Doing well in recruiting was the first order of business for Fisher in College Station and he has passed that test, but an even bigger test lies ahead. Texas A&M has one of the hardest schedules in the country in 2018.
With home games against Clemson, Arkansas, Ole Miss and LSU, and road contests against Alabama, South Carolina, Mississippi State and Auburn, it’s not so much of a schedule as it is a gauntlet for Fisher in year number one.
You could argue that because of his previous success at Florida State, and because of the huge money that lead him to Texas A&M, there is more pressure on Fisher in 2018 than any other first-year head coach in the entire country.
It will be important for A&M fans to remember to be patient in 2018. It takes time for a head coach to establish a program and time is something that Fisher hasn’t had a whole lot of since taking the job just over 180 days ago.
But, with his proven winning formula and the work that he and his staff are doing on the recruiting trail, especially in the state of Texas, it won’t take too much time for A&M fans to reap the rewards for their university going out and getting Jimbo Fisher.
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