Jimbo Fisher leaving Florida State to sign richest contract in college football history at Texas A&M

Friday afternoon brought with it the news that Jimbo Fisher resigned his position as Florida State’s head football coach in order to become the head coach at Texas A&M.

Fisher was reportedly unhappy with Florida State’s commitment to the football program financially, whereas Texas A&M has some of the best facilities in the country.

The Aggies have no problem sinking money into their football program.

That was evident when Jimbo Fisher’s contract numbers were leaked by Mark Schlabach of ESPN.

The new deal makes Fisher the second-highest paid coach in the country behind Nick Saban who recently inked a deal to pay him $8.1 million annually.

It’s a massive contract for one of the more proven coaches in the country.

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Memphis

Chance of winning conference: 36%
Chance of making playoff: <1%

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Fresno State

Chance of winning conference: 38%
Chance of making playoff: <1%

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UCF

Chance of winning conference: 64%
Chance of making playoff: <1%

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Stanford

Chance of winning conference: 55%
Chance of making playoff: 3%

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TCU

Chance of winning conference: 37%
Chance of making playoff: 7%

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USC

Chance of winning conference: 45%
Chance of making playoff: 11%

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Miami

Chance of winning conference: 29%
Chance of making playoff: 26%

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Alabama

Chance of winning conference: N/A
Chance of making playoff: 30%

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Ohio State

Chance of winning conference: 56%
Chance of making playoff: 33%

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Georgia

Chance of winning conference: 46%
Chance of making playoff: 44%

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Wisconsin

Chance of winning conference: 44%
Chance of making playoff: 45%

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Auburn

Chance of winning conference: 54%
Chance of making playoff: 59%

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Oklahoma

Chance of winning conference: 63%
Chance of making playoff: 65%

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Clemson

Chance of winning conference: 71%
Chance of making playoff: 76%

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