Published by Dan on Sep 14, 2015

2017 NFL Players from the Big Ten

What Big Ten schools have the most and highest paid NFL players?

College Players Salaries
1. Ohio State 48 $102.9M
2. Wisconsin 34 $91.7M
3. Michigan St 36 $82.6M
4. Iowa 31 $77.1M
5. Penn State 37 $65.8M
6. Michigan 35 $55.9M
7. Purdue 17 $55.1M
8. Illinois 22 $44.5M
9. Nebraska 24 $23.6M
10. Minnesota 15 $16.1M
11. Northwestern 14 $13M
12. Indiana 15 $12.5M
13. Maryland 9 $4M
14. Rutgers 7 $2.8M

Illinois

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Vontae Davis Colts CB $10.3M
2. Corey Liuget Chargers DT $9.5M
3. Jeff Allen Texans G $6.4M
4. Whitney Mercilus Texans OLB $6M
5. Akeem Spence Lions DT $2.3M
6. Michael Hoomanawanui Saints TE $1.9M
7. Tavon Wilson Lions FS $1.7M
8. Jihad Ward Raiders DE $1.3M
9. Arrelious Benn Jaguars WR $935K
10. Dawuane Smoot Jaguars DE $706K
11. Clayton Fejedelem Bengals S $555.9K
12. Josh Ferguson Colts RB $543.3K
13. Ted Karras Patriots G $540K
14. Geronimo Allison Packers WR $508.2K
15. Matt LaCosse Giants TE $465K
16. Hardy Nickerson Jr. Bengals ILB $465K
17. Justin Hardee Texans CB $122.4K
18. Carroll Phillips Jaguars OLB $122.4K
19. Gimel President Texans OLB $122.4K
20. Justin Hardee Saints CB $122.4K
21. Wes Lunt Vikings QB N/A
22. V'Angelo Bentley Patriots CB N/A

Indiana

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Rodger Saffold Rams G $6.3M
2. Cody Latimer Broncos WR $1.2M
3. Jason Spriggs Packers T $1.1M
4. Tevin Coleman Falcons RB $866.3K
5. Dan Feeney Chargers G $696.2K
6. Jordan Howard Bears RB $602K
7. Darius Latham Raiders DT $542.5K
8. Bobby Richardson Saints DE $540K
9. Shane Wynn Jaguars WR $363K
10. Nate Sudfeld Eagles QB $122.4K
11. Nate Sudfeld Redskins QB $122.4K
12. Dimitiric Camiel Texans T N/A
13. Devine Redding Chiefs RB N/A
14. Tracy Porter Bears CB N/A
15. Michael Cooper Redskins TE N/A

Iowa

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Mike Daniels Packers DT $10.4M
2. Marshal Yanda Ravens G $9.1M
3. Riley Reiff Vikings LT $8.5M
4. Bryan Bulaga Packers RT $7.9M
5. C.J. Fiedorowicz Texans TE $6.4M
6. Brandon Scherff Redskins G $5.8M
7. Adrian Clayborn Falcons DE $5.4M
8. Christian Kirksey Browns ILB $5.2M
9. Micah Hyde Bills SS $4M
10. Karl Klug Titans DT $2.6M
11. Anthony Hitchens Cowboys ILB $1.9M
12. Matt Tobin Eagles G $850K
13. Matt Tobin Seahawks G $850K
14. Carl Davis Ravens DT $787K
15. Adam Gettis Giants G $775K
16. Andrew Donnal Rams RT $739.2K
17. C.J. Beathard 49ers QB $641.6K
18. Jaleel Johnson Vikings DT $634.6K
19. Casey Kreiter Broncos LS $540K
20. Austin Blythe Colts C $540K
21. Brandon Wegher Panthers RB $540K
22. Austin Blythe Rams C $540K
23. George Kittle 49ers TE $539.6K
24. Desmond King Chargers S $535K
25. Greg Mabin Bills CB $465K
26. Cole Croston Patriots T $465K
27. James Ferentz Patriots C $122.4K
28. Riley McCarron Texans WR $122.4K
29. Henry Krieger-Coble Broncos TE $122.4K
30. Henry Krieger-Coble Colts TE $122.4K
31. Louis Trinca-Pasat Rams DT N/A

Maryland

Note also has NFL players from ACC

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Sean Davis Steelers SS $928.9K
2. Yannick Ngakoue Jaguars DE $819.1K
3. Stefon Diggs Vikings WR $671.9K
4. Quinton Jefferson Rams DE $540K
5. Quinton Jefferson Seahawks DE $540K
6. Trey Edmunds Saints RB $465K
7. Darius Kilgo Broncos DT N/A
8. Michael Dunn Rams T N/A
9. Andrew Zeller Lions G N/A

