Published by Dan on Sep 14, 2015

2018 NFL Players from the Big Ten

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

College Players Salaries
1. Ohio State 50 $114.2M
2. Wisconsin 34 $93.7M
3. Michigan St 30 $85M
4. Iowa 32 $79.3M
5. Penn State 37 $74M
6. Michigan 36 $72.2M
7. Purdue 15 $63.5M
8. Nebraska 25 $32.3M
9. Illinois 20 $28.5M
10. Indiana 12 $17M
11. Maryland 12 $11.2M
12. Northwestern 17 $9.1M
13. Rutgers 10 $6M
14. Minnesota 12 $5.8M

Illinois

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Whitney Mercilus Texans OLB $6M
2. Corey Liuget Chargers DT $4.7M
3. Vontae Davis Bills CB $4.3M
4. Akeem Spence Dolphins DT $2.9M
5. Tavon Wilson Lions SS $2.9M
6. Michael Hoomanawanui Saints TE $1.9M
7. Dawuane Smoot Jaguars DE $881.3K
8. Clayton Fejedelem Bengals S $645.9K
9. Geronimo Allison Packers WR $630K
10. Josh Ferguson Colts RB $630K
11. Ted Karras Patriots G $630K
12. Justin Hardee Saints CB $555K
13. Matt LaCosse Broncos TE $555K
14. Hardy Nickerson Jr. Bengals ILB $555K
15. James Crawford Packers LB $480K
16. Carroll Phillips Colts OLB $129.2K
17. Jihad Ward Colts DE $129.2K
18. Arrelious Benn Jaguars WR N/A
19. Jeff Allen Texans G N/A
20. Wes Lunt Vikings QB N/A

Indiana

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Rodger Saffold Rams G $7.9M
2. Cody Latimer Giants WR $2.5M
3. Jason Spriggs Packers T $1.4M
4. Tevin Coleman Falcons RB $977.9K
5. Dan Feeney Chargers G $865.2K
6. Jordan Howard Bears RB $692K
7. Ian Thomas Panthers TE $667K
8. Nate Sudfeld Eagles QB $630K
9. Darius Latham Raiders DT $630K
10. Chris Covington Cowboys OLB $519.1K
11. Robert McCray Chiefs LB $129.2K
12. Simmie Cobbs Jr. Redskins WR $129.2K

Iowa

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Riley Reiff Vikings LT $11.4M
2. Marshal Yanda Ravens G $10.1M
3. Mike Daniels Packers DT $9.8M
4. Bryan Bulaga Packers RT $7.9M
5. Micah Hyde Bills SS $6.8M
6. Brandon Scherff Redskins G $6.8M
7. Christian Kirksey Browns OLB $6.2M
8. Adrian Clayborn Patriots DE $4M
9. Anthony Hitchens Chiefs ILB $3.6M
10. James Daniels Bears C $1.3M
11. Josh Jackson Packers CB $1.1M
12. C.J. Beathard 49ers QB $802K
13. Matt Tobin 49ers G $790K
14. Jaleel Johnson Vikings DT $724.6K
15. Carl Davis Browns DT $720.8K
16. Andrew Donnal Lions RT $705K
17. Josey Jewell Broncos ILB $658.5K
18. Adam Gettis Buccaneers G $630K
19. Casey Kreiter Broncos LS $630K
20. Austin Blythe Rams C $630K
21. George Kittle 49ers TE $629.6K
22. Desmond King Chargers S $625K
23. Greg Mabin 49ers CB $555K
24. Riley McCarron Patriots WR $480K
25. Ike Boettger Chiefs G $480K
26. Ben Niemann Chiefs LB $480K
27. Tevaun Smith Jaguars WR $378K
28. James Ferentz Patriots C $129.2K
29. Cole Croston Patriots T $129.2K
30. Henry Krieger-Coble Rams TE $129.2K
31. Akrum Wadley Titans RB N/A
32. C.J. Fiedorowicz Texans TE N/A

Maryland

Note also has NFL players from ACC

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Stefon Diggs Vikings WR $5M
2. D.J. Moore Panthers WR $2M
3. Sean Davis Steelers SS $1.1M
4. Yannick Ngakoue Jaguars DE $949.1K
5. Quinton Jefferson Seahawks DE $630K
6. Jermaine Carter Panthers ILB $548.3K
7. J.C. Jackson Patriots CB $480K
8. Frank Herron Seahawks DT $129.2K
9. A.J. Hendy Chargers S $129.2K
10. Trey Edmunds Steelers RB $129.2K
11. Darius Kilgo Texans DT $129.2K
12. Kingsley Opara Texans DT N/A

