In what is becoming a long drawn out affair, it does appear that the Jimbo Fisher hiring may be accomplished. The Birmingham News is reporting that Alabama is no longer pursuing Fisher. It also reports that "Fisher and Florida State are once again in negotiations for a job that Fisher had verbally agreed to take weeks ago."
According to the News, the sticking point between Fisher and both Alabama and FSU had been the schools' insistence on a buyout clause for the coveted coach, a source said. Fisher, whose contract at LSU does not have such a clause, balked.
Monday, January 08, 2007
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