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All throughout the spring and summer, Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher has been asked about how he can have his team defend as National Champions
And every time, Fisher has stressed that the Seminoles are not defending anything. He's noted that the 2013 title will forever belong to the 2013 champs, and that they aren't defending it. Instead, Fisher said that his Seminoles are hunting a new title, under a new system of the CFB playoff, and that they haven't won anything, yet.
Fisher, a big "process" believer, has given his standard lines about the team needing to play to the best of its ability, and to find a new hunger, but one thing he hasn't done is to warn his team of complacency using recent examples like Alabama's 2010 team -- often to thought to be one of the most talented in recent CFB history.
Rather, Fisher has focused on an "attitude of domination." It's a mantra he's repeated numerous times. He spoke of having the team study champions who reached the top and then went higher -- Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, Phil Jackson, Michael Johnson, Joe Montana, Roy Jones, Jr., etc.
And in this video, which is very well done, you may be seeing from where he got the phrase: Michael Jordan and Roy Jones Jr. talking on ESPN in the mid-90s.
"Any time you win, obviously, to do it over and over again, it's a big challenge, because you have to get yourself mentally back to that hunger like youv'e never really won, which is probably the most difficult thing to do, to repeat," Michael Jordan says in the video."
"It's an attitude of domination. When you get a taste of success, and you go through all that and you win, you don't want to go down off that stage."