Source: Kansas City Star, August 26, 2007
Alaska is the only state that pays its governor more money than its highest-paid coach. Of course, Alaska doesn’t have college football.
In most states, the top-ranking official is paid significantly less. Here is a list of each state’s governor and his or her salary (GOV), the highest-paid coach from a state-funded school (HPC) and the highest-paid football coach (HPFC), if he’s not his state’s highest-paid coach overall.