Jimbo Fisher leaves FSU for Texas A&M

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Jimbo Fisher, the man who coached Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston to a national championship and Heisman Trophy at Florida State, has resigned from his head coaching position with the school to accept the head coaching position at Texas A&M.

According to the Democrat, Fisher will not coach the Seminoles in this weekend's game against Louisiana-Monroe. The Noles will win and move to 6-6, extending their bowl streak to 36 years in an otherwise bad season.

ESPN reports that the 52-year-old wanted to wait to announce his decision until after Saturday's game. When asked Thursday what he would be looking for in a coach, university chancellor John Sharp deadpanned, "Nothing serious, just want him to win a national championship". "I believe Texas A&M is getting one of the best coaches in college football". "I know he did an unbelievable job at Florida State". He succeeded Bobby Bowden in 2010.

FSU QB Deondre Francois (via Twitter): "No call, no text, you could of said something ..."

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney: "Evidently he feels like that's the right move for him and his family and the right time to do so". I've known him forever, when I was at Alabama and he was at Auburn.

Florida State had the running game going as they totaled 302 yards between Jacques Patrick and Cam Akers.

"I don't know how it got out", A sobbing Fisher said. They'll hire a great coach.

Jimbo Fisher is leaving Florida State for Texas A&M, four years after leading the Seminoles to their third national title. I don't have any doubt about that. The school's lone national championship came in 1939.

Texas A&M has invested heavily in facilities the past five years, including a football operations center.

Per a person in Fisher's final meeting with his players, the former head coach apologized for misleading his team.

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