Posted December 18, 2012


USC defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin is the nation's highest-paid assistant football coach at an estimated $1.5 million. (Kent Nishimura/Getty Images

HONOLULU – SEPTEMBER 2: Assistant head coach Monte Kiffin of the University of South Carolina Trojans on the sidelines during the USC Trojans’s season opener against the University of Hawaii Warriors at Aloha Stadium September 2, 2010 in Honolulu, Hawaii. (Photo by Kent Nishimura/Getty Images)