Published by Dan on Sep 14, 2015

2017 NFL Quarterbacks by College

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

Top Conferences

Conference Players Salaries
1. PAC-12 23 $96.8M
2. Big Ten 19 $95.5M
3. ACC 17 $90.3M
4. SEC 15 $83.7M
5. Big 12 13 $69.5M
6. FCS 13 $53.4M
7. MWC 4 $48.9M
8. MAC 3 $19.3M
9. AAC 6 $11.3M
10. C-USA 13 $9.1M
11. Independent 3 $1.8M
12. WAC 4 $775K
13. Division III 1 $122.4K

Top Colleges

College Players Salaries
1. Oklahoma 3 $38.2M
2. NC State 4 $35.2M
3. Michigan St 4 $34M
4. USC 5 $29.6M
5. California 3 $27.3M
6. Delaware 1 $24.6M
7. Boston College 1 $23.8M
8. Wisconsin 2 $20.8M
9. Stanford 3 $20.5M
10. Texas A&M 1 $20.3M
11. Auburn 1 $20.2M
12. Ole Miss 2 $20.1M
13. Vanderbilt 2 $20M
14. Purdue 1 $19M
15. Miami (OH) 2 $18.8M
16. Michigan 3 $18M
17. Georgia 2 $17.1M
18. Utah 1 $16.9M
19. TCU 2 $15.8M
20. Fresno St 1 $15.7M
21. Sam Houston St 2 $13M
22. Virginia Tech 1 $9.7M
23. Oregon 2 $7.6M
24. FSU 2 $7.6M
25. Harvard 2 $7.4M
26. UCF 1 $6.6M
27. N Dakota St 1 $6.1M
28. UNC 2 $5.9M
29. Oregon St 3 $5.3M
30. Texas 1 $3.6M
31. Virginia 1 $3.5M
32. Arizona 2 $3.2M
33. Arkansas 3 $3.1M
34. Texas Tech 1 $3M
35. Clemson 1 $2.5M
36. Missouri 3 $2.4M
37. Arizona St 3 $2.3M
38. Louisville 1 $2.2M
39. Memphis 1 $2.2M
40. Houston 2 $2M
41. Tennessee 2 $1.9M
42. Alabama-Birmingham 2 $1.8M
43. Tulane 1 $1.8M
44. Southern Mississippi 3 $1.5M
45. Pittsburgh 2 $1.3M
46. E Illinois 2 $1.1M
47. West Virginia 1 $1.1M
48. LA Tech 4 $1.1M
48. Ohio State 2 $1.1M
50. Penn State 2 $1.1M
51. BYU 2 $930K
51. Miami (FL) 2 $930K
53. Notre Dame 1 $899.7K
54. Boise State 1 $775K
55. Baylor 2 $753.4K
56. Alabama 2 $735.4K
57. N Colorado 2 $680K
58. UCLA 1 $670.9K
59. Iowa 1 $641.6K
60. Miss St 1 $635.8K
61. Northwestern 1 $628.2K
62. Old Dominion 1 $618.3K
63. Colorado St 1 $540K
63. Monmouth 1 $540K
65. C Michigan 1 $465K
66. Colorado 1 $348K
67. Indiana 2 $244.8K
67. W Kentucky 2 $244.8K
69. Penn 1 $122.4K
69. SMU 1 $122.4K
69. Wesley College 1 $122.4K
69. Temple 1 $122.4K
69. UTEP 1 $122.4K

AAC

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Blake Bortles UCF Jaguars QB $6.6M
2. Teddy Bridgewater Louisville Vikings QB $2.2M
3. Paxton Lynch Memphis Broncos QB $2.2M
4. Greg Ward Houston Eagles QB $122.4K
5. Garrett Gilbert SMU Panthers QB $122.4K
6. Phillip Walker Temple Colts QB $122.4K

