President Obama calls to congratulate FSU, Jimbo Fisher

Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher guided the Seminoles to their third national title.

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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama called Florida State football coach Jimbo Fisher on Friday to congratulate him on the Seminoles’ national title.

Obama told Fisher he’s looking forward to welcoming the team to the White House to celebrate the championship.

Florida State beat Auburn 34-31 on Monday night in the BCS championship game to finish the season 14-0.