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Jim Harbaugh's $9-million salary tops coaches' pay list, report says

Jim Harbaugh's $9-million salary tops coaches' pay list, report says

The quickly rising Michigan football program has already reached No. 1 in at least one category: coach’s salary.

Making just over $9 million annually, Jim Harbaugh now ranks as the highest paid head man in the nation, according to a USA Today survey.

That vaults the former quarterback well past last year’s top earner, Nick Saban of Alabama, who falls to second at $6.9 million.

Urban Meyer of Ohio State, Bob Stoops of Oklahoma and Jimbo Fisher of Florida State complete the Top 5 with salaries in the $5.2-million-to-$6-million range.

The Southeastern Conference paid the highest median...

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