College football is big business. And it shouldn’t be a surprise that Nick Saban is college football’s highest paid coach. Saban has won the BCS national championship with the Crimson Tide 3 times. And last year he led the Tide to the Sugar Bowl.

Here are college football’s 5 highest paid coaches.

  1. Nick Saban University of Alabama           $7.3 million
  2. Urban Meyer Ohio State                           $5.8 million
  3. Bob Stoops University of Oklahoma        $5.25 million
  4. Jim Harbaugh University of Michigan       $5 million
  5. Charlie Strong University of Texas           $5 million

It pays to be a good coach!