Published by Dan on Sep 14, 2015

2016 NFL Linebackers by College

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

Top Conferences

Conference Players Salaries
1. SEC 52 $127.4M
2. ACC 42 $94.4M
3. Big Ten 32 $93.5M
4. PAC-12 40 $84.2M
5. Big 12 22 $51.4M
6. Big East 9 $41.5M
7. Sun Belt 9 $20.7M
8. MWC 12 $19.8M
9. FCS 19 $18.4M
10. WAC 6 $16.6M
11. C-USA 10 $10M
12. MAC 9 $9.5M
13. Division II 8 $8.9M
14. AAC 6 $4.8M
15. Independent 6 $4.7M
16. Division III 1 $3.8M

Top Colleges

College Players Salaries
1. USC 9 $37.7M
2. Georgia 9 $35.3M
3. Penn State 8 $29.3M
4. Texas 7 $24.5M
5. Alabama 6 $21.2M
6. FSU 7 $21.2M
7. West Virginia 5 $17.1M
8. Miss St 4 $16.5M
9. Kentucky 6 $14.5M
10. South Carolina 2 $13.8M
11. UNC 4 $13.2M
12. Michigan 3 $13.1M
13. Cincinnati 2 $12.4M
14. Wisconsin 3 $11.7M
15. Texas A&M 1 $11.5M
16. Georgia Tech 5 $11.5M
17. Nebraska 4 $11.4M
18. UCLA 6 $11.3M
19. Missouri 7 $11.1M
20. Louisville 4 $11M
21. Arizona St 3 $11M
22. TCU 4 $11M
23. Florida 7 $10.3M
24. Virginia 4 $9.8M
25. Syracuse 3 $9.2M
26. Boston College 5 $9.1M
27. Purdue 1 $8.5M
28. NC State 4 $8.2M
29. Troy 1 $8M
30. Utah State 4 $7.8M
31. Nevada 2 $7.3M
32. Maryland 2 $7M
33. Ohio State 4 $6.7M
34. Auburn 5 $6.2M
35. Utah 4 $6.2M
36. Illinois 1 $5.8M
37. Washington 6 $5.7M
38. California 2 $5.2M
39. LSU 7 $5.2M
40. Alabama A&M 1 $5M
41. Miami (FL) 4 $4.8M
42. MTSU 2 $4.7M
43. Iowa 4 $4.6M
44. Duke 1 $4.5M
45. Temple 3 $4.3M
46. Arizona 2 $4.1M
47. Mary Hardin–Baylor 1 $3.8M
48. Grand Valley State University 1 $3.6M
49. Boise State 2 $3.3M
50. Arkansas St 1 $3.2M
51. James Madison 1 $3.1M
52. Notre Dame 2 $2.8M
53. Kansas St 1 $2.8M
54. Stanford 4 $2.6M
55. Delaware 1 $2.6M
56. Oregon 4 $2.5M
57. Clemson 2 $2.4M
58. Idaho 2 $2.3M
59. C Michigan 2 $2.2M
60. Washington St 1 $2.1M
61. Rutgers 1 $1.9M
62. N Texas 2 $1.8M
63. Washburn University 1 $1.7M
64. Marshall 2 $1.6M
65. Montana 3 $1.5M
66. Kent State 1 $1.5M
66. Wake Forest 1 $1.5M
68. Oklahoma 3 $1.4M
69. Minnesota 2 $1.2M
70. N Dakota St 2 $1.2M
71. BYU 3 $1.2M
72. LA Tech 2 $1.1M
73. Kansas 2 $1.1M
74. Colorado St 2 $1M
75. West Texas A&M 1 $975K
76. GA Southern 2 $951.1K
77. Akron 2 $908.1K
78. USF 2 $826K
79. Iowa State 1 $722.8K
80. FIU 1 $702.5K
81. Hampton 1 $680K
82. Army 1 $675K
82. Columbia 1 $675K
82. Missouri Western 1 $675K
85. Toledo 1 $601.7K
86. Michigan St 1 $600K
86. Sacramento St 1 $600K
86. Florida Atl 1 $600K
89. Oregon St 1 $575.6K
90. Texas State 1 $566.6K
91. Baylor 1 $543K
92. Newberry 1 $542.1K
93. Wyoming 1 $541.1K
94. Fresno St 1 $536.5K
95. East Central Oklahoma University 1 $532.6K
96. Shepherd University 1 $525K
96. Penn 1 $525K
96. Northwestern 1 $525K
96. S Carolina St 1 $525K
100. Arkansas 1 $509.5K
101. Southern Mississippi 2 $485.9K
102. Houston 1 $475.1K
103. Tulsa 1 $450K
103. Bowling Green 1 $450K
103. E Illinois 1 $450K
106. Wagner 1 $436.8K
107. Cal Poly 1 $401.7K
108. Texas A&M University–Commerce 1 $333K
109. Jacksonville St 1 $291.2K
110. N Iowa 1 $216.2K
111. Norfolk St 1 $185.3K
112. Vanderbilt 1 $158.8K
112. Pittsburgh 1 $158.8K

