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Top 10 highest and lowest-paid assistants in the Big 12

Published: July 20, 2008
Top 10 highest-paid assistants in the Big 12
Name Title Pay
1. Greg Davis Texas off. coordinator $425,000
1. Will Muschamp Texas def. coordinator $425,000
3. Joe Kines A&M def. coordinator $400,000
4. Nolan Cromwell A&M off. coordinator $330,000
5. Joe DeForest OSU special teams $319,000
6. Brent Venables OU def. coordinator $315,000
7. Tim Beckman OSU def. coordinator $303,000
8. Shawn Watson Neb. off. coordinator $300,000
8. Duane Akina Texas defensive backs $300,000
9. Ruffin McNeil Tech def. coordinator $290,000
Top 10 lowest-paid assistants in the Big 12
Name Title Pay
1. Jeff Koonz Iowa St. defensive backs $80,000
2. Richard Rahne Kansas St. running backs $85,000
3. Jay Rodgers Iowa St. wide receivers $90,000
4. Darian Hagan Colorado running backs $92,555
5. Frank Leonard Kansas St. tight ends $100,000
5. Warren Ruggiero Kansas St. quarterbacks $110,000
5. Scott Fountain Iowa St. tight ends $110,000
5. Michael Pelton Iowa St. defensive line $110,000
5. Shawn Raney Iowa St. defensive backs $110,000
5. Clay McGuire Tech special teams $110,000
Source: Figures obtained by The Oklahoman through the Oklahoma Open Records Act, Colorado Open Records Act, Kansas Open Records Act, Iowa Open Records Law, Missouri Sunshine Law, Nebraska Open Records Act and Texas Public Information Act.

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