Fisher Has FSU Atop Florida Football

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He has somehow managed to transform the Seminoles from a fractured, fragmented program to frenzied, frolicking fan base in just one year.

How's this for an inaugural season: Fisher led FSU to 10 victories for the first time in seven years, he beat Miami, destroyed the Gators in Urban Meyer's last regular-season game, defeated Steve Spurrier in a bowl game and then hauled in a recruiting class that was hailed by some as the No. 1 crop in the nation. The only way Fisher could have provided more of a catharsis for Florida State fans would have been if he'd stuck a flaming spear through Jeff Bowden's old playbook.

Fisher is wary, though. He knows if the winds of change can shift so suddenly...

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