AAC

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Marcus Smith Louisville Eagles OLB $2.1M
2. Preston Brown Louisville Bills ILB $793.8K
3. Aaron Lynch USF 49ers OLB $508.3K
4. Elandon Roberts Houston Patriots ILB $475.1K
5. Tyler Matakevich Temple Steelers OLB $465.8K
6. Dexter McCoil Tulsa Chargers LB $450K

ACC

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Lawrence Timmons FSU Steelers ILB $15.1M
2. Julius Peppers UNC Packers OLB $10.5M
3. Ahmad Brooks Virginia 49ers OLB $8M
4. Derrick Morgan Georgia Tech Titans OLB $6.3M
5. Luke Kuechly Boston College Panthers ILB $6M
6. D'Qwell Jackson Maryland Colts ILB $5.8M
7. Willie Young NC State Bears OLB $4.7M
8. Vincent Rey Duke Bengals ILB $4.5M
9. Daryl Smith Georgia Tech Buccaneers ILB $3M
10. Nigel Bradham FSU Eagles OLB $2.8M
11. Stephen Tulloch NC State Eagles ILB $2.5M
12. Sean Spence Miami (FL) Titans ILB $2.5M
13. Stephone Anthony Clemson Saints ILB $1.8M
14. Kyle Wilber Wake Forest Cowboys OLB $1.5M
15. Mark Herzlich Boston College Giants OLB $1.4M
16. Zach Brown UNC Bills ILB $1.3M
17. Erin Henderson Maryland Jets ILB $1.3M
18. Vince Williams FSU Steelers ILB $1.2M
19. Jeremiah Attaochu Georgia Tech Chargers OLB $1.1M
20. Denzel Perryman Miami (FL) Chargers ILB $1.1M
21. Kareem Martin UNC Cardinals OLB $759.9K
22. Eli Harold Virginia 49ers OLB $729.3K
23. Lorenzo Mauldin Louisville Jets OLB $711.5K
24. Ray-Ray Armstrong Miami (FL) 49ers OLB $700K
25. Kevin Pierre-Louis Boston College Seahawks OLB $696.4K
26. Audie Cole NC State Vikings ILB $680K
27. Philip Wheeler Georgia Tech Falcons OLB $680K
28. Bruce Carter UNC Jets ILB $680K
29. LaRoy Reynolds Virginia Falcons ILB $675K
30. Telvin Smith FSU Jaguars OLB $652.8K
31. Christian Jones FSU Bears ILB $602.3K
32. Kasim Edebali Boston College Saints OLB $602K
33. Dekoda Watson FSU Broncos OLB $600K
34. B.J. Goodson Clemson Giants OLB $595.6K
35. Thurston Armbrister Miami (FL) Lions ILB $525K
36. Cam Johnson Virginia Browns OLB $432.3K
37. Cameron Lynch Syracuse Buccaneers OLB $401.5K
38. Steven Daniels Boston College Redskins ILB $352.3K
39. Brock Hekking NC State Chargers OLB $335.5K
40. Tyler Marcordes Georgia Tech Chargers OLB $333K
41. Terrance Smith FSU Chiefs OLB $238.2K
42. Nicholas Grigsby Pittsburgh Rams OLB $158.8K

Big 12

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Von Miller Texas A&M Broncos OLB $11.5M
2. Brian Orakpo Texas Titans OLB $8.3M
3. Lamarr Houston Texas Bears OLB $7M
4. Aldon Smith Missouri Raiders OLB $4M
5. Derrick Johnson Texas Chiefs ILB $3.5M
6. Emmanuel Lamur Kansas St Vikings OLB $2.8M
7. Keenan Robinson Texas Giants ILB $2.5M
8. Andrew Gachkar Missouri Cowboys OLB $1.9M
9. Alex Okafor Texas Cardinals OLB $1.8M
10. Sean Weatherspoon Missouri Falcons ILB $1.5M
11. Terence Garvin West Virginia Redskins ILB $750K
12. A.J. Klein Iowa State Panthers ILB $722.8K
13. Jordan Hicks Texas Eagles ILB $706.2K
14. Sam Acho Texas Bears OLB $680K
15. Corey Nelson Oklahoma Broncos ILB $612.2K
16. Steven Johnson Kansas Steelers ILB $600K
17. Nick Kwiatkoski West Virginia Bears ILB $593.8K
18. Bryce Hager Baylor Rams OLB $543K
19. Ben Heeney Kansas Raiders ILB $450.3K
20. Dominque Alexander Oklahoma Browns ILB $450K
21. Devante Bond Oklahoma Buccaneers OLB $382.9K
22. Jonathan Anderson TCU Bears LB $185.3K

Big East

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Bruce Irvin West Virginia Raiders OLB $12.5M
2. Chandler Jones Syracuse Cardinals OLB $7.8M
3. Elvis Dumervil Louisville Ravens OLB $7.4M
4. Connor Barwin Cincinnati Eagles OLB $7.4M
5. J.T. Thomas West Virginia Giants OLB $2.6M
6. Jonathan Freeny Rutgers Patriots ILB $1.9M
7. Dwight Freeney Syracuse Falcons OLB $1M
8. Najee Goode West Virginia Eagles ILB $675K
9. Sam Barrington USF Saints ILB $317.6K

