There's only one certainty in Florida State University's search for a new offensive coordinator.
Nobody - not even Bobby Bowden - is entirely sure of how the situation is going to play itself out.
The search for Jeff Bowden's replacement has been kept extremely quiet but there are some things we all do know. One of those is the fact that LSU offensive coordinator Jimbo Fisher is at the top of the list in terms of potential replacements.
The 41-year-old offensive guru has a proven track record, is a talented recruiter and an excellent quarterbacks coach. He's the perfect choice for a program looking to reestablish its dominance not only on the gridiron but in the recruitment of offensive talent.
But here's the catch, Fisher is anything but a shoe-in to become the next offenive coordinator in Tallahassee even though he is the most likely replacement. His coaching prowess has drawn interest from several programs looking at him as a head coach.
He was first rumored to be a possible replacement for Rich Rodriguez should he leave West Virginia for Alabama. When Rodriguez decided to remain at his alma mater, Fisher's name then popped up as a candidate for the UAB post. That never materialized and the meeting between Fisher and Trailblazer officials was cancelled thus allowing FSU to dodge another potential hurdle.
And now there's another one.
A report in The News Star said that Fisher had emerged as the top candidate to become the next coach at Louisiana Tech. Whether that is entirely true or if there are any additional facts has yet to be reported.
With recruiting in full gear and many prospects still wanting to know who their possible coach may be, the pressure is mounting by the day for Bowden to make a decision.
With Fisher at such a high demand it still may be a few more weeks before anything is set in stone. If Fisher indeed does take the job at Tech, FSU may be back to square one.
The saga continues, so stay tuned...
So, who's it going to be?
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