Updated by Dan on Sep 1, 2017

Conference USA player salaries in the 2017 NFL season

What Conference USA schools had the most and highest paid NFL players in 2017?
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College # Salary
1. Central Florida 9 $31.3M
2. Southern Mississippi 15 $27.1M
3. Memphis 4 $22.9M
4. Rice 9 $13.4M
5. Marshall 9 $13.1M
6. Tulane 5 $10.4M
7. East Carolina 4 $10.4M
8. Tulsa 2 $9.8M
9. Louisiana Tech 11 $8.2M
10. Texas-El Paso 8 $6.7M
11. Florida Atlantic 10 $6M
12. Houston 2 $5.5M
13. Alabama-Birmingham 6 $5.5M
14. Western Kentucky 9 $3.8M
15. Middle Tennessee State 6 $2.4M
16. Florida International 4 $1.8M
17. Old Dominion 4 $1.4M
18. Charlotte 2 $832.8K


Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Chris Hubbard Alabama-Birmingham Steelers G $1.8M
2. Joe Webb Alabama-Birmingham Bills QB $900K
2. Joe Webb Alabama-Birmingham Panthers QB $900K
4. Matt McCants Alabama-Birmingham Browns RT $695K
5. J.J. Nelson Alabama-Birmingham Cardinals WR $667.5K
6. Kennard Backman Alabama-Birmingham Packers TE $540K

Central Florida

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Josh Sitton Central Florida Bears G $6.8M
2. A.J. Bouye Central Florida Jaguars CB $5.5M
3. Brandon Marshall Central Florida Giants WR $4.5M
4. Matt Prater Central Florida Lions K $4.3M
5. Josh Robinson Central Florida Buccaneers CB $3.1M
6. Latavius Murray Central Florida Vikings RB $3M
7. Kamar Aiken Central Florida Colts WR $2.6M
8. Charley Hughlett Central Florida Browns LS $1.5M
9. Jah Reid Central Florida Chiefs RT N/A


Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Larry Ogunjobi Charlotte Browns DT $710.4K
2. Brandon Banks Charlotte Redskins DE $122.4K

East Carolina

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Linval Joseph East Carolina Vikings DT $7.1M
2. Dwayne Harris East Carolina Giants WR $3.3M
3. C.J. Wilson East Carolina Bears DT N/A
3. Chris Johnson East Carolina Cardinals RB N/A

Florida Atlantic

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Keith Reaser Florida Atlantic 49ers CB $731.2K
2. Adarius Glanton Florida Atlantic Buccaneers OLB $690K
3. Trey Hendrickson Florida Atlantic Saints DE $641.6K
4. Randell Johnson Florida Atlantic Bills OLB $615K
4. Lucky Whitehead Florida Atlantic Cowboys WR $615K
4. Lucky Whitehead Florida Atlantic Jets WR $615K
7. Crevon LeBlanc Florida Atlantic Bears CB $540K
7. D'Joun Smith Florida Atlantic Colts CB $540K
7. Crevon LeBlanc Florida Atlantic Patriots CB $540K
10. Trevon Coley Florida Atlantic Browns DT $465K

Florida International

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Jonnu Smith Florida International Titans TE $641.6K
2. Richard Leonard Florida International Texans CB $540K
3. Jeremiah McKinnon Florida International Cowboys CB $465K
4. Dieugot Joseph Florida International Bears T $122.4K


Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. D.J. Hayden Houston Lions CB $3.6M
2. Case Keenum Houston Vikings QB $1.9M

Louisiana Tech

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Justin Ellis Louisiana Tech DT $1.9M
2. Vernon Butler Louisiana Tech Panthers DT $1.9M
3. Carlos Henderson Louisiana Tech Broncos WR $552.5K
4. Kentrell Brice Louisiana Tech Packers S $540.7K
5. Jeff Driskel Louisiana Tech Bengals QB $540K
5. Paul Turner Louisiana Tech Eagles WR $540K
5. Jeff Driskel Louisiana Tech 49ers QB $540K
8. Trent Taylor Louisiana Tech 49ers WR $515.5K
9. Kenneth Dixon Louisiana Tech Ravens RB $508.8K
10. Xavier Woods Louisiana Tech Cowboys S $505K
11. Adairius Barnes Louisiana Tech Lions CB $122.4K


Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Vinny Curry Marshall Eagles DE $9M
2. Lee Smith Marshall TE $1.5M
3. Albert McClellan Marshall Ravens OLB $1.2M
4. Darryl Roberts Marshall Patriots CB $615K
4. Darryl Roberts Marshall Jets CB $615K
6. Michael Clark Marshall Packers WR $122.4K
7. Davonte' Allen Marshall Bills WR N/A
7. Keith Baxter Marshall Vikings DE N/A
7. Neville Hewitt Marshall Dolphins OLB N/A


Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Ron Leary Memphis Broncos G $8.4M
2. Dontari Poe Memphis Falcons DT $8M
3. Stephen Gostkowski Memphis Patriots K $4.5M
4. Clinton McDonald Memphis Buccaneers DT $2M

Middle Tennessee State

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Kevin Byard Middle Tennessee State Titans S $842.8K
2. Josh Walker Middle Tennessee State Jaguars G $615K
3. I'Tavius Mathers Middle Tennessee State Jaguars RB $465K
4. Jimmy Staten Middle Tennessee State Titans DT $348K
5. Maurquice Shakir Middle Tennessee State Ravens G $122.4K
6. Cavellis Luckett Middle Tennessee State Ravens ILB N/A

Old Dominion

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Taylor Heinicke Old Dominion Vikings QB $618.3K
2. Rick Lovato Old Dominion Eagles LS $540K
3. Rashaad Coward Old Dominion Bears DT $122.4K
3. Zach Pascal Old Dominion Titans WR $122.4K


Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Andrew Sendejo Rice Vikings SS $3M
2. Vance McDonald Rice Steelers TE $2.7M
2. Vance McDonald Rice 49ers TE $2.7M
4. Luke Willson Rice Seahawks TE $1.8M
5. Phillip Gaines Rice Chiefs CB $855.8K
6. Christian Covington Rice Texans DE $637.6K
7. Bryce Callahan Rice Bears CB $615K
7. Chris Boswell Rice Steelers K $615K
9. Jordan Taylor Rice Broncos WR $540K

Southern Mississippi

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Jamie Collins Southern Mississippi Browns OLB $12.1M
2. Demar Dotson Southern Mississippi Buccaneers RT $4.3M
3. Chris Clark Southern Mississippi Texans LT $3.3M
4. Tom Johnson Southern Mississippi Vikings DT $2.4M
5. Khyri Thornton Southern Mississippi Lions DT $715K
6. Austin Davis Southern Mississippi Browns QB $695K
6. Austin Davis Southern Mississippi Seahawks QB $695K
8. Rakeem Nunez-Roches Southern Mississippi Chiefs DE $615K
9. Jalen Richard Southern Mississippi RB $540K
9. Rashod Hill Southern Mississippi Vikings T $540K
9. Kalan Reed Southern Mississippi Titans CB $540K
12. Mike Thomas Southern Mississippi Rams WR $442K
13. Dylan Bradley Southern Mississippi Vikings DT $122.4K
13. Cameron Tom Southern Mississippi Saints G $122.4K
13. Nick Mullens Southern Mississippi 49ers QB $122.4K

Texas-El Paso

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Quintin Demps Texas-El Paso Bears SS $4.2M
2. Joe Banyard Texas-El Paso Bills RB $690K
3. Eric Tomlinson Texas-El Paso Jets TE $540K
4. Aaron Jones Texas-El Paso Packers RB $515.5K
5. Roy Robertson-Harris Texas-El Paso Bears DE $467.3K
6. Jameill Showers Texas-El Paso Cowboys QB $122.4K
6. Cedrick Lang Texas-El Paso Vikings TE $122.4K
8. Antwon Blake Texas-El Paso Giants CB N/A


Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Matt Forte Tulane Jets RB $5M
2. Cairo Santos Tulane Chiefs K $1.8M
2. Ryan Griffin Tulane Buccaneers QB $1.8M
4. Orleans Darkwa Tulane Giants RB $1M
5. Ryan Grant Tulane Redskins WR $743.4K


Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Charles Clay Tulsa Bills TE $9M
2. Tyrunn Walker Tulsa Rams DT $775K

Western Kentucky

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Forrest Lamp Western Kentucky Chargers G $1.1M
2. Taywan Taylor Western Kentucky Titans WR $694K
3. Tyler Higbee Western Kentucky Rams TE $685.2K
4. Prince Charles Iworah Western Kentucky 49ers CB $465K
5. George Fant Western Kentucky Seahawks T $369.7K
6. Omarius Bryant Western Kentucky Rams DT $122.4K
6. Brandon Doughty Western Kentucky Dolphins QB $122.4K
6. Darrell Williams Western Kentucky 49ers T $122.4K
6. Tyler Ferguson Western Kentucky Titans QB $122.4K