Published by Dan on Sep 14, 2015

2018 NFL Quarterbacks by College

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

Top Conferences

Conference Players Salaries
1. Big Ten 16 $103.8M
2. PAC-12 17 $90.1M
3. FCS 12 $84.7M
4. ACC 15 $83.5M
5. SEC 10 $73.9M
6. MWC 5 $64.3M
7. Big 12 13 $42.6M
8. MAC 4 $23.9M
9. C-USA 12 $20.8M
10. AAC 6 $15.4M
11. Independent 2 $1.2M
12. Division II 1 $129.2K

Top Colleges

College Players Salaries
1. E Illinois 2 $37M
2. California 3 $29.1M
3. Michigan St 4 $27.5M
4. Georgia 1 $26.5M
5. Stanford 2 $25M
6. Fresno St 1 $25M
7. NC State 3 $24.8M
8. Delaware 1 $24.8M
9. Michigan 3 $24.7M
10. Purdue 1 $24M
11. Wisconsin 1 $23.8M
12. Miami (OH) 1 $23.2M
13. Ole Miss 2 $22.7M
14. Auburn 1 $21.5M
15. Utah 1 $18.4M
16. Boston College 1 $17.7M
17. TCU 2 $16.8M
18. Oklahoma 3 $16.6M
19. Virginia Tech 1 $16M
20. Houston 3 $15.3M
21. Arizona 1 $13.6M
22. Sam Houston St 1 $10M
22. UCF 1 $10M
24. Texas A&M 1 $8.7M
25. USC 5 $8.5M
26. FSU 2 $7.9M
27. Oregon 1 $7.7M
28. N Dakota St 1 $7.3M
29. Louisville 2 $6.7M
30. UNC 1 $6.6M
31. Missouri 2 $6M
32. Virginia 2 $4.6M
33. UCLA 2 $3.9M
34. Wyoming 1 $3.9M
35. Texas Tech 1 $3.7M
36. Texas 1 $3.6M
37. Harvard 1 $3.3M
38. Clemson 1 $3.1M
39. Northwestern 1 $1.9M
40. Oklahoma St 2 $1.4M
41. Tulane 1 $1.4M
42. Baylor 1 $1.1M
43. Oregon St 1 $1M
44. W Kentucky 2 $1M
45. West Virginia 1 $1M
46. Alabama 1 $900K
47. Southern Mississippi 2 $849.2K
48. Tennessee 2 $834K
49. Iowa 1 $802K
50. Miss St 1 $725.8K
51. San Jose St 1 $720K
51. Arizona St 1 $720K
53. Old Dominion 1 $705K
54. Notre Dame 1 $689.9K
55. Richmond 1 $656.9K
56. Alabama-Birmingham 1 $630K
56. Indiana 1 $630K
56. LA Tech 1 $630K
56. Arkansas 1 $630K
60. Pittsburgh 2 $614.9K
61. C Michigan 1 $556.7K
62. Monmouth 1 $555K
62. BYU 1 $555K
62. N Colorado 1 $555K
65. E Kentucky 1 $480K
65. Washington St 1 $480K
67. Miami (FL) 1 $378K
68. UTEP 1 $363K
69. Ohio State 2 $258.4K
70. Texas A&M University–Commerce 1 $129.2K
70. FIU 1 $129.2K
70. Temple 1 $129.2K
70. Marshall 1 $129.2K
70. Nebraska 1 $129.2K
70. Toledo 1 $129.2K
70. Princeton 1 $129.2K
70. LSU 1 $129.2K

AAC

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Blake Bortles UCF Jaguars QB $10M
2. Teddy Bridgewater Louisville Saints QB $5M
3. Kyle Allen Houston Panthers QB $129.2K
4. Greg Ward Houston Eagles QB $129.2K
5. Phillip Walker Temple Colts QB $129.2K
6. Paxton Lynch Memphis Broncos QB N/A

ACC

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Philip Rivers NC State Chargers QB $22M
2. Matt Ryan Boston College Falcons QB $17.7M
3. Tyrod Taylor Virginia Tech Browns QB $16M
4. Jameis Winston FSU Buccaneers QB $7.9M
5. Mitchell Trubisky UNC Bears QB $6.6M
6. Matt Schaub Virginia Falcons QB $4.5M
7. Deshaun Watson Clemson Texans QB $3.1M
8. Mike Glennon NC State Cardinals QB $2M
9. Lamar Jackson Louisville Ravens QB $1.7M
10. Jacoby Brissett NC State Colts QB $760.1K
11. Nathan Peterman Pittsburgh Bills QB $614.9K
12. Brad Kaaya Miami (FL) Colts QB $378K
13. Kurt Benkert Virginia Falcons QB $129.2K
14. Tom Savage Pittsburgh Saints QB N/A
15. E.J. Manuel FSU Raiders QB N/A