ACC

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Matt Ryan Boston College Falcons QB $23.8M
2. Philip Rivers NC State Chargers QB $20M
3. Mike Glennon NC State Bears QB $14M
4. Tyrod Taylor Virginia Tech Bills QB $9.7M
5. Jameis Winston FSU Buccaneers QB $6.9M
6. Mitchell Trubisky UNC Bears QB $5.3M
7. Matt Schaub Virginia Falcons QB $3.5M
8. Deshaun Watson Clemson Texans QB $2.5M
9. Tom Savage Pittsburgh Texans QB $765.1K
10. T.J. Yates UNC Bills QB $655K
11. E.J. Manuel FSU Raiders QB $640K
12. Jacoby Brissett NC State Patriots QB $580K
13. Jacoby Brissett NC State Colts QB $580K
14. Nathan Peterman Pittsburgh Bills QB $524.9K
15. Brad Kaaya Miami (FL) Panthers QB $465K
16. Brad Kaaya Miami (FL) Lions QB $465K
17. Sean Renfree Duke Buccaneers QB N/A

Big 12

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Ryan Tannehill Texas A&M Dolphins QB $20.3M
2. Sam Bradford Oklahoma Vikings QB $18M
3. Sam Bradford Oklahoma Eagles QB $18M
4. Colt McCoy Texas Redskins QB $3.6M
5. Patrick Mahomes Texas Tech Chiefs QB $3M
6. Landry Jones Oklahoma Steelers QB $2.2M
7. Geno Smith West Virginia Giants QB $1.1M
8. Chase Daniel Missouri Eagles QB $900K
9. Chase Daniel Missouri Saints QB $900K
10. Bryce Petty Baylor Jets QB $753.4K
11. Blaine Gabbert Missouri Cardinals QB $615K
12. Trevone Boykin TCU Seahawks QB $122.4K
13. Robert Griffin III Baylor Browns QB N/A

Big East

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Dan Orlovsky Connecticut Rams QB N/A

Big Ten

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Kirk Cousins Michigan St Redskins QB $23.9M
2. Drew Brees Purdue Saints QB $19M
3. Russell Wilson Wisconsin Seahawks QB $18.8M
4. Tom Brady Michigan Patriots QB $14M
5. Brian Hoyer Michigan St 49ers QB $5.3M
6. Drew Stanton Michigan St Cardinals QB $4.1M
7. Chad Henne Michigan Jaguars QB $3.5M
8. Scott Tolzien Wisconsin Colts QB $2M
9. Christian Hackenberg Penn State Jets QB $1.1M
10. Connor Cook Michigan St Raiders QB $695K
11. C.J. Beathard Iowa 49ers QB $641.6K
12. Trevor Siemian Northwestern Broncos QB $628.2K
13. Cardale Jones Ohio State Bills QB $540K
14. Cardale Jones Ohio State Chargers QB $540K
15. Jake Rudock Michigan Lions QB $540K
16. Nate Sudfeld Indiana Eagles QB $122.4K
17. Nate Sudfeld Indiana Redskins QB $122.4K
18. Wes Lunt Illinois Vikings QB N/A
19. Matt McGloin Penn State Eagles QB N/A

C-USA

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Case Keenum Houston Vikings QB $1.9M
2. Ryan Griffin Tulane Buccaneers QB $1.8M
3. Joe Webb Alabama-Birmingham Bills QB $900K
4. Joe Webb Alabama-Birmingham Panthers QB $900K
5. Austin Davis Southern Mississippi Seahawks QB $695K
6. Austin Davis Southern Mississippi Browns QB $695K
7. Taylor Heinicke Old Dominion Vikings QB $618.3K
8. Jeff Driskel LA Tech Bengals QB $540K
9. Jeff Driskel LA Tech 49ers QB $540K
10. Tyler Ferguson W Kentucky Titans QB $122.4K
11. Nick Mullens Southern Mississippi 49ers QB $122.4K
12. Jameill Showers UTEP Cowboys QB $122.4K
13. Brandon Doughty W Kentucky Dolphins QB $122.4K

Division III

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Joe Callahan Wesley College Packers QB $122.4K

