Published by Dan on Sep 14, 2015

2018 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 $26.4M
2. SEC 21 $21.7M
3. ACC 13 $19.8M
4. C-USA 8 $15.5M
5. FCS 11 $12.4M
6. Big East 6 $12M
7. PAC-12 9 $10.1M
8. Division II 3 $6.9M
9. Big Ten 8 $6.4M
10. MWC 6 $3.8M
11. MAC 1 $3.5M
12. Sun Belt 2 $2.6M
13. Independent 2 $1.9M
14. WAC 2 $1.8M
15. NAIA 1 $555K
15. AAC 1 $555K

Top Colleges

College Players Salaries
1. Texas 3 $9.1M
2. FSU 4 $7.1M
3. Tennessee 5 $6.5M
4. Memphis 2 $5.6M
5. Auburn 3 $5.3M
6. Colorado 1 $5.3M
7. California 3 $4.8M
8. Miami (FL) 3 $4.2M
9. Nebraska 2 $4M
10. UCF 2 $3.9M
11. Clemson 2 $3.8M
12. S Dakota St 1 $3.6M
13. Missouri Western 1 $3.6M
14. Temple 1 $3.5M
14. Toledo 1 $3.5M
16. Cincinnati 2 $3.4M
17. Baylor 3 $3.1M
18. NC State 1 $3M
19. South Carolina 1 $3M
20. App State 1 $2.9M
21. Rice 1 $2.9M
22. Texas A&M 5 $2.9M
23. Oregon St 1 $2.7M
24. Florida 3 $2.7M
25. SMU 1 $2.7M
26. Pittsburgh 1 $2.6M
27. Oklahoma 2 $2.6M
28. Rutgers 2 $2.5M
29. Ohio State 3 $2.5M
30. Penn State 1 $2.3M
31. LA Tech 1 $2M
32. E Kentucky 1 $1.9M
33. Carson-Newman College 1 $1.7M
34. Fort Valley State University 1 $1.7M
35. San Diego St 2 $1.5M
36. UCLA 3 $1.5M
37. Alabama 2 $1.4M
38. Missouri 1 $1.3M
39. New Mexico St 1 $1.2M
40. Arizona St 2 $1.1M
41. Notre Dame 1 $1.1M
42. Brown 1 $1M
43. Miss St 2 $997.2K
44. New Mexico 2 $982.8K
45. Navy 1 $860K
46. BYU 1 $720K
47. Marist 1 $705K
48. Sam Houston St 1 $648.9K
49. Harvard 1 $630K
49. Iowa 1 $630K
49. Old Dominion 1 $630K
49. Syracuse 1 $630K
49. Utah State 1 $630K
49. Georgia St 1 $630K
49. Portland St 1 $630K
56. Hawaii 1 $559K
57. Southern Oregon 1 $555K
57. Michigan 1 $555K
57. Georgia Tech 1 $555K
57. LSU 3 $555K
57. Duke 1 $555K
62. Samford 1 $363.7K
63. Marshall 1 $363K

AAC

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Jake Elliott Memphis Eagles K $555K

ACC

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Graham Gano FSU Panthers K $3.4M
2. Steven Hauschka NC State Bills K $3M
3. Chandler Catanzaro Clemson Buccaneers K $3M
4. Matt Bosher Miami (FL) Falcons P $2.7M
5. Sebastian Janikowski FSU Seahawks K $1.6M
6. Pat O'Donnell Miami (FL) Bears P $1.5M
7. Dustin Hopkins FSU Redskins K $1.4M
8. Bradley Pinion Clemson 49ers P $753.6K
9. Garrison Sanborn FSU Buccaneers LS $630K
10. Riley Dixon Syracuse Giants P $630K
11. Thomas Hennessy Duke Jets LS $555K
12. Harrison Butker Georgia Tech Chiefs K $555K
13. Michael Badgley Miami (FL) Colts K N/A

