Amato And Three Other Seminole Coaches Out After Bowl

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Incoming Florida State football coach Jimbo Fisher is cleaning house after the Gator Bowl.

Running backs coach Dexter Carter says he along with longtime Bobby Bowden assistant and former North Carolina State coach Chuck Amato, strength coach Todd Stroud and defensive ends coach Jody Allen will be not be returning after the New Year's Day game against West Virginia.

Carter said Wednesday that Fisher, who replaces the retiring Bowden after the Gator Bowl, told him that he "wanted to go in a different direction."

Local media first reported the story.

Defensive coordinator Mickey Andrews already announced his retirement, leaving Fisher five vacancies to fill.

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