Michigan

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Tom Brady Patriots QB $22M
2. Taylor Lewan Titans LT $10.7M
3. Brandon Graham Eagles DE $8M
4. David Harris Patriots ILB $2.8M
5. Chad Henne Chiefs QB $2.6M
6. Patrick Omameh Giants G $2.5M
7. Jabrill Peppers Browns SS $2.4M
8. Taco Charlton Cowboys DE $2.3M
9. Jake Ryan Packers ILB $2M
10. Devin Funchess Panthers WR $1.8M
11. Michael Schofield Chargers G $1.8M
12. Frank Clark Seahawks DE $1.2M
13. Chris Wormley Ravens DT $850.7K
14. Graham Glasgow Lions C $809.9K
15. Delano Hill Seahawks S $769.9K
16. Jourdan Lewis Cowboys CB $768.4K
17. Willie Henry Ravens DT $725.8K
18. Leon Hall Raiders CB $720K
19. Ben Gedeon Vikings OLB $713.3K
20. Mason Cole Cardinals C $670.4K
21. Ryan Glasgow Bengals DT $659.9K
22. Jarrod Wilson Jaguars S $631.7K
23. Maurice Hurst Raiders DT $559.8K
24. Erik Magnunson 49ers T $556.3K
25. Jake Butt Broncos TE $555.2K
26. Dymonte Thomas Broncos S $555K
27. Kyle Kalis Browns T $555K
28. Matt Wile Vikings P $555K
29. Benjamin Braden Jets T $480K
30. Khalid Hill Seahawks FB $367K
31. Matt Godin Texans DE $365.7K
32. Jake Rudock Lions QB $129.2K
33. Jeremy Clark Jets CB $129.2K
34. Joe Kerridge Packers FB $129.2K
35. Alan Branch Patriots DT N/A
36. Mike McCray Dolphins LB N/A

Michigan St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Kirk Cousins Vikings QB $24M
2. Le'Veon Bell Steelers RB $14.5M
3. Darqueze Dennard Bengals CB $8.5M
4. William Gholston Buccaneers DE $6.5M
5. Dion Sims Bears TE $6.3M
6. Jack Conklin Titans RT $4.3M
7. Domata Peko Broncos DT $4.2M
8. Trae Waynes Vikings CB $4.1M
9. Garrett Celek 49ers TE $2.7M
10. Drew Stanton Browns QB $2.5M
11. Malik McDowell Seahawks DT $1.6M
12. Brian Hoyer Patriots QB $915K
13. Montae Nicholson Redskins SS $709.7K
14. Jerel Worthy Buccaneers DT $705K
15. Brian Allen Rams C $651.7K
16. Joel Heath Texans DE $633.7K
17. Shilique Calhoun Raiders OLB $555K
18. Lawrence Thomas Jets DE $555K
19. Riley Bullough Buccaneers ILB $378K
20. Josiah Price Vikings TE $363K
21. Connor Cook Panthers QB $129.2K
22. Demetrious Cox Cardinals S $129.2K
23. Donavan Clark Chargers G N/A
24. Jeremy Langford Dolphins RB N/A
25. Tony Lippett Dolphins CB N/A
26. Keith Mumphery Texans WR N/A
27. R.J. Shelton Vikings WR N/A
28. Bennie Fowler Bears WR N/A
29. Aaron Burbridge 49ers WR N/A
30. Mitchell White Eagles CB N/A

Minnesota

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Maxx Williams Ravens TE $1.3M
2. MarQueis Gray Dolphins TE $1.1M
3. Damien Wilson Cowboys OLB $821.6K
4. Eric Murray Chiefs CB $789K
5. De'Vondre Campbell Falcons OLB $771.4K
6. Briean Boddy-Calhoun Browns CB $630K
7. Jalen Myrick Jaguars CB $129.2K
8. Steven Richardson Chargers DT $129.2K
9. Nate Wozniak Saints G $129.2K
10. Marcus Sherels Vikings CB N/A
11. Jonah Pirsig Titans T N/A
12. Eric Decker Patriots WR N/A

