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Texas A&M promised Jimbo Fisher a 10 year, $75 million contract five months ago. Here's why it hasn't been signed yet.

A&M officials say changes to the federal tax code and Fisher’s focus on recruiting players have slowed the signing process — but that their timeline is not unusual.

Newly hired Texas A&M head coach Jimbo Fisher at an introductory press conference in College Station on Dec. 4, 2017.
Screenshot of head football coach Thomas Herman's contract with the University of Texas at Austin, for the term beginning De…
Screenshot of then-head football coach Kevin Sumlin's contract with Texas A&M University, for the term beginning January 1, …

“Today, the Jimbo Fisher Era begins at Texas A&M.”

Changes to the federal tax code

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