jimbo fisher american football coach

Early Life

Born in Clarksburg, West Virginia, Fisher played quarterback at Liberty High School and Salem College

coaching as a graduate

ssistant at Samford under Terry Bowden. He coached successful Auburn quarterbacks like Patrick Nix. LSU under Nick Saban was his destination.

Florida State Era

Fisher became offensive coordinator in 2007. After replacing Bobby Bowden as head coach in 2010, he led the Seminoles to a BCS title in 2013.


He succeeded Bobby Bowden as head coach in 2010, leading the Seminoles to a BCS National Championship in 2013.

Texas A&M Leadership

Fisher takes over in 2018. His first season was a seven-overtime thriller versus LSU, demonstrating his effect.

Contract Extension

Texas A&M extended Fisher's contract through 2031, demonstrating its commitment to his success.

Challenges and Records

Fisher has quarterback injuries and losses. Texas A&M upset No. 1 Alabama in 2021, snapping Nick Saban's undefeated streak versus previous coordinators.

Legacy and Buyout

Fisher's coaching career ends in 2023 at Texas A&M. His $77.5 million buyout is the highest in college football.