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Coach Jimbo Fisher

FSU Offensive Coordinator - Jimbo Fisher

Fisher's Quick Facts
Years as a Collegiate Coach: 19
Born: Clarksburg, WV
Family: Married to Candi and has two children Trey (6) and Ethan (2)

Coaching Stops:
1988-90 -- Samford (graduate assistant/quarterbacks)
1991-92 -- Samford (offensive coordinator/quarterbacks)
1993-98 -- Auburn (quarterbacks)
1999 -- Cincinnati (offensive coordinator/quarterbacks)
2000-06 -- LSU (offensive coordinator/quarterbacks)

Jimbo Fisher is one of the most highly regarded offensive coordinators in the nation and this is his first season as a member of Bobby Bowden's staff
Offensive coordinator for the 2003 National Champion LSU Tigers
Coached three players selected in the first round of the 2007 NFL draft including No. 1 overall pick JaMarcus Russell
Coached five quarterbacks in seven years at LSU that were NFL draft picks (Josh Booty, Rohan Davey, Craig Nall, Matt Mauck and JaMarcus Russell)
Two first team All-SEC quarterbacks (Booty in 2000 and Russell in 2006) and two second team All-SEC quarterbacks (Davey in 2001 and Mauck in 2003) were coached by Fisher at LSU
Tigers posted a 70-20 record and went to seven bowl games with Fisher as offensive coordinator. The 70 wins are the most over any seven-year stretch in LSU history as were the seven consecutive bowl games
While at LSU the Tigers won two SEC titles and played in three BCS Bowl games including winning the National Title in the 2004 Nokia Sugar Bowl
Named a finalist for the Frank Broyles Award in 2001 as the nation's top assistant coach
Led LSU to school records for points, passing TD's and yards in a season in 2003
Fisher's LSU offenses hold 13 school records
Under Fisher, Russell finished third in the nation in passing efficiency in 2006
LSU's 2006 scoring offense was the ninth-best in the NCAA
In seven years at LSU, Fisher's offenses were ranked in the top 20 in either passing, scoring or total offense in the NCAA six times In 2006 the Fisher-coached offense at LSU led the SEC in scoring, total offense and pass efficiency
Directed the SEC's No. 1 rushing offense in 2004
Under Fisher, LSU's offense has been either first or second in the SEC in an offensive category nine times
In 1999, his offense at Cincinnati was ranked 16th in the NCAA
Coached the only two 3,000-yard passers in LSU history (Russell and Davey)
Coached the only 3,000 yard passer in the history of Auburn football (Dameyune Craig)
Played quarterback for Terry Bowden at Salem College for two seasons (1984-85) and at Samford in 1987
Set the school record at Samford with 34 passing touchdowns and was named the Division III National Player of the Year in 1987
Played for the Chicago Bruisers of the Arena Football League in 1988

Fisher's #1 Picks
JaMarcus Russell (Raiders -- No. 1 overall pick in 2007)
Dewayne Bowe (Chiefs No. 1 pick in 2007)
Craig Davis (Chargers No. 1 pick in 2007)
Joseph Addai (Colts No. 1 pick in 2006)
Michael Clayton (Buccaneers No. 1 pick in 2004)

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