Like most football coaches, Miami’s Al Golden prefers the small detail instead of the