Big Ten

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Navorro Bowman Penn State 49ers ILB $10.2M
2. Lavonte David Nebraska Buccaneers OLB $10M
3. Ryan Kerrigan Purdue Redskins OLB $8.5M
4. DeAndre Levy Wisconsin Lions OLB $7.7M
5. David Harris Michigan Jets ILB $7.5M
6. Sean Lee Penn State Cowboys OLB $6.2M
7. Whitney Mercilus Illinois Texans OLB $5.8M
8. Paul Posluszny Penn State Jaguars ILB $5.1M
9. Brandon Graham Michigan Eagles OLB $5M
10. Tamba Hali Penn State Chiefs OLB $3.8M
11. Jonathan Casillas Wisconsin Giants OLB $3.4M
12. Chad Greenway Iowa Vikings OLB $2.8M
13. Ryan Shazier Ohio State Steelers ILB $2.6M
14. Darron Lee Ohio State Jets ILB $1.9M
15. Gerald Hodges Penn State 49ers ILB $1.7M
16. John Simon Ohio State Texans OLB $1.7M
17. Nathan Stupar Penn State Saints OLB $1.1M
18. Christian Kirksey Iowa Browns ILB $815.6K
19. Anthony Hitchens Iowa Cowboys ILB $708.7K
20. Michael Mauti Penn State Saints OLB $675K
21. Damien Wilson Minnesota Cowboys OLB $641.6K
22. Jake Ryan Michigan Packers ILB $639.2K
23. Joe Schobert Wisconsin Browns OLB $608.5K
24. Joshua Perry Ohio State Chargers ILB $603.5K
25. Max Bullough Michigan St Texans ILB $600K
26. Will Compton Nebraska Redskins ILB $600K
27. De'Vondre Campbell Minnesota Falcons OLB $591.4K
28. Mike Hull Penn State Dolphins ILB $525K
29. Brian Peters Northwestern Texans ILB $525K
30. Zaire Anderson Nebraska Broncos OLB $450K
31. Randy Gregory Nebraska Cowboys OLB $366K
32. James Morris Iowa Cowboys ILB $348K

C-USA

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Trent Cole Cincinnati Colts OLB $5.1M
2. Albert McClellan Marshall Ravens ILB $1.1M
3. Zach Orr N Texas Ravens ILB $601K
4. IK Enemkpali LA Tech Bills OLB $600K
5. Adarius Glanton Florida Atl Buccaneers OLB $600K
6. Neville Hewitt Marshall Dolphins OLB $525.3K
7. Houston Bates LA Tech Redskins OLB $525K
8. Jamie Collins Southern Mississippi Browns OLB $485.9K
9. Cavellis Luckett MTSU Ravens ILB $450.8K
10. Cordarro Law Southern Mississippi Chargers OLB N/A

Division II

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Dan Skuta Grand Valley State University Jaguars OLB $3.6M
2. Michael Wilhoite Washburn University 49ers ILB $1.7M
3. Bryan Braman West Texas A&M Eagles OLB $975K
4. David Bass Missouri Western Titans OLB $675K
5. Edmond Robinson Newberry Vikings OLB $542.1K
6. Armonty Bryant East Central Oklahoma University Lions OLB $532.6K
7. Howard Jones Shepherd University Buccaneers OLB $525K
8. Danny Mason Texas A&M University–Commerce Bears OLB $333K

Division III

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Jerrell Freeman Mary Hardin–Baylor Bears ILB $3.8M

FCS

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Robert Mathis Alabama A&M Colts OLB $5M
2. Arthur Moats James Madison Steelers OLB $3.1M
3. Paul Worrilow Delaware Falcons ILB $2.6M
4. Justin Durant Hampton Cowboys ILB $680K
5. Josh Martin Columbia Jets OLB $675K
6. Brock Coyle Montana Seahawks ILB $601K
7. Ramon Humber N Dakota St Bills OLB $600K
8. Todd Davis Sacramento St Broncos ILB $600K
9. Kyle Emanuel N Dakota St Chargers OLB $579.6K
10. Joe Thomas S Carolina St Packers OLB $525K
11. Brandon Copeland Penn Lions OLB $525K
12. Jordan Tripp Montana Seahawks OLB $458.8K
13. Tyrone Holmes Montana Browns OLB $450K
14. Kamu Grugier-Hill E Illinois Eagles OLB $450K
15. Julian Stanford Wagner Jets OLB $436.8K
16. Nick Dzubnar Cal Poly Chargers ILB $401.7K
17. Chris Landrum Jacksonville St Chargers OLB $291.2K
18. L.J. Fort N Iowa Steelers ILB $216.2K
19. Deon King Norfolk St Colts OLB $185.3K

Independent

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Manti Te'o Notre Dame Chargers ILB $1.6M
2. Jaylon Smith Notre Dame Cowboys OLB $1.2M
3. Josh McNary Army Colts ILB $675K
4. Kyle Van Noy BYU Patriots OLB $446.4K
5. Alani Fua BYU Cardinals ILB $384.9K
6. Uani Unga BYU Giants ILB $348K

