WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. All season long, Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher has told his players not to worry about things they can't control.
It sounds like coachspeak. And it is.
But it's also why a group of 18-22-year-old men never really worried about where they were in the BCS standings from week to week.
For Fisher, anything outside this team BCS standings, what pundits say about the Seminoles, how teams ranked ahead of them are faring is nothing but clutter.
And Fisher doesnt want any clutter.
When the BCS standings come out Sunday, Florida State (9-0, 7-0 in ACC play) will be No. 2 by a sizable margin after Oregon lost at Stanford on Thursday. The toughness of the Seminoles' remaining schedule, the record of teams they have already beaten none of that matters anymore.
All they have to do is win out and they're in the BCS National Championship Game.
To Fisher's likely happiness, that automatically eliminates some of the clutter.
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