Big 12

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Sam Bradford Oklahoma Cardinals QB $10.6M
2. Ryan Tannehill Texas A&M Dolphins QB $8.7M
3. Baker Mayfield Oklahoma Browns QB $5.9M
4. Chase Daniel Missouri Bears QB $4M
5. Patrick Mahomes Texas Tech Chiefs QB $3.7M
6. Colt McCoy Texas Redskins QB $3.6M
7. Blaine Gabbert Missouri Titans QB $2M
8. Robert Griffin III Baylor Ravens QB $1.1M
9. Geno Smith West Virginia Chargers QB $1M
10. Brandon Weeden Oklahoma St Texans QB $720K
11. Mason Rudolph Oklahoma St Steelers QB $713.1K
12. Trevone Boykin TCU Seahawks QB $522.4K
13. Landry Jones Oklahoma Steelers QB N/A

Big Ten

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Drew Brees Purdue Saints QB $24M
2. Kirk Cousins Michigan St Vikings QB $24M
3. Russell Wilson Wisconsin Seahawks QB $23.8M
4. Tom Brady Michigan Patriots QB $22M
5. Chad Henne Michigan Chiefs QB $2.6M
6. Drew Stanton Michigan St Browns QB $2.5M
7. Trevor Siemian Northwestern Vikings QB $1.9M
8. Brian Hoyer Michigan St Patriots QB $915K
9. C.J. Beathard Iowa 49ers QB $802K
10. Nate Sudfeld Indiana Eagles QB $630K
11. Cardale Jones Ohio State Chargers QB $129.2K
12. J.T. Barrett Ohio State Saints QB $129.2K
13. Connor Cook Michigan St Panthers QB $129.2K
14. Tanner Lee Nebraska Jaguars QB $129.2K
15. Jake Rudock Michigan Lions QB $129.2K
16. Wes Lunt Illinois Vikings QB N/A

C-USA

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Case Keenum Houston Broncos QB $15M
2. Ryan Griffin Tulane Buccaneers QB $1.4M
3. Austin Davis Southern Mississippi Seahawks QB $720K
4. Taylor Heinicke Old Dominion Panthers QB $705K
5. Joe Webb Alabama-Birmingham Texans QB $630K
6. Jeff Driskel LA Tech Bengals QB $630K
7. Mike White W Kentucky Cowboys QB $534.4K
8. Tyler Ferguson W Kentucky Titans QB $480K
9. Jameill Showers UTEP Cowboys QB $363K
10. Nick Mullens Southern Mississippi 49ers QB $129.2K
11. Alex McGough FIU Seahawks QB $129.2K
12. Chase Litton Marshall Chiefs QB $129.2K

Division II

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Luis Perez Texas A&M University–Commerce Rams QB $129.2K

FCS

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Jimmy Garoppolo E Illinois 49ers QB $37M
2. Joe Flacco Delaware Ravens QB $24.8M
3. Josh McCown Sam Houston St Jets QB $10M
4. Carson Wentz N Dakota St Eagles QB $7.3M
5. Ryan Fitzpatrick Harvard Buccaneers QB $3.3M
6. Kyle Lauletta Richmond Giants QB $656.9K
7. Kyle Sloter N Colorado Vikings QB $555K
8. Alex Tanney Monmouth Giants QB $555K
9. Tim Boyle E Kentucky Packers QB $480K
10. Chad Kanoff Princeton Cardinals QB $129.2K
11. Tony Romo E Illinois Cowboys QB N/A
12. Peter Pujals Holy Cross Vikings QB N/A

Independent

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. DeShone Kizer Notre Dame Packers QB $689.9K
2. Taysom Hill BYU Saints QB $555K

MAC

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Ben Roethlisberger Miami (OH) Steelers QB $23.2M
2. Cooper Rush C Michigan Cowboys QB $556.7K
3. Logan Woodside Toledo Titans QB $129.2K
4. Brogan Roback E Michigan Browns QB N/A

