Report: Jimbo Fisher resigns from Florida State, to become Texas A&M’s next coach

It looks like Texas A&M has found its next coach in Jimbo Fisher.

According to a report from ESPN’s Mark Schlabach, Fisher has resigned from Florida State and will be named the new coach at Texas A&M. Fisher will not coach Florida State’s game tomorrow.

Fisher won a national championship at Florida State in 2013 but has not reached the same heights since then. This year the Seminoles lost starting quarterback Deondre Francois in the season-opening game. Heading into Saturday’s game against UL-Monroe, Florida State is 5-6 on the season.

Texas A&M fired Kevin Sumlin on Sunday after going 7-5 this season. Sumlin received a buyout of $10.4 million. At Florida State, Fisher made $5.7 million, making him the second highest coach in the ACC and the sixth highest in the country.

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