Florida State looks for Norvell’s 1st bowl win vs. OklahomaDecember 28, 2022 GMT
The Florida State Seminoles are finally seeing the fruits of their multiyear rebuild manifest on the field.
After finishing 2022 with their first winning season since Jimbo Fisher left for Texas A&M in 2019, the Seminoles (9-3) will look for their first bowl win of the Mike Norvell era when they face Oklahoma in the Cheez-It Bowl in Orlando, Florida, on Thursday.
Gabriel, Oklahoma to face Florida State in Cheez-It BowlDecember 28, 2022 GMT
Cheez-It Bowl: Florida State (9-3) vs. Oklahoma (6-6), Dec. 29, 5:30 p.m. Eastern (ESPN)
FanDuel Sportsbook College Line: Florida State by by 9 1/2
Column: No slapping, please, at the 2022 Newby AwardsDecember 23, 2022 GMT
As the world reclaimed a bit of normalcy in 2022, the Newby Awards were hoping to produce an awards show featuring all the elegance and decorum that were our imaginary hallmarks in the pre-COVID-19 era.
Florida State has come ‘a long way’ in Norvell’s 3rd seasonNovember 22, 2022 GMT
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Robert Cooper has an appreciation for change that few of his Florida State teammates can match.
The defensive tackle committed to coach Jimbo Fisher. He outlasted Willie Taggart.
Texas A&M snaps six-game skid with 20-3 win over UMassNovember 19, 2022 GMT
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Conner Weigman threw for 191 yards and a touchdown and Texas A&M overcame a sloppy and mistake-filled performance to snap a six-game skid with a 20-3 win over UMass Saturday.
Texas A&M-Auburn winner to escape bottom of SEC WestNovember 10, 2022 GMT
Texas A&M (3-6, 1-5 SEC) at Auburn (3-6, 1-5), Saturday, 7:30 p.m. EST (SEC Network)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK COLLEGE LINE: Auburn by 1 1/2
No. 15 Ole Miss faces slumping Aggies a week after 1st lossOctober 27, 2022 GMT
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — No. 15 Ole Miss looks to rebound from its first loss of the season Saturday night when the Rebels visit a Texas A&M team reeling from yet another defeat in an increasingly disappointing season.
No. 15 Mississippi aims to rebound against struggling AggiesOctober 27, 2022 GMT
No. 15 Mississippi (7-1, 3-1 SEC) at Texas A&M (3-4, 1-3), Saturday, 7:30 p.m. ET (SEC Network)
Line: Ole Miss by 1 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
College Football Picks: All eyes on ... Lawrence, Kansas!October 5, 2022 GMT
So, about that game of the year ...
The much-anticipated matchup between Texas A&M and Alabama, after an offseason feud between the team's championship-winning coaches, is not nearly as interesting as expected.
Texas A&M looks to rev up offense in trip to No. 1 AlabamaOctober 4, 2022 GMT
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M’s offense has sputtered all season, remaining stagnant despite a quarterback change.
As the Aggies prepare to visit top-ranked Alabama on Saturday, coach Jimbo Fisher is adamant that they can turn things around if every player simply makes a commitment to doing things right on every play.
No. 17 Texas A&M seeks 2-0 SEC start at Mississippi StateSeptember 29, 2022 GMT
Having seen his team regain its swagger since an upset loss, Jimbo Fisher now wants consistency from No. 17 Texas A&M.
That will be important on Saturday when the Aggies (3-1, 1-0 SEC) visit Mississippi State (3-1, 0-1).
No. 17 Texas A&M has responded since home upset vs App StateSeptember 25, 2022 GMT
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jimbo Fisher was glad Texas A&M had to face consecutive top-15 opponents after that embarrassing home loss to Appalachian State.
The Aggies have certainly responded while learning a few things about themselves.
Johnson steps in, No. 24 Texas A&M beats No. 13 Miami 17-9September 18, 2022 GMT
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Looking for a way to get his team back on track after an upset last week, Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher benched quarterback Haynes King for Max Johnson, and the LSU transfer came through to help the Aggies down the Miami on Saturday night.
No. 24 A&M hosts No. 13 Miami after upset by App StateSeptember 15, 2022 GMT
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — This was supposed to be the year Texas A&M finally took the next step and contended with Alabama for the SEC title.
Instead, last week’s 1 7-14 upset at home against scrappy Appalachian State sent the Aggies tumbling from No.
No. 13 Miami at No. 24 Texas A&M highlights ACC’s Week 3September 15, 2022 GMT
Here are things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 3:
GAME OF THE WEEK
No. 13 Miami at No. 24 Texas A&M in an ACC-SEC clash involving ranked teams. Miami leads the series 2-1 and broke the series tie in the last meeting, a 41-23 victory in 2008 at College Station.
