Carroll top paid coach?

According to tax returns filed by USC, Pete Carroll earned $4,436,386 last year, according to the LA Times blog. (via Wizard of Odds).

The Wizard of Odds concludes: Pete Carroll would appear to be the highest-paid college football coach in the land…

But is he? Forbes estimated Saban’s compensation is closer to $5 million, and what about Charlie Weis?

Also, LA is an expensive town. How far does $4.4 million per year go? That is probably closer to $2 million in Tuscaloosa.

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