Texas A&M expected to hire Florida State University's Jimbo Fisher

Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher shouts instructions during the team's NCAA college football game against Clemson in Tallahassee Fla. Two people with direct knowledge of the decision say Fisher has resigned

Fisher won the BCS National Championship in 2013 with the Seminoles and was 83-23 in eight seasons as their head coach.

"I believe Texas A&M is getting one of the best coaches in college football".

If Fisher were to take over the Aggies job, his initial goal would be to turn around a program that's 7-5 this season and has not finished in the top 10 since the 2012 campaign.

Opening the season as the nation's No. 3 team, Florida State never recovered after losing quarterback Deondre Francois to a knee injury. We have the player and fan reaction. According to Schlabach, they were on the money and the deal has now been approved.




Fisher has reportedly agreed to a 10-year, $75 million contract. Except many now believe the Aggies have done it, or something close to it. That opened the door for A&M to make a run at FSU's 52-year old head coach. Florida State is trying to avoid its first losing season since 1976. He made $5.7 million this season as part of an extension he signed in December 2016.

The Register-Guard confirmed that OR did offer Taggart a contact extension last weekend, which Sports Illustrated reported as a five-year deal worth $20 million. THIS IS SEC FOOTBALL This is what the move to the SEC was all about. While at LSU he also worked with Scott Woodward, now the athletic director at Texas A&M.

Fortunately, A&M has the facilities to make Jimbo a happy man for as long as he's in College Station, but the way he handled the Florida State resignation has been a nightmare.

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