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Florida State Rewards Jimbo Fisher With Contract Extension Through 2024

Ari Russell



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Florida State has rewarded head coach Jimbo Fisher with a contract extension that will keep him in Tallahassee until 2024, with a potential extension through 2026. The contract gets extended an addition season if the Noles win at least nine games in that season.

Fisher’s salary will jump to $5.5 million which is a $250,000 increase, which begins next year. This contract places him in the top 5 paid coaches in the country.

The contract also has bonus provisions in it as well. They range from $50,000-$250,000 and they are tied to division and conference championships, bowl appearances as well as coaching awards.

The best part of the contract for Fisher is that he will receive the entirety of his contract even if he’s get fired, unless it’s fired outside of performance.

It looks like the Seminoles are serious about locking down Jimbo Fisher after the potential flirtations with LSU. But since LSU hired their guy, not sure what other school could pose a threat at least money wise to FSU.


Born in the Nation’s Capital, Washington D.C., Ari Russell watched the rise of the 1980’s Miami Hurricanes and knew that he had to be part of the “U” someday. After graduating from Coral Gables, Ari rose through the ranks of the former XM Satellite Radio and then Sirius/XM as college football executive producer. He later spent 2 seasons as the publisher of the website “Beyond U Sports” focusing on major college football/basketball. Ari brings a great perspective on everything Miami, including the Dolphins to F.F.I.

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