Report: Texas A&M set to part ways with Jimbo Fisher ‘early today’

Texas A&M He is reportedly set to part ways with the head coach Jimbo Fisher According to Billy Liuchi.

BREAKING: According to multiple sources, Texas A&M is set to part ways with Jimbo Fisher early today. Leucci wrote on Twitter. “The decision was reached based on the recommendation of the Athletic Department Chair/University President during the Board of Trustees meeting last Thursday.”

This comes on the heels of Texas A&M’s 51-10 win Mississippi State.

ESPN’s Pete Thamel reported that the Texas A&M Board of Trustees discussed Fisher’s future with the program at a meeting Thursday.

Sources: The future of Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher was discussed extensively in an executive session of the Texas A&M Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday. Thamel wrote on Twitter. “A decision on Fisher’s future is expected in the near future. He is owed approximately $76 million if fired.

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Yahoo Sports’ Ross Dellinger also reported that Texas A&M is moving toward firing Fisher, early Sunday.

Texas A&M University is close to making a decision on whether to fire Jimbo Fisher, sources tell Yahoo Sports. Dillinger wrote on Twitter. “A team meeting is scheduled for later today,” “The groundwork for the move was laid Thursday during the executive session of the A&M Board of Trustees.”

Fisher’s future was discussed frequently by members of the media this season once it became clear that Texas A&M would not compete in the SEC and College Football Playoff. In fact, ESPN’s Paul Finebaum has listed some candidates who could replace Fisher.

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Currently, Fisher has a 44-25 record at Texas A&M since 2018. The team has never reached the SEC Championship Game.

Fisher led the Aggies to a 9-1 record in 2020, during the coronavirus-shortened season, but never posted double-digit wins.

Before joining Texas A&M, Fisher coached at Florida State from 2010-17 and won the 2013 BCS National Championship, its final title game. Fisher also led FSU to its inaugural College Football Playoff in 2014.

He finished 83-23 with the Seminoles. Overall, Fisher is 127-48 as a head coach.

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