App State uses 2 turnovers to stun No. 6 Texas A&M 17-14September 11, 2022 GMT
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — On paper, there was no reason to believe that Appalachian State would have a chance Saturday against No. 6 Texas A&M.
No. 6 Texas A&M hosts App State team coming off thrillerSeptember 8, 2022 GMT
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher has long admired Appalachian State and knows it’s never been a team to take lightly.
King throws 3 TDs as No. 6 Texas A&M downs Sam Houston 31-0September 3, 2022 GMT
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Despite having a career day Saturday, coach Jimbo Fisher knows quarterback Haynes King can do much more.
“That’s a solid performance and he can play better than that,” Fisher said.
No. 6 Texas A&M kicks off season against Sam HoustonSeptember 1, 2022 GMT
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher has been coaching for more than 30 years and this is his 13th season as a head coach.
Despite those decades of experience, Fisher admitted this week as the sixth-ranked Aggies prepare to open the season against Sam Houston on Saturday that he still gets nervous.
Fisher names King starting QB for No. 6 Texas A&M in openerAugust 29, 2022 GMT
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Haynes King will start for the sixth-ranked Texas A&M Aggies in their opener against Sam Houston State Saturday.
Coach Jimbo Fisher announced Monday that King had won the job after vying with Max Johnson and Conner Weigman during camp.
SEC: Alabama, Georgia, Texas A&M in hunt for national titleAugust 24, 2022 GMT
The rest of the Southeastern Conference isn't about to throw a pity party for Alabama and Georgia, no matter how many stars they lost to the NFL.
Alabama gives Saban new 8-year, $93.6 million dealAugust 23, 2022 GMT
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban is getting a new eight-year contract worth at least $93.6 million, eclipsing the recent megadeal of Southeastern Conference rival Kirby Smart.
The University of Alabama trustees compensation committee on Tuesday approved a one-year extension through Feb.
Jimbo Fisher, No. 6 Texas A&M seeking SEC superiorityAugust 16, 2022 GMT
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher spent the offseason making headlines for a spat with Alabama's Nick Saban.
Now that the season is approaching, the trash talk between the coaches has ended and Fisher and No.
Georgia’s Smart gets 10-year extension, raise to $10.25MJuly 21, 2022 GMT
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia's Kirby Smart has agreed to a contract extension through the 2031 season, a 10-year agreement worth more than $110 million that makes him the latest coach to land the type of megadeal that is becoming increasingly common in college football.
Texas A&M’s Smith arrested on DWI, weapons, pot chargesJuly 20, 2022 GMT
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M receiver Ainias Smith was arrested early Wednesday on charges of driving while intoxicated, unlawful carrying of a weapon and possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana, according to Brazos County jail records.
‘We’re moving on’: Fisher says public spat with Saban doneJune 1, 2022 GMT
DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — The spat between Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher and Alabama's Nick Saban appears to be over -- at least publicly.
A jovial Fisher said repeatedly Wednesday that he was “moving on” from the war of words with his former boss that added some soap-opera drama to the Southeastern Conference's spring meetings this week.
Saban on feud with Fisher: ‘I have no problem with Jimbo’May 31, 2022 GMT
DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban tried to put an end to his feud with Texas A&M's Jimbo Fisher on Tuesday as Southeastern Conference leaders gathered for spring meetings at a resort on the Florida Gulf Coast.
SEC spat: Fisher, Saban exchange accusations over NIL dealsMay 20, 2022 GMT
The Southeastern Conference spring meetings will be held in person for the first time since 2019 in a little less than two weeks.
It is unlikely two of the league's superstar coaches will be chumming around Destin, Florida, together.
Thursday Sports in BriefMay 20, 2022 GMT
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Rory McIlroy has the first-round lead in the PGA Championship with an opening 65.
Tiger Woods played alongside him at Southern Hills and shot a 74. They played two different games.
Column: A wildly entertaining spat between 2 coaching starsMay 20, 2022 GMT
Why did they wait so long to allow college athletes to make a few bucks on the side?
Think of all the wildly entertaining shenanigans we've missed out on over the years.
‘We’re done’: A&M’s Fisher fires back at ‘narcissist’ SabanMay 19, 2022 GMT
The Southeastern Conference spring meetings will be held in person for the time since 2019 in a little less than two weeks.
It is unlikely two of the SEC's superstar coaches will be chumming around Destin, Florida, together.
Column: Get comfortable with college players being paidFebruary 3, 2022 GMT
Jimbo Fisher should have leaned into it.
Instead of going off about rumors that a multimillion-dollar, booster-funded NIL program is behind Texas A&M's monster recruiting class, the Aggies' coach could have injected some sanity into the current panic sweeping college football.
