USA Today released its annual list of how much college football coaches are making and Hurricanes coach Al Golden ranks 46th among the 119 the newspaper was able to calculate.
Golden, signed through Feb. 1, 2020, is making $2.148 million this season, less than at least seven other coaches in the ACC. Seven schools weren't represented in the chart: ACC schools Pittsburgh, Syracuse and Boston College were among them.
The coaches USA Today says are making more than Golden: FSU's Jimbo Fisher ($2.75m), N.C. State's Dave Doeren ($2.555m), Clemson's Dabo Swinney ($2.550m), Virginia Tech's Frank Beamer ($2.541m), Georgia Tech's Paul Johnson ($2.515m), Wake Forest's Jim Grobe ($2.251m) and Virginia's Mike London ($2.189m).
Here is the link to the chart with all coaching salaries.
Alabama's Nick Saban pulls in the most money among all coaches at $5.545 million. Interestingly enough Penn State's Bill O'Brien checks in at $3.282 million, 14th overall. Florida's Will Muschamp is making $2.734 million.