Updated by Dan on Sep 1, 2023

Mountain West player salaries in the 2023 NFL season

What Mountain West schools had the most and highest paid NFL players in 2023?
How it works

College # Salary
1. Wyoming 8 $71.9M
2. Fresno State 8 $69.3M
3. Boise State 12 $48M
4. Colorado State 7 $32.2M
5. Nevada 4 $26.8M
6. Utah State 7 $25M
7. San Diego State 12 $16M
8. San Jose State 7 $15.9M
9. New Mexico 3 $7.1M
10. Hawaii 4 $7M

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 $4M
5. Alexander Mattison Boise State Vikings RB $3.5M
6. Ezra Cleveland Boise State Vikings T $1.4M
7. Brett Rypien Boise State Rams QB $1.1M
8. John Bates Boise State Commanders TE $1.1M
9. JL Skinner Boise State Broncos S $1M
10. Scott Matlock Boise State Chargers DT $1M
11. Khalil Shakir Boise State Bills WR $1M
12. Avery Williams Boise State Falcons RB $930K

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. Trent Sieg Colorado State Cowboys LS $1.2M
5. Ryan Stonehouse Colorado State Titans P $856.7K
6. Olabisi Johnson Colorado State Vikings WR N/A
6. Rashard Higgins Colorado State Panthers WR N/A

Fresno State

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Derek Carr Fresno State Saints QB $37.5M
2. Davante Adams Fresno State Raiders WR $28M
3. Jake Haener Fresno State Saints QB $1.1M
4. DaRon Bland Fresno State Cowboys CB $991.2K
5. Nikko Remigio Fresno State Chiefs WR $903.3K
6. Ronnie Rivers Fresno State Rams RB $787.5K
7. Charles Washington Fresno State Cardinals S N/A
7. Tyeler Davison Fresno State Chargers DT N/A


Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Rigoberto Sanchez Hawaii Colts P $2.9M
2. Jahlani Tavai Hawaii Patriots LB $2.2M
3. Keith Kirkwood Hawaii Saints WR $1M
4. Ilm Manning Hawaii Cardinals T $903.3K


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

Nevada-Las Vegas

Name College NFL Pos Salary
. Javin White Nevada-Las Vegas Bears LB N/A

New Mexico

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Jason Sanders New Mexico Dolphins K $4.4M
2. Corey Bojorquez New Mexico Browns P $1.7M
3. Jerrick Reed II New Mexico Seahawks S $1M

San Diego State

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Damontae Kazee San Diego State Steelers S $3M
2. Daniel Brunskill San Diego State Titans T $2.8M
3. Rashaad Penny San Diego State Eagles RB $1.4M
4. Cam Thomas San Diego State Cardinals DE $1.3M
5. Aaron Brewer San Diego State Cardinals LS $1.2M
6. Daniel Bellinger San Diego State Giants TE $1.1M
7. Nick Bawden San Diego State Jets FB $1.1M
8. Keith Ismael San Diego State Cardinals C $940K
9. Jesse Matthews San Diego State Texans WR $901.7K
10. David Wells San Diego State Buccaneers TE $870K
11. Zach Thomas San Diego State Rams T $787.5K
12. Segun Olubi San Diego State Colts LB $750K

San Jose State

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Josh Oliver San Jose State Vikings TE $7M
2. Wes Schweitzer San Jose State Jets G $2.5M
3. Keith Smith San Jose State Falcons FB $2.4M
4. Viliami Fehoko Jr. San Jose State Cowboys DE $1.1M
5. David Quessenberry San Jose State Vikings RT $1.1M
6. Andre Chachere San Jose State Cardinals CB $940K
7. Elijah Cooks San Jose State Jaguars WR $901.7K

Utah State

Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Jordan Love Utah State Packers QB $13.5M
2. Bobby Wagner Utah State Seahawks ILB $5.5M
3. Dallin Leavitt Utah State Packers S $1.4M
4. Patrick Scales Utah State Bears LS $1.3M
4. Tyler Larsen Utah State Commanders C $1.3M
6. Jalen Davis Utah State Bengals CB $1.2M
7. Deven Thompkins Utah State Buccaneers WR $787.5K


Name College NFL Pos Salary
1. Josh Allen Wyoming Bills QB $43M
2. Logan Wilson Wyoming Bengals LB $9M
3. Marcus Epps Wyoming Raiders S $6M
4. Mike Purcell Wyoming Broncos DE $3.8M
5. Andrew Wingard Wyoming Jaguars S $3.2M
6. Tashaun Gipson Wyoming 49ers FS $2.9M
7. Carl Granderson Wyoming Saints DE $2.6M
8. Chad Muma Wyoming Jaguars LB $1.4M