Latest Jimbo Fisher News

It just means more: SEC weighs expanding conference schedule

Jun. 01, 2022 20:16 PM EDT

DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference's slogan, “It just means more,” could soon refer to the number of football games the league schedules. SEC coaches and athletic directors have been meeting this week at a resort on the Gulf Coast of Florida. Atop the agenda is...

'We're moving on': Fisher says public spat with Saban done

Jun. 01, 2022 16:54 PM EDT

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...

Saban on feud with Fisher: 'I have no problem with Jimbo'

May. 31, 2022 19:35 PM EDT

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. “I didn’t really say that anybody did anything...

SEC spat: Fisher, Saban exchange accusations over NIL deals

May. 20, 2022 11:23 AM EDT

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. Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher...

Column: A wildly entertaining spat between 2 coaching stars

May. 20, 2022 02:28 AM EDT

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. Let's play the feud! Jimbo Fisher is downright livid at former boss Nick Saban for...

'We're done': A&M's Fisher fires back at 'narcissist' Saban

May. 19, 2022 15:38 PM EDT

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. Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher called Nick...

Saban calls out Texas A&M for using NIL deals to buy players

May. 19, 2022 02:25 AM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban called out Texas A&M on Wednesday night for “buying” players in its top-ranked recruiting class with name, image and likeness deals, saying Crimson Tide football players earned more than $3 million last year “the right way.” ...

Chargers hoping Spiller can provide depth at running back

May. 13, 2022 18:28 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers are set with Austin Ekeler as their lead running back. Finding a dependable backup has been a work in progress the last two seasons. With recent draft picks Joshua Kelley and Larry Rountree struggling to adjust to the NFL, and...

Texans take LSU CB Stingley at No. 3, A&M OL Green at No. 15

Apr. 29, 2022 00:29 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — New Texans coach Lovie Smith recently said the team's cornerback play last season simply wasn't good enough. “That’s a position we’ll continue to look to improve," Smith said. “We can’t play the type of football that we want to play until we get better at...

Saban: Current state of college football not 'sustainable'

Apr. 13, 2022 13:39 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Nick Saban's willingness to adapt and often be a catalyst for change in college football, both on the field and off, has propelled Alabama to six national championships in 13 seasons. The 70-year-old coach is confident his program will continue to thrive...