Implication No. 2: Texas A&M football HC Jimbo Fisher will have a lot of buzz around his name and the LSU job
Thankfully for the Aggies’ their College Football Playoff hopes already seem diminished. A two-loss team has never made the playoff, so there’s no reason to be overly agitated by some off-field distractions like this.
That said, there will be off-field distractions when it comes to LSU looking for Ed Orgeron’s replacement. Even if it seems like Fisher, who just signed an extension through 2031, is committed to Texas A&M, media outlets will go out of their way to build up the hype surrounding him as a head coach candidate in Baton Rouge.
Name a popular college football media outlet and they’ve probably already listed Jimbo Fisher as a potential replacement.
More realistically, the chances that Fisher would move elsewhere seem low. He’s already one of the highest-paid coaches in college football with more than a handful of resources in College Station.
The only area that LSU would hold the edge is Fisher’s history with the LSU football program and recent national relevance.