Jimbo Fisher who is an American college football coach, as well as a former player, was born on 9th October of the year 1965. At present, he is the head coach at the Florida State University. She is the native of Clarksburg, West Virginia. He went to get his education at the North View High School as well as Liberty High School.

After that, he attended the Salem College in Salem, West Virginia. There, he played the quarterback from 1985 till 1986 under the head coach Terry Bowden. When his head coach left for the Samford University in the Birmingham, Alabama, Jimbo transferred along with him for playing the final season for Bulldogs. There, he was named as Division III National Player of the Year. He still holds the multiple school records at the Samford.

Jimbo also played a season in Arena Football League in the year 1988 for Chicago Bruisers. He then rejoined Terry Bowden at the Samford as graduate assistant coach by working with the quarterbacks from 1988 till 1990. Fisher was subsequently hired as full-time offensive coordinator as well as quarterbacks coach.

Two seasons later, he moved with Terry to Auburn University where he coached the quarterbacks along with Terry. There, he coached several of the successful quarterbacks which also include Patrick Nix, who later served as offensive coordinator at the Georgia Tech and Miami. Fisher continued at the Auburn until Tommy Tuberville took over as the head coach following the 1998 mid-season resignation of Terry Bowden.

For one season, he coached quarterbacks as well as was also an offensive coordinator at Cincinnati before joining Nick Saban’s new staff at the LSU in the year 2000. After Saban left for NFL’s Miami Dolphins, he remained at the LSU for continuing his role with Les Miles. He interviewed for a head coaching position at the University of Alabama at Birmingham after 2006 season. But the Board of Trustees vetoed the contract offer sparking some controversy since same board oversees the flagship campus in the Tuscaloosa.

He then turned down an invitation from Saban to join coaching staff at the University of Alabama to sign the contract as offensive coordinator as well as quarterbacks coach at the Florida State University. His contract initially guaranteed the base salary of $215000 with incentives increasing total package into low $400000range.

Fisher officially became ninth head football coach on 5th January of 2010 in the history of Florida State. To talk about his personal life biography, Fisher has already got married. He is married to his wife Candi with whom he has two children, both sons who are named as Trey and Ethan. Fisher and Candi announced on 11th June of the year 2015 that they were going to be separated as well as planning on the divorce. Their son Ethan has a Fanconi anemia.

Apart from that, Jimbo has now reached at the age of 49. His height is not listed anywhere. His mother Gloria is a teacher who teaches chemistry at the Robert C. Byrd High School that is located in Clarksburg, WV.

He also has a brother who is named as Bryan and he is the offensive coordinator at the Fairmont State University. He earned a nickname Slim Jimbo due to his affinity for the meat snacks.  To get more details about him and his email, he can be followed on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.


  • American
  • 1965-10-09
  • Football coach
  • Yes
  • $13 Million Dollars
  • Trey Fisher, Ethan Fisher
  • White
  • Candi Fisher(div)
  • /wiki/Jimbo_Fisher
  • Florida State Seminoles football
  • No
  • Yes(once)


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