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FILE - in this Sept. 23, 2010, file photo, Miami coach Randy Shannon, center, leads his team onto the field for an NCAA college football game against Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh.  Florida State's defense last year? Brutal at times. Miami's defense last year? Inconsistent at best. This year, it's all different for both, as the Seminoles are stifling and the Hurricanes are swarming heading into their Sunshine State showdown Saturday. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
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FILE - in this Sept. 23, 2010, file photo, Miami coach Randy Shannon, center, leads his team onto the field for an NCAA college football game against Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh. Florida State's defense last year? Brutal at times. Miami's defense last year? Inconsistent at best. This year, it's all different for both, as the Seminoles are stifling and the Hurricanes are swarming heading into their Sunshine State showdown Saturday. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)

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