Nick Saban can buy a lot of rat poison, oatmeal cream pies and AFLAC insurance with his annual salary.

The Alabama head coach is once again the highest-paid college football coach in the country.

USA Today has decided to place their annual college football salary list behind a subscriber pay wall this year, but reports that Saban’s total pay for 2022 is $10.957 million.

SEC head coaches are all over the top ten with Georgia’s Kirby Smart coming in third at $10.25 million, LSU’s Brian Kelly is fourth at $9.81 million and Texas A&M’s Jimbo Fisher is sixth with $9 million. Just missing the cut are Ole Miss’ Lane Kiffin and Florida’s Billy Napier, both of whom make $7.27 million.

Just being associated with Nick Saban can also get you paid. Former assistant Mel Tucker, now the head coach at Michigan State is fifth at $9.56. Another former assistant, Mario Cristobal, reportedly makes north of $8 million, but Miami doesn’t disclose salary information to the public. Adding in Smart, Napier and Kiffin, the 2015 Tide coaching staff is now worth over $45 million in salary annually.

Yes for some coaches Nick Saban is the gift that keeps on giving.

Others in the top ten are Clemson’s Dabo Swinner is second with $10.54 million. Ohio State’s Ryan Day comes in a seventh with $8.78 million. Penn State’s James Franklin ($8.5 million), Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh ($8.11 million) and Oklahoma State’s Mike Gundy ($7.5 million) round out the top ten.

This list usually doesn’t include private schools, which don’t have to disclose salary details. USC’s Lincoln Riley reportedly makes over $10 million annually and Stanford’s David Shaw has been reported to make $8.9 million in annual salary.