MAC

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Tahir Whitehead Temple Lions OLB $3.3M
2. James Harrison Kent State Steelers OLB $1.5M
3. Nick Bellore C Michigan 49ers ILB $1.1M
4. Frank Zombo C Michigan Chiefs OLB $1.1M
5. Jayrone Elliot Toledo Packers OLB $601.7K
6. Junior Galette Temple Redskins OLB $600K
7. Jatavis Brown Akron Chargers OLB $496.1K
8. Gabe Martin Bowling Green Cardinals ILB $450K
9. Justin March Akron Chiefs OLB $412K

MWC

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Jerry Hughes TCU Bills OLB $7.6M
2. Koa Misi Utah Dolphins OLB $3.1M
3. Daryl Washington TCU Cardinals ILB $2.1M
4. Paul Kruger Utah Saints OLB $1.6M
5. Tank Carder TCU Browns ILB $1.1M
6. Kamalei Correa Boise State Ravens OLB $1M
7. Nick Vigil Utah State Bengals ILB $623.9K
8. Kyler Fackrell Utah State Packers OLB $623.5K
9. Mark Nzeocha Wyoming Cowboys OLB $541.1K
10. Shaquil Barrett Colorado St Broncos OLB $525K
11. Cory James Colorado St Raiders OLB $483.1K
12. Zach Vigil Utah State Dolphins ILB $465.9K

PAC-12

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Clay Matthews USC Packers ILB $13.8M
2. Brian Cushing USC Texans ILB $9M
3. Terrell Suggs Arizona St Ravens OLB $7.5M
4. Nick Perry USC Packers OLB $4.9M
5. Mychal Kendricks California Eagles ILB $4.6M
6. Rey Maualuga USC Bengals ILB $4.1M
7. Anthony Barr UCLA Vikings OLB $3.5M
8. Brooks Reed Arizona Falcons OLB $3.4M
9. Vontaze Burfict Arizona St Bengals OLB $3.3M
10. Malcolm Smith USC Raiders ILB $3M
11. Akeem Ayers UCLA Colts OLB $2.6M
12. Datone Jones UCLA Packers OLB $2.5M
13. Deone Bucannon Washington St Cardinals ILB $2.1M
14. Shaq Thompson Washington Panthers OLB $2M
15. Trent Murphy Stanford Redskins OLB $1.2M
16. Hau'oli Kikaha Washington Saints OLB $1.2M
17. Eric Kendricks UCLA Vikings ILB $1.2M
18. Myles Jack UCLA Jaguars OLB $1.2M
19. Mason Foster Washington Redskins ILB $1.1M
20. Nate Orchard Utah Browns OLB $1M
21. Michael Morgan USC Seahawks OLB $1M
22. Kiko Alonso Oregon Dolphins ILB $991.4K
23. Su'a Cravens USC Redskins OLB $805.6K
24. Spencer Paysinger Oregon Dolphins OLB $680K
25. Devon Kennard USC Giants OLB $636.1K
26. Marquis Flowers Arizona Bengals OLB $619.7K
27. Lorenzo Alexander California Bills OLB $600K
28. D.J. Alexander Oregon St Chiefs ILB $575.6K
29. Donald Butler Washington Dolphins ILB $564.7K
30. Blake Martinez Stanford Packers ILB $545.8K
31. Hayes Pullard USC Jaguars ILB $525K
32. Aaron Wallace UCLA Titans OLB $472K
33. Shayne Skov Stanford 49ers ILB $463.2K
34. Tony Washington Oregon Texans OLB $450K
35. Jared Norris Utah Panthers ILB $450K
36. Cory Littleton Washington Rams OLB $450K
37. John Timu Washington Bears ILB $432.3K
38. Joe Walker Oregon Eagles ILB $348K
39. Kevin Anderson Stanford Steelers OLB $333K
40. Carl Bradford Arizona St Packers ILB $216.2K