FCS

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Joe Flacco Delaware Ravens QB $24.6M
2. Josh McCown Sam Houston St Browns QB $6.5M
3. Josh McCown Sam Houston St Jets QB $6.5M
4. Carson Wentz N Dakota St Eagles QB $6.1M
5. Ryan Fitzpatrick Harvard Buccaneers QB $3.7M
6. Ryan Fitzpatrick Harvard Jets QB $3.7M
7. Jimmy Garoppolo E Illinois Patriots QB $1.1M
8. Alex Tanney Monmouth Titans QB $540K
9. Kyle Sloter N Colorado Broncos QB $340K
10. Kyle Sloter N Colorado Vikings QB $340K
11. Alex Torgersen Penn Redskins QB $122.4K
12. Tony Romo E Illinois Cowboys QB N/A
13. Josh Johnson San Diego Giants QB N/A

Independent

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. DeShone Kizer Notre Dame Browns QB $899.7K
2. Taysom Hill BYU Packers QB $465K
3. Taysom Hill BYU Saints QB $465K

MAC

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Ben Roethlisberger Miami (OH) Steelers QB $18.2M
2. Zac Dysert Miami (OH) Cowboys QB $615K
3. Cooper Rush C Michigan Cowboys QB $465K

MWC

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Alex Smith Utah Chiefs QB $16.9M
2. Derek Carr Fresno St Raiders QB $15.7M
3. Andy Dalton TCU Bengals QB $15.7M
4. Garrett Grayson Colorado St Saints QB $540K

PAC-12

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Carson Palmer USC Cardinals QB $24.1M
2. Aaron Rodgers California Packers QB $20.3M
3. Andrew Luck Stanford Colts QB $19.4M
4. Marcus Mariota Oregon Titans QB $6.6M
5. Jared Goff California Rams QB $6.3M
6. Matt Cassel USC Titans QB $2.8M
7. Derek Anderson Oregon St Panthers QB $2.2M
8. Matt Moore Oregon St Dolphins QB $2.2M
9. Mark Sanchez USC Bears QB $1.9M
10. Nick Foles Arizona Rams QB $1.6M
11. Nick Foles Arizona Eagles QB $1.6M
12. Kellen Clemens Oregon Chargers QB $1M
13. Sean Mannion Oregon St Rams QB $886.5K
14. Brock Osweiler Arizona St Broncos QB $775K
15. Brock Osweiler Arizona St Texans QB $775K
16. Brock Osweiler Arizona St Browns QB $775K
17. Cody Kessler USC Browns QB $770.2K
18. Brett Hundley UCLA Packers QB $670.9K
19. Davis Webb California Giants QB $656.6K
20. Kevin Hogan Stanford Chiefs QB $540K
21. Kevin Hogan Stanford Browns QB $540K
22. Sifo Liufau Colorado Buccaneers QB $348K
23. Matt Barkley USC 49ers QB N/A

SEC

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Cam Newton Auburn Panthers QB $20.2M
2. Eli Manning Ole Miss Giants QB $19.7M
3. Matthew Stafford Georgia Lions QB $16.5M
4. Jay Cutler Vanderbilt Dolphins QB $10M
5. Jay Cutler Vanderbilt Bears QB $10M
6. Ryan Mallett Arkansas Ravens QB $2M
7. Tyler Bray Tennessee Chiefs QB $1.3M
8. A.J. McCarron Alabama Bengals QB $735.4K
9. Dak Prescott Miss St Cowboys QB $635.8K
10. Aaron Murray Georgia Chiefs QB $615K
11. Joshua Dobbs Tennessee Steelers QB $614.8K
12. Brandon Allen Arkansas Jaguars QB $540K
13. Brandon Allen Arkansas Rams QB $540K
14. Chad Kelly Ole Miss Broncos QB $364.1K
15. Jake Coker Alabama Cardinals QB N/A

WAC

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Kellen Moore Boise State Cowboys QB $775K
2. Colin Kaepernick Nevada 49ers QB N/A
3. Luke McCown LA Tech Cowboys QB N/A
4. Luke McCown LA Tech Saints QB N/A