Michigan

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Tom Brady Patriots QB $14M
2. Brandon Graham Eagles DE $7.5M
3. Alan Branch Patriots DT $3.8M
4. Taylor Lewan Titans LT $3.7M
5. Chad Henne Jaguars QB $3.5M
6. David Harris Patriots ILB $2.8M
7. Jabril Peppers Browns S $1.9M
8. Taco Charlton Cowboys DE $1.8M
9. Michael Schofield Broncos RT $1.8M
10. Michael Schofield Chargers RT $1.8M
11. Devin Funchess Panthers WR $1.5M
12. Frank Clark Seahawks DE $1M
13. Patrick Omameh Jaguars G $875K
14. Jake Ryan Packers ILB $729.2K
15. Graham Glasgow Lions G $719.9K
16. Chris Wormley Ravens DT $689.7K
17. Jourdan Lewis Cowboys CB $653.4K
18. Delano Hill Seahawks S $646.9K
19. Amara Darboh Seahawks WR $641.6K
20. Willie Henry Ravens DT $635.8K
21. Ben Gedeon Vikings ILB $623.3K
22. Ryan Glasgow Bengals DT $569.9K
23. Jehu Chesson Chiefs WR $569.9K
24. Jarrod Wilson Jaguars S $541.7K
25. Jake Rudock Lions QB $540K
26. Erik Magnunson 49ers T $465K
27. Jake Butt Broncos TE $423.2K
28. Jeremy Clark Jets CB $385.1K
29. Matt Godin Texans DE $350.7K
30. Kyle Kalis Redskins T $122.4K
31. Dymonte Thomas Broncos S $122.4K
32. De'Veon Smith Dolphins RB $122.4K
33. Benjamin Braden Jets T $122.4K
34. Fitz Toussaint Steelers RB $122.4K
35. Channing Stribling Browns CB $122.4K

Michigan St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Kirk Cousins Redskins QB $23.9M
2. Le'Veon Bell Steelers RB $12.1M
3. William Gholston Buccaneers DE $7M
4. Dion Sims Bears TE $5.3M
5. Brian Hoyer 49ers QB $5.3M
6. Drew Stanton Cardinals QB $4.1M
7. Jack Conklin Titans RT $3.6M
8. Trae Waynes Vikings CB $3.5M
9. Domata Peko Broncos DT $3.3M
10. Garrett Celek 49ers TE $2.6M
11. Darqueze Dennard Bengals CB $2.5M
12. Malik McDowell Seahawks DT $1.1M
13. Connor Cook Raiders QB $695K
14. Jerel Worthy Bills DT $690K
15. Tony Lippett Dolphins CB $668.7K
16. Montae Nicholson Redskins S $619.7K
17. Kurtis Drummond Texans SS $616.7K
18. Bennie Fowler Broncos WR $615K
19. Joel Heath Texans DE $543.7K
20. Jack Allen Saints T $540K
21. Dan France Panthers G $540K
22. Mitchell White Eagles CB $465K
23. Demetrious Cox Panthers S $465K
24. Aaron Burbridge 49ers WR $388.1K
25. Donavan Clark Chargers G $369.5K
26. R.J. Shelton Vikings WR $349.7K
27. Jeremy Langford Ravens RB $122.4K
28. Shilique Calhoun Raiders OLB $122.4K
29. Jeremy Langford Bears RB $122.4K
30. Riley Bullough Buccaneers ILB $122.4K
31. Lawrence Thomas Jets DE $122.4K
32. Keshawn Martin Patriots WR N/A
33. Keshawn Martin Lions WR N/A
34. Keith Mumphery Texans WR N/A
35. Josiah Price Vikings TE N/A
36. Marcus Rush Chiefs OLB N/A

Minnesota

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Eric Decker Titans WR $3.9M
2. Eric Decker Jets WR $3.9M
3. Marcus Sherels Vikings CB $2M
4. Maxx Williams Ravens TE $1.1M
5. MarQueis Gray Dolphins TE $925K
6. Damien Wilson Cowboys OLB $731.6K
7. Eric Murray Chiefs CB $699K
8. De'Vondre Campbell Falcons OLB $681.4K
9. Briean Boddy-Calhoun Browns CB $540K
10. David Cobb Titans RB $540K
11. Jalen Myrick Jaguars CB $488.4K
12. Keith Baxter Chiefs CB $465K
13. Damarius Travis Patriots CB $122.4K
14. Ra'Shede Hageman Falcons DE N/A
15. Jonah Pirsig Titans T N/A