MWC

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Derek Carr Fresno St Raiders QB $25M
2. Alex Smith Utah Redskins QB $18.4M
3. Andy Dalton TCU Bengals QB $16.3M
4. Josh Allen Wyoming Bills QB $3.9M
5. David Fales San Jose St Dolphins QB $720K

PAC-12

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Andrew Luck Stanford Colts QB $24.4M
2. Aaron Rodgers California Packers QB $20.9M
3. Nick Foles Arizona Eagles QB $13.6M
4. Marcus Mariota Oregon Titans QB $7.7M
5. Jared Goff California Rams QB $7.6M
6. Sam Darnold USC Jets QB $5.5M
7. Josh Rosen UCLA Cardinals QB $3.2M
8. Matt Barkley USC Bengals QB $1.5M
9. Sean Mannion Oregon St Rams QB $1M
10. Cody Kessler USC Jaguars QB $758.1K
11. Brock Osweiler Arizona St Dolphins QB $720K
12. Matt Cassel USC Lions QB $720K
13. Brett Hundley UCLA Seahawks QB $705K
14. Kevin Hogan Stanford Broncos QB $630K
15. Davis Webb California Jets QB $605K
16. Luke Falk Washington St Dolphins QB $480K
17. Carson Palmer USC Cardinals QB N/A

SEC

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Matthew Stafford Georgia Lions QB $26.5M
2. Eli Manning Ole Miss Giants QB $22.2M
3. Cam Newton Auburn Panthers QB $21.5M
4. A.J. McCarron Alabama Raiders QB $900K
5. Dak Prescott Miss St Cowboys QB $725.8K
6. Joshua Dobbs Tennessee Steelers QB $704.8K
7. Brandon Allen Arkansas Rams QB $630K
8. Chad Kelly Ole Miss Broncos QB $496.1K
9. Danny Etling LSU Patriots QB $129.2K
10. Tyler Bray Tennessee Bears QB $129.2K

Alabama

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. A.J. McCarron Raiders QB $900K

Alabama-Birmingham

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Joe Webb Texans QB $630K

Arizona

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Nick Foles Eagles QB $13.6M

Arizona St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Brock Osweiler Dolphins QB $720K

Arkansas

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Brandon Allen Rams QB $630K

Auburn

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Cam Newton Panthers QB $21.5M

Baylor

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Robert Griffin III Ravens QB $1.1M

Boston College

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Matt Ryan Falcons QB $17.7M

BYU

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Taysom Hill Independent Saints QB $555K

California

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Aaron Rodgers Packers QB $20.9M
2. Jared Goff Rams QB $7.6M
3. Davis Webb Jets QB $605K

UCLA

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Josh Rosen Cardinals QB $3.2M
2. Brett Hundley Seahawks QB $705K

UCF

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Blake Bortles AAC Jaguars QB $10M

C Michigan

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Cooper Rush Cowboys QB $556.7K

Clemson

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Deshaun Watson Texans QB $3.1M

Delaware

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Joe Flacco Ravens QB $24.8M

E Illinois

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Jimmy Garoppolo 49ers QB $37M
2. Tony Romo Cowboys QB N/A

E Kentucky

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Tim Boyle Packers QB $480K

E Michigan

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Brogan Roback Browns QB N/A

FIU

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Alex McGough C-USA Seahawks QB $129.2K

FSU

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Jameis Winston Buccaneers QB $7.9M
2. E.J. Manuel Raiders QB N/A

Fresno St

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Derek Carr MWC Raiders QB $25M

Georgia

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Matthew Stafford Lions QB $26.5M

Harvard

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Ryan Fitzpatrick Buccaneers QB $3.3M

Holy Cross

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Peter Pujals Vikings QB N/A

Houston

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Case Keenum C-USA Broncos QB $15M
2. Kyle Allen AAC Panthers QB $129.2K
3. Greg Ward AAC Eagles QB $129.2K

Illinois

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

Indiana

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Nate Sudfeld Eagles QB $630K

Iowa

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. C.J. Beathard 49ers QB $802K

LSU

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Danny Etling Patriots QB $129.2K

LA Tech

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Jeff Driskel C-USA Bengals QB $630K

Louisville

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Teddy Bridgewater AAC Saints QB $5M
2. Lamar Jackson ACC Ravens QB $1.7M

Marshall

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Chase Litton Chiefs QB $129.2K

