Texas A&M Football Coach Jimbo Fisher Fired; Buyout To Cost School $76M

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA/USA – DECEMBER 29 2017: Head Coach Jimbo Fisher of Texas A&M at The 2017 NCAA College Football 'Belk Bowl' Texas A&M University vs Wake Forest University


The Jimbo Fisher era is finally coming to an end.

According to a report from the Associated Press on Sunday morning, the Texas A&M football program has decided to fire its head coach in what will be a very costly move for the university.

Fisher’s buyout will cost the university more than $75 million.

During his six-year tenure leading the Aggies, Fisher compiled an overall record of 45-25, going only 27-21 in SEC play. The Aggies never won more than 9 games in a season with Fisher at the helm.

Fisher’s 10-year contract was fully guaranteed, so he is owed the entirety of what remains on his deal.

Aggies associate head coach Elijah Robinson is expected to serve as the interim coach.

Texas A&M was hoping the hiring of Fisher would make the Aggies a perennial national championship contender, but it was a tumultuous tenure that never lived up to the hype and expectations.

Texas A&M is currently 6-4 on the season and will finish out the year with games against Abilene Christian and LSU.

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