Alabama

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. A.J. McCarron Bengals QB $735.4K
2. Jake Coker Cardinals QB N/A

Alabama-Birmingham

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Joe Webb Bills QB $900K
2. Joe Webb Panthers QB $900K

Arizona

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Nick Foles Rams QB $1.6M
2. Nick Foles Eagles QB $1.6M

Arizona St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Brock Osweiler Texans QB $775K
2. Brock Osweiler Broncos QB $775K
3. Brock Osweiler Browns QB $775K

Arkansas

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Ryan Mallett Ravens QB $2M
2. Brandon Allen Rams QB $540K
3. Brandon Allen Jaguars QB $540K

Auburn

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Cam Newton Panthers QB $20.2M

Baylor

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Bryce Petty Jets QB $753.4K
2. Robert Griffin III Browns QB N/A

Boise State

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Kellen Moore WAC Cowboys QB $775K

Boston College

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

BYU

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Taysom Hill Independent Saints QB $465K
2. Taysom Hill Independent Packers QB $465K

California

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Aaron Rodgers Packers QB $20.3M
2. Jared Goff Rams QB $6.3M
3. Davis Webb Giants QB $656.6K

UCLA

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Brett Hundley Packers QB $670.9K

UCF

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Blake Bortles AAC Jaguars QB $6.6M

C Michigan

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Cooper Rush Cowboys QB $465K

Clemson

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Deshaun Watson Texans QB $2.5M

Colorado

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Sifo Liufau PAC-12 Buccaneers QB $348K

Colorado St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Garrett Grayson Saints QB $540K

Connecticut

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Dan Orlovsky Big East Rams QB N/A

Delaware

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Joe Flacco Ravens QB $24.6M

Duke

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Sean Renfree Buccaneers QB N/A

E Illinois

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Jimmy Garoppolo Patriots QB $1.1M
2. Tony Romo Cowboys QB N/A

FSU

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Jameis Winston Buccaneers QB $6.9M
2. E.J. Manuel Raiders QB $640K

Fresno St

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Derek Carr MWC Raiders QB $15.7M

Georgia

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Matthew Stafford Lions QB $16.5M
2. Aaron Murray Chiefs QB $615K

Harvard

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Ryan Fitzpatrick Jets QB $3.7M
2. Ryan Fitzpatrick Buccaneers QB $3.7M

Houston

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Case Keenum C-USA Vikings QB $1.9M
2. Greg Ward AAC Eagles QB $122.4K

Illinois

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Wes Lunt Vikings QB N/A

Indiana

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Nate Sudfeld Eagles QB $122.4K
2. Nate Sudfeld Redskins QB $122.4K

Iowa

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. C.J. Beathard 49ers QB $641.6K

LA Tech

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Jeff Driskel C-USA 49ers QB $540K
2. Jeff Driskel C-USA Bengals QB $540K
3. Luke McCown WAC Cowboys QB N/A
4. Luke McCown WAC Saints QB N/A

Louisville

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Teddy Bridgewater AAC Vikings QB $2.2M

Memphis

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Paxton Lynch AAC Broncos QB $2.2M

Miami (FL)

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Brad Kaaya Lions QB $465K
2. Brad Kaaya Panthers QB $465K

Miami (OH)

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Ben Roethlisberger Steelers QB $18.2M
2. Zac Dysert Cowboys QB $615K

Michigan

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Tom Brady Patriots QB $14M
2. Chad Henne Jaguars QB $3.5M
3. Jake Rudock Lions QB $540K

Michigan St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Kirk Cousins Redskins QB $23.9M
2. Brian Hoyer 49ers QB $5.3M
3. Drew Stanton Cardinals QB $4.1M
4. Connor Cook Raiders QB $695K

Ole Miss

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Eli Manning Giants QB $19.7M
2. Chad Kelly Broncos QB $364.1K

Miss St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Dak Prescott Cowboys QB $635.8K

Missouri

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Chase Daniel Big 12 Eagles QB $900K
2. Chase Daniel Big 12 Saints QB $900K
3. Blaine Gabbert Big 12 Cardinals QB $615K

