Like their higher-paid bosses, college football assistants have always, but especially in recent years, benefited from the huge amount of money their sport produces.
According to numbers released by USA Today, 100 coordinators and position coaches made $355,000 or more last season—a number someone like myself, a humble football blogger, might be lucky to make in a lifetime. (Kidding. I think. But not really.)
Those numbers are constantly growing, too.
The sixth highest-paid coach in the country last year would not crack the projected top nine for 2014. The sport grows bigger each season, which gets reflected in the bank accounts of all those involved.
Here are some of the biggest beneficiaries.