SEC

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Justin Houston Georgia Chiefs OLB $13.1M
2. Dont'a Hightower Alabama Patriots ILB $7.8M
3. Melvin Ingram South Carolina Chargers OLB $7.8M
4. Pernell McPhee Miss St Bears OLB $7.7M
5. Thomas Davis Georgia Panthers OLB $7.5M
6. Danny Trevathan Kentucky Bears ILB $6.4M
7. K.J. Wright Miss St Seahawks OLB $6.3M
8. Jadeveon Clowney South Carolina Texans OLB $6.1M
9. Mark Barron Alabama Rams OLB $6M
10. Dante Fowler Jr. Florida Jaguars OLB $5.3M
11. Wesley Woodyard Kentucky Titans ILB $4.3M
12. Dannell Ellerbe Georgia Saints OLB $3.2M
13. Leonard Floyd Georgia Bears OLB $2.9M
14. Jarvis Jones Georgia Steelers OLB $2.8M
15. Rolando McClain Alabama Cowboys ILB $2.6M
16. Akeem Dent Georgia Texans ILB $2.6M
17. C.J. Mosley Alabama Ravens ILB $2.4M
18. Alec Ogletree Georgia Rams OLB $2.2M
19. Dee Ford Auburn Chiefs OLB $2.2M
20. Bud Dupree Kentucky Steelers OLB $2.1M
21. Shane Ray Missouri Broncos OLB $2.1M
22. Karlos Dansby Auburn Bengals ILB $2M
23. Jelani Jenkins Florida Dolphins OLB $1.8M
24. Courtney Upshaw Alabama Falcons OLB $1.4M
25. Kevin Minter LSU Cardinals ILB $1.4M
26. Preston Smith Miss St Redskins OLB $1.3M
27. Benardrick McKinney Miss St Texans ILB $1.2M
28. Reggie Ragland Alabama Bills ILB $1.1M
29. Jon Bostic Florida Lions ILB $942.4K
30. Markus Golden Missouri Cardinals OLB $890.5K
31. Daren Bates Auburn Raiders ILB $850K
32. Deion Jones LSU Falcons ILB $826.5K
33. Corey Lemonier Auburn Browns OLB $685K
34. Kelvin Sheppard LSU Giants ILB $680K
35. Lerentee McCray Florida Bills OLB $675K
36. Barkevious Mingo LSU Patriots OLB $675K
37. Avery Williamson Kentucky Titans ILB $648.6K
38. Za'Darius Smith Kentucky Ravens OLB $645.8K
39. Kwon Alexander LSU Buccaneers ILB $644.6K
40. Jordan Jenkins Georgia Jets OLB $631K
41. Brandon Spikes Florida Bills ILB $600K
42. Perry Riley LSU Raiders ILB $581.2K
43. Antonio Morrison Florida Colts ILB $580K
44. Martrell Spaight Arkansas Redskins ILB $509.5K
45. Kentrell Brothers Missouri Vikings OLB $508.2K
46. Josh Forrest Kentucky Rams ILB $483.6K
47. Josh Bynes Auburn Lions OLB $447.1K
48. Neiron Ball Florida Raiders OLB $399.3K
49. Lamin Barrow LSU Bears ILB $363K
50. Ramik Wilson Georgia Chiefs ILB $339.7K
51. Zaviar Gooden Missouri Cardinals ILB $247.1K
52. Stephen Weatherly Vanderbilt Vikings OLB $158.8K

Sun Belt

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. DeMarcus Ware Troy Broncos OLB $8M
2. Erik Walden MTSU Colts OLB $4.3M
3. Demario Davis Arkansas St Browns ILB $3.2M
4. Benson Mayowa Idaho Cowboys OLB $1.8M
5. Craig Robertson N Texas Saints ILB $1.2M
6. Tourek Williams FIU Chargers OLB $702.5K
7. David Mayo Texas State Panthers ILB $566.6K
8. Antwione Williams GA Southern Lions ILB $501.1K
9. Edwin Jackson GA Southern Colts ILB $450K

WAC

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Bobby Wagner Utah State Seahawks ILB $6.1M
2. Brandon Marshall Nevada Broncos ILB $4.6M
3. Josh Mauga Nevada Chiefs ILB $2.7M
4. Shea McClellin Boise State Patriots ILB $2.2M
5. Chris Carter Fresno St Colts OLB $536.5K
6. Korey Toomer Idaho Chargers OLB $494.1K

Akron

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Jatavis Brown Chargers OLB $496.1K
2. Justin March Chiefs OLB $412K

Alabama

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Dont'a Hightower Patriots ILB $7.8M
2. Mark Barron Rams OLB $6M
3. Rolando McClain Cowboys ILB $2.6M
4. C.J. Mosley Ravens ILB $2.4M
5. Courtney Upshaw Falcons OLB $1.4M
6. Reggie Ragland Bills ILB $1.1M

Alabama A&M

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Robert Mathis Colts OLB $5M

Arizona

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Brooks Reed Falcons OLB $3.4M
2. Marquis Flowers Bengals OLB $619.7K

Arizona St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Terrell Suggs Ravens OLB $7.5M
2. Vontaze Burfict Bengals OLB $3.3M
3. Carl Bradford Packers ILB $216.2K

Arkansas

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Martrell Spaight Redskins ILB $509.5K

Arkansas St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Demario Davis Browns ILB $3.2M

Army

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Josh McNary Colts ILB $675K

Auburn

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Dee Ford Chiefs OLB $2.2M
2. Karlos Dansby Bengals ILB $2M
3. Daren Bates Raiders ILB $850K
4. Corey Lemonier Browns OLB $685K
5. Josh Bynes Lions OLB $447.1K

Baylor

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Bryce Hager Rams OLB $543K

Boise State

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Shea McClellin WAC Patriots ILB $2.2M
2. Kamalei Correa MWC Ravens OLB $1M

Boston College

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Luke Kuechly Panthers ILB $6M
2. Mark Herzlich Giants OLB $1.4M
3. Kevin Pierre-Louis Seahawks OLB $696.4K
4. Kasim Edebali Saints OLB $602K
5. Steven Daniels Redskins ILB $352.3K

Bowling Green

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Gabe Martin Cardinals ILB $450K

BYU

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Kyle Van Noy Independent Patriots OLB $446.4K
2. Alani Fua Independent Cardinals ILB $384.9K
3. Uani Unga Independent Giants ILB $348K

