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Jimbo Fisher fired: How much Texas A&M owes him now

Where things stand as Texas A&M appears to have decided on Jimbo Fisher
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After almost six seasons, the Jimbo Fisher era has come to an end as Texas A&M has informed the head coach that he has been fired. University regents met in an executive session on Thursday and another meeting was scheduled for Sunday to make it formal.

Fisher was 45-25 at Texas A&M, but since the 9-1 campaign during the Covid-19 season in 2020, the Aggies are just 19-15 and have lost 10 of their last 15 games against Power Five opposition.

What does A&M owe Fisher now? Quite a lot as it turns out. Here's what you need to know.

Jimbo Fisher contract details

How long is it? 10 years

How much is it? $94.95 million, and every dollar of it is guaranteed

A&M originally lured Fisher away from Florida State, where we won a national championship, signing the coach to the 10-year contract which, at the time, was worth $75 million.

After a solid-enough start, which included nearly making the College Football Playoff during the Covid-19 season, the school gave him a raise: a fully-guaranteed contract extension worth the $94.95 million figure.

In total, that keeps Fisher with the school through the 2031 season.

Unless it's willing to pay him to leave.

How much does Texas A&M owe if he's fired?

Estimates according to reports

If he's fired in or after 2023: $76 million

2024: $67.55 million

2025: $58.2 million

2026: 48.75 million

2027: $39.2 million

2028: $29.55 million

2029: $19.8 million

2030: $9.95 million

How has Texas A&M played under Fisher?

2018: Aggies went 9-4 overall and 5-3 in SEC play, ranked No. 16, won the Gator Bowl

2019: 8-5 overall, 4-4 in SEC, won the Texas Bowl

2020: 9-1 overall, 8-1 in SEC, ranked No. 4, won the Orange Bowl

2021: 8-4 overall, 4-4 in SEC, selected to play in Gator Bowl but declined over Covid-19 issues, ranked No. 25 in Coaches Poll

2022: 5-7 overall, 2-6 in SEC, 6th in West Division

2023 (through Nov. 12): 6-4 overall, 4-3 in SEC, 4th in West

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