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Jimbo Fisher Says Florida State’s Scrutiny Comes Because Of Success, Not Because They Have More Issues Than Other Programs

Has any program in college football faced more scrutiny in recent seasons than Florida State?  The Seminoles had to deal with Jameis Winston’s off-the-field actions, the dismissal of freshman quarterback DeAndre Johnson and the investigation of starting running back Dalvin Cook, among other things.  Is the scrutiny Jimbo Fisher’s program has faced deserved? The FSU coach appeared...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jimbo Fisher throws first pitch to Jameis Winston

Florida State head football coach Jimbo Fisher threw the first pitch during Sunday’s Tampa Rays game for the annual ‘Chop at the Trop’ event. As if Seminoles fans weren’t already intrigued, former FSU quarterback and current Tampa Bay Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston was behind the plate to receive the first pitch from his former head coach. During two years as coach and...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimbo Fisher Wants FSU’s Rivalry Games At Same Time Each Season

Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher wants the Seminoles' rivalry games to be at the same time each season.
Via Gamedayr
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Columnist urges Jimbo Fisher to not turn into Urban Meyer

Mike Bianchi, a sports columnist for the Orlando Sentinel, has been critical of Urban Meyer ever since the former Florida coach opted to come out of retirement to lead the Ohio State football program.     You would think turning into Urban Meyer would be a good thing.  Bleacher Report’s Ben Axelrod has a good summary of the beef.  The critical takes haven’t stopped...
Via College Spun
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida State players will be required to take 'social responsibilities' course

Twitter/@KristenLedlow While there’s no doubt that Florida State has been one of the most successful programs in college football on the field the past few years, the school has certainly had its issues keeping its players out of trouble off of it. Between the numerous Jameis Winston incidents last year and two domestic violence accusations already this year, scrutiny is at...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Former FSU Players Refute Fisher’s Reputation on Discipline

In just five years as a head coach, Florida State’s Jimbo Fisher is among the nation’s most accomplished with a stellar 58-11 record, three ACC crowns and a national championship to his credit. Despite having mentors that include legends like Bobby Bowden and Nick Saban, Fisher has become one of the most vilified figures in college football. Much of the angst against the FSU...
Via Noled Out
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimbo Fisher reportedly banning Florida State players from bars

Jimbo Fisher has seen too many bad things happen with his players at bars, so he has decided to do something about it. According to The Tallahassee Democrat sports editor Jim Henry, Fisher met with his Florida State football players Saturday and told them that bars are now off limits. Word is FSU coach Jimbo...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jimbo Fisher bans FSU players from bars after arrests

A report says FSU coach Jimbo Fisher has banned players from local bars after the arrests of two players for battery on women.
Via Gamedayr
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimbo Fisher, wife Candi release statement announcing divorce

Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher and his wife Candi released a joint statement on Friday announcing that they are separating. “After almost 22 years of marriage, we have decided to amicably separate,” the statement read, via The Palm Beach Post. “Thank you to our family and friends, and the fans who have offered kind words...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Jimbo Fisher, wife Candi separating after cheating rumors surface

Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher and his wife Candi have reportedly separated and are in the process of getting a divorce. According to The Tallahassee Democrat, Jimbo and Candi have been working with attorneys to mediate the terms of a “possible divorce.” As Barstool Sports notes, word of the Fishers’ divorce comes less than a...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

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