Cal Poly

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Nick Dzubnar Chargers ILB $401.7K

California

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Mychal Kendricks Eagles ILB $4.6M
2. Lorenzo Alexander Bills OLB $600K

UCLA

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Anthony Barr Vikings OLB $3.5M
2. Akeem Ayers Colts OLB $2.6M
3. Datone Jones Packers OLB $2.5M
4. Eric Kendricks Vikings ILB $1.2M
5. Myles Jack Jaguars OLB $1.2M
6. Aaron Wallace Titans OLB $472K

C Michigan

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Nick Bellore 49ers ILB $1.1M
2. Frank Zombo Chiefs OLB $1.1M

Cincinnati

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Connor Barwin Big East Eagles OLB $7.4M
2. Trent Cole C-USA Colts OLB $5.1M

Clemson

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Stephone Anthony Saints ILB $1.8M
2. B.J. Goodson Giants OLB $595.6K

Colorado St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Shaquil Barrett Broncos OLB $525K
2. Cory James Raiders OLB $483.1K

Columbia

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Josh Martin Jets OLB $675K

Delaware

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Paul Worrilow Falcons ILB $2.6M

Duke

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Vincent Rey Bengals ILB $4.5M

East Central Oklahoma University

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Armonty Bryant Lions OLB $532.6K

E Illinois

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Kamu Grugier-Hill Eagles OLB $450K

Florida

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Dante Fowler Jr. Jaguars OLB $5.3M
2. Jelani Jenkins Dolphins OLB $1.8M
3. Jon Bostic Lions ILB $942.4K
4. Lerentee McCray Bills OLB $675K
5. Brandon Spikes Bills ILB $600K
6. Antonio Morrison Colts ILB $580K
7. Neiron Ball Raiders OLB $399.3K

Florida Atl

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Adarius Glanton C-USA Buccaneers OLB $600K

FIU

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Tourek Williams Chargers OLB $702.5K

FSU

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Lawrence Timmons Steelers ILB $15.1M
2. Nigel Bradham Eagles OLB $2.8M
3. Vince Williams Steelers ILB $1.2M
4. Telvin Smith Jaguars OLB $652.8K
5. Christian Jones Bears ILB $602.3K
6. Dekoda Watson Broncos OLB $600K
7. Terrance Smith Chiefs OLB $238.2K

Fresno St

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Chris Carter WAC Colts OLB $536.5K

Georgia

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Justin Houston Chiefs OLB $13.1M
2. Thomas Davis Panthers OLB $7.5M
3. Dannell Ellerbe Saints OLB $3.2M
4. Leonard Floyd Bears OLB $2.9M
5. Jarvis Jones Steelers OLB $2.8M
6. Akeem Dent Texans ILB $2.6M
7. Alec Ogletree Rams OLB $2.2M
8. Jordan Jenkins Jets OLB $631K
9. Ramik Wilson Chiefs ILB $339.7K

GA Southern

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Antwione Williams Sun Belt Lions ILB $501.1K
2. Edwin Jackson Sun Belt Colts ILB $450K

Georgia Tech

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Derrick Morgan Titans OLB $6.3M
2. Daryl Smith Buccaneers ILB $3M
3. Jeremiah Attaochu Chargers OLB $1.1M
4. Philip Wheeler Falcons OLB $680K
5. Tyler Marcordes Chargers OLB $333K

Grand Valley State University

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Dan Skuta Jaguars OLB $3.6M

Hampton

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Justin Durant Cowboys ILB $680K

Houston

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Elandon Roberts AAC Patriots ILB $475.1K

Idaho

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Benson Mayowa Sun Belt Cowboys OLB $1.8M
2. Korey Toomer WAC Chargers OLB $494.1K

Illinois

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Whitney Mercilus Texans OLB $5.8M

Iowa

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Chad Greenway Vikings OLB $2.8M
2. Christian Kirksey Browns ILB $815.6K
3. Anthony Hitchens Cowboys ILB $708.7K
4. James Morris Cowboys ILB $348K

Iowa State

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. A.J. Klein Panthers ILB $722.8K

Jacksonville St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Chris Landrum Chargers OLB $291.2K

James Madison

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Arthur Moats Steelers OLB $3.1M

Kansas

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Steven Johnson Steelers ILB $600K
2. Ben Heeney Raiders ILB $450.3K

Kansas St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Emmanuel Lamur Vikings OLB $2.8M

Kent State

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. James Harrison Steelers OLB $1.5M

Kentucky

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Danny Trevathan Bears ILB $6.4M
2. Wesley Woodyard Titans ILB $4.3M
3. Bud Dupree Steelers OLB $2.1M
4. Avery Williamson Titans ILB $648.6K
5. Za'Darius Smith Ravens OLB $645.8K
6. Josh Forrest Rams ILB $483.6K

LSU

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Kevin Minter Cardinals ILB $1.4M
2. Deion Jones Falcons ILB $826.5K
3. Kelvin Sheppard Giants ILB $680K
4. Barkevious Mingo Patriots OLB $675K
5. Kwon Alexander Buccaneers ILB $644.6K
6. Perry Riley Raiders ILB $581.2K
7. Lamin Barrow Bears ILB $363K

