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Jim Harbaugh is highest paid college coach

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Michigan's coach makes a lot of sheckles

NCAA Football: Illinois at Michigan Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

Jim Harbaugh has an undefeated team this season, and an unmatched salary as well. According to USA Today’s annual survey, Michigan’s coach makes two million more than any other college coach, with his salary being over 9 millions dollars.

TOP 25 PAID COLLEGE COACHES

  1. Jim Harbaugh | Michigan | $9,004,000

2. Nick Saban | Alabama | $6,939,395

3. Urban Meyer | Ohio State | $6,094,800

4. Bob Stoops | Oklahoma| $5,550,000

5. Jimbo Fisher | Florida State | $5,250,000

6. Charlie Strong | Texas | $5,200,130

7. Kevin Sumlin | Texas A&M |$5,000,000

8. Gus Malzahn | Auburn |$4,729,500

9. Hugh Freeze |Ole Miss | 4,703,500

10. Kirk Ferentz | Iowa | $4,500,000

11. James Franklin | Penn State |$4,500,000

12. Dabo Swinney |Clemson |$4,422,700

13. Les Miles | LSU |$4,385,567

14. Mark Dantonio | Michigan State |$4,300,000

15. Jim McElwain | Florida | $4,268,325

16. Dan Mullen | Mississippi State |$4,200,000

17. Bret Bielema | Arkansas | $4,145,000

18. Butch Jones | Tennessee | $4,110,000

19. David Shaw | Stanford | $4,067,219

20. Gary Patterson | TCU | $4,014,723

21. Bobby Petrino | Louisville | $3,910,434

22. Mike Gundy | Oklahoma State | $3,775,000

23. Kirby Smart | Georgia | $3,753,600

24. Kyle Wittingham | Utah | $3,650,000

25. Chris Petersen | Washington | $3,605,847