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FSU coach Fisher apologizes for 'retarded' comment

Updated: November 12, 2012, 6:20 PM ET
Associated Press

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher apologized Monday for using the term "retarded" in response to a question about his team's ranking in the BCS standings that determine which teams play for the national championship.

After being asked about Florida State's being 10th in the BCS behind three Southeastern Conference teams with two losses, he asked "how retarded is it?"

A few hours later, Fisher apologized.

"That's not the way I think," Fisher said. "It was ...

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