Found November 04, 2013 on Fox Sports Florida:
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Jimbo Fisher's mantra of "control what you can control" will be put to the test over the next month. Florida State's resume is impressive. An 8-0 start has been fueled by a redshirt freshman quarterback that has become a Heisman Trophy contender. The offense is loaded with playmakers. The defense is even better than it has been despite replacing its coordinator. But after dismantling a pair of top-10 teams in Clemson and Miami by a combined 64 points, Florida State now faces the soft part of its 2013 schedule. Wake Forest, Syracuse and Idaho, the next three opponents for the Seminoles, all have records at .500 or lower. And injury-depleted Florida is unranked and 4-4. The usual BCS boost from that Nov. 30 game is likely minimal if at all. So even while Florida State is No. 2 in the BCS and No. 1 in the combined computer rankings, that may not last for long. No. 3 Oregon and No. 5 Stanford play on Thursday night, while No. 1 Alabama faces No...
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