Big 12

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Mason Crosby Colorado Packers K $5.3M
2. Justin Tucker Texas Ravens K $5M
3. Sam Koch Nebraska Ravens P $3.6M
4. Phil Dawson Texas Cardinals K $3.5M
5. Matt Bryant Baylor Falcons K $2.2M
6. Tress Way Oklahoma Redskins P $1.8M
7. Beau Brinkley Missouri Titans LS $1.3M
8. Jon Weeks Baylor Texans LS $965K
9. James Winchester Oklahoma Chiefs LS $830K
10. Randy Bullock Texas A&M Bengals K $790K
11. Don Muhlbach Texas A&M Lions LS $720K
12. Michael Dickson Texas Seahawks P $552.5K
13. Dan Bailey Oklahoma St Cowboys K N/A
14. Shane Lechler Texas A&M Texans P N/A
15. Jimmy Landes Baylor Lions LS N/A

Big East

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Brandon McManus Temple Broncos K $3.5M
2. Andy Lee Pittsburgh Cardinals P $2.6M
3. Kevin Huber Cincinnati Bengals P $2.3M
4. Andrew DePaola Rutgers Raiders LS $1.4M
5. Mike Windt Cincinnati Chargers LS $1.1M
6. Clark Harris Rutgers Bengals LS $1.1M

Big Ten

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Robbie Gould Penn State 49ers K $2.3M
2. Jake McQuaide Ohio State Rams LS $1.4M
3. Mike Nugent Ohio State Raiders K $630K
4. Casey Kreiter Iowa Broncos LS $630K
5. Matt Wile Michigan Vikings P $555K
6. Cameron Johnston Ohio State Eagles P $487.5K
7. Brett Maher Nebraska Cowboys K $480K
8. Brad Nortman Wisconsin Jaguars P N/A

C-USA

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Stephen Gostkowski Memphis Patriots K $5M
2. Matt Prater UCF Lions K $3.2M
3. Chris Boswell Rice Steelers K $2.9M
4. Thomas Morstead SMU Saints P $2.7M
5. Charley Hughlett UCF Browns LS $705K
6. Rick Lovato Old Dominion Eagles LS $630K
7. Kaare Vedvik Marshall Ravens K $363K
8. Cairo Santos Tulane Jets K N/A

Division II

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Greg Zuerlein Missouri Western Rams K $3.6M
2. Chris Jones Carson-Newman College Cowboys P $1.7M
3. Marquette King Fort Valley State University Broncos P $1.7M

FCS

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Adam Vinatieri S Dakota St Colts K $3.6M
2. Sam Martin App State Lions P $2.9M
3. Jordan Berry E Kentucky Steelers P $1.9M
4. Zak DeOssie Brown Giants LS $1M
5. Jason Myers Marist Jets K $705K
6. Lac Edwards Sam Houston St Jets P $648.9K
7. Tyler Ott Harvard Seahawks LS $630K
8. Kameron Canaday Portland St Steelers LS $630K
9. Austin Barnard Samford Titans P $363.7K
10. Cory Carter Texas Southern Bills P N/A
11. Colton Schmidt UC Davis Bills P N/A

Independent

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. J.J. Jansen Notre Dame Panthers LS $1.1M
2. Joe Cardona Navy Patriots LS $860K

International

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Jon Ryan Regina Bills P N/A

MAC

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Brett Kern Toledo Titans P $3.5M

MWC

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Aaron Brewer San Diego St Cardinals LS $883.8K
2. John Denney BYU Dolphins LS $720K
3. Jeff Overbaugh San Diego St Falcons LS $630K
4. Rigoberto Sanchez Hawaii Colts P $559K
5. Jason Sanders New Mexico Dolphins K $502.8K
6. Corey Bojorquez New Mexico Bills P $480K

NAIA

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Aldrick Rosas Southern Oregon Giants K $555K

PAC-12

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Bryan Anger California Buccaneers P $3M
2. Johnny Hekker Oregon St Rams P $2.7M
3. Nick Sundberg California Redskins LS $1.1M
4. Kevin McDermott UCLA Vikings LS $925K
5. L.P. Ladouceur California Cowboys LS $720K
6. Zane Gonzalez Arizona St Browns K $577.3K
7. Ka'imi Fairbairn UCLA Texans K $557.5K
8. Matt Haack Arizona St Dolphins P $556.3K
9. Kai Forbath UCLA Vikings K N/A

