Updated by Dan on Sep 1, 2022

American Athletic Conference player salaries in the 2022 NFL season

What American Athletic Conference schools have the most and highest paid NFL players in 2022?
How it works

College # Salary
1. Temple 16 $76.2M
2. Cincinnati 17 $49.3M
3. Houston 15 $49.2M
4. Central Florida 11 $31.4M
5. Southern Methodist 12 $28.5M
6. Memphis 13 $20.4M
7. South Florida 4 $12.1M
8. East Carolina 3 $9.8M
9. Tulsa 4 $8.9M
10. Tulane 7 $8.8M
11. Navy 1 $1.1M

Central Florida

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Shaquill Griffin Central Florida Jaguars CB $13.3M
2. Matt Prater Central Florida Cardinals K $3.3M
3. Tre'quan Smith Central Florida Saints WR $3M
4. Mike Hughes Central Florida Lions CB $2.3M
5. Richie Grant Central Florida Falcons S $2.1M
6. Justin McCray Central Florida Texans G $2M
7. Breshad Perriman Central Florida Buccaneers WR $1.3M
8. Trysten Hill Central Florida Cowboys DT $1.2M
9. Charley Hughlett Central Florida Browns LS $1.1M
10. Gabriel Davis Central Florida Bills WR $998.6K
11. Kalia Davis Central Florida 49ers DT $948K

Cincinnati

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Travis Kelce Cincinnati Chiefs TE $14.3M
2. Jason Kelce Cincinnati Eagles C $9M
3. Ahmad Gardner Cincinnati Jets CB $8.4M
4. Mike Boone Cincinnati Broncos RB $1.9M
5. Kevin Huber Cincinnati Bengals P $1.9M
6. Alec Pierce Cincinnati Colts WR $1.7M
7. Bryan Cook Cincinnati Chiefs S $1.5M
8. Desmond Ridder Cincinnati Falcons QB $1.3M
9. Myjai Sanders Cincinnati Cardinals DE $1.3M
10. Chris Moore Cincinnati Texans WR $1.2M
11. Josiah Deguara Cincinnati Packers TE $1.1M
12. Coby Bryant Cincinnati Seahawks CB $1.1M
13. James Hudson Cincinnati Browns T $1.1M
14. Jerome Ford Cincinnati Browns RB $995.5K
15. Darrian Beavers Cincinnati Giants LB $966.6K
16. Darrick Forrest Cincinnati Commanders S $947.8K
17. Marquise Copeland Cincinnati Rams DT $742.5K

East Carolina

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Zay Jones East Carolina Jaguars WR $8M
2. D'ante Smith East Carolina Bengals T $994.8K
3. Blake Proehl East Carolina Vikings WR $813.3K

Houston

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. William Jackson Houston Commanders CB $13.5M
2. Case Keenum Houston Bills QB $6M
3. Tyus Bowser Houston Ravens OLB $5.5M
4. Ed Oliver Houston Bills DT $4.9M
5. Payton Turner Houston Saints DE $3.1M
6. Elandon Roberts Houston Dolphins OLB $2.8M
7. Kyle Allen Houston Texans QB $2.5M
8. Logan Hall Houston Buccaneers DE $2.3M
9. Brandon Wilson Houston Bengals S $2.1M
10. Marcus Jones Houston Patriots CB $1.3M
11. Josh Jones Houston Cardinals T $1.2M
12. Matthew Adams Houston Steelers OLB $1.2M
13. Damarion Williams Houston Ravens CB $1M
14. Marquez Stevenson Houston Bills WR $913.1K
15. Grant Stuard Houston Colts LB $889.1K

Memphis

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Bobby McCain Memphis Commanders CB $5M
2. Jake Elliott Memphis Eagles K $3.9M
3. Arthur Maulet Memphis Steelers CB $1.9M
4. Dylan Parham Memphis Raiders G $1.3M
5. Antonio Gibson Memphis Commanders RB $1.2M
6. Darrell Henderson Memphis Rams RB $1.1M
7. Calvin Austin Memphis Steelers WR $1M
8. Anthony Miller Memphis Steelers WR $1M
9. Kenneth Gainwell Memphis Eagles RB $953.9K
10. Chris Claybrooks Memphis Jaguars CB $849.3K
11. Tony Pollard Memphis Cowboys RB $796.9K
12. Bryce Huff Memphis Jets LB $766.7K
13. Riley Patterson Memphis Jaguars K $660K
Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Joe Cardona Navy Patriots LS $1.1M

South Florida

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Marquez Valdes-Scantling South Florida Chiefs WR $10M
2. D’Ernest Johnson South Florida Browns RB $1.2M
3. Rodney Adams South Florida Jets WR $882.5K
4. Mitchell Wilcox South Florida Bengals TE N/A

Southern Methodist

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Courtland Sutton Southern Methodist Broncos WR $15.2M
2. Evan Brown Southern Methodist Lions C $2M
3. Kelvin Beachum Southern Methodist Cardinals LT $2M
4. Thomas Morstead Southern Methodist Dolphins P $1.3M
5. Danny Gray Southern Methodist 49ers WR $1.3M
6. Brandon Stephens Southern Methodist Ravens CB $1.2M
7. Zach Wood Southern Methodist Saints LS $1.2M
8. Kylen Granson Southern Methodist Colts TE $1M
9. Grant Calcaterra Southern Methodist Eagles TE $958.5K
10. James Proche Southern Methodist Ravens WR $865.8K
11. Trevor Denbow Southern Methodist Colts S $853.3K
12. Shane Buechele Southern Methodist Chiefs QB $660K

Temple

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Haason Reddick Temple Eagles OLB $15M
2. Robbie Anderson Temple Panthers WR $14.8M
3. Dion Dawkins Temple Bills LT $14.6M
4. Matthew Ioannidis Temple Panthers DE $9.5M
5. Jake Martin Temple Jets OLB $4.5M
6. Brandon McManus Temple Broncos K $4.3M
7. Tyler Matakevich Temple Bills ILB $3.6M
8. Rock Ya-Sin Temple Raiders CB $2M
9. Tavon Young Temple Bears CB $1.4M
10. Matt Hennessy Temple Falcons C $1.2M
11. Sean Chandler Temple Panthers S $1M
12. Michael Dogbe Temple Cardinals DE $1M
13. Phillip Walker Temple Panthers QB $895K
13. Chris Myarick Temple Giants FB $895K
15. Shaun Bradley Temple Eagles LB $866.6K
16. Sam Franklin Temple Panthers S $766.7K

Tulane

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Cairo Santos Tulane Bears K $3M
2. Dontrell Hilliard Tulane Titans RB $1.2M
3. Cameron Sample Tulane Bengals DT $1.1M
4. Patrick Johnson Tulane Eagles DE $896.5K
5. Roderic Teamer Tulane Raiders S $895K
6. Darnell Mooney Tulane Bears WR $894.3K
7. Ryan Wright Tulane Vikings P $855K

Tulsa

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Zaven Collins Tulsa Cardinals LB $3.7M
2. Tyler Smith Tulsa Cowboys T $3.3M
3. Chris Paul Tulsa Commanders G $941.1K
4. Trevis Gipson Tulsa Bears DE $905.2K