Recruiting wars: A&M’s Fisher says rumors are ‘garbage’February 2, 2022 GMT
After Texas A&M added yet another blue-chip prospect to the highest-rated recruiting class in college football Wednesday, coach Jimbo Fisher went off about rumors that booster-funded endorsement deals were fueling the Aggies' success.
Amid signing day chaos, SEC powers grab top recruitsDecember 16, 2021 GMT
Through all the changes to the college sports landscape with money-making opportunities for athletes and open transfers, one thing remains the same.
A bunch of Southeastern Conference schools along with venerable programs like Ohio State and Texas are at or near the top of the national recruiting rankings.
AP source: Napier gets 7-year, $51.8M contract at FloridaDecember 5, 2021 GMT
GAINEVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Billy Napier more than tripled his salary while moving from the Sun Belt to the Southeastern Conference.
A person familiar with negotiations says Florida's newest football coach agreed to a seven-year, $51.8 million contract that makes him the fifth-highest-paid coach in the powerhouse SEC.
Fisher says only interest in LSU is win for No. 14 Texas A&MNovember 26, 2021 GMT
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — It could be a little awkward when Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher leads the Aggies out of the visitor's locker room at Tiger Stadium on Saturday night.
Fisher has been widely mentioned as a candidate to fill LSU's coaching vacancy, but has emphatically stated he has no plans to leave College Station any time soon.
AP Top 25 Podcast: Who will fill all these coaching jobs?November 24, 2021 GMT
Florida has been added to the lengthy list of schools looking for a head coach that already includes LSU and USC.
On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast, Bruce Feldman from Fox joins the AP's Ralph Russo to discuss who is going to fill all these jobs.
Achane, Spiller help No. 16 A&M rout Prairie View 52-3November 20, 2021 GMT
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher worked all week to make sure his team didn't take Prairie View A&M lightly, especially with its regular-season finale against LSU coming up.
No. 16 Texas A&M wraps up home schedule vs. Prairie ViewNovember 18, 2021 GMT
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher continually preaches to his team the importance of playing the same every week no matter the opponent.
As the 16th-ranked Aggies (7-3) look to bounce back from a loss to Ole Miss on Saturday against FCS school Prairie View A&M (7-2), Fisher was able to illustrate his point with an example that hit close to home.
No. 11 Texas A&M aims to corral No. 12 Mississippi’s offenseNovember 11, 2021 GMT
Lane Kiffin has seen this Texas A&M formula for success before, especially on defense.
No. 12 Mississippi’s coach sees a dominating defense loaded with blue-chip recruits facing his own explosive offense when the 11th-ranked Aggies (7-2, 5-2 Southeastern Conference, No.
Clemons’ scoop-and-score seals Texas A&M’s win over AuburnNovember 7, 2021 GMT
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Micheal Clemons scored the game’s only touchdown on a 24-yard fumble return early in the fourth quarter, and No. 13 Texas A&M beat No. 12 Auburn 20-3 on Saturday.
Clemons’ scoop-and-score came after defensive tackle Jayden Peevy poked the ball away from scrambling Auburn quarterback Bo Nix.
No. 13 Texas A&M out to end home skid against No. 12 AuburnNovember 4, 2021 GMT
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — No. 12 Auburn has made four visits to 13th-ranked Texas A&M and each time the Tigers have left Kyle Field with a victory.
The Aggies lead the all-time series 6-5 thanks to two neutral site wins but will look to beat Auburn at home for the first time Saturday to extend their winning streak to four games.
No. 21 Texas A&M tries to avoid ’Bama hangover at MizzouOctober 14, 2021 GMT
Jimbo Fisher opened his weekly news conference going through everything that Texas A&M did well the previous week, when the Aggies stunned then-No. 1 Alabama before a raucous crowd at Kyle Field.
Texas A&M beats No. 1 Alabama 41-38 on last-play field goalOctober 10, 2021 GMT
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — During a speaking engagement this spring Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher used colorful language to proclaim his team would beat Alabama during coach Nick Saban's career.
No. 1 Alabama looks for 9th straight win over Texas A&MOctober 7, 2021 GMT
No. 1 Alabama (5-0, 2-0 SEC) at Texas A&M (3-2, 0-2), 8 p.m. ET (CBS)
Line: Alabama by 17½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
No. 15 Texas A&M hosts Leach, Mississippi StateSeptember 30, 2021 GMT
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — No one is disputing that quarterback Zach Calzada must improve if No. 15 Texas A&M hopes to bounce back from its first loss when the Aggies host Mississippi State on Saturday night.
