Published by Dan on Sep 14, 2015

2017 NFL Special Teams by College

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

Top Conferences

Conference Players Salaries
1. Big 12 15 $25.3M
2. SEC 20 $21.9M
3. ACC 22 $19.3M
4. C-USA 7 $17.9M
5. PAC-12 14 $15.6M
6. FCS 11 $11.9M
7. Big East 8 $10.7M
8. Big Ten 5 $6.8M
9. Division II 4 $6.3M
10. MAC 3 $3.9M
11. WAC 4 $3.8M
12. Sun Belt 3 $2.9M
13. MWC 5 $2.8M
14. Independent 2 $1.7M
15. International 1 $1.6M
16. NAIA 3 $930K
17. AAC 1 $122.4K

Top Colleges

College Players Salaries
1. FSU 7 $9.9M
2. Tennessee 5 $9.6M
3. Texas 2 $6.8M
4. California 4 $6.4M
5. UCF 2 $5.8M
6. SMU 1 $4.7M
7. Memphis 2 $4.6M
8. Cincinnati 2 $4.2M
9. Texas A&M 5 $4M
10. Oklahoma St 1 $4M
11. LSU 3 $3.6M
12. Colorado 1 $3.6M
13. Penn State 2 $3.5M
13. Arizona 2 $3.5M
15. App State 1 $3.3M
16. Toledo 1 $3.3M
17. Nebraska 2 $3.1M
18. South Carolina 1 $2.8M
19. S Dakota St 1 $2.8M
20. Temple 1 $2.7M
21. NC State 1 $2.6M
22. Oregon St 1 $2.6M
23. Fort Valley State University 1 $2.6M
24. Oklahoma 2 $2.2M
25. UCLA 4 $2.2M
26. Georgia 5 $2.1M
27. Pittsburgh 2 $2M
27. UTEP 2 $2M
29. Wisconsin 1 $1.9M
29. LA Tech 1 $1.9M
31. Tulane 1 $1.8M
32. Rutgers 2 $1.7M
33. Missouri Western 1 $1.6M
34. Regina 1 $1.6M
35. Clemson 2 $1.6M
36. Carson-Newman College 1 $1.6M
37. Brown 1 $1.3M
38. San Diego St 2 $1.2M
39. Miami (FL) 2 $1.2M
40. Missouri 1 $1.2M
41. New Mexico St 1 $1.2M
41. UC Davis 1 $1.2M
43. Florida 1 $1.1M
44. Notre Dame 1 $1M
45. Arizona St 2 $952.3K
46. Baylor 2 $950K
47. Southern Oregon 2 $930K
47. Duke 2 $930K
49. Ohio State 1 $875K
50. Alabama 1 $775K
50. Boston College 1 $775K
52. BYU 1 $695K
52. Maryland 2 $695K
52. UNC 2 $695K
55. Auburn 1 $690K
56. Navy 1 $685K
57. E Kentucky 1 $615K
57. Utah State 1 $615K
57. Marist 1 $615K
57. Buffalo 1 $615K
57. Arkansas 1 $615K
57. Western Washington 1 $615K
57. Rice 1 $615K
64. Syracuse 1 $560K
65. Sam Houston St 1 $558.9K
66. Portland St 1 $540K
66. Georgia St 1 $540K
66. Harvard 1 $540K
66. Old Dominion 1 $540K
66. Iowa 1 $540K
71. Georgia Tech 1 $485.8K
72. Hawaii 1 $469K
73. GA Southern 1 $465K
73. Wofford 1 $465K
75. San Jose St 1 $348K

AAC

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Jake Elliott Memphis Bengals K $122.4K

ACC

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Graham Gano FSU Panthers K $4M
2. Sebastian Janikowski FSU Raiders K $3.4M
3. Steven Hauschka NC State Bills K $2.6M
4. Chandler Catanzaro Clemson Jets K $900K
5. Garrison Sanborn FSU Bills LS $900K
6. Garrison Sanborn FSU Buccaneers LS $900K
7. Ryan Quigley Boston College Vikings P $775K
8. Pat O'Donnell Miami (FL) Bears P $716.3K
9. Connor Barth UNC Bears K $695K
10. Jon Condo Maryland Raiders LS $695K
11. Dustin Hopkins FSU Redskins K $690K
12. Bradley Pinion Clemson 49ers P $663.6K
13. Riley Dixon Syracuse Broncos P $560K
14. Harrison Butker Georgia Tech Panthers K $485.8K
15. Justin Vogel Miami (FL) Packers P $466.7K
16. Ross Martin Duke Jets K $465K
17. Thomas Hennessy Duke Jets LS $465K
18. Roberto Aguayo FSU Buccaneers K N/A
19. Roberto Aguayo FSU Bears K N/A
20. Nick Novak Maryland Texans K N/A
21. Colin Holba Louisville Steelers LS N/A
22. Greg Warren UNC Steelers LS N/A

