Published by Dan on Sep 14, 2015

2016 NFL Quarterbacks by College

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

Top Conferences

Conference Players Salaries
1. PAC-12 17 $91.2M
2. SEC 11 $87.9M
3. Big Ten 15 $86M
4. ACC 13 $65.1M
5. FCS 7 $61.8M
6. Big 12 11 $38M
7. MWC 4 $32.6M
8. MAC 1 $24M
9. WAC 3 $18.8M
10. AAC 3 $9.2M
11. C-USA 6 $7.3M
12. Big East 2 $1.5M
13. Division III 1 $264.7K

Top Colleges

College Players Salaries
1. Michigan St 4 $25.1M
2. California 2 $24.3M
3. Ole Miss 1 $24.2M
4. Miami (OH) 1 $24M
5. Boston College 1 $23.8M
6. USC 5 $23.5M
7. Delaware 1 $22.6M
8. Georgia 1 $22.5M
9. E Illinois 2 $21.8M
10. Wisconsin 2 $20M
11. Auburn 1 $19.5M
12. NC State 3 $18.9M
13. Stanford 2 $18.7M
14. Michigan 3 $18.7M
15. Utah 1 $17.8M
16. Purdue 1 $17.3M
17. Vanderbilt 1 $17M
18. Nevada 1 $16.8M
19. TCU 2 $13.6M
20. Arizona St 1 $12M
21. Texas A&M 1 $11.6M
22. FSU 3 $9.4M
23. Oklahoma 2 $7.8M
24. Missouri 2 $7.3M
25. Harvard 1 $7M
26. Virginia Tech 1 $6.9M
27. Oregon 2 $6.2M
28. Baylor 2 $5.7M
29. UCF 1 $5.6M
30. Sam Houston St 1 $5M
31. N Dakota St 1 $4.9M
32. Oregon St 3 $4.1M
33. Houston 1 $3.6M
34. Penn State 2 $3.4M
35. Maryland 1 $3.3M
36. Arkansas 2 $2M
37. Louisville 1 $1.9M
38. Texas 1 $1.8M
39. Arizona 1 $1.8M
39. Virginia 1 $1.8M
41. Oklahoma St 1 $1.7M
42. Memphis 1 $1.7M
43. LA Tech 2 $1.7M
44. West Virginia 1 $1.6M
45. Fresno St 1 $1.5M
46. Southern Mississippi 1 $1.3M
47. Alabama-Birmingham 1 $860K
48. Syracuse 1 $788.4K
49. Boise State 1 $760K
50. Connecticut 1 $680K
51. Pittsburgh 1 $675.1K
52. Alabama 1 $645.4K
53. Tennessee 1 $620K
54. San Diego 1 $600K
54. LSU 1 $600K
54. Tulane 1 $600K
57. UCLA 1 $580.9K
58. Ohio State 1 $545.8K
58. Miss St 1 $545.8K
60. Northwestern 1 $538.2K
61. Indiana 1 $484.3K
62. Old Dominion 1 $465.9K
63. Duke 1 $363K
64. South Carolina 1 $333K
65. Wesley College 1 $264.7K
66. San Jose St 1 $211.8K
67. Miami (FL) 1 $185.3K

AAC

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Blake Bortles UCF Jaguars QB $5.6M
2. Teddy Bridgewater Louisville Vikings QB $1.9M
3. Paxton Lynch Memphis Broncos QB $1.7M

ACC

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Matt Ryan Boston College Falcons QB $23.8M
2. Philip Rivers NC State Chargers QB $16.5M
3. Tyrod Taylor Virginia Tech Bills QB $6.9M
4. Jameis Winston FSU Buccaneers QB $5.8M
5. Shaun Hill Maryland Vikings QB $3.3M
6. E.J. Manuel FSU Bills QB $2.8M
7. Mike Glennon NC State Buccaneers QB $1.8M
8. Matt Schaub Virginia Falcons QB $1.8M
9. Christian Ponder FSU 49ers QB $800K
10. Tom Savage Pittsburgh Texans QB $675.1K
11. Jacoby Brissett NC State Patriots QB $530.7K
12. Thaddeus Lewis Duke 49ers QB $363K
13. Stephen Morris Miami (FL) Colts QB $185.3K

Big 12

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Ryan Tannehill Texas A&M Dolphins QB $11.6M
2. Sam Bradford Oklahoma Vikings QB $7M
3. Robert Griffin III Baylor Browns QB $5M
4. Chase Daniel Missouri Eagles QB $5M
5. Blaine Gabbert Missouri 49ers QB $2.3M
6. Colt McCoy Texas Redskins QB $1.8M
7. Brandon Weeden Oklahoma St Texans QB $1.7M
8. Geno Smith West Virginia Jets QB $1.6M
9. Landry Jones Oklahoma Steelers QB $784.8K
10. Bryce Petty Baylor Jets QB $663.4K
11. Trevone Boykin TCU Seahawks QB $455K

Big East

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Ryan Nassib Syracuse Giants QB $788.4K
2. Dan Orlovsky Connecticut Lions QB $680K