SEC

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Cody Parkey Auburn Bears K $3.8M
2. Ryan Succop South Carolina Titans K $3M
3. Britton Colquitt Tennessee Browns P $2.6M
4. Caleb Sturgis Florida Chargers K $1.8M
5. Dustin Colquitt Tennessee Chiefs P $1.7M
6. Morgan Cox Tennessee Ravens LS $1.1M
7. Josh Harris Auburn Falcons LS $905K
8. Carson Tinker Alabama Jaguars LS $825K
9. Josh Lambo Texas A&M Jaguars K $705K
10. Drew Kaser Texas A&M Chargers P $668.5K
11. Michael Palardy Tennessee Panthers K $630K
12. Reid Ferguson LSU Bills LS $555K
13. Daniel Carlson Auburn Vikings K $542K
14. JK Scott Alabama Packers P $534.4K
15. Johnny Townsend Florida Raiders P $534.4K
16. Hunter Bradley Miss St Packers LS $499.3K
17. Logan Cooke Miss St Jaguars P $497.9K
18. Trevor Daniel Tennessee Texans P $480.7K
19. Eddy Piniero Florida Raiders K $371.3K
20. Donnie Jones LSU Eagles P N/A
21. Brad Wing LSU Giants P N/A

Sun Belt

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Ryan Allen LA Tech Patriots P $2M
2. Will Lutz Georgia St Saints K $630K

WAC

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Kyle Nelson New Mexico St 49ers LS $1.2M
2. Patrick Scales Utah State Bears LS $630K

Alabama

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Carson Tinker Jaguars LS $825K
2. JK Scott Packers P $534.4K

App State

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Sam Martin FCS Lions P $2.9M

Arizona St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Zane Gonzalez Browns K $577.3K
2. Matt Haack Dolphins P $556.3K

Auburn

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Cody Parkey Bears K $3.8M
2. Josh Harris Falcons LS $905K
3. Daniel Carlson Vikings K $542K

Baylor

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Matt Bryant Falcons K $2.2M
2. Jon Weeks Texans LS $965K
3. Jimmy Landes Lions LS N/A

BYU

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. John Denney MWC Dolphins LS $720K

Brown

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

California

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Bryan Anger Buccaneers P $3M
2. Nick Sundberg Redskins LS $1.1M
3. L.P. Ladouceur Cowboys LS $720K

UC Davis

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Colton Schmidt Bills P N/A

UCLA

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Kevin McDermott Vikings LS $925K
2. Ka'imi Fairbairn Texans K $557.5K
3. Kai Forbath Vikings K N/A

Carson-Newman College

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Chris Jones Cowboys P $1.7M

UCF

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Matt Prater C-USA Lions K $3.2M
2. Charley Hughlett C-USA Browns LS $705K

Cincinnati

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Kevin Huber Big East Bengals P $2.3M
2. Mike Windt Big East Chargers LS $1.1M

Clemson

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Chandler Catanzaro Buccaneers K $3M
2. Bradley Pinion 49ers P $753.6K

Colorado

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Mason Crosby Big 12 Packers K $5.3M

Duke

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Thomas Hennessy Jets LS $555K

E Kentucky

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Jordan Berry Steelers P $1.9M

Florida

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Caleb Sturgis Chargers K $1.8M
2. Johnny Townsend Raiders P $534.4K
3. Eddy Piniero Raiders K $371.3K

FSU

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Graham Gano Panthers K $3.4M
2. Sebastian Janikowski Seahawks K $1.6M
3. Dustin Hopkins Redskins K $1.4M
4. Garrison Sanborn Buccaneers LS $630K

Fort Valley State University

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Marquette King Broncos P $1.7M

Georgia St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Will Lutz Saints K $630K

Georgia Tech

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Harrison Butker Chiefs K $555K

Harvard

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Tyler Ott Seahawks LS $630K

Hawaii

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Rigoberto Sanchez Colts P $559K