Memphis

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Paxton Lynch AAC Broncos QB N/A

Miami (FL)

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Brad Kaaya Colts QB $378K

Miami (OH)

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Ben Roethlisberger Steelers QB $23.2M

Michigan

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Tom Brady Patriots QB $22M
2. Chad Henne Chiefs QB $2.6M
3. Jake Rudock Lions QB $129.2K

Michigan St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Kirk Cousins Vikings QB $24M
2. Drew Stanton Browns QB $2.5M
3. Brian Hoyer Patriots QB $915K
4. Connor Cook Panthers QB $129.2K

Ole Miss

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Eli Manning Giants QB $22.2M
2. Chad Kelly Broncos QB $496.1K

Miss St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Dak Prescott Cowboys QB $725.8K

Missouri

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Chase Daniel Big 12 Bears QB $4M
2. Blaine Gabbert Big 12 Titans QB $2M

Monmouth

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Alex Tanney Giants QB $555K

Nebraska

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Tanner Lee Big Ten Jaguars QB $129.2K

UNC

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Mitchell Trubisky Bears QB $6.6M

NC State

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Philip Rivers Chargers QB $22M
2. Mike Glennon Cardinals QB $2M
3. Jacoby Brissett Colts QB $760.1K

N Dakota St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Carson Wentz Eagles QB $7.3M

N Colorado

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Kyle Sloter Vikings QB $555K

Northwestern

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Trevor Siemian Vikings QB $1.9M

Notre Dame

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. DeShone Kizer Packers QB $689.9K

Ohio State

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. J.T. Barrett Saints QB $129.2K
2. Cardale Jones Chargers QB $129.2K

Oklahoma

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Sam Bradford Cardinals QB $10.6M
2. Baker Mayfield Browns QB $5.9M
3. Landry Jones Steelers QB N/A

Oklahoma St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Brandon Weeden Texans QB $720K
2. Mason Rudolph Steelers QB $713.1K

Old Dominion

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Taylor Heinicke Panthers QB $705K

Oregon

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Marcus Mariota Titans QB $7.7M

Oregon St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Sean Mannion Rams QB $1M

Pittsburgh

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Nathan Peterman ACC Bills QB $614.9K
2. Tom Savage ACC Saints QB N/A

Princeton

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Chad Kanoff Cardinals QB $129.2K

Purdue

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Drew Brees Saints QB $24M

Richmond

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Kyle Lauletta Giants QB $656.9K

Sam Houston St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Josh McCown Jets QB $10M

San Jose St

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. David Fales MWC Dolphins QB $720K

USC

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Sam Darnold Jets QB $5.5M
2. Matt Barkley Bengals QB $1.5M
3. Cody Kessler Jaguars QB $758.1K
4. Matt Cassel Lions QB $720K
5. Carson Palmer Cardinals QB N/A

Southern Mississippi

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Austin Davis Seahawks QB $720K
2. Nick Mullens 49ers QB $129.2K

Stanford

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Andrew Luck Colts QB $24.4M
2. Kevin Hogan Broncos QB $630K

Temple

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Phillip Walker AAC Colts QB $129.2K

Tennessee

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Joshua Dobbs Steelers QB $704.8K
2. Tyler Bray Bears QB $129.2K

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 $8.7M

Texas A&M University–Commerce

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Luis Perez Rams QB $129.2K

TCU

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Andy Dalton MWC Bengals QB $16.3M
2. Trevone Boykin Big 12 Seahawks QB $522.4K

Texas Tech

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Patrick Mahomes Chiefs QB $3.7M

UTEP

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Jameill Showers Cowboys QB $363K

Toledo

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Logan Woodside Titans QB $129.2K

Tulane

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Ryan Griffin C-USA Buccaneers QB $1.4M

Utah

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Alex Smith MWC Redskins QB $18.4M

Virginia

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Matt Schaub Falcons QB $4.5M
2. Kurt Benkert Falcons QB $129.2K

Virginia Tech

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Tyrod Taylor Browns QB $16M

Washington St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Luke Falk Dolphins QB $480K

West Virginia

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

W Kentucky

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Mike White C-USA Cowboys QB $534.4K
2. Tyler Ferguson C-USA Titans QB $480K

Wisconsin

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Russell Wilson Seahawks QB $23.8M

Wyoming

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Josh Allen Bills QB $3.9M
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