Originally written on Fox Sports Florida  |  Last updated 11/11/14

CHAPEL HILL, NC - OCTOBER 22: Florida State Seminoles Offensive Coordinator Jimbo Fisher paces the sideline during his game against the North Carolina Tar Heels at Kenan Stadium on October 22, 2009 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Miami is allowing an average of 32 points and 506 yards per game this season. But Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher looks at the game film and sees talent that can match up with the No. 12 Seminoles. Defense is still athletic, Fisher said. They probably cover as well as anybody. Theyve gotten beat on some balls, but they are right there to make the play. Miami has struggled to stop anyone this season, allowing 52 points to Kansas State and 41 points to Notre Dame. Both teams are now ranked in the top 10. But even in wins over Georgia Tech and N.C. State, the Hurricanes gave up 36 and 37 points, respectively, and had to win those games in a shootout. You still see a lot of fast guys, a lot of athletic guys, Florida State quarterback EJ Manuel said. Its not necessarily about the defense that were playing against. We have to do what we are supposed to do. We cant have a letdown like we did a week ago (at NC State). We need to continue building on the success. Flo...
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