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|Bowden to Continue Manning Seminoles' Sideline
|TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida State president T.K. Wetherell says coach Bobby Bowden's job is safe for now.
In a news release Wednesday, Wetherell says the coaching situation will be re-evaluated at the end of the season.
Wetherell also says offensive coordinator Jimbo Fisher will be the next head coach when Bowden leaves, and school officials will start working with Fisher on an agreement.
Bowden's future at the school came under scrutiny this week when the chairman of the university's trustees, Jim Smith, said the coach who once made the Seminoles a national powerhouse should leave after this season.
Fans and alumni have grown disgruntled with the declining program.
Bowden's 384 wins are second all-time only to Penn State's Joe Paterno among major college coaches.
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