Fisher signs new contract with Seminoles

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Updated: December 31, 2013

Tallahassee, FL (SportsNetwork.com) – Florida State head football coach Jimbo
Fisher has officially signed a new five-year contract, the school announced
Tuesday.

The top-ranked Seminoles will play No. 2 Auburn in the BCS National
Championship game on Jan. 6.

“We are extremely pleased with the direction of our program and believe that
his new contract will assure that coach Fisher is in place to lead the
Seminoles for a long time to come,” Florida State athletic director Stan
Wilcox said in a statement.

“Coach Fisher enjoys the full support of the leadership of the university and
we look forward to the continued success of our football program on the field
and in the classroom.”

Fisher had been rumored to be a candidate for the head-coaching position at
Texas.

Fisher has compiled a 44-10 record in four seasons since replacing the
legendary Bobby Bowden.