Big Ten

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Kirk Cousins Michigan St Redskins QB $20M
2. Russell Wilson Wisconsin Seahawks QB $18.5M
3. Drew Brees Purdue Saints QB $17.3M
4. Tom Brady Michigan Patriots QB $13.8M
5. Chad Henne Michigan Jaguars QB $4.8M
6. Matt McGloin Penn State Raiders QB $2.6M
7. Drew Stanton Michigan St Cardinals QB $2.5M
8. Brian Hoyer Michigan St Bears QB $2M
9. Scott Tolzien Wisconsin Colts QB $1.5M
10. Christian Hackenberg Penn State Jets QB $847.3K
11. Connor Cook Michigan St Raiders QB $605K
12. Cardale Jones Ohio State Bills QB $545.8K
13. Trevor Siemian Northwestern Broncos QB $538.2K
14. Nate Sudfeld Indiana Redskins QB $484.3K
15. Jake Rudock Michigan Lions QB $158.8K

C-USA

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Case Keenum Houston Rams QB $3.6M
2. Austin Davis Southern Mississippi Broncos QB $1.3M
3. Joe Webb Alabama-Birmingham Panthers QB $860K
4. Ryan Griffin Tulane Buccaneers QB $600K
5. Taylor Heinicke Old Dominion Vikings QB $465.9K
6. Jeff Driskel LA Tech Bengals QB $450K

Division III

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Joe Callahan Wesley College Browns QB $264.7K

FCS

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Joe Flacco Delaware Ravens QB $22.6M
2. Tony Romo E Illinois Cowboys QB $20.8M
3. Ryan Fitzpatrick Harvard Jets QB $7M
4. Josh McCown Sam Houston St Browns QB $5M
5. Carson Wentz N Dakota St Eagles QB $4.9M
6. Jimmy Garoppolo E Illinois Patriots QB $950.2K
7. Josh Johnson San Diego Giants QB $600K

MAC

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Ben Roethlisberger Miami (OH) Steelers QB $24M

MWC

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Alex Smith Utah Chiefs QB $17.8M
2. Andy Dalton TCU Bengals QB $13.1M
3. Derek Carr Fresno St Raiders QB $1.5M
4. David Fales San Jose St Bears QB $211.8K

PAC-12

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Aaron Rodgers California Packers QB $19.3M
2. Andrew Luck Stanford Colts QB $18.4M
3. Carson Palmer USC Cardinals QB $18.4M
4. Brock Osweiler Arizona St Texans QB $12M
5. Marcus Mariota Oregon Titans QB $5.5M
6. Jared Goff California Rams QB $5.1M
7. Matt Cassel USC Titans QB $2M
8. Mark Sanchez USC Cowboys QB $2M
9. Derek Anderson Oregon St Panthers QB $2M
10. Nick Foles Arizona Chiefs QB $1.8M
11. Matt Moore Oregon St Dolphins QB $1.4M
12. Sean Mannion Oregon St Rams QB $738.7K
13. Kellen Clemens Oregon Chargers QB $680K
14. Cody Kessler USC Browns QB $616.2K
15. Brett Hundley UCLA Packers QB $580.9K
16. Matt Barkley USC Bears QB $529.4K
17. Kevin Hogan Stanford Browns QB $317.6K

SEC

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Eli Manning Ole Miss Giants QB $24.2M
2. Matthew Stafford Georgia Lions QB $22.5M
3. Cam Newton Auburn Panthers QB $19.5M
4. Jay Cutler Vanderbilt Bears QB $17M
5. Ryan Mallett Arkansas Ravens QB $1.5M
6. A.J. McCarron Alabama Bengals QB $645.4K
7. Tyler Bray Tennessee Chiefs QB $620K
8. Zach Mettenberger LSU Steelers QB $600K
9. Dak Prescott Miss St Cowboys QB $545.8K
10. Brandon Allen Arkansas Jaguars QB $481.1K
11. Connor Shaw South Carolina Bears QB $333K

WAC

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Colin Kaepernick Nevada 49ers QB $16.8M
2. Luke McCown LA Tech Saints QB $1.3M
3. Kellen Moore Boise State Cowboys QB $760K

Alabama

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. A.J. McCarron Bengals QB $645.4K

Alabama-Birmingham

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Joe Webb Panthers QB $860K

Arizona

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Nick Foles Chiefs QB $1.8M

Arizona St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Brock Osweiler Texans QB $12M

Arkansas

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Ryan Mallett Ravens QB $1.5M
2. Brandon Allen Jaguars QB $481.1K

Auburn

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Cam Newton Panthers QB $19.5M

Baylor

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Robert Griffin III Browns QB $5M
2. Bryce Petty Jets QB $663.4K

Boise State

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Kellen Moore WAC Cowboys QB $760K

Boston College

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Matt Ryan Falcons QB $23.8M

California

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Aaron Rodgers Packers QB $19.3M
2. Jared Goff Rams QB $5.1M

UCLA

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Brett Hundley Packers QB $580.9K

