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Here Are The 5 Highest-Paid Assistants In College Football

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There's no shortage of money to go around.

We've all heard about the lucrative contracts for head coaches in college football. Texas A&M just signed Jimbo Fisher to a 10-year, $75 million deal, making him the second highest paid head coach behind Alabama's Nick Saban.

But what about their assistants?

USA Today released the salaries for every assistant coach in college football. Here are the five highest-paid assistants.

1 - Dave Aranda, DC, LSU: $1.8 million

2 - Brent Venables, DC, Clemson: $1.7 million

3 - John Chavis, DC, Texas A&M: $1.6 million

4 - Matt Canada, OC, LSU: $1.5 million

5 - Jeremy Pruitt, DC, Alabama: $1.3 million

It's clear there's no shortage of funds for some of the top football programs in the country.

What do you think of these massive contracts?