The 15 Most Overpaid Coaches In College Football

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We recently looked at the highest-paid college football coaches. Since then, Nick Saban signed a new deal moving him to the top of the list.But a lot of those coaches are worth the price tag producing teams that consistently compete for conference and national championships.

On the other hand, if we look at how much college coaches are paid per win, we get a picture of which coaches might be overpaid.

(data via USAToday.com).

#15 Mike Riley, Oregon State

Total Compensation: $1,313,471

2011 Wins: 3

Cost Per Win: $437,824

#14 Nick Saban, Alabama

Total Compensation: $4,833,333

2011 Wins: 11

Cost Per Win: $439,394

#13 Bob Stoops, Oklahoma

Total Compensation: $4,075,000

2011 Wins: 9

Cost Per Win: $452,778

#12 Derek Dooley, Tennessee

Total Compensation: $2,330,591

2011 Wins: 5

Cost Per Win: $466,118

#11 Gene Chizik, Auburn

Total Compensation: $3,500,000

2011 Wins: 7

Cost Per Win: $500,000

#10 Will Muschamp, Florida

Total Compensation: $3,221,000

2011 Wins: 6

Cost Per Win: $536,833

#9 Kirk Ferentz, Iowa

Total Compensation: $3,785,000

2011 Wins: 7

Cost Per Win: $540,714

#8 Jerry Kill, Minnesota

Total Compensation: $1,700,000

2011 Wins: 3

Cost Per Win: $566,667

#7 David Cutcliffe, Duke

Total Compensation: $1,762,895

2011 Wins: 3

Cost Per Win: $587,632

#6 Mack Brown, Texas

Total Compensation: $5,193,500

2011 Wins: 7

Cost Per Win: $741,929

#5 Mike Locksley, New Mexico

Total Compensation: $760,500

2011 Wins: 1

Cost Per Win: $760,500

#4 Randy Edsall, Maryland

Total Compensation: $2,013,440

2011 Wins: 2

Cost Per Win: $1,006,720

#3 Turner Gill, Kansas

Total Compensation: $2,101,200

2011 Wins: 2

Cost Per Win: $1,050,600

#2 Kevin Wilson, Indiana

Total Compensation: $1,260,000

2011 Wins: 1

Cost Per Win: $1,260,000

#1 Houston Nutt, Mississippi

Total Compensation: $2,771,750

2011 Wins: 2

Cost Per Win: $1,385,875

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