Iowa

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Casey Kreiter Broncos LS $630K

LSU

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Reid Ferguson Bills LS $555K
2. Brad Wing Giants P N/A
3. Donnie Jones Eagles P N/A

LA Tech

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Ryan Allen Sun Belt Patriots P $2M

Missouri Western

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Greg Zuerlein Rams K $3.6M

Marist

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Jason Myers Jets K $705K

Marshall

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Kaare Vedvik Ravens K $363K

Memphis

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Stephen Gostkowski C-USA Patriots K $5M
2. Jake Elliott AAC Eagles K $555K

Miami (FL)

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Matt Bosher Falcons P $2.7M
2. Pat O'Donnell Bears P $1.5M
3. Michael Badgley Colts K N/A

Michigan

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Matt Wile Vikings P $555K

Miss St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Hunter Bradley Packers LS $499.3K
2. Logan Cooke Jaguars P $497.9K

Missouri

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Beau Brinkley Big 12 Titans LS $1.3M
Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Joe Cardona Independent Patriots LS $860K

Nebraska

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Sam Koch Big 12 Ravens P $3.6M
2. Brett Maher Big Ten Cowboys K $480K

New Mexico

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Jason Sanders Dolphins K $502.8K
2. Corey Bojorquez Bills P $480K

New Mexico St

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

NC State

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Steven Hauschka Bills K $3M

Notre Dame

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. J.J. Jansen Panthers LS $1.1M

Ohio State

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Jake McQuaide Rams LS $1.4M
2. Mike Nugent Raiders K $630K
3. Cameron Johnston Eagles P $487.5K

Oklahoma

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Tress Way Redskins P $1.8M
2. James Winchester Chiefs LS $830K

Oklahoma St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Dan Bailey Cowboys K N/A

Old Dominion

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Rick Lovato Eagles LS $630K

Oregon St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Johnny Hekker Rams P $2.7M

Penn State

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Robbie Gould 49ers K $2.3M

Pittsburgh

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Andy Lee Big East Cardinals P $2.6M

Portland St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Kameron Canaday Steelers LS $630K

Regina

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Jon Ryan Bills P N/A

Rice

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Chris Boswell Steelers K $2.9M

Rutgers

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Andrew DePaola Big East Raiders LS $1.4M
2. Clark Harris Big East Bengals LS $1.1M

Sam Houston St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Lac Edwards Jets P $648.9K

Samford

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Austin Barnard Titans P $363.7K

San Diego St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Aaron Brewer Cardinals LS $883.8K
2. Jeff Overbaugh Falcons LS $630K

South Carolina

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Ryan Succop Titans K $3M

S Dakota St

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Adam Vinatieri Colts K $3.6M

SMU

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Thomas Morstead C-USA Saints P $2.7M

Southern Oregon

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Aldrick Rosas Giants K $555K

Syracuse

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Riley Dixon ACC Giants P $630K

Temple

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Brandon McManus Big East Broncos K $3.5M

Tennessee

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Britton Colquitt Browns P $2.6M
2. Dustin Colquitt Chiefs P $1.7M
3. Morgan Cox Ravens LS $1.1M
4. Michael Palardy Panthers K $630K
5. Trevor Daniel Texans P $480.7K

Texas

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Justin Tucker Ravens K $5M
2. Phil Dawson Cardinals K $3.5M
3. Michael Dickson Seahawks P $552.5K

Texas A&M

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Randy Bullock Big 12 Bengals K $790K
2. Don Muhlbach Big 12 Lions LS $720K
3. Josh Lambo SEC Jaguars K $705K
4. Drew Kaser SEC Chargers P $668.5K
5. Shane Lechler Big 12 Texans P N/A

Texas Southern

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Cory Carter Bills P N/A

Toledo

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Brett Kern Titans P $3.5M

Tulane

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Cairo Santos C-USA Jets K N/A

Utah State

Name Conf. NFL Pos Salary
1. Patrick Scales WAC Bears LS $630K

Wisconsin

Name NFL Pos Salary
1. Brad Nortman Jaguars P N/A
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