Big 12

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Justin Tucker Texas Ravens K $4.3M
2. Dan Bailey Oklahoma St Cowboys K $4M
3. Mason Crosby Colorado Packers K $3.6M
4. Sam Koch Nebraska Ravens P $3.1M
5. Phil Dawson Texas Cardinals K $2.5M
6. Shane Lechler Texas A&M Texans P $2M
7. Tress Way Oklahoma Redskins P $1.5M
8. Beau Brinkley Missouri Titans LS $1.2M
9. Jon Weeks Baylor Texans LS $950K
10. Randy Bullock Texas A&M Bengals K $775K
11. James Winchester Oklahoma Chiefs LS $725K
12. Don Muhlbach Texas A&M Lions LS $695K
13. Josh Brown Nebraska Giants K N/A
14. John DePalma West Virginia Eagles LS N/A
15. Jimmy Landes Baylor Lions LS N/A

Big East

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Kevin Huber Cincinnati Bengals P $3.2M
2. Brandon McManus Temple Broncos K $2.7M
3. Mike Windt Cincinnati Chargers LS $1.1M
4. Clark Harris Rutgers Bengals LS $1M
5. Andy Lee Pittsburgh Panthers P $1M
6. Andy Lee Pittsburgh Cardinals P $1M
7. Andrew DePaola Rutgers Bears LS $690K
8. Pat McAfee West Virginia Colts P N/A

Big Ten

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Brad Nortman Wisconsin Jaguars P $1.9M
2. Robbie Gould Penn State 49ers K $1.8M
3. Robbie Gould Penn State Bears K $1.8M
4. Jake McQuaide Ohio State Rams LS $875K
5. Casey Kreiter Iowa Broncos LS $540K

C-USA

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Thomas Morstead SMU Saints P $4.7M
2. Stephen Gostkowski Memphis Patriots K $4.5M
3. Matt Prater UCF Lions K $4.3M
4. Cairo Santos Tulane Chiefs K $1.8M
5. Charley Hughlett UCF Browns LS $1.5M
6. Chris Boswell Rice Steelers K $615K
7. Rick Lovato Old Dominion Eagles LS $540K

Division II

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Marquette King Fort Valley State University Raiders P $2.6M
2. Greg Zuerlein Missouri Western Rams K $1.6M
3. Chris Jones Carson-Newman College Cowboys P $1.6M
4. Matt Overton Western Washington Jaguars LS $615K

FCS

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Sam Martin App State Lions P $3.3M
2. Adam Vinatieri S Dakota St Colts K $2.8M
3. Zak DeOssie Brown Giants LS $1.3M
4. Colton Schmidt UC Davis Bills P $1.2M
5. Jason Myers Marist Jaguars K $615K
6. Jordan Berry E Kentucky Steelers P $615K
7. Lac Edwards Sam Houston St Jets P $558.9K
8. Tyler Ott Harvard Seahawks LS $540K
9. Kameron Canaday Portland St Steelers LS $540K
10. Kasey Redfern Wofford Lions P $465K
11. Dan Carpenter Montana Bills K N/A

Independent

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. J.J. Jansen Notre Dame Panthers LS $1M
2. Joe Cardona Navy Patriots LS $685K

International

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Jon Ryan Regina Seahawks P $1.6M

MAC

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Brett Kern Toledo Titans P $3.3M
2. Jake Schum Buffalo Packers P $615K
3. Shaun Suisham Bowling Green Steelers K N/A

MWC

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Aaron Brewer San Diego St Cardinals LS $775K
2. John Denney BYU Dolphins LS $695K
3. Rigoberto Sanchez Hawaii Colts P $469K
4. Jeff Overbaugh San Diego St Broncos LS $465K
5. Ryan DiSalvo San Jose St Titans LS $348K

NAIA

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Aldrick Rosas Southern Oregon Titans K $465K
2. Aldrick Rosas Southern Oregon Giants K $465K
3. Tanner Purdum Baker Jets LS N/A

PAC-12

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Bryan Anger California Buccaneers P $4M
2. Johnny Hekker Oregon St Rams P $2.6M
3. Nick Folk Arizona Jets K $1.8M
4. Nick Folk Arizona Buccaneers K $1.8M
5. L.P. Ladouceur California Cowboys LS $1.2M
6. Nick Sundberg California Redskins LS $1.1M
7. Kevin McDermott UCLA Vikings LS $910K
8. Kai Forbath UCLA Vikings K $775K
9. Zane Gonzalez Arizona St Browns K $487.3K
10. Ka'imi Fairbairn UCLA Texans K $467.5K
11. Matt Haack Arizona St Dolphins P $465K
12. Giorgio Tavecchio California Raiders K $122.4K
13. Jeff Locke UCLA Colts P N/A
14. Tom Hackett Utah Jets P N/A