Monmouth

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Alex Tanney Titans QB $540K

Nevada

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Colin Kaepernick WAC 49ers QB N/A

UNC

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Mitchell Trubisky Bears QB $5.3M
2. T.J. Yates Bills QB $655K

NC State

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Philip Rivers Chargers QB $20M
2. Mike Glennon Bears QB $14M
3. Jacoby Brissett Colts QB $580K
4. Jacoby Brissett Patriots QB $580K

N Dakota St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Carson Wentz Eagles QB $6.1M

N Colorado

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Kyle Sloter Broncos QB $340K
2. Kyle Sloter Vikings QB $340K

Northwestern

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Trevor Siemian Broncos QB $628.2K

Notre Dame

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. DeShone Kizer Browns QB $899.7K

Ohio State

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Cardale Jones Bills QB $540K
2. Cardale Jones Chargers QB $540K

Oklahoma

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Sam Bradford Vikings QB $18M
2. Sam Bradford Eagles QB $18M
3. Landry Jones Steelers QB $2.2M

Old Dominion

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Taylor Heinicke Vikings QB $618.3K

Oregon

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Marcus Mariota Titans QB $6.6M
2. Kellen Clemens Chargers QB $1M

Oregon St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Derek Anderson Panthers QB $2.2M
2. Matt Moore Dolphins QB $2.2M
3. Sean Mannion Rams QB $886.5K

Penn State

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Christian Hackenberg Jets QB $1.1M
2. Matt McGloin Eagles QB N/A

Penn

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Alex Torgersen Redskins QB $122.4K

Pittsburgh

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Tom Savage ACC Texans QB $765.1K
2. Nathan Peterman ACC Bills QB $524.9K

Purdue

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Drew Brees Saints QB $19M

Sam Houston St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Josh McCown Browns QB $6.5M
2. Josh McCown Jets QB $6.5M

San Diego

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Josh Johnson Giants QB N/A

USC

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Carson Palmer Cardinals QB $24.1M
2. Matt Cassel Titans QB $2.8M
3. Mark Sanchez Bears QB $1.9M
4. Cody Kessler Browns QB $770.2K
5. Matt Barkley 49ers QB N/A

SMU

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Garrett Gilbert AAC Panthers QB $122.4K

Southern Mississippi

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Austin Davis Browns QB $695K
2. Austin Davis Seahawks QB $695K
3. Nick Mullens 49ers QB $122.4K

Stanford

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Andrew Luck Colts QB $19.4M
2. Kevin Hogan Chiefs QB $540K
3. Kevin Hogan Browns QB $540K

Temple

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Phillip Walker AAC Colts QB $122.4K

Tennessee

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Tyler Bray Chiefs QB $1.3M
2. Joshua Dobbs Steelers QB $614.8K

Texas

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Colt McCoy Redskins QB $3.6M

Texas A&M

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Ryan Tannehill Big 12 Dolphins QB $20.3M

TCU

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Andy Dalton MWC Bengals QB $15.7M
2. Trevone Boykin Big 12 Seahawks QB $122.4K

Texas Tech

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Patrick Mahomes Chiefs QB $3M

UTEP

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Jameill Showers C-USA Cowboys QB $122.4K

Tulane

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Ryan Griffin C-USA Buccaneers QB $1.8M

Utah

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Alex Smith MWC Chiefs QB $16.9M

Vanderbilt

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Jay Cutler Dolphins QB $10M
2. Jay Cutler Bears QB $10M

Virginia

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Matt Schaub Falcons QB $3.5M

Virginia Tech

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Tyrod Taylor ACC Bills QB $9.7M

Wesley College

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Joe Callahan Packers QB $122.4K

West Virginia

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Geno Smith Big 12 Giants QB $1.1M

W Kentucky

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Brandon Doughty C-USA Dolphins QB $122.4K
2. Tyler Ferguson C-USA Titans QB $122.4K

Wisconsin

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Russell Wilson Seahawks QB $18.8M
2. Scott Tolzien Colts QB $2M
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