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Jimbo Fisher Hasn't Gotten Off To A Good Recruiting Start At Texas A&M

A general view of Texas A&M fans during a home football game.

Texas A&M fans cheer in the stands during the football game against Texas .The Texas Longhorns defeat the Texas A&M Aggies 46-15 at Kyle Field in College Station, Texas. (Photo by Tom Hauck/Getty Images)

The Aggies' new head coach has gotten off to a bad start, to be honest.

It can sometimes take a little while for a program's new head coach to get his recruiting footing. This seems to be the case for Jimbo Fisher.

You would think that Texas A&M's new head coach would kill it on the recruiting trail. Fisher comes from a program in Florida State that consistently brought in top classes.

The state of Texas is as rich with top prospects as Florida was. And it's in the SEC, which often makes a program more attractive to elite talent.

So far, though, this hasn't been the case. Fisher has gotten off to a pretty disastrous recruiting start.

Since Fisher took over as head coach, Texas A&M's 2018 class has lost four recruits. It has gotten zero commitments.

From 247Sports:

Five days until national signing day -- hours until the start of the final official visit weekend for the 2018 recruiting cycle -- and Texas A&M, numbers wise, is in the same spot it was in when linebacker DaShaun White flipped his commitment to Oklahoma on Jan. 6.

The Aggies have 14 pledges -- 10 of which are signed -- and since Jimbo Fisher was announced as the head coach, the team has lost four commitments in the 2018 class. It hasn't sat well with some fans, particularly since Fisher has yet to land a player for this cycle (not including 2019 safety Brian Williams).

It's not great. Texas A&M's 2018 class is currently ranked No. 35 in the country by 247Sports.

Fisher, who received a 10-year, $75 million contract, needs to get it going soon. He almost certainly will, but for now, it's understandable for most Texas A&M fans to be frustrated.