Nebraska

Note also has NFL players from Big 12

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Lavonte David Buccaneers OLB $8.8M
2. Spencer Long Jets C $6.4M
3. Quincy Enunwa Jets WR $2.9M
4. Rex Burkhead Patriots RB $2.3M
5. Brent Qvale Jets RT $1.9M
6. Ameer Abdullah Lions RB $1.3M
7. Will Compton Titans ILB $1.3M
8. Randy Gregory Cowboys OLB $1M
9. Maliek Collins Cowboys DT $975.3K
10. Alex Lewis Ravens G $753K
11. Jeremiah Sirles Panthers G $720K
12. Andy Janovich Broncos FB $671.1K
13. Zach Sterup Dolphins T $555K
14. Nate Gerry Eagles OLB $555K
15. Brett Maher Cowboys K $480K
16. Stanley Jean-Baptiste Ravens CB $393K
17. Cethan Carter Bengals TE $381.3K
18. Nick Gates Giants G $363K
19. Vincent Valentine Patriots DT $129.2K
20. Tanner Lee Jaguars QB $129.2K
21. Joshua Kalu Titans S $129.2K
22. Chris Jones Cardinals S $129.2K
23. Josh Banderas Broncos ILB N/A
24. Tyler Hoppes Vikings TE N/A
25. Terrell Newby Vikings RB N/A

Northwestern

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Trevor Siemian Vikings QB $1.9M
2. Sherrick McManis Bears CB $1.5M
3. Brian Peters Texans ILB $900K
4. Dean Lowry Packers DE $725.8K
5. Ibraheim Campbell Cowboys SS $705K
6. Anthony Walker Jr. Colts ILB $621.4K
7. Joe Jones Broncos OLB $555K
8. Austin Carr Saints WR $555K
9. Ifeadi Odenigbo Browns DE $480K
10. Dan Vitale Browns FB $393K
11. Tyler Lancaster Packers DT $129.2K
12. Terrell Sinkfield Raiders WR $129.2K
13. Justin Jackson Chargers RB $129.2K
14. Godwin Igwebuike Buccaneers S $129.2K
15. Kyle Queiro Cowboys LB $129.2K
16. Garrett Dickerson Giants TE $129.2K
17. Zach Strief Saints RT N/A

Ohio State

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Ryan Shazier Steelers ILB $8.7M
2. Bradley Roby Broncos CB $8.5M
3. Cameron Heyward Steelers DE $7.1M
4. Joey Bosa Chargers DE $7.1M
5. Ezekiel Elliott Cowboys RB $6.8M
6. Denzel Ward Browns CB $5.3M
7. Andrew Norwell Jaguars G $5M
8. Corey Linsley Packers C $4.9M
9. Ted Ginn Jr. Saints WR $4.5M
10. Terrelle Pryor Jets WR $4.3M
11. Eli Apple Giants CB $4.1M
12. Malcolm Jenkins Eagles FS $4M
13. Marshon Lattimore Saints CB $3.5M
14. Kurt Coleman Saints SS $3.3M
15. Carlos Hyde Browns RB $3.2M
16. Taylor Decker Lions LT $3M
17. Malik Hooker Colts FS $2.9M
18. Darron Lee Jets ILB $2.8M
19. Gareon Conley Raiders CB $2.4M
20. Billy Price Bengals C $2.1M
21. Nate Ebner Patriots FS $2M
22. Noah Spence Buccaneers DE $1.6M
23. Curtis Samuel Panthers WR $1.5M
24. Michael Thomas Saints WR $1.4M
25. Jake McQuaide Rams LS $1.4M
26. Vonn Bell Saints SS $1.1M
27. Raekwon McMillan Dolphins ILB $1.1M
28. Jeff Heuerman Broncos TE $875.2K
29. Pat Elflein Vikings C $871.2K
30. Adolphus Washington Bills DT $848.6K
31. Nick Vannett Seahawks TE $816.2K
32. Michael Bennett Jaguars DT $739.7K
33. Jerome Baker Dolphins OLB $723.8K
34. Sam Hubbard Bengals DE $712.3K
35. Rod Smith Cowboys RB $705K
36. Tyquan Lewis Colts DE $676.8K
37. Jalyn Holmes Vikings DE $662.8K
38. Jalin Marshall Jets WR $630K
39. Mike Nugent Raiders K $630K
40. Cameron Johnston Eagles P $487.5K
41. Jamarco Jones Seahawks T $424.3K
42. Noah Brown Cowboys WR $396K
43. Damon Webb Titans S $129.2K
44. Chris Worley Bengals LB $129.2K
45. J.T. Barrett Saints QB $129.2K
46. Tyvis Powell 49ers S $129.2K
47. Cardale Jones Chargers QB $129.2K
48. Devin Smith Jets WR N/A
49. Jack Mewhort Colts G N/A
50. Braxton Miller Texans WR N/A