Calzada throws 3 TDs as No. 7 A&M routs New Mexico 34-0September 18, 2021 GMT
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Coach Jimbo Fisher certainly wasn’t congratulating his team for a job well done after the seventh-ranked Texas A&M Aggies blanked New Mexico 34-0 Saturday.
Calzada makes 1st start as No. 7 Texas A&M hosts New MexicoSeptember 16, 2021 GMT
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Coach Jimbo Fisher insists that things won’t be much different for No. 7 Texas A&M this week with quarterback Zach Calzada making his first career start in place of Haynes King.
QB King out for No. 7 A&M after surgery to repair broken legSeptember 13, 2021 GMT
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M quarterback Haynes King is out indefinitely after having surgery to repair his broken right leg, suffered early in the seventh-ranked Aggies' 10-7 win at Colorado over the weekend.
No. 5 Texas A&M escapes with 10-7 win over ColoradoSeptember 12, 2021 GMT
DENVER (AP) — Freshman quarterback Haynes King's backup started out slowly, finished precious few drives and even fumbled the football a whisker from the goal line.
Sophomore Zach Calzada came up clutch in the end, though, throwing an 18-yard touchdown pass to running back Isaiah Spiller with 2:41 remaining to help fifth-ranked Texas A&M edge Colorado 10-7 Saturday.
O’Neal has 2 interceptions, No. 6 Texas A&M routs Kent StateSeptember 5, 2021 GMT
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — After slogging through an uninspired first half, Texas A&M needed a spark to get going.
The Aggies found it in Leon O’Neal Jr., whose 85-yard interception return for a touchdown helped sixth-ranked Texas A&M pull away in 41-10 win over Kent State on Saturday night.
Texas A&M votes to extend Fisher’s contract through 2031September 1, 2021 GMT
Texas A&M’s board of regents voted Wednesday to extend coach Jimbo Fisher’s contract through the 2031 season and give him a significant raise.
Fisher signed a 10-year, $75 million contract when he took over at Texas A&M before the 2018 season.
No. 6 Texas A&M will replace Mond at QB with King or CalzadaAugust 17, 2021 GMT
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — For the first time since arriving at Texas A&M, coach Jimbo Fisher doesn’t have Kellen Mond at quarterback.
But with a veteran-laden defense and a powerful running game the sixth-ranked Aggies believe they can contend for their first national title since 1939 despite a new face at QB.
Aggies look to take next step in Fisher’s fourth seasonAugust 8, 2021 GMT
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Coach Jimbo Fisher enters the fourth season of his massive $75 million contract at Texas A&M having elevated the Aggies to among the top programs in the country.
Now the challenge for Fisher and the Aggies is to take the next step and contend for their first national title since 1939.
Spiller helps No. 21 A&M top No. 4 Florida 41-38October 10, 2020 GMT
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Jimbo Fisher got his first win against a top-five opponent since taking over at Texas A&M...
Texas A&M, Jimbo Fisher handed recruiting penalties by NCAAJuly 3, 2020 GMT
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M's football program was placed on probation and coach Jimbo Fisher given a six-month show cause order by the NCAA on Thursday after the Aggies were found to have violated recruiting and other rules beginning in January 2018...
Mond leads Aggies to 30-6 win over South CarolinaNovember 17, 2019 GMT
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M has taken care of business in the last month and was feeling confident after a lopsided win over South Carolina on Saturday night...
On Wednesday the Texas A&M football team will open spring drills, which will conclude with the Maroon & White Game on April 13 at Kyle Field. Coming off a 9-4 season, the Aggies should be more prepared to hit the Coolidge Practice Fields after a full year under second-year coach Jimbo Fisher.
Big change and big games: College football can’t start soon enoughAugust 27, 2018 GMT
The coaching carousel always churns out fascinating changes, but never more so than this year. Both Florida and Florida State have new coaches, Chip Kelly is back in the college game at UCLA, Arizona State jumped completely outside the box in hiring Herm Edwards and Texas AM bet a whole bunch of money — $75 million to be exact — that Jimbo Fisher will bring championships to College Station.
Aggies report Wednesday for first camp under new coach Jimbo FisherAugust 1, 2018 GMT
The Jimbo Fisher regime heats up Wednesday with players reporting for fall camp. Fisher has spent 239 days providing optimism to a program that had grown stagnant until his introductory press conference as Texas A&M’s football coach.
Home run coaching hires hard to make from shallow poolDecember 16, 2017 GMT
Making the home run hire seems to be more difficult than ever when it comes to college football coaches...
Jimbo Fisher gets $75 million deal to coach Texas A&MDecember 4, 2017 GMT
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Jimbo Fisher says the opportunity to coach Texas A&Ms was one he simply couldn't pass up.
Fisher was lured away from Florida State, where he won a national championship in 2013, with a 10-year, $75 million contract at Texas A&M.