderson Big Ten Broncos OLB $112.2K
6. Trevor Roach Big Ten Bengals ILB $112.2K

Nevada

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Josh Mauga WAC Chiefs ILB $2.8M
2. James-Michael Johnson WAC Buccaneers ILB $629K
3. Brandon Marshall WAC Broncos ILB $585K

UNLV

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. John Lotulelei Jaguars OLB $503.3K

New Mexico Highlands

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Jordan Campbell Redskins OLB $480K

Newberry

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Edmond Robinson Vikings OLB $587.1K

UNC

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Julius Peppers Packers OLB $8.7M
2. Bruce Carter Buccaneers OLB $4.3M
3. Quinton Coples Jets OLB $2.2M
4. Zach Brown Titans ILB $964.6K
5. Kareem Martin Cardinals OLB $710.9K
6. Kevin Reddick Bills ILB $112.2K

NC State

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Stephen Tulloch Lions ILB $5.1M
2. Nate Irving Colts ILB $2.4M
3. Audie Cole Vikings ILB $570K
4. Brock Hekking Chargers OLB $527.5K

N Dakota St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Ramon Humber Saints ILB $1M
2. Kyle Emanuel Chargers OLB $624.6K

N Texas

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Craig Robertson Sun Belt Browns ILB $2.4M
2. Zach Orr C-USA Ravens ILB $511K
3. Dere Akunne C-USA Falcons OLB $112.2K

N Illinois

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Larry English Buccaneers OLB $925K

N Iowa

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. L.J. Fort Steelers ILB $112.2K

Northwestern

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Chi Chi Ariguzo Chargers LB $526.3K
2. Brian Peters Vikings ILB $112.2K

Notre Dame

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Manti Te'o Chargers ILB $1.3M
2. Darius Fleming Patriots OLB $112.2K

Ohio State

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. James Laurinaitis Rams ILB $8.3M
2. Ryan Shazier Steelers ILB $2.4M
3. A.J. Hawk Bengals OLB $1.6M
4. John Simon Texans OLB $585K

Oklahoma

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Curtis Lofton Raiders ILB $6M
2. Corey Nelson Broncos OLB $567.2K
3. Travis Lewis Lions ILB $539.8K

Oregon

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Kiko Alonso Eagles ILB $1.1M
2. Casey Matthews Vikings ILB $825K
3. Spencer Paysinger Dolphins OLB $745K

Oregon St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. D.J. Alexander Chiefs OLB $618.3K

Penn State

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Navorro Bowman 49ers ILB $9.1M
2. Sean Lee Cowboys OLB $7M
3. Tamba Hali Chiefs OLB $6M
4. Paul Posluszny Jaguars ILB $5M
5. Gerald Hodges Vikings OLB $645K
6. Nathan Stupar Falcons ILB $585K
7. Michael Mauti Saints ILB $555.7K
8. Mike Hull Dolphins ILB $112.2K

Penn

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Brandon Copeland Lions ILB $460K

Pittsburgh

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Jabaal Sheard Big East Patriots OLB $5.5M
2. Todd Thomas ACC Jaguars LB $112.2K

Portland St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Adam Hayward Redskins OLB $1M

Pretoria

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Daniel Adongo Colts OLB $112.2K

Purdue

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Ryan Kerrigan Redskins OLB $11.5M
2. Anthony Spencer Saints OLB $950K

Rice

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Scott Solomon Browns OLB $525K

Rutgers

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Jonathan Freeny Big East Patriots OLB $1M
2. Ka'lial Glaud Big East Cowboys OLB $550K
3. Kevin Snyder Big Ten Lions LB $525.3K

Sacramento St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Todd Davis Broncos OLB $465K

San Diego St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Eric Pinkins Seahawks ILB $112.2K

San Jose St

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Keith Smith MWC Cowboys ILB $510K

Shepherd University

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Howard Jones Buccaneers OLB $112.2K

South Carolina

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Jadeveon Clowney Texans OLB $5.6M
2. Melvin Ingram Chargers OLB $2.1M
3. Jasper Brinkley Giants ILB N/A

S Carolina St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Joe Thomas Cowboys OLB $112.2K

South Dakota

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Tyler Starr Falcons OLB $112.2K

USF

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Aaron Lynch AAC 49ers OLB $604.5K
2. Reshard Cliett AAC Texans OLB $592.6K
3. Sam Barrington Big East Packers ILB $552.3K