UCF

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Blake Bortles AAC Jaguars QB $5.6M

Connecticut

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Dan Orlovsky Big East Lions QB $680K

Delaware

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Joe Flacco Ravens QB $22.6M

Duke

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Thaddeus Lewis 49ers QB $363K

E Illinois

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Tony Romo Cowboys QB $20.8M
2. Jimmy Garoppolo Patriots QB $950.2K

FSU

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Jameis Winston Buccaneers QB $5.8M
2. E.J. Manuel Bills QB $2.8M
3. Christian Ponder 49ers QB $800K

Fresno St

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Derek Carr MWC Raiders QB $1.5M

Georgia

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Matthew Stafford Lions QB $22.5M

Harvard

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Ryan Fitzpatrick Jets QB $7M

Houston

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Case Keenum C-USA Rams QB $3.6M

Indiana

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Nate Sudfeld Redskins QB $484.3K

LSU

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Zach Mettenberger Steelers QB $600K

LA Tech

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Luke McCown WAC Saints QB $1.3M
2. Jeff Driskel C-USA Bengals QB $450K

Louisville

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Teddy Bridgewater AAC Vikings QB $1.9M

Maryland

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Shaun Hill ACC Vikings QB $3.3M

Memphis

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Paxton Lynch AAC Broncos QB $1.7M

Miami (FL)

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Stephen Morris ACC Colts QB $185.3K

Miami (OH)

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Ben Roethlisberger Steelers QB $24M

Michigan

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Tom Brady Patriots QB $13.8M
2. Chad Henne Jaguars QB $4.8M
3. Jake Rudock Lions QB $158.8K

Michigan St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Kirk Cousins Redskins QB $20M
2. Drew Stanton Cardinals QB $2.5M
3. Brian Hoyer Bears QB $2M
4. Connor Cook Raiders QB $605K

Ole Miss

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Eli Manning Giants QB $24.2M

Miss St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Dak Prescott Cowboys QB $545.8K

Missouri

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Chase Daniel Big 12 Eagles QB $5M
2. Blaine Gabbert Big 12 49ers QB $2.3M

Nevada

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Colin Kaepernick WAC 49ers QB $16.8M

NC State

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Philip Rivers Chargers QB $16.5M
2. Mike Glennon Buccaneers QB $1.8M
3. Jacoby Brissett Patriots QB $530.7K

N Dakota St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Carson Wentz Eagles QB $4.9M

Northwestern

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Trevor Siemian Broncos QB $538.2K

Ohio State

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Cardale Jones Bills QB $545.8K

Oklahoma

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Sam Bradford Vikings QB $7M
2. Landry Jones Steelers QB $784.8K

Oklahoma St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Brandon Weeden Texans QB $1.7M

Old Dominion

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Taylor Heinicke Vikings QB $465.9K

Oregon

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Marcus Mariota Titans QB $5.5M
2. Kellen Clemens Chargers QB $680K

Oregon St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Derek Anderson Panthers QB $2M
2. Matt Moore Dolphins QB $1.4M
3. Sean Mannion Rams QB $738.7K

Penn State

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Matt McGloin Raiders QB $2.6M
2. Christian Hackenberg Jets QB $847.3K

Pittsburgh

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Tom Savage ACC Texans QB $675.1K

Purdue

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Drew Brees Saints QB $17.3M

Sam Houston St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Josh McCown Browns QB $5M

San Diego

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Josh Johnson Giants QB $600K

San Jose St

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. David Fales MWC Bears QB $211.8K

South Carolina

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Connor Shaw Bears QB $333K

USC

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Carson Palmer Cardinals QB $18.4M
2. Matt Cassel Titans QB $2M
3. Mark Sanchez Cowboys QB $2M
4. Cody Kessler Browns QB $616.2K
5. Matt Barkley Bears QB $529.4K

Southern Mississippi

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Austin Davis Broncos QB $1.3M

Stanford

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Andrew Luck Colts QB $18.4M
2. Kevin Hogan Browns QB $317.6K

Syracuse

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Ryan Nassib Big East Giants QB $788.4K

Tennessee

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Tyler Bray Chiefs QB $620K

Texas

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Colt McCoy Redskins QB $1.8M

Texas A&M

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Ryan Tannehill Big 12 Dolphins QB $11.6M

TCU

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Andy Dalton MWC Bengals QB $13.1M
2. Trevone Boykin Big 12 Seahawks QB $455K

Tulane

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Ryan Griffin C-USA Buccaneers QB $600K

Utah

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Alex Smith MWC Chiefs QB $17.8M

Vanderbilt

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Jay Cutler Bears QB $17M

Virginia

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Matt Schaub Falcons QB $1.8M

Virginia Tech

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Tyrod Taylor ACC Bills QB $6.9M

Wesley College

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Joe Callahan Browns QB $264.7K

West Virginia

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Geno Smith Big 12 Jets QB $1.6M

Wisconsin

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Russell Wilson Seahawks QB $18.5M
2. Scott Tolzien Colts QB $1.5M
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