Updated by Dan on Sep 1, 2016

Mountain West player salaries in the 2016 NFL season

What Mountain West schools had the most and highest paid NFL players in 2016?
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College # Salary
1. Utah 11 $49.8M
2. Texas Christian 8 $32.2M
3. New Mexico 4 $10.3M
4. Wyoming 6 $7.5M
5. Boise State 8 $6.2M
6. Colorado State 8 $5.4M
7. Fresno State 6 $4.5M
8. Brigham Young 2 $4.4M
9. San Diego State 6 $3.8M
10. Utah State 7 $3.8M
11. San Jose State 6 $2.7M
12. Nevada 2 $1.8M
13. Air Force 1 $600K

Air Force

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Ben Garland Air Force Falcons G $600K

Boise State

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. DeMarcus Lawrence Boise State Cowboys DE $1.3M
2. Kamalei Correa Boise State Ravens OLB $1M
3. Jamar Taylor Boise State Browns CB $899.5K
4. Darian Thompson Boise State Giants S $659.3K
5. Charles Leno Boise State Bears LT $611.6K
6. Rees Odhiambo Boise State Seahawks T $611.4K
7. Jay Ajayi Boise State Dolphins RB $580.2K
8. Matt Paradis Boise State Broncos C $525K

Brigham Young

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Dennis Pitta Brigham Young Ravens TE $3.2M
2. John Denney Brigham Young Dolphins LS $1.2M

Colorado State

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Weston Richburg Colorado State Giants C $1.3M
2. Ty Sambrailo Colorado State Broncos LT $874.1K
3. Crockett Gillmore Colorado State Ravens TE $726.5K
4. Kapri Bibbs Colorado State Broncos RB $525K
4. Shaquil Barrett Colorado State Broncos OLB $525K
6. Rashard Higgins Colorado State Browns WR $496.1K
7. Cory James Colorado State OLB $483.1K
8. DeAndre Elliot Colorado State Seahawks C $450K

Fresno State

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Derek Carr Fresno State QB $1.5M
2. Davante Adams Fresno State Packers WR $1.1M
3. Tyeler Davison Fresno State Saints DE $579.3K
4. Derron Smith Fresno State Bengals SS $554.7K
5. Cody Wichmann Fresno State Rams G $547.6K
6. Isaiah Burse Fresno State Chargers WR $317.6K


Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Joel Bitonio Nevada Browns G $1.5M
2. Don Jackson Nevada Packers RB $291.2K

New Mexico

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Glover Quin New Mexico Lions FS $7.6M
2. Byron Bell New Mexico Titans RT $2.3M
3. SaQwan Edwards New Mexico CB $333K
4. Marquis Bundy New Mexico Cardinals WR $158.8K

San Diego State

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Gavin Escobar San Diego State Cowboys TE $1.3M
2. Brice Butler San Diego State Cowboys WR $675K
3. Nat Berhe San Diego State Giants FS $648.2K
4. Aaron Brewer San Diego State Cardinals LS $555.9K
5. Leon McFadden San Diego State Cowboys CB $347.8K
6. Ronnie Hillman San Diego State Chargers RB $268.2K

San Jose State

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Keith Smith San Jose State Cowboys FB $600K
2. Tyler Ervin San Jose State Texans RB $586.9K
3. Akeem King San Jose State Falcons SS $525K
4. Wes Schweitzer San Jose State Falcons G $483.1K
5. Jimmy Pruitt San Jose State Saints CB $333K
6. David Fales San Jose State Bears QB $211.8K

Texas Christian

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Andy Dalton Texas Christian Bengals QB $13.1M
2. Jerry Hughes Texas Christian Bills OLB $7.6M
3. Marcus Cannon Texas Christian Patriots LT $4.8M
4. Daryl Washington Texas Christian Cardinals ILB $2.1M
5. Marshall Newhouse Texas Christian Giants RT $2M
6. Tank Carder Texas Christian Browns ILB $1.1M
7. Colin Jones Texas Christian Panthers FS $885K
8. Jeremy Kerley Texas Christian 49ers WR $760K


Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Alex Smith Utah Chiefs QB $17.8M
2. Sean Smith Utah CB $11M
3. Steve Smith Utah Ravens WR $4.2M
4. Eric Weddle Utah Ravens FS $3.8M
5. Koa Misi Utah Dolphins OLB $3.1M
6. Paul Soliai Utah Panthers DT $2.9M
7. Zane Beadles Utah 49ers G $2.6M
8. Brice McCain Utah Titans CB $1.7M
9. Paul Kruger Utah Saints OLB $1.6M
10. Matt Asiata Utah Vikings RB $840K
11. Sealver Siliga Utah Buccaneers DT $312.9K

Utah State

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Maurice Alexander Utah State Rams SS $716.1K
2. Nevin Lawson Utah State Lions CB $675.1K
3. Nick Vigil Utah State Bengals ILB $623.9K
4. Kyler Fackrell Utah State Packers OLB $623.5K
5. Zach Vigil Utah State Dolphins ILB $465.9K
6. Marwin Evans Utah State Packers S $450K
7. Tyler Larsen Utah State Panthers C $238.2K


Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Tashaun Gipson Wyoming Jaguars FS $4.2M
2. Mitch Unrein Wyoming Bears DT $1.1M
3. Chris Prosinski Wyoming Bears SS $680K
4. Mark Nzeocha Wyoming Cowboys OLB $541.1K
5. Mike Purcell Wyoming 49ers DT $525K
6. Marqueston Huff Wyoming Ravens FS $458.8K