LA Tech

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. IK Enemkpali C-USA Bills OLB $600K
2. Houston Bates C-USA Redskins OLB $525K

Louisville

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Elvis Dumervil Big East Ravens OLB $7.4M
2. Marcus Smith AAC Eagles OLB $2.1M
3. Preston Brown AAC Bills ILB $793.8K
4. Lorenzo Mauldin ACC Jets OLB $711.5K

Missouri Western

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. David Bass Titans OLB $675K

Marshall

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

Mary Hardin–Baylor

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Jerrell Freeman Bears ILB $3.8M

Maryland

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. D'Qwell Jackson ACC Colts ILB $5.8M
2. Erin Henderson ACC Jets ILB $1.3M

Miami (FL)

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Sean Spence ACC Titans ILB $2.5M
2. Denzel Perryman ACC Chargers ILB $1.1M
3. Ray-Ray Armstrong ACC 49ers OLB $700K
4. Thurston Armbrister ACC Lions ILB $525K

Michigan

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. David Harris Jets ILB $7.5M
2. Brandon Graham Eagles OLB $5M
3. Jake Ryan Packers ILB $639.2K

Michigan St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Max Bullough Texans ILB $600K

MTSU

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Erik Walden Sun Belt Colts OLB $4.3M
2. Cavellis Luckett C-USA Ravens ILB $450.8K

Minnesota

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Damien Wilson Cowboys OLB $641.6K
2. De'Vondre Campbell Falcons OLB $591.4K

Miss St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Pernell McPhee Bears OLB $7.7M
2. K.J. Wright Seahawks OLB $6.3M
3. Preston Smith Redskins OLB $1.3M
4. Benardrick McKinney Texans ILB $1.2M

Missouri

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Aldon Smith Big 12 Raiders OLB $4M
2. Shane Ray SEC Broncos OLB $2.1M
3. Andrew Gachkar Big 12 Cowboys OLB $1.9M
4. Sean Weatherspoon Big 12 Falcons ILB $1.5M
5. Markus Golden SEC Cardinals OLB $890.5K
6. Kentrell Brothers SEC Vikings OLB $508.2K
7. Zaviar Gooden SEC Cardinals ILB $247.1K

Montana

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Brock Coyle Seahawks ILB $601K
2. Jordan Tripp Seahawks OLB $458.8K
3. Tyrone Holmes Browns OLB $450K

Nebraska

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Lavonte David Big Ten Buccaneers OLB $10M
2. Will Compton Big Ten Redskins ILB $600K
3. Zaire Anderson Big Ten Broncos OLB $450K
4. Randy Gregory Big Ten Cowboys OLB $366K

Nevada

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Brandon Marshall WAC Broncos ILB $4.6M
2. Josh Mauga WAC Chiefs ILB $2.7M

Newberry

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Edmond Robinson Vikings OLB $542.1K

Norfolk St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Deon King Colts OLB $185.3K

UNC

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Julius Peppers Packers OLB $10.5M
2. Zach Brown Bills ILB $1.3M
3. Kareem Martin Cardinals OLB $759.9K
4. Bruce Carter Jets ILB $680K

NC State

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Willie Young Bears OLB $4.7M
2. Stephen Tulloch Eagles ILB $2.5M
3. Audie Cole Vikings ILB $680K
4. Brock Hekking Chargers OLB $335.5K

N Dakota St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Ramon Humber Bills OLB $600K
2. Kyle Emanuel Chargers OLB $579.6K

N Texas

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Craig Robertson Sun Belt Saints ILB $1.2M
2. Zach Orr C-USA Ravens ILB $601K

N Iowa

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. L.J. Fort Steelers ILB $216.2K

Northwestern

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Brian Peters Texans ILB $525K

Notre Dame

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Manti Te'o Chargers ILB $1.6M
2. Jaylon Smith Cowboys OLB $1.2M

Ohio State

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Ryan Shazier Steelers ILB $2.6M
2. Darron Lee Jets ILB $1.9M
3. John Simon Texans OLB $1.7M
4. Joshua Perry Chargers ILB $603.5K

Oklahoma

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Corey Nelson Broncos ILB $612.2K
2. Dominque Alexander Browns ILB $450K
3. Devante Bond Buccaneers OLB $382.9K

Oregon

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Kiko Alonso Dolphins ILB $991.4K
2. Spencer Paysinger Dolphins OLB $680K
3. Tony Washington Texans OLB $450K
4. Joe Walker Eagles ILB $348K

Oregon St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. D.J. Alexander Chiefs ILB $575.6K

Penn State

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Navorro Bowman 49ers ILB $10.2M
2. Sean Lee Cowboys OLB $6.2M
3. Paul Posluszny Jaguars ILB $5.1M
4. Tamba Hali Chiefs OLB $3.8M
5. Gerald Hodges 49ers ILB $1.7M
6. Nathan Stupar Saints OLB $1.1M
7. Michael Mauti Saints OLB $675K
8. Mike Hull Dolphins ILB $525K

