Report: Jimbo Fisher's Nephew Cole Was Man Who Punched LSU's Steve Kragthorpe

Tyler Conway@jtylerconwayFeatured ColumnistNovember 26, 2018

Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher shouts during a timeout in the first half of an NCAA college football game against UAB on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)
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The nephew of Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher has reportedly been identified as the person who punched LSU analyst Steve Kragthorpe, inciting the melee following the Aggies' 74-72 overtime win Saturday.

of The Advocate reported the news.

Cole Fisher serves as an undergraduate student football manager under his uncle. Kragthorpe, who has Parkinson's disease, did not suffer any serious injury in the fracas.

"Out of nowhere, I got nailed," Kragthorpe told Glenn Guilbeau of the Lafayette Daily Advertiser. "I didn't go down, but I clutched over. I was like, 'Damn, he got me right in my pacemaker.' Then it started fluttering like he jostled it."

"I didn't appreciate getting punched in my pacemaker," Kragthorpe continued. "I'm not feeling good right now. I have no idea who the guy is. But he was wearing an A&M shirt, and I think I saw him signaling during the game. He was credentialed, so A&M should know who he is."

Kragthorpe said he has no interest in pressing charges.

LSU director of player development Kevin Faulk was also seen in a fight with someone credentialed from Texas A&M's side. It's unclear if that person was Cole Fisher or someone else.

SEC officials have said they are looking into the matter. It's likely some punishment will be issued to both schools, somewhat tainting what was by far the most exciting college football game of the 2018 season.