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If you thought the first week of the SEC's offseason was wild, the fun is just beginning.

The following is a roundup of the latest coaching and personnel changes in the SEC: 

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Reports: Jimbo Fisher informs Florida State president, others he intends to remain with Seminoles _lowres

Jimbo Fisher bolts Florida State for a fully guaranteed $75M job at Texas A&M

In a blockbuster move, Jimbo Fisher is leaving Florida State after nearly a decade, four ACC division titles, three ACC conference titles and a national championship to take over Texas A&M's football program in the wake of Kevin Sumlin's firing

Fisher resigned from FSU on Friday and ESPN reports his contract approved by Texas A&M officials is a fully guaranteed 10-year, $75 million deal -- the richest contract in college football history in total value. 

"I believe Texas A&M is getting one of the best coaches in college football," FSU President John Thrasher said. "We appreciate all he has done for our program and wish him and his family great success moving forward," Thrasher said in a statement that closed days of speculation about Fisher's future.


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Tennessee-Coaching Search Football

Phillip Fulmer follows University of Tennessee Chancellor Beverly Davenport into a press conference, Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, in Knoxville, Tenn., where he was named athletic director at the university. The university placed former AD John Currie on paid leave amid what has been a tumultuous and embarrassing football coaching search. (Calvin Mattheis/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP)

The latest in Tennessee's saga: Former coach Phillip Fulmer in as AD, John Currie out; interest rises in Auburn coordinator Kevin Steele

Tennessee's coaching search got more complicated this week after being spurned by anyone rumored to be taking the reins when the university named former coach Phillip Fulmer as athletic director and placed John Currie on paid leave. 

Chancellor Beverly Davenport made the announcement Friday, saying Fulmer would be Tennessee's athletic director "for the foreseeable future" and "take the reins of our (coaching) search," while the school investigates if it can find cause to fire Currie, who many place the blame on the Volunteers' chaotic search.

Currie reportedly met with Washington State coach Mike Leach in Los Angeles Thursday, but it is unclear where talks with Leach stand after Currie's ousting. 

Davenport said her decision wasn't related to a single coaching candidate and was due to a "series of events" rather than a single tipping point.

Meanwhile, Alabama.com reports eyes for the Volunteers' coaching job have now turned to Auburn defensive coordinator Kevin Steele as the Tigers prepare for this weekend's SEC championship game against Georgia. 

Other coaches who have been targeted since the almost hiring of Ohio State defensive coordinator Greg Schiano include Duke's David Cutcliffe, N.C. State's Dave Doeren, Oklahoma State's Mike Gundy, who leveraged the Tennessee rumors into more money with the Cowboys, Purdue's Jeff Brohm and free agent Kevin Sumlin.


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Arkansas Search Firms Football

In this Nov. 24, 2017, file photo, Julie Cromer Peoples, interim athletic director for the University of Arkansas, talks about the decision to fire Arkansas coach Bret Bielema at a press conference in Fayetteville, Ark. Arkansas will use a pair of firms to aid in the search for its new athletic director and football coach. The school announced the hiring of firms Korn Ferry and DHK International on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, two weeks after Chancellor Joseph Steinmetz fired former athletic director Jeff Long _ and less than a week after interim athletic director Julie Cromer Peoples fired former coach Bret Bielema. (AP Photo/Michael Woods, File)

With no coach or AD, Arkansas hires two firms to help with its search

A week after firing coach Bret Bielema and two weeks after firing athletic director Jeff Long, Arkansas has hired Korn Ferry and DHR International to aid in its search to fill both positions.

Korn Ferry will be used to help contact, reference and vet final candidates for the athletic director position, while DHR International will help interim athletic director Julie Cromer Peoples search for the football program's new coach. 

Last week, Cromer Peoples said the new coach would need to understand the "culture" at Arkansas — leading many to believe the school is looking to hire someone with ties to either the university or state.


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Hugh Freeze

FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2015, file photo, Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze waits to take the field before the team's NCAA college football game against Florida in Gainesville, Fla. Freeze has resigned after five seasons, bringing a stunning end to a once-promising tenure. The school confirmed Freeze's resignation in a release Thursday night. Assistant Matt Luke has been named the interim coach. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File) ORG XMIT: NY178

Ole Miss starts the Matt Luke era with 2-year postseason ban, other penalties

The NCAA handed Ole Miss' football program a two-year postseason ban through the 2018 season and other penalties for its long-running rules violation case that included a charge of lack of institutional control.

Ole Miss had a self-imposed bowl ban this season, along with scholarship reductions and recruiting restrictions, in anticipation of the NCAA's sanctions. 

Former Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze will also be suspended for two conference games during the 2018 season if he's employed as a head coach at another school, and several former Ole Miss assistants and staff members received show-cause restrictions.

The Rebels will also be on probation for three more years through Nov. 30, 2020, must pay a financial penalty of about $179,000 and must vacate wins that ineligible athletes participated in.