Updated by Dan on Sep 1, 2022

FCS player salaries in the 2022 NFL season

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

College # Salary
1. North Dakota State 11 $54.2M
2. Eastern Washington 4 $39M
3. South Carolina State 4 $34.9M
4. Abilene Christian 4 $18.5M
5. Delaware 5 $16.6M
6. Arkansas-Pine Bluff 2 $16.1M
7. Yale 2 $15.9M
8. South Dakota State 2 $15.3M
9. Samford 4 $15M
10. Stephen F Austin 1 $13.8M
11. Harvard 3 $13.3M
12. Eastern Illinois 2 $11M
13. Albany 1 $10.3M
14. Illinois State 2 $9.8M
15. Weber State 3 $9.6M
16. Northern Iowa 5 $7.6M
17. Fordham 2 $7M
18. VCU 1 $5.9M
19. San Diego 2 $5.8M
20. Montana State 5 $5.3M
21. Villanova 4 $5.2M
22. Indiana State 2 $4.6M
23. Idaho 3 $4.5M
24. Central Arkansas 3 $4.2M
25. North Carolina A&T 2 $4.2M
26. Tennessee-Chattanooga 2 $4.1M
27. Marist 1 $3.9M
28. James Madison 3 $3.9M
29. William & Mary 3 $3.8M
30. Maine 1 $3.8M
31. Canisius 1 $3.3M
32. Western Carolina 1 $3.2M
33. Alabama State 1 $3.1M
34. Jacksonville State 1 $3M
35. Southern Utah 2 $3M
36. Wagner 3 $2.9M
37. South Dakota 2 $2.9M
38. Coastal Carolina 3 $2.9M
39. Southeast Missouri State 3 $2.7M
40. Holy Cross 1 $2.5M
41. Penn 2 $2.3M
42. Southern Illinois 2 $2.2M
43. Missouri State 2 $2.2M
44. Western Illinois 2 $1.8M
45. The Citadel 1 $1.8M
46. Princeton 2 $1.7M
47. Norfolk State 2 $1.5M
48. Liberty 1 $1.3M
49. Drake 1 $1.2M
50. Sacramento State 1 $1.1M
51. Dayton 1 $1.1M
52. Furman 1 $1.1M
52. Presbyterian College 1 $1.1M
54. Alcorn State 1 $1.1M
55. Youngstown State 2 $1.1M
56. Grambling State 1 $1M
57. North Dakota 1 $995.9K
58. Sam Houston State 1 $995.4K
59. Portland State 1 $990K
60. Southern 1 $942.3K
61. Murray State 1 $876.5K
62. Texas A&M-Commerce 1 $863.3K
63. Florida A&M 1 $858.3K
64. Sacred Heart 1 $855.8K
65. Idaho State 1 $855K
66. Duquesne 1 $825K
66. Prairie View A&M 1 $825K
68. Houston Baptist 1 $810.7K
69. Brown 1 $742.5K
70. Northern Colorado 1 $695K
70. Stetson 1 $695K
72. Elon 1 $671.7K
73. Eastern Kentucky 1 $660K
74. Morgan State 1 $648.6K
75. Cal Poly 1 $9.2K

Abilene Christian

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Jordan Mailata Abilene Christian Eagles T $16M
2. Efe Obada Abilene Christian Commanders DE $1.2M
3. Carter O'Donnell Abilene Christian Colts T $705K
4. Tevaughn Campbell Abilene Christian Chargers CB $610K

Alabama State

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Tytus Howard Alabama State Texans T $3.1M

Albany

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Grover Stewart Albany Colts DT $10.3M

Alcorn State

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Khadarel Hodge Alcorn State Falcons WR $1.1M

Arkansas-Pine Bluff

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Terron Armstead Arkansas-Pine Bluff Dolphins LT $15M
2. Jamie Gillan Arkansas-Pine Bluff Giants P $1.1M

Brown

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Mike Hoecht Brown Rams DT $742.5K

Cal Poly

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. J.J. Koski Cal Poly Rams WR $9.2K

Canisius

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Chris Manhertz Canisius Jaguars TE $3.3M

Central Arkansas

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. George Odum Central Arkansas 49ers S $3.2M
2. Robert Rochell Central Arkansas Rams CB $1M
3. Tremon Smith Central Arkansas Texans CB N/A

Coastal Carolina

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Isaiah Likely Coastal Carolina Ravens TE $1M
2. Jeffrey Gunter Coastal Carolina Bengals DE $934.5K
3. Tarron Jackson Coastal Carolina Eagles DE $917.5K

Dayton

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Adam Trautman Dayton Saints TE $1.1M

