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Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher catches a shark on family vacation

Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher catches a shark while on a family vacation.  Fisher’s wife Candi posted a picture of the catch via Twitter: Fishing with the boys! pic.twitter.com/23e0AJGf2P — Candi Fisher (@canfish16) July 9, 2014   The Seminole coach is used to catching the big recruits (ahem Jameis Winston) and now he can add catching a shark bigger than himself to...
Via NCAA Football Zone
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

FSU receiver arrested for allegedly stealing a motorized scooter

Please let college football begin. Florida State wide receiver Jesus Wilson has been arrested and charged with grand theft auto by campus police for boosting a motorized scooter down in Tallahassee. The Leon County Sherrif’s web site shows that Wilson was taken into custody but is no longer an inmate, indicating that he has bonded out. According to a statement released by the Florida...
Via NCAA Football Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jimbo Fisher and family caught a huge shark while fishing

Jimbo Fisher just seems to be winning at everything these days. The Florida State head coach is probably still high on his team’s BCS National Championship win back in January, and he brought some of that good karma with him on a family fishing trip earlier this week. Fisher’s wife Candi tweeted the photo you […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

FSU's Jimbo Fisher catches shark on family fishing outing

Nick Saban isn’t the only college football coach who enjoys going out on a boat. Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher went out on a lake with his family and apparently did some fishing, as the National Championship winning coach hauled in a shark that’s bigger than he is, according to a picture tweeted out by his wife. Fishing with the boys! pic.twitter.com/23e0AJGf2P —...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

CAN-DI FISHER! CAN-DI FISHER!

  I have to thank crazed Florida State grad @nolanolegal for taking the time tonight to tip my off about Jimbo Fisher posing…
Via Busted Coverage
2 days ago  |  Discuss

FSU vs. the SEC: A Rivalry in the Making?

Few would argue that the Southeastern Conference is the best in all of college football. Prior to Florida State’s 34-31 victory over Auburn in which the Seminoles momentarily silenced the “SEC, SEC” chanters, the SEC had a stranglehold atop college football’s summit. From 2006-12, the SEC won seven straight BCS titles and routinely dominated non-conference competition. Somewhere...
Via Noled Out
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Fisher: “Coker Best Tide Quarterback Ever”

Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher is weighing in on Alabama’s quarterback position. Fisher, a West Virginia native and now national champion, says Florida State transfer Jacob Coker should be the starting quarterback when the Crimson Tide opens the season against West Virginia on August 31st. Fisher went so far to say Coker is the Tide’s best quarterback, ever. “Including...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

ACC Football: 2014 Preseason Power Rankings

When all was said and done, the Florida State Seminoles hoisted the BCS Trophy, proving the team playing in the national title game was more important than the conference it played in.So much was made about the ACC not being as good as the SEC and yes, it showed with teams and records and players and draft picks. But FSU was built by Jimbo Fisher, a former Alabama assistant, with...
Via Football Nation
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Reasons for Seminole Resurgence: #6 Fisher’s First Class

In one of the more dramatic finishes of the BCS era, Kelvin Benjamin’s 2-yard touchdown grab against Auburn gave Florida State its first national championship in 14 years. After what some consider a lost decade, Florida State’s rise back to the top of college football was a long, arduous journey. The Seminoles endured three six-loss seasons, an academic cheating scandal and the...
Via Noled Out
21 days ago  |  Discuss

FSU coach Jimbo Fisher praising Alabama QB Jacob Coker

Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher had nothing but high praise for new Alabama Quarterback Jacob Coker.  Did I fail to mention that the possible replacement for AJ McCarron (now with the Cincinnati Bengals of the NFL) transferred from FSU to play for Saban? In an interview with TideSports.com, coach Fisher believes that his former signal caller gives Alabama the best chance to win...
Via NCAA Football Zone
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimbo Fisher: Jacob Coker better than former Alabama QB's Greg McElroy and A.J. McCarron?

Jacob Coker and Jimbo Fisher. Via TideSports.com.Jimbo Fisher just opened up a hornet's nest. The Florida State Seminoles coach was singing the praises of former Seminole quarterback Jacob Coker, who transferred to Alabama following graduation. In doing so, Fisher decided to drop a mega-zinger in comparing Coker to his predecessor QB's under Alabama Crimson Tide coach Nick...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimbo Fisher Calls Jacob Coker Bama’s “Most Talented” QB During Nick Saban’s Tenure

RammaJammaYellaHamma/wikimedia Alabama has had some solid quarterbacks during Nick Saban’s seven year stretch as the school’s head football coach. However, if you ask Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher, the best is yet to come for the Crimson Tide. Former Florida State quarterback Jacob Coker — who competed with Jameis Winston for the team’s starting QB spot last year...
Via College Spun
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Lane Kiffin Jokes With Jimbo Fisher About Landing Jacob Coker, Says “It Must Be Nice To Be That Loaded”

It’s all fun and games before the actual season starts. At last night’s Dex Imaging Football Preview for L’Arche Mobile, a number of high-profile college football coaches were on-hand to give their thoughts about the upcoming season. Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin, who was hired this offseason to replace Doug Nussmeier after he left for Michigan, gave a mini-preview...
Via College Spun
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimbo FIsher believes Jacob Coker will be sucessful at Alabama.

