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Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher has refuted rumors in the past connecting him to the vacancy at LSU. However, those rumors aren't going away -- not as long as Scott Woodward, the man who hired Fisher in College Station, is the athletic director for the Tigers. But with the coaching silly season already underway, and with questions continuing to arise, Fisher issued an emphatic denial to those ongoing rumors during his weekly Monday press conference.

"I want to be at A&M," he said. "I plan on being at A&M. I ain't going nowhere. I don't want to be nowhere else. I love being right here."

It's standard operating procedure for coaches to deny interest in other jobs during the season, but it's less common for them to dive into the reasons why. Fisher, however, injected some logic into the discussion by pointing out how silly it would be to go to another school within his own division.

"We're going to recruit an unbelievable class this year," he said. "I'm either the dumbest human being on God's Earth, OK? Who's going to recruit all of these guys to A&M so I can go across -- over here -- and play against them? If I did that, y'all would probably say I am the dumbest human being and I don't want him to be my coach."

Fisher was also quick to point out the reasons he wants to stay with Texas A&M, referencing his appreciation for athletic director Ross Bjork, his relationship with president Katherine Banks, his ranch and family situation. Bjork reacted Fisher's quote with a little sarcasm shortly after the press conference.

Woodward lured Fisher away from Florida State to Texas A&M with a 10-year, $75 million contract with the hopes of winning the College Football Playoff -- a contract that has since been updated to $95 million. Whatever LSU would hypothetically offer Fisher, Texas A&M has shown it could counter. 

Fisher is 33-13 and 21-11 in the SEC since taking over the program. His 2020 team missed the College Football Playoff by one spot, but topped North Carolina in the Orange Bowl to finish ranked No. 4 in the AP Top 25.