Originally written on Fox Sports Florida  |  Last updated 11/15/14
Going helmet-to-helmet with instate rival Florida was not the toughest task overcome by the Miami Hurricanes so far in this young season, at least according to one player. "They were physical but nothing more physical than what we do every day in practice," redshirt sophomore running back Dallas Crawford said after Miami's 21-16 win on Saturday. "Our defense is huge now compared to the other years. We hit every day in practice; Coach (Al) Golden is all about physicality. We are used to it. "Practice is tougher than the game, always been tougher than the game, thats Coach Goldens biggest rules. He will always make practice tougher than the game." Asked about Crawford's take on UM practices, Golden said the hardest part has little to do with actual contact. "If our practices are tough it's because they are mentally demanding and they're conducted at a high tempo," Golden said, "so the game tempo is actually easier than the practice tempo -- I don't think there's any question abou...
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