Delaware

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Nick Boyle Delaware Ravens TE $6.5M
2. Bilal Nichols Delaware Raiders DE $4.3M
3. Joe Flacco Delaware Jets QB $3.5M
4. Nasir Adderley Delaware Chargers S $1.2M
5. Troy Reeder Delaware Chargers LB $1.1M

Drake

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Eric Saubert Drake Broncos TE $1.2M

Duquesne

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Christian Kuntz Duquesne Steelers LS $825K

Eastern Illinois

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Jimmy Garoppolo Eastern Illinois 49ers QB $7M
2. Kamu Grugier-Hill Eastern Illinois Texans OLB $4M

Eastern Kentucky

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Aaron Patrick Eastern Kentucky Broncos DE $660K

Eastern Washington

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Cooper Kupp Eastern Washington Rams WR $26.7M
2. Samson Ebukam Eastern Washington 49ers DE $6M
3. Kendrick Bourne Eastern Washington Patriots WR $5M
4. Taiwan Jones Eastern Washington Bills RB $1.3M

Elon

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Oli Udoh Elon Vikings T $671.7K

Florida A&M

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Markquese Bell Florida A&M Cowboys S $858.3K

Fordham

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Chase Edmonds Fordham Dolphins RB $6.1M
2. Nick Zakelj Fordham 49ers T $962.6K

Furman

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Dakota Dozier Furman Bears LT $1.1M

Grambling State

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Trenton Scott Grambling State Steelers G $1M

Harvard

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Cameron Brate Harvard Buccaneers TE $6.8M
2. Kyle Juszczyk Harvard 49ers FB $5.4M
3. Tyler Ott Harvard Seahawks LS $1.1M

Holy Cross

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Kalif Raymond Holy Cross Lions WR $2.5M

Houston Baptist

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Caleb Johnson Houston Baptist Jaguars LB $810.7K

Idaho

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Jesse Davis Idaho Steelers G $3M
2. Noah Elliss Idaho Eagles DT $856.7K
3. Kaden Elliss Idaho Saints LB $649.1K

Idaho State

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Tanner Conner Idaho State Dolphins WR $855K

Illinois State

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Shelby Harris Illinois State Seahawks DT $9M
2. James Robinson Illinois State Jaguars RB $763.3K

Indiana State

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Robert Tonyan Jr. Indiana State Packers TE $3.8M
2. Jonas Griffith Indiana State Broncos LB $825K

Jacksonville State

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Siran Neal Jacksonville State Bills S $3M

James Madison

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Aaron Stinnie James Madison Buccaneers G $1.4M
2. Josh Wells James Madison Buccaneers RT $1.3M
3. Dean Marlowe James Madison Falcons SS $1.2M

Liberty

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Malik Willis Liberty Titans QB $1.3M

Maine

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Patrick Ricard Maine Ravens FB $3.8M

Marist

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Jason Myers Marist Seahawks K $3.9M

Missouri State

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Dylan Cole Missouri State Titans ILB $1.2M
2. Eric Johnson Missouri State Colts DT $995.2K

Montana State

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Troy Andersen Montana State Falcons ILB $1.5M
2. Alex Singleton Montana State Broncos LB $1.1M
3. Daniel Hardy Montana State Rams DE $939.9K
4. Lance McCutcheon Montana State Rams WR $856K
5. Lewis Kidd Montana State Saints T $855K

Morgan State

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Joshua Miles Morgan State Cardinals T $648.6K

Murray State

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Quincy Williams Murray State Jets LB $876.5K

Norfolk State

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. De’Shaan Dixon Norfolk State Jaguars OLB $857.3K
2. Bobby Price Norfolk State Lions S $610K

North Carolina A&T

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Brandon Parker North Carolina A&T Raiders T $3.5M
2. Darryl Johnson North Carolina A&T Seahawks DE $654.5K

North Dakota

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Matt Waletzko North Dakota Cowboys T $995.9K

North Dakota State

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Carson Wentz North Dakota State Commanders QB $32M
2. Trey Lance North Dakota State 49ers QB $8.5M
3. Billy Turner North Dakota State Broncos RT $2.5M
4. Christian Watson North Dakota State Packers WR $2.3M
5. Joe Haeg North Dakota State Browns T $2.1M
6. Chris Board North Dakota State Lions LB $2M
7. Dillon Radunz North Dakota State Titans T $1.6M
8. Cordell Volson North Dakota State Bengals G $1.1M
9. Easton Stick North Dakota State Chargers QB $699.4K
10. Ben Ellefson North Dakota State Vikings TE $695K
11. Derrek Tuszka North Dakota State Titans DE $660K

Northern Colorado

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Jacob Bobenmoyer Northern Colorado Broncos LS $695K