Penn

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Brandon Copeland Lions OLB $525K

Pittsburgh

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Nicholas Grigsby ACC Rams OLB $158.8K

Purdue

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Ryan Kerrigan Redskins OLB $8.5M

Rutgers

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Jonathan Freeny Big East Patriots ILB $1.9M

Sacramento St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Todd Davis Broncos ILB $600K

Shepherd University

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Howard Jones Buccaneers OLB $525K

South Carolina

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Melvin Ingram Chargers OLB $7.8M
2. Jadeveon Clowney Texans OLB $6.1M

S Carolina St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Joe Thomas Packers OLB $525K

USF

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Aaron Lynch AAC 49ers OLB $508.3K
2. Sam Barrington Big East Saints ILB $317.6K

USC

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Clay Matthews Packers ILB $13.8M
2. Brian Cushing Texans ILB $9M
3. Nick Perry Packers OLB $4.9M
4. Rey Maualuga Bengals ILB $4.1M
5. Malcolm Smith Raiders ILB $3M
6. Michael Morgan Seahawks OLB $1M
7. Su'a Cravens Redskins OLB $805.6K
8. Devon Kennard Giants OLB $636.1K
9. Hayes Pullard Jaguars ILB $525K

Southern Mississippi

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Jamie Collins Browns OLB $485.9K
2. Cordarro Law Chargers OLB N/A

Stanford

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Trent Murphy Redskins OLB $1.2M
2. Blake Martinez Packers ILB $545.8K
3. Shayne Skov 49ers ILB $463.2K
4. Kevin Anderson Steelers OLB $333K

Syracuse

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Chandler Jones Big East Cardinals OLB $7.8M
2. Dwight Freeney Big East Falcons OLB $1M
3. Cameron Lynch ACC Buccaneers OLB $401.5K

Temple

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Tahir Whitehead MAC Lions OLB $3.3M
2. Junior Galette MAC Redskins OLB $600K
3. Tyler Matakevich AAC Steelers OLB $465.8K

Texas

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Brian Orakpo Titans OLB $8.3M
2. Lamarr Houston Bears OLB $7M
3. Derrick Johnson Chiefs ILB $3.5M
4. Keenan Robinson Giants ILB $2.5M
5. Alex Okafor Cardinals OLB $1.8M
6. Jordan Hicks Eagles ILB $706.2K
7. Sam Acho Bears OLB $680K

Texas A&M

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Von Miller Big 12 Broncos OLB $11.5M

Texas A&M University–Commerce

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Danny Mason Bears OLB $333K

TCU

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Jerry Hughes MWC Bills OLB $7.6M
2. Daryl Washington MWC Cardinals ILB $2.1M
3. Tank Carder MWC Browns ILB $1.1M
4. Jonathan Anderson Big 12 Bears LB $185.3K

Texas State

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. David Mayo Panthers ILB $566.6K

Toledo

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Jayrone Elliot Packers OLB $601.7K

Troy

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. DeMarcus Ware Broncos OLB $8M

Tulsa

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Dexter McCoil AAC Chargers LB $450K

Utah

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Koa Misi MWC Dolphins OLB $3.1M
2. Paul Kruger MWC Saints OLB $1.6M
3. Nate Orchard PAC-12 Browns OLB $1M
4. Jared Norris PAC-12 Panthers ILB $450K

Utah State

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Bobby Wagner WAC Seahawks ILB $6.1M
2. Nick Vigil MWC Bengals ILB $623.9K
3. Kyler Fackrell MWC Packers OLB $623.5K
4. Zach Vigil MWC Dolphins ILB $465.9K

Vanderbilt

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Stephen Weatherly Vikings OLB $158.8K

Virginia

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Ahmad Brooks 49ers OLB $8M
2. Eli Harold 49ers OLB $729.3K
3. LaRoy Reynolds Falcons ILB $675K
4. Cam Johnson Browns OLB $432.3K

Wagner

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Julian Stanford Jets OLB $436.8K

Wake Forest

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Kyle Wilber Cowboys OLB $1.5M

Washburn University

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Michael Wilhoite 49ers ILB $1.7M

Washington

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Shaq Thompson Panthers OLB $2M
2. Hau'oli Kikaha Saints OLB $1.2M
3. Mason Foster Redskins ILB $1.1M
4. Donald Butler Dolphins ILB $564.7K
5. Cory Littleton Rams OLB $450K
6. John Timu Bears ILB $432.3K

Washington St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Deone Bucannon Cardinals ILB $2.1M

West Texas A&M

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Bryan Braman Eagles OLB $975K

West Virginia

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Bruce Irvin Big East Raiders OLB $12.5M
2. J.T. Thomas Big East Giants OLB $2.6M
3. Terence Garvin Big 12 Redskins ILB $750K
4. Najee Goode Big East Eagles ILB $675K
5. Nick Kwiatkoski Big 12 Bears ILB $593.8K

Wisconsin

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. DeAndre Levy Lions OLB $7.7M
2. Jonathan Casillas Giants OLB $3.4M
3. Joe Schobert Browns OLB $608.5K

Wyoming

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Mark Nzeocha Cowboys OLB $541.1K
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