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Michigan's Jim Harbaugh leads college football coaches in salary
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Michigan's Jim Harbaugh leads college football coaches in salary
Wednesday October 26th, 2016

Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh is the highest-paid college football coach in the 2016 NCAAF coaches salaries list by USA Today.

Harbaugh earns $9,004,000. He has coached Michigan to an undefeated 7–0 record this season, and the school ranks second in the Associated Press Top 25 Poll.

The only team ahead of the Wolverines is Nick Saban's Alabama Crimson Tide. Saban is No. 2 on the salaries list with his $6,939,395 salary.

Urban Meyer of Ohio State comes in at No. 3 with $6,003,000.

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The SEC has four coaches among the top 10 highest-paid.

View the Top 10 below:

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

2. Nick Saban, Alabama – $6,939,395

3. Urban Meyer, Ohio State – $6,003,000

4. Bob Stoops, Oklahoma – $5,550,000

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

6. Charlie Strong, Texas – $5,200,000

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

8. Gus Malzahn, Auburn – $4,725,000

9. Hugh Freeze, Mississippi – $4,700,000

10. James Franklin, Penn State – $4,500,000

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