Report: Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher drawing attention from Texas A&M

Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher has been at the center of the rumor mill before, and that doesn’t appear to be changing despite a disappointing year for the Seminoles.

Texas A&M beat writer Brent Zwerneman of The Houston Chronicle said on The Paul Finebaum Show on Monday that Fisher will be a target for the Aggies this offseason.

“I’m gonna drop (a name) that I mixed into a column a few days ago. It’s a name I heard in the week after the UCLA game, and that’s Jimbo Fisher. From talking to people, that hasn’t changed.

“I will say that Jimbo Fisher has been mentioned around here for some time.”

One thing Texas A&M has working in its favor is Texas A&M athletic director Scott Woodward worked with Fisher as an assistant athletic director at LSU. The prior relationship could help land the big-named coach, but it’s still probably going to cost Texas A&M more than $7 million in salary per year.

It’s important to keep in mind, though, that current Aggies head coach Kevin Sumlin still holds his job. However, there was a report over the weekend that the Sumlin departure could be just on the horizon.

In eight years as head coach of the Seminoles, Fisher has led Florida State to an 81-22 record. Under Fisher, the Seminoles have won two Orange Bowls and the 2013 National Championship.

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