SEC

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Dustin Colquitt Tennessee Chiefs P $4.9M
2. Britton Colquitt Tennessee Browns P $3.2M
3. Ryan Succop South Carolina Titans K $2.8M
4. Brad Wing LSU Giants P $1.8M
5. Donnie Jones LSU Eagles P $1.4M
6. Caleb Sturgis Florida Eagles K $1.1M
7. Morgan Cox Tennessee Ravens LS $1M
8. Blair Walsh Georgia Seahawks K $1M
9. Blair Walsh Georgia Vikings K $1M
10. Carson Tinker Alabama Jaguars LS $775K
11. Cody Parkey Auburn Dolphins K $690K
12. Brett Goode Arkansas Packers LS $615K
13. Drew Kaser Texas A&M Chargers P $578.5K
14. Michael Palardy Tennessee Panthers K $540K
15. Reid Ferguson LSU Bills LS $465K
16. Drew Butler Georgia Cardinals P N/A
17. Matt Darr Tennessee Dolphins P N/A
18. Marshall Morgan Georgia Bills K N/A
19. Josh Lambo Texas A&M Chargers K N/A
20. Nathan Theus Georgia Broncos LS N/A

Sun Belt

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Ryan Allen LA Tech Patriots P $1.9M
2. Will Lutz Georgia St Saints K $540K
3. Younghoe Koo GA Southern Chargers K $465K

WAC

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Kyle Nelson New Mexico St 49ers LS $1.2M
2. Jon Dorenbos UTEP Saints LS $1M
3. Jon Dorenbos UTEP Eagles LS $1M
4. Patrick Scales Utah State Bears LS $615K

Alabama

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Carson Tinker Jaguars LS $775K

App State

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Sam Martin FCS Lions P $3.3M

Arizona

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Nick Folk Jets K $1.8M
2. Nick Folk Buccaneers K $1.8M

Arizona St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Zane Gonzalez Browns K $487.3K
2. Matt Haack Dolphins P $465K

Arkansas

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Brett Goode Packers LS $615K

Auburn

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Cody Parkey Dolphins K $690K

Baker

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Tanner Purdum Jets LS N/A

Baylor

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Jon Weeks Texans LS $950K
2. Jimmy Landes Lions LS N/A

Boston College

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Ryan Quigley Vikings P $775K

Bowling Green

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Shaun Suisham Steelers K N/A

BYU

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. John Denney MWC Dolphins LS $695K

Brown

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Zak DeOssie Giants LS $1.3M

Buffalo

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Jake Schum Packers P $615K

California

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Bryan Anger Buccaneers P $4M
2. L.P. Ladouceur Cowboys LS $1.2M
3. Nick Sundberg Redskins LS $1.1M
4. Giorgio Tavecchio Raiders K $122.4K

UC Davis

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Colton Schmidt Bills P $1.2M

UCLA

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Kevin McDermott Vikings LS $910K
2. Kai Forbath Vikings K $775K
3. Ka'imi Fairbairn Texans K $467.5K
4. Jeff Locke Colts P N/A

Carson-Newman College

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Chris Jones Cowboys P $1.6M

UCF

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Matt Prater C-USA Lions K $4.3M
2. Charley Hughlett C-USA Browns LS $1.5M

Cincinnati

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Kevin Huber Big East Bengals P $3.2M
2. Mike Windt Big East Chargers LS $1.1M

Clemson

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Chandler Catanzaro Jets K $900K
2. Bradley Pinion 49ers P $663.6K

Colorado

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Mason Crosby Big 12 Packers K $3.6M

Duke

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Thomas Hennessy Jets LS $465K
2. Ross Martin Jets K $465K

E Kentucky

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Jordan Berry Steelers P $615K

Florida

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Caleb Sturgis Eagles K $1.1M

FSU

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Graham Gano Panthers K $4M
2. Sebastian Janikowski Raiders K $3.4M
3. Garrison Sanborn Bills LS $900K
4. Garrison Sanborn Buccaneers LS $900K
5. Dustin Hopkins Redskins K $690K
6. Roberto Aguayo Buccaneers K N/A
7. Roberto Aguayo Bears K N/A

Fort Valley State University

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Marquette King Raiders P $2.6M

Georgia

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Blair Walsh Vikings K $1M
2. Blair Walsh Seahawks K $1M
3. Marshall Morgan Bills K N/A
4. Drew Butler Cardinals P N/A
5. Nathan Theus Broncos LS N/A

