Florida State’s Jimbo Fisher is headed to A&M

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Jimbo Fisher, who led Florida State to its third national title in 2013, is leaving to take the same job at Texas A&M.

Fisher told university President John Thrasher on Friday that he was resigning to accept Texas A&M's offer.

Texas A&M's Board of Regents has scheduled a conference call on Monday where they are expected to approve Fisher's hiring.

Fisher leaves Florida State after eight seasons where he went 83-23.

He also led the Seminoles three Atlantic Coast Conference titles and four ACC Atlantic Division crowns.

He will replace Kevin Sumlin, who was fired last weekend after going 51-26 in six seasons.

Reports indicate that A&M is prepared to offer Fisher a 10-year contract worth $70 million.

The hefty contract would put Fisher behind Alabama's Nick Saban as the second highest paid coach in college football.