USC

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Clay Matthews Packers OLB $13.2M
2. Brian Cushing Texans ILB $8.8M
3. Rey Maualuga Bengals ILB $5M
4. Malcolm Smith Raiders OLB $3.5M
5. Nick Perry Packers OLB $1.9M
6. Michael Morgan Seahawks OLB $1M
7. Allen Bradford Falcons ILB $660K
8. Devon Kennard Giants OLB $591.1K
9. Hayes Pullard Browns ILB $112.2K

Southern Illinois

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Jayson Dimanche Bengals ILB $500K

Southern Mississippi

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Jamie Collins Patriots OLB $940.3K
2. Cordarro Law Chargers OLB $465K

Stanford

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Trent Murphy Redskins OLB $1.1M
2. A.J. Tarpley Bills ILB $527.5K
3. Shayne Skov 49ers ILB $480K
4. James Vaughters Packers LB $112.2K

Syracuse

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Cameron Lynch ACC Rams LB $525.7K

Tarleton St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Rufus Johnson Patriots OLB $435K

Temple

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Junior Galette MAC Redskins OLB $745K
2. Tahir Whitehead MAC Lions OLB $578K

Tennessee

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Jerod Mayo Patriots ILB $4.5M

Tennessee-Chattanooga

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Davis Tull Saints OLB $625.4K

Texas

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Brian Orakpo Titans OLB $7.8M
2. Derrick Johnson Chiefs ILB $5.5M
3. Sam Acho Bears OLB $825K
4. Jordan Hicks Eagles OLB $748.2K
5. Alex Okafor Cardinals OLB $658.6K
6. Keenan Robinson Redskins ILB $630K

Texas A&M

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Von Miller Big 12 Broncos OLB $5.3M
2. Sean Porter SEC Bengals ILB $647.3K

Texas A&M University–Commerce

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Danny Mason Broncos OLB $112.2K

TCU

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Daryl Washington MWC Cardinals ILB $8M
2. David Hawthorne MWC Saints ILB $3.8M
3. Paul Dawson Big 12 Bengals LB $738.2K
4. Tank Carder MWC Browns ILB $525K
5. Stansly Maponga Big 12 Falcons OLB $112.2K
6. Jonathan Anderson Big 12 Bears LB $112.2K

Texas State

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. David Mayo Panthers LB $611.6K
2. Joplo Bartu Falcons OLB $496.7K

Toledo

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Junior Sylvestre Colts LB $527.7K
2. Jayrone Elliot Packers OLB $511.7K

Troy

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. DeMarcus Ware Broncos OLB $10M

Tulane

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Dezman Moses C-USA Chiefs OLB $585K

Utah

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Paul Kruger MWC Browns OLB $8.1M
2. Koa Misi MWC Dolphins ILB $4.3M
3. Stevenson Sylvester MWC Bills ILB $730K
4. Trevor Reilly PAC-12 Jets OLB $569.2K
5. Brian Blechen PAC-12 Panthers LB $112.2K

Utah State

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Bobby Wagner WAC Seahawks ILB $10.8M
2. Zach Vigil MWC Dolphins LB $528.3K

Virginia

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Ahmad Brooks 49ers OLB $6.7M
2. Eli Harold 49ers LB $764.1K
3. LaRoy Reynolds Jaguars OLB $495.8K
4. Max Valles Raiders OLB $112.2K

Wake Forest

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Calvin Pace Jets OLB $2.4M
2. Kyle Wilber Cowboys OLB $634.8K

Washburn University

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Michael Wilhoite 49ers ILB $660K

Washington

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Donald Butler Chargers ILB $7.4M
2. Shaq Thompson Panthers OLB $2.2M
3. Hau'oli Kikaha Saints OLB $1.3M
4. John Timu Bears ILB $526.7K
5. Josh Shirley Raiders LB $112.2K

Washington St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Travis Long Eagles OLB $510K

West Texas A&M

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Bryan Braman Eagles OLB $1M

West Virginia

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. J.T. Thomas Big East Giants OLB $3.3M
2. Bruce Irvin Big East Seahawks OLB $2.3M
3. Shaquille Riddick Big 12 Cardinals OLB $623K
4. Terence Garvin Big 12 Steelers ILB $585K

Wisconsin

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. DeAndre Levy Lions OLB $8.4M
2. Jonathan Casillas Giants OLB $2.7M
3. O'Brien Schofield Falcons OLB $1.7M

Wyoming

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Mark Nzeocha Cowboys OLB $586.1K
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