Penn State

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Allen Robinson Bears WR $11.1M
2. Sean Lee Cowboys OLB $11M
3. Cameron Wake Dolphins DE $9.6M
4. Saquon Barkley Giants RB $5.7M
5. DaQuan Jones Titans DE $5.3M
6. Stefen Wisniewski Eagles G $3.2M
7. Jack Crawford Falcons DT $3.2M
8. Garry Gilliam 49ers RT $2.5M
9. Robbie Gould 49ers K $2.3M
10. A.Q. Shipley Cardinals C $2.1M
11. Adrian Amos Bears SS $2M
12. Jesse James Steelers TE $2M
13. Donovan Smith Buccaneers LT $1.9M
14. Austin Johnson Titans DT $1.5M
15. Mike Gesicki Dolphins TE $1.2M
16. Nathan Stupar Giants OLB $790K
17. Chris Godwin Buccaneers WR $779.5K
18. Carl Nassib Buccaneers DE $773K
19. Mike Hull Dolphins ILB $705K
20. Troy Apke Redskins S $655.9K
21. Daesean Hamilton Broncos WR $650.7K
22. Anthony Zettel Browns DE $630K
23. Trevor Williams Chargers CB $630K
24. Gerald Hodges Cardinals OLB $630K
25. Jordan Lucas Chiefs S $630K
26. Marcus Allen Steelers S $553.2K
27. Brendan Mahon Panthers G $480K
28. Ross Travis Colts TE $393K
29. Malik Golden Steelers S $363K
30. Garrett Sickels Rams OLB $363K
31. Curtis Cothran Vikings DT $129.2K
32. Jason Cabinda Raiders LB $129.2K
33. Grant Haley Giants CB $129.2K
34. Saeed Blacknall Raiders WR $129.2K
35. Chris Campbell Cardinals CB N/A
36. Tamba Hali Chiefs OLB N/A
37. Evan Schwan Giants DE N/A

Purdue

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Drew Brees Saints QB $24M
2. Kawann Short Panthers DT $17M
3. Ryan Kerrigan Redskins OLB $12.5M
4. Ricardo Allen Falcons SS $3.3M
5. Kevin Pamphile Titans G $2.3M
6. Dennis Kelly Titans RT $1.3M
7. Raheem Mostert 49ers RB $705K
8. Anthony Brown Cowboys CB $663.7K
9. Gabe Holmes Cardinals TE $630K
10. Ja'whaun Bentley Patriots ILB $556K
11. DeAngelo Yancey Packers WR $480K
12. Jordan Roos Seahawks G $129.2K
13. Evan Panfil Buccaneers DE N/A
14. Jason King Patriots G N/A
15. Cliff Avril Seahawks DE N/A

Rutgers

Note also has NFL players from Big East, AAC

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Tyler Kroft Bengals TE $2.1M
2. Kemoko Turay Colts DE $948.8K
3. Michael Burton Bears FB $705K
4. Carlton Agudosi Cardinals WR $555K
5. Sebastian Joseph Rams DT $518.8K
6. Janarion Grant Ravens WR $480K
7. Steve Longa Lions OLB $378K
8. Leonte Carroo Dolphins WR $129.2K
9. Gus Edwards Ravens RB $129.2K
10. Andre Patton Chargers WR $129.2K

Wisconsin

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Russell Wilson Seahawks QB $23.8M
2. J.J. Watt Texans DE $15M
3. Kevin Zeitler Browns G $12.4M
4. Travis Frederick Cowboys C $6.3M
5. Ricky Wagner Lions RT $5.9M
6. Beau Allen Buccaneers DT $5M
7. Melvin Gordon Chargers RB $3.4M
8. Ryan Groy Bills G $2.5M
9. James White Patriots RB $2.4M
10. Lance Kendricks Packers TE $2.2M
11. T.J. Watt Steelers OLB $2.1M
12. Ryan Ramczyk Saints RT $2M
13. Chris Maragos Eagles FS $2M
14. Rob Havenstein Rams RT $1.3M
15. Joe Schobert Browns ILB $788.5K
16. Derek Watt Chargers FB $662.4K
17. Nick Nelson Raiders CB $654.7K
18. Alex Erickson Bengals WR $633K
19. Tanner McEvoy Dolphins WR $630K
20. Marcus Cromartie Lions CB $630K
21. Corey Clement Eagles RB $558.3K
22. Troy Fumagalli Broncos TE $550.5K
23. Jack Cichy Buccaneers ILB $516.3K
24. Leon Jacobs Jaguars OLB $502.7K
25. Natrell Jamerson Texans S $480K
26. Vince Biegel Saints OLB $129.2K
27. Garret Dooley Vikings LB $129.2K
28. Tyler Marz Titans T $129.2K
29. Dare Ogunbowale Buccaneers RB $129.2K
30. Alec James Cardinals DE $129.2K
31. Dezmen Southward Panthers CB $129.2K
32. Brad Nortman Jaguars P N/A
33. Joe Thomas Browns LT N/A
34. DeAndre Levy Lions OLB N/A
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