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Florida State Football: Fisher’s National Signing Day Dominance

Recruiting arms races are on again as national signing day is merely days away. Florida State football has been atop the recruiting world since Jimbo Fisher has taken over for Bobby Bowden. According to ESPN contributor Jared Shanker, since 2011, Florida State’s recruit rankings are averaging an astounding 3.4; while Alabama is the only team ranked higher at an average ranking...
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Jimbo Fisher's extension could be worth $44 million

More so than at any point in the past, being a top-tier head coach in college football is about as financially exclusive as coaching in the NFL. That was brought to the forefront when Michigan doled out countless millions to pull Jim Harbaugh from the NFL ranks earlier this month. Now comes news that Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher’s extension (agreed to last month) will...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Big buyout for Florida State football coach Jimbo Fisher

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Jimbo Fisher's eight-year contract extension will begin with a $5 million salary in 2015 and includes a significant buyout if he chooses to leave Florida State before the end of the 2022 season. The school announced the contract Dec. 23, but released the financial details Wednesday as part of a public records request. The 49-year-old Fisher will owe $5 million...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimbo Fisher threatens to bench Jameis Winston (Video)

The wheels came off the bus for Florida State in the third quarter of the Rose Bowl against Oregon as they fumbled three times and allowed four Ducks touchdowns. They committed four turnovers in the third quarter, including a fumble by Jameis Winston that Oregon recovered for a touchdown, and an interception following a tipped...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Fisher gets new contract, is now one of highest-paid coaches

Florida State fans: Jimbo Fisher is going to be around for a while.  Tuesday afternoon, the Seminoles announced they had signed Fisher to a new contract. The 49-year-old coach, who has been FSU’s head coach since 2010, has agreed to a new eight-year deal that will keep him in Tallahassee until 2022, at least.  Florida State officials did not release specific terms of the contract...
Via College Spun
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimbo Fisher: Leaving for NFL is what Jameis Winston 'should do'

For months, it’s pretty much been a forgone conclusion that Jameis Winston would be departing for the NFL following this season.  Winston, a redshirt sophomore, is eligible to leave Tallahassee for the pro ranks at the conclusion of the Seminoles’ year. The 6-foot-4, 230-pound quarterback is projected to be a top-five pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. Based on his stock, and everything...
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December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimbo Fisher on committee: 'Decision just got made'

Saturday night, Florida State finished up its second straight undefeated regular season with a 37-35 win over Georgia Tech in the ACC title game. The Seminoles, now 13-0, wound up as the only team in FBS football without a loss – a remarkable accomplishment. After the contest, head coach Jimbo Fisher made it clear that regardless of the fact that the selection committee currently...
Via College Spun
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimbo Fisher doesn't know why FSU dropped in playoff rankings

One of the biggest surprises with Tuesday night’s College Football Playoff rankings was that the 9-1 Oregon Ducks passed the undefeated Florida State Seminoles and became the No. 2 team in the country in the eyes of the selection committee. While FSU coach Jimbo Fisher said today that he wasn’t concerned with where his team was ranked, he was a bit perplexed by the committee’s...
Via College Spun
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jimbo Fisher gets annoyed, cuts interview short

Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher cut an interview with reporters short on Monday when he was asked a question about Jameis Winston’s off-field troubles. Fisher, who was apparently told there would be no questions about any Winston drama, was first asked if there was any news regarding Winston’s university disciplinary hearing. “We’re moving on...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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