Jacob Coker. Photo via ESPN. How is Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher taking former Seminole backup quarterback Jacob Coker's transfer to Alabama? It doesn't seem to be bothering him too much. In fact, Fisher predicted on Mobile sports talk station WNSP-FM that Coker will have a successful season in Tuscaloosa. "Jacob Coker is an outstanding young man, first and...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimbo Fisher: We wanted to face Alabama in national title game

Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher recently spoke to the FSU softball team, and one of his messages was wanting to be the best. That's why he said the Seminoles were hoping to play Alabama, not Auburn, in last season's title game.
Via Fox Sports
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Jimbo Fisher Says FSU Wanted Alabama In BCS National Championship Game

When Florida State won the BCS national title last season, it had to go through the SEC champion, Auburn, to get it done. And while head coach Jimbo Fisher acknowledges that he wanted the matchup to be with the Southeastern Conference title winner, he apparently wanted that team to be Alabama. While giving a pep talk to the FSU softball team earlier this week ahead of the Super Regionals...
Via College Spun
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimbo Fisher says Jameis Winston does not need 24-hour supervision, has to be ‘responsible’ for own actions

Jameis Winston is responsible for James Winston. Nobody else. Not a graduate assistant. Not a teammate. That is the tact Jimbo Fisher is taking with the most famous athlete in FSU history. Fisher is not leaving Winston out on an island alone – the Seminoles still will monitor the troubled QB and attempt to limit outside distractions to a point – but they will not be tailing...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimbo on Jameis: You can't make those mistakes anymore

Jameis Winston’s father may believe that his son needs someone to be with him at all times, but Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher is not making excuses for his quarterback. Palm Beach Post‘s Tom D’Angelo spoke with Fisher about Winston. Despite the increased pressure and publicity placed on the Heisman winner, Fisher says he must learn to cope with it himself. “To keep...
Via College Spun
May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Maintaining Excellence is Fisher’s Next Challenge

After coaching Florida State to the school’s second perfect season and third national championship, FSU head coach Jimbo Fisher is one of the hottest names in college football. In four years as the head man in Tallahassee, Fisher is 45-10 while delivering the school three 10-win seasons and two ACC titles in addition to the final BCS championship. Following the 2009 season, Fisher...
Via Noled Out
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Reasons for Seminole Resurgence: #10 Hiring Jimbo Fisher

In one of the more dramatic finishes of the BCS era, Kelvin Benjamin’s 2-yard touchdown grab against Auburn gave Florida State its first national championship in 14 years. After what some consider a lost decade, Florida State’s rise back to the top of college football was a long, arduous journey. The Seminoles endured three six-loss seasons, an academic cheating scandal and the...
Via Noled Out
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

ACC first and second-year head coaches still building programs

The ACC is in pretty good shape when it comes to head coaches, all things considered. One coach is coming off of a national title in Jimbo Fisher. Clemson's Dabo Swinney has turned that program around from mediocre to elite. Duke's David Cutcliffe is regarded as one of the brightest minds in the business. Virginia Tech's Frank Beamer has been with the program for nearly...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer, David Shaw, Jimbo Fisher To Be Part Of NFL Network’s Draft Coverage

The NFL Draft is one of the biggest events of the year for television networks. During 2013′s first round, Nielsen estimated that a total of 20 million viewers tuned into to one of the broadcasts on ESPN or the NFL Network. ESPN has annually gotten most of the viewers, averaging 6.2 million starting at 8 p.m. E.T. last year, compared to the 1.5 million the NFL Network averaged...
Via College Spun
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

College Football Universe Preseason Top 128 Ranking

The 2014 College Football Universe Preseason Top 128 Ranking is released. The ranking is simply based on which teams I perceive as the best coming into the 2014 season. This is not a prediction of the final season rankings and it is not based on strength of schedule. The AP Top 25 rank for the end of 2013, recruiting rank, and returning starters are listed for each team, but there...
Via College Football Universe
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Jameis Winston suspended by FSU baseball team

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston, who also happens to be a member of the university’s baseball team, has been suspended from the spring sport after being issued a misdemeanor citation Tuesday for allegedly shoplifting crab legs from a supermarket. Winston was not arrested or booked as a result of the incident, but has been ordered to pay a $30 fine and do community service...
Via NESN.com
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Notebook: Jimbo Fisher pleased with Florida State's spring

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Jimbo Fisher has not only secured wins on the gridiron but on the recruiting trail as well. In his four seasons at Florida State, the Seminoles are 45-10 with four straight top-10 signing classes. Florida State's recruiting success means the program replenishes itself with top talent. After 11 players were selected in the 2013 NFL draft -- the most of any...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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