Northern Iowa

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Trevor Penning Northern Iowa Saints T $3.5M
2. Spencer Brown Northern Iowa Bills T $1.2M
3. Elerson Smith Northern Iowa Giants OLB $1.1M
4. Elijah Campbell Northern Iowa Dolphins S $895K
5. Isaiah Weston Northern Iowa Browns WR $861.7K

Penn

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Greg Van Roten Penn Bills G $1.3M
2. Justin Watson Penn Chiefs WR $1M

Portland State

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Patrick Onwuasor Portland State Raiders ILB $990K

Prairie View A&M

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Quinton Bell Prairie View A&M Falcons OLB $825K

Presbyterian College

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Justin Bethel Presbyterian College Dolphins CB $1.1M

Princeton

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Jesper Horsted Princeton Raiders TE $895K
2. John Lovett Princeton Dolphins FB $825K

Sacramento State

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Deandre Carter Sacramento State Chargers WR $1.1M

Sacred Heart

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Julius Chestnut Sacred Heart Titans RB $855.8K

Sam Houston State

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Zyon McCollum Sam Houston State Buccaneers CB $995.4K

Samford

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. James Bradberry Samford Eagles CB $7.3M
2. Michael Pierce Samford Ravens DT $5.5M
3. Nick Williams Samford Giants DT $1.2M
4. Montrell Washington Samford Broncos WR $993.5K

San Diego

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Jamal Agnew San Diego Jaguars WR $4.8M
2. Ross Dwelley San Diego 49ers TE $1M

South Carolina State

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Shaquille Leonard South Carolina State Colts ILB $19.7M
2. Javon Hargrave South Carolina State Eagles DT $13M
3. Antonio Hamilton South Carolina State Cardinals CB $1.2M
4. Decobie Durant South Carolina State Rams CB $1M

South Dakota

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Tom Compton South Dakota Broncos G $2.3M
2. Christian Rozeboom South Dakota Rams LB $660K

South Dakota State

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Dallas Goedert South Dakota State Eagles TE $14.3M
2. Pierre Strong South Dakota State Patriots RB $1.1M

Southeast Missouri State

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Michael Ford Southeast Missouri State Falcons CB $1.2M
2. Kristian Wilkerson Southeast Missouri State Patriots WR $835K
3. Drew Forbes Southeast Missouri State Lions G $672.3K

Southern

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Ja'Tyre Carter Southern Bears G $942.3K

Southern Illinois

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Jeremy Chinn Southern Illinois Panthers S $1.3M
2. Ryan Neal Southern Illinois Seahawks CB $920K

Southern Utah

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Miles Killebrew Southern Utah Steelers S $2M
2. Braxton Jones Southern Utah Bears T $989.9K

Stephen F Austin

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. John Franklin-Myers Stephen F Austin Jets DE $13.8M

Stetson

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Donald Parham Stetson Chargers TE $695K

Tennessee-Chattanooga

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Cole Strange Tennessee-Chattanooga Patriots G $3.1M
2. Corey Levin Tennessee-Chattanooga Titans C $1M

Texas A&M-Commerce

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Kader Kohou Texas A&M-Commerce Dolphins CB $863.3K

The Citadel

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Andre Roberts The Citadel Panthers WR $1.8M

VCU

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Mo Alie-Cox VCU Colts TE $5.9M

Villanova

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Tanoh Kpassagnon Villanova Saints DE $2.3M
2. Austin Calitro Villanova Giants ILB $1M
3. Ethan Greenidge Villanova Saints T $1M
4. Christian Benford Villanova Bills CB $963.6K

Wagner

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Julian Stanford Wagner Panthers OLB $1.3M
2. Greg Senat Wagner Jets T $895K
3. Cam Gill Wagner Buccaneers LB $770K

Weber State

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Taron Johnson Weber State Bills CB $8M
2. Jonah Williams Weber State Rams DE $882.5K
3. Iosua Opeta Weber State Eagles G $762.5K

Western Carolina

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Keion Crossen Western Carolina Dolphins CB $3.2M

Western Illinois

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Khalen Saunders Western Illinois Chiefs DT $918.3K
2. Dennis Houston Western Illinois Cowboys WR $855K

William & Mary

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. DeAndre Houston-Carson William & Mary Bears S $1.8M
2. Luke Rhodes William & Mary Colts LS $1.2M
3. Andrew Trainer William & Mary Chargers T $856.7K

Yale

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Foyesade Oluokun Yale Jaguars LB $15M
2. Rodney Thomas Yale Colts S $938.8K

Youngstown State

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Andrew Ogletree Youngstown State Colts TE $959.5K
2. Derek Rivers Youngstown State Texans OLB $98K