Updated by Dan on Sep 1, 2022

Mountain West player salaries in the 2022 NFL season

What Mountain West schools had the most and highest paid NFL players in 2022?
How it works

College # Salary
1. Fresno State 6 $72.5M
2. Wyoming 8 $65.3M
3. Boise State 12 $43.8M
4. Colorado State 7 $33.9M
5. Nevada 5 $29.3M
6. Utah State 8 $20.2M
7. San Diego State 10 $16.8M
8. San Jose State 4 $8.7M
9. New Mexico 2 $5.9M
10. Hawaii 2 $3.8M
11. Nevada-Las Vegas 1 $895K
12. Air Force 1 $742.5K

Air Force

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Zane Lewis Air Force Jets CB $742.5K

Boise State

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. DeMarcus Lawrence Boise State Cowboys DE $13.3M
2. Charles Leno Boise State Commanders LT $12.3M
3. Cedrick Wilson Boise State Dolphins WR $7.4M
4. Leighton Vander Esch Boise State Cowboys LB $2M
5. Tanner Vallejo Boise State Cardinals OLB $1.7M
6. Ezra Cleveland Boise State Vikings T $1.4M
7. John Bates Boise State Commanders TE $1.1M
8. Khalil Shakir Boise State Bills WR $1M
9. Brett Rypien Boise State Broncos QB $965K
9. Jeremy McNichols Boise State Steelers RB $965K
11. Avery Williams Boise State Falcons RB $930K
12. Alexander Mattison Boise State Vikings RB $867.8K

Colorado State

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Shaquil Barrett Colorado State Buccaneers OLB $17M
2. Michael Gallup Colorado State Cowboys WR $11.5M
3. Trey McBride Colorado State Cardinals TE $1.6M
4. Rashard Higgins Colorado State Panthers WR $1.2M
5. Trent Sieg Colorado State Raiders LS $1.1M
6. Ryan Stonehouse Colorado State Titans P $856.7K
7. Olabisi Johnson Colorado State Vikings WR $648.6K

Fresno State

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Derek Carr Fresno State Raiders QB $40.5M
2. Davante Adams Fresno State Raiders WR $28M
3. Charles Washington Fresno State Cardinals S $1.2M
4. Mykal Walker Fresno State Falcons OLB $1M
5. DaRon Bland Fresno State Cowboys CB $991.2K
6. JuJu Hughes Fresno State Lions S $825K


Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Rigoberto Sanchez Hawaii Colts P $2.9M
2. Jahlani Tavai Hawaii Patriots LB $929.4K


Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Joel Bitonio Nevada Browns G $16M
2. Austin Corbett Nevada Panthers G $8.8M
3. Malik Reed Nevada Steelers OLB $2.4M
4. Romeo Doubs Nevada Packers WR $1.1M
5. Cole Turner Nevada Commanders TE $999.7K

Nevada-Las Vegas

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Javin White Nevada-Las Vegas Bears LB $895K

New Mexico

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Jason Sanders New Mexico Dolphins K $4.4M
2. Corey Bojorquez New Mexico Browns P $1.5M

San Diego State

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Rashaad Penny San Diego State Seahawks RB $5.8M
2. Daniel Brunskill San Diego State 49ers T $2.4M
3. Cam Thomas San Diego State Cardinals DE $1.3M
4. Aaron Brewer San Diego State Cardinals LS $1.3M
5. Damontae Kazee San Diego State Steelers S $1.2M
6. Daniel Bellinger San Diego State Giants TE $1.1M
7. Darren Hall San Diego State Falcons CB $1.1M
8. Calvin Munson San Diego State Dolphins ILB $925K
9. Nick Bawden San Diego State Jets FB $895K
10. Greg Bell San Diego State Lions RB $858.3K

San Jose State

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Wes Schweitzer San Jose State Commanders G $4.5M
2. David Quessenberry San Jose State Bills RT $1.8M
3. Keith Smith San Jose State Falcons FB $1.4M
4. Josh Oliver San Jose State Ravens TE $1.1M

Utah State

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Bobby Wagner Utah State Rams ILB $10M
2. Jordan Love Utah State Packers QB $3.1M
3. Nick Vigil Utah State Cardinals OLB $1.8M
4. Patrick Scales Utah State Bears LS $1.3M
5. Dallin Leavitt Utah State Packers S $1.2M
6. Tyler Larsen Utah State Commanders C $1.2M
7. Jalen Davis Utah State Bengals CB $1M
8. Tipa Galeai Utah State Packers DE $660K


Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Josh Allen Wyoming Bills QB $43M
2. Chase Roullier Wyoming Commanders C $10.1M
3. Mike Purcell Wyoming Broncos DE $3.8M
4. Carl Granderson Wyoming Saints DE $2.6M
5. Andrew Wingard Wyoming Jaguars S $2.4M
6. Chad Muma Wyoming Jaguars LB $1.4M
7. Logan Wilson Wyoming Bengals LB $1.2M
8. Marcus Epps Wyoming Eagles S $672K