We are now in Position 8 of 9 in our series examining the highest-paid position coaches in college football, and for just the second time we’ve found a position where the low end does not hit the $400,000 mark. (Running backs being the other.) In fact, at $350,000, we’ve now found the low end of the high end among FBS position coaches.

But, as we’ll explain below, there are reasons for that.

As always, salaries based on publicly-available information, primarily the USA Today coaching salary database.

1. Dameyune Craig, Texas A&M — $600,000
2. Cale Gundy, Oklahoma — $535,000
3. David Johnson, Tennessee — $505,000
4. Dennis Simmons, Oklahoma — $460,000
5. Jacob Peeler, Ole Miss — $425,000
6. Kasey Dunn, Oklahoma State — $410,000
7. Darrin Chiaverini, Colorado — $400,000
7. Charlie Fisher, Arizona State — $400,000
9. Cortez Hankton, Georgia — $375,000
10. Kodi Burns, Auburn — $350,000
10. Drew Mehringer, Texas — $350,000
10. Justin Stepp, Arkansas — $350,000

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Notes of interest:

— Coordinators (or co-coordinators) not included in this list (because they’re coordinators or co-coordinators): Clemson’s Jeff Scott ($1 million), Michigan’s Josh Gattis ($900,000), Nebraska’s Troy Walters ($700,000), South Carolina’s Bryan McClendon ($675,000), Mississippi State’s Luke Getsy ($600,000), Florida’s Billy Gonzales ($577,000) and NC State’s George McDonald ($368,000).

— Brian Hartline made $105,000 as Ohio State’s interim wide receivers coach in 2018. Ryan Day has since named him the Buckeyes’ full-time wideouts coach, but his salary is not yet public. You can safely assume it’ll be above $105,000, though.

— Equally worth of mentioning: Alabama does not have a wide receivers coach as of this moment. For what it’s worth, Gattis made $525,000 while coaching the Crimson Tide’s wide receivers in 2018.

— Gundy serves as Lincoln Riley’s co-offensive coordinator and recruiting coordinator in addition to coaching Oklahoma’s inside receivers. The former Oklahoma quarterback and GA — who turns 47 in April — has been a Sooner for all but four years of his adult life.

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