GA Southern

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Younghoe Koo Sun Belt Chargers K $465K

Georgia St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Will Lutz Saints K $540K

Georgia Tech

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Harrison Butker Panthers K $485.8K

Harvard

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Tyler Ott Seahawks LS $540K

Hawaii

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Rigoberto Sanchez Colts P $469K

Iowa

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Casey Kreiter Broncos LS $540K

LSU

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Brad Wing Giants P $1.8M
2. Donnie Jones Eagles P $1.4M
3. Reid Ferguson Bills LS $465K

LA Tech

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Ryan Allen Sun Belt Patriots P $1.9M

Louisville

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Colin Holba ACC Steelers LS N/A

Missouri Western

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Greg Zuerlein Rams K $1.6M

Marist

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Jason Myers Jaguars K $615K

Maryland

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Jon Condo ACC Raiders LS $695K
2. Nick Novak ACC Texans K N/A

Memphis

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Stephen Gostkowski C-USA Patriots K $4.5M
2. Jake Elliott AAC Bengals K $122.4K

Miami (FL)

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Pat O'Donnell Bears P $716.3K
2. Justin Vogel Packers P $466.7K

Missouri

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Beau Brinkley Big 12 Titans LS $1.2M

Montana

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Dan Carpenter Bills K N/A
Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Joe Cardona Independent Patriots LS $685K

Nebraska

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Sam Koch Big 12 Ravens P $3.1M
2. Josh Brown Big 12 Giants K N/A

New Mexico St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Kyle Nelson 49ers LS $1.2M

UNC

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Connor Barth Bears K $695K
2. Greg Warren Steelers LS N/A

NC State

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Steven Hauschka Bills K $2.6M

Notre Dame

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. J.J. Jansen Panthers LS $1M

Ohio State

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Jake McQuaide Rams LS $875K

Oklahoma

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Tress Way Redskins P $1.5M
2. James Winchester Chiefs LS $725K

Oklahoma St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Dan Bailey Cowboys K $4M

Old Dominion

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Rick Lovato Eagles LS $540K

Oregon St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Johnny Hekker Rams P $2.6M

Penn State

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Robbie Gould 49ers K $1.8M
2. Robbie Gould Bears K $1.8M

Pittsburgh

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Andy Lee Big East Panthers P $1M
2. Andy Lee Big East Cardinals P $1M

Portland St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Kameron Canaday Steelers LS $540K

Regina

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Jon Ryan Seahawks P $1.6M

Rice

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Chris Boswell Steelers K $615K

Rutgers

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Clark Harris Big East Bengals LS $1M
2. Andrew DePaola Big East Bears LS $690K

Sam Houston St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Lac Edwards Jets P $558.9K

San Diego St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Aaron Brewer Cardinals LS $775K
2. Jeff Overbaugh Broncos LS $465K

San Jose St

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Ryan DiSalvo MWC Titans LS $348K

South Carolina

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Ryan Succop Titans K $2.8M

S Dakota St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Adam Vinatieri Colts K $2.8M

SMU

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Thomas Morstead C-USA Saints P $4.7M

Southern Oregon

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Aldrick Rosas Titans K $465K
2. Aldrick Rosas Giants K $465K

Syracuse

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Riley Dixon ACC Broncos P $560K

Temple

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Brandon McManus Big East Broncos K $2.7M

Tennessee

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Dustin Colquitt Chiefs P $4.9M
2. Britton Colquitt Browns P $3.2M
3. Morgan Cox Ravens LS $1M
4. Michael Palardy Panthers K $540K
5. Matt Darr Dolphins P N/A

Texas

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Justin Tucker Ravens K $4.3M
2. Phil Dawson Cardinals K $2.5M

Texas A&M

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Shane Lechler Big 12 Texans P $2M
2. Randy Bullock Big 12 Bengals K $775K
3. Don Muhlbach Big 12 Lions LS $695K
4. Drew Kaser SEC Chargers P $578.5K
5. Josh Lambo SEC Chargers K N/A

UTEP

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Jon Dorenbos WAC Eagles LS $1M
2. Jon Dorenbos WAC Saints LS $1M

Toledo

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Brett Kern Titans P $3.3M

Tulane

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Cairo Santos C-USA Chiefs K $1.8M

Utah

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Tom Hackett PAC-12 Jets P N/A

Utah State

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Patrick Scales WAC Bears LS $615K

West Virginia

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Pat McAfee Big East Colts P N/A
2. John DePalma Big 12 Eagles LS N/A

Western Washington

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Matt Overton Jaguars LS $615K

Wisconsin

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Brad Nortman Jaguars P $1.9M

Wofford

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Kasey Redfern Lions P $465K
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