Florida State gives coach Jimbo Fisher 5-year deal

Cesar Tordesillas – 4E Sports Contributor

Tallahassee, FL, United States (4E Sports) – Coach Jimbo Fisher will get a new five-year deal from Florida State that will pay him more than $4 million, annually making him ninth of the nation’s highest-paid coaches.

Fisher previously was paid $2.75 million per season.

In his fourth season as head coach, Jimbo Fisher led the Florida State Seminoles to a perfect regular season record of 13-0, No. 1 ranking in the country and its second ACC championship in dominating Duke.

The Seminoles led the Blue Devils 38-0 after three quarters Saturday night en route to a winning score of 45-7.

Fisher will try to lead the Seminoles to the third national championship in school history against No.3 Auburn on Jan. 6 in Pasadena, California. His star quarterback, Jameis Winston, is expected to win the Heisman Trophy next weekend.

Replacing legendary head coach Bobby Bowden in January 2010, Fisher now has a 44-10 record in his first four seasons as a head coach.

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