Updated by Dan on Sep 1, 2016

Independent player salaries in the 2016 NFL season

What Independent schools had the most and highest paid NFL players in 2016?
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College # Salary
1. Notre Dame 30 $61.4M
2. Brigham Young 8 $9M
3. Army 2 $1.2M
4. Navy 1 $587.5K


Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Josh McNary Army Colts ILB $675K
2. Alejandro Villanueva Army Steelers LT $525K

Brigham Young

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Ezekiel Ansah Brigham Young Lions DE $5.9M
2. Daniel Sorensen Brigham Young Chiefs FS $600K
3. Bronson Kaufusi Brigham Young Ravens DE $544.3K
4. De'Ondre Wesley Brigham Young Ravens G $525K
5. Kyle Van Noy Brigham Young Patriots OLB $446.4K
6. Alani Fua Brigham Young Cardinals ILB $384.9K
7. Uani Unga Brigham Young Giants ILB $348K
8. Paul Lasike Brigham Young Bears RB $211.8K
Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Joe Cardona Navy Patriots LS $587.5K

Notre Dame

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Michael Floyd Notre Dame Cardinals WR $7.3M
2. Kyle Rudolph Notre Dame Vikings TE $7.3M
3. Harrison Smith Notre Dame Vikings FS $7.3M
4. Golden Tate Notre Dame Lions WR $7.1M
5. Ronnie Stanley Notre Dame Ravens T $3.7M
6. Anthony Fasano Notre Dame Titans TE $3.2M
7. Tyler Eifert Notre Dame Bengals TE $2.6M
8. Zack Martin Notre Dame Cowboys G $2.4M
9. Will Fuller Notre Dame Texans WR $1.8M
10. David Bruton Notre Dame Redskins SS $1.8M
11. Theo Riddick Notre Dame Lions RB $1.8M
12. Ryan Harris Notre Dame Steelers LT $1.7M
13. Manti Te'o Notre Dame Chargers ILB $1.6M
14. Stephon Tuitt Notre Dame Steelers DE $1.3M
15. Jaylon Smith Notre Dame Cowboys OLB $1.2M
16. Troy Niklas Notre Dame Cardinals TE $1.1M
17. J.J. Jansen Notre Dame Panthers LS $1M
18. Nick Martin Notre Dame Texans C $868.2K
19. John Sullivan Notre Dame Redskins C $728.8K
20. Robert Blanton Notre Dame Bills SS $680K
21. C.J. Prosise Notre Dame Seahawks RB $623.1K
22. Sheldon Day Notre Dame Jaguars DT $602.1K
23. Sam Young Notre Dame Dolphins LT $536.5K
24. George Atkinson Notre Dame Browns RB $525K
25. Matthias Farley Notre Dame Colts S $450K
25. Ben Koyack Notre Dame Jaguars TE $450K
25. Romeo Okwara Notre Dame Giants DE $450K
28. Keivarae Russell Notre Dame Bengals CB $423.5K
29. Sergio Brown Notre Dame Bills FS $402.4K
30. Chris Brown Notre Dame Cowboys WR $333K