Found August 29, 2013 on Fox Sports:
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Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron offers a primer for what it takes to fit in with the top-ranked Crimson Tide football team. For starters, don't fixate on the shot at a historic three-peat, BCS-or-bust expectations or the anointment by pollsters as the team to beat. It's all about Virginia Tech, taking it one game at a time, staying focused and all the other cliches that get trotted out in the football building each year about this time. In short, ignore what coach Nick Saban puts under the ''external factors'' umbrella. ''I feel like if you don't think that way, you're kind of irrelevant a little to the team,'' McCarron said Monday. ''Everybody needs to have the same mindset. We can't worry about what everybody thinks, what everybody's predicting. Just go out and play the game and take one play at a time, one game at a time and we'll be all right.'' That starts Saturday in Atlanta with the Hokies, who ar...
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