Texas Aggies Vote to Extend Fisher's Contract Through 2031

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Texas A&M's committee of regents voted Wednesday to widen manager Jimbo Fisher's declaration done the 2031 play and springiness him a important raise.

Fisher signed a 10-year, $75 cardinal declaration erstwhile helium took implicit astatine Texas A&M earlier the 2018 season. The hold volition summation his wage to $9 cardinal connected Jan. 1 and $9.15 cardinal connected Jan. 1, 2023. After that his wage volition summation by $100,000 each year.

"The concern Texas A&M University is making successful our program, coaching staff, and facilities speaks to the imaginativeness of our enactment and their committedness to semipermanent success… it is an grant to beryllium the caput shot manager astatine Texas A&M, and though I americium arrogant of the strides we've made, we ain't done yet," Fisher said successful a statement.

In his 3rd twelvemonth with the Aggies past season, Fisher led them to a 9-1 grounds with the lone nonaccomplishment coming to nationalist champion Alabama successful the 2nd crippled of the season. Some believed they should person been among the 4 teams successful the College Football Playoffs, but they were near retired successful favour of Notre Dame.

They went to the Orange Bowl instead, beating North Carolina 41-27 to decorativeness the play ranked No. 4 for their highest last ranking since finishing 5th successful Johnny Manziel's Heisman Trophy-winning play successful 2012.

Fisher spent 8 seasons astatine Florida State earlier joining the Aggies, winning a nationalist rubric successful 2013. Texas A&M hired him with the extremity of winning its archetypal nationalist title since 1939 and the squad has gone 26-10 successful his tenure.

"Coach Fisher continues to show helium is gathering our programme for semipermanent occurrence and helium is simply a cleanable acceptable for Texas A&M," diversion manager Ross Bjork said. "Providing the due magnitude of stableness and continuity during this important clip is captious arsenic we enactment our shot programme astatine the highest level."

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