James Franklin is expected to receive a contract from Penn State worth up to $4.5 million a year, according to a source, making him the Big Ten's second-highest-paid coach behind Ohio State's Urban Meyer.
Penn State football coach Bill O'Brien is getting a $1 million pay raise after a successful debut in Happy Valley.
Records released Friday by the university show the 82-year-old Hall of Famer is Penn State's highest-paid employee, making more than $1.03 million last year.
Joe Paterno's salary is no longer one of the most closely guarded secrets in college sports -- the Penn State coach will earn more than $500,000 this year.
The salaries of Penn State coach Joe Paterno and the school's top administrators must be disclosed by the state retirement system, the state Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.
Joe Paterno said Saturday that he will defer to the university on how to respond to a court ruling that would make his salary public record.