Nebraska

Note also has NFL players from Big 12

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Lavonte David Buccaneers OLB $6M
2. Rex Burkhead Patriots RB $3.2M
3. Jared Crick Broncos DE $2.3M
4. Spencer Long Redskins C $2M
5. Will Compton Redskins ILB $1.8M
6. Ameer Abdullah Lions RB $1.1M
7. Maliek Collins Cowboys DT $832.8K
8. Vincent Valentine Patriots DT $716.4K
9. Jeremiah Sirles Vikings G $690K
10. Alex Lewis Ravens G $663K
11. Quincy Enunwa Jets WR $615K
12. Brent Qvale Jets RT $615K
13. Daimion Stafford Steelers SS $615K
14. Zaire Anderson Broncos ILB $540K
15. Daniel Davie Colts CB $465K
16. Cethan Carter Bengals TE $465K
17. Kenny Bell Buccaneers WR $348K
18. Randy Gregory Cowboys OLB $258.6K
19. Zach Sterup Browns T $122.4K
20. Stanley Jean-Baptiste Jaguars CB $122.4K
21. Brandon Reilly Bills WR $122.4K
22. Nate Gerry Eagles OLB $122.4K
23. Terrell Newby Vikings RB N/A
24. Josh Banderas Broncos ILB N/A

Northwestern

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Zach Strief Saints RT $6.1M
2. Sherrick McManis Bears CB $1.5M
3. Ibraheim Campbell Browns SS $743K
4. Dean Lowry Packers DE $635.8K
5. Trevor Siemian Broncos QB $628.2K
6. Corbin Bryant Giants DT $615K
7. Brian Peters Texans ILB $615K
8. Anthony Walker Jr. Colts ILB $531.4K
9. Austin Carr Patriots WR $465K
10. Austin Carr Saints WR $465K
11. Jimmy Hall Raiders ILB $465K
12. Ifeadi Odenigbo Vikings DE $122.4K
13. Terrell Sinkfield Jets WR $122.4K
14. Joe Jones Chargers OLB N/A

Ohio State

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Cameron Heyward Steelers DE $10.4M
2. Johnathan Hankins Colts DT $10M
3. Malcolm Jenkins Eagles FS $7.5M
4. Terrelle Pryor Redskins WR $6M
5. Joey Bosa Chargers DE $5.9M
6. John Simon Colts OLB $5.8M
7. Ezekiel Elliott Cowboys RB $5.7M
8. Kurt Coleman Panthers FS $3.7M
9. Eli Apple Giants CB $3.4M
10. Ryan Shazier Steelers ILB $3M
11. Ted Ginn Jr. Saints WR $3M
12. Marshon Lattimore Saints CB $2.8M
13. Andrew Norwell Panthers G $2.7M
14. Taylor Decker Lions T $2.5M
15. Darron Lee Jets ILB $2.3M
16. Malik Hooker Colts S $2.3M
17. Bradley Roby Broncos CB $2.2M
18. Gareon Conley Raiders CB $1.9M
19. Corey Linsley Packers C $1.8M
20. Devin Smith Jets WR $1.6M
21. Noah Spence Buccaneers DE $1.4M
22. Nate Ebner Patriots FS $1.2M
23. Curtis Samuel Panthers WR $1.2M
24. Carlos Hyde 49ers RB $1.2M
25. Michael Thomas Saints WR $1.2M
26. Jack Mewhort Colts G $1.1M
27. Vonn Bell Saints S $902.8K
28. Jake McQuaide Rams LS $875K
29. Jeff Heuerman Broncos TE $785.2K
30. Adolphus Washington Bills DT $758.6K
31. Raekwon McMillan Dolphins OLB $737.1K
32. Braxton Miller Texans WR $734.8K
33. Nick Vannett Seahawks TE $726.2K
34. Pat Elflein Vikings C $699.2K
35. Rod Smith Cowboys RB $615K
36. Michael Bennett Jaguars DT $574.7K
37. Cardale Jones Bills QB $540K
38. Cardale Jones Chargers QB $540K
39. Joshua Perry Chargers ILB $516.5K
40. Noah Brown Cowboys WR $483K
41. Chase Farris Lions T $465K
42. Jalin Marshall Jets WR $415.6K
43. Doran Grant Jaguars CB $363K
44. Tyvis Powell Colts S $363K
45. Curtis Grant Giants ILB $12.2K
46. Alex Boone Cardinals G $0
47. Alex Boone Vikings G $0
48. James Laurinaitis Saints ILB N/A

Penn State

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Navorro Bowman 49ers ILB $9.6M
2. Tamba Hali Chiefs OLB $8.6M
3. Cameron Wake Dolphins DE $7.5M
4. Sean Lee Cowboys OLB $7.3M
5. Paul Posluszny Jaguars OLB $6.2M
6. Garry Gilliam 49ers RT $2.2M
7. Jack Crawford Falcons DE $2.1M
8. DaQuan Jones Titans DE $1.9M
9. Nathan Stupar Saints OLB $1.8M
10. Robbie Gould 49ers K $1.8M
11. Robbie Gould Bears K $1.8M
12. Donovan Smith Buccaneers LT $1.7M
13. A.Q. Shipley Cardinals C $1.4M
14. Stefen Wisniewski Eagles C $1.4M
15. Austin Johnson Titans DT $1.3M
16. Allen Robinson Jaguars WR $1.1M
17. Christian Hackenberg Jets QB $1.1M
18. Carl Nassib Browns DE $840.5K
19. Jordan Hill Lions DT $695K
20. Adrian Amos Bears FS $673.1K
21. Jesse James Steelers TE $667.2K
22. Chris Godwin Buccaneers WR $663K
23. Mike Hull Dolphins ILB $615K
24. Anthony Zettel Lions DE $570.9K
25. Trevor Williams Chargers CB $540K
26. Ross Travis Chiefs TE $540K
27. Evan Schwan Giants DE $348K
28. Malik Golden Steelers S $348K
29. Malik Golden 49ers S $348K
30. Garrett Sickels Colts OLB $122.4K
31. Kyle Carter Vikings TE $122.4K
32. Brandon Bell Bengals OLB $122.4K
33. Jordan Lucas Dolphins S $122.4K
34. Michael Mauti Saints OLB N/A
35. Matt McGloin Eagles QB N/A
36. Gerald Hodges Bills OLB N/A
37. John Urschel Ravens G N/A

Purdue

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Drew Brees Saints QB $19M
2. Ryan Kerrigan Redskins OLB $11.7M
3. Kawann Short Panthers DT $10M
4. Cliff Avril Seahawks DE $5.5M
5. Rob Ninkovich Patriots OLB $2.5M
6. Kevin Pamphile Buccaneers G $1.8M
7. Dennis Kelly Titans RT $1M
8. Ryan Russell Buccaneers DE $615K
9. Ryan Russell Cowboys DE $615K
10. Raheem Mostert 49ers RB $615K
11. Anthony Brown Cowboys CB $573.7K
12. Jordan Roos Seahawks G $471.7K
13. Evan Panfil Buccaneers DE $465K
14. Akeem Hunt Chiefs RB $122.4K
15. DeAngelo Yancey Packers WR $122.4K
16. David Hedelin Cowboys T N/A
17. Ra'Zahn Howard Texans DT N/A

Rutgers

Note also has NFL players from Big East, AAC

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Tyler Kroft Bengals TE $799.9K
2. Leonte Carroo Dolphins WR $735.1K
3. Quentin Gause Eagles ILB $540K
4. Steve Longa Lions OLB $465K
5. Carlton Agudosi Cardinals WR $122.4K
6. Andre Patton Chargers WR $122.4K
7. Keith Lumpkin Bills T N/A

Wisconsin

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Russell Wilson Seahawks QB $18.8M
2. J.J. Watt Texans DE $14.5M
3. Joe Thomas Browns LT $11.5M
4. Kevin Zeitler Browns G $8.4M
5. Ricky Wagner Lions RT $5.9M
6. Travis Frederick Cowboys C $4.5M
7. Jonathan Casillas Giants OLB $3.7M
8. Melvin Gordon Chargers RB $2.9M
9. Ryan Groy Bills G $2.5M
10. Scott Tolzien Colts QB $2M
11. Brad Nortman Jaguars P $1.9M
12. James White Patriots RB $1.8M
13. Lance Kendricks Packers TE $1.8M
14. T.J. Watt Steelers OLB $1.7M
15. Ryan Ramczyk Saints RT $1.6M
16. Chris Maragos Eagles FS $1.5M
17. Rob Havenstein Rams G $1.1M
18. Beau Allen Eagles DT $705.6K
19. Joe Schobert Browns OLB $698.5K
20. Marcus Cromartie Seahawks CB $690K
21. Jared Abbrederis Lions WR $615K
22. Alex Erickson Bengals WR $543K
23. Tanner McEvoy Seahawks S $540K
24. Vince Biegel Packers OLB $521.4K
25. Corey Clement Eagles RB $468.3K
26. Dezmen Southward Panthers CB $122.4K
27. Darius Hillary Browns CB $122.4K
28. Austin Traylor Broncos TE $122.4K
29. Sojourn Shelton Cardinals CB $122.4K
30. Tyler Marz Titans T $122.4K
31. Sojourn Shelton Bengals CB $122.4K
32. Dare Ogunbowale Texans RB $122.4K
33. DeAndre Levy Lions OLB N/A
34. Kraig Urbik Dolphins G N/A
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