You know you are doing well when a pair of 10-3 seasons are categorized as “off” seasons. You know you are doing well when you can lose a game by 43 points one week and then bounce back with a 20 point win over a Top 20 team the following week.

Such is life at Florida State under Jimbo Fisher these days as the Seminoles move into the great expectations role in the Atlantic Coast Conference which has been filled by Clemson the past two seasons, including last season’s national championship. The rest of this article is available to subscribers only – to become a subscriber click here.