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Don Brown To Become 3rd Highest Paid Assistant Coach in College Football

Michigan defensive coordinator Don Brown will reportedly become the third highest-paid assistant coach in college football with his new deal.

Michigan has agreed to a new 5-year deal with defensive coordinator Don Brown, according to Bruce Feldman of FOX Sports. The contract will pay him roughly $1.4 million per year over the 5-year deal, making him the third highest paid assistant coach in college football, behind Texas A&M DC John Chavis ($1.56 million) and Clemson DC Brent Venables ($1.43 million).

In just his first year as Michigan's defensive coordinator, Brown produced the nation's No. 2 defense. The Michigan Wolverines led the nation in third-down defense under Brown, allowing third down conversions at a rate of just 21 percent. The unit ranked No. 2 in points allowed per game (14.1) and tackles for loss per game (9.2).

Before coming to Ann Arbor, Brown produced top defenses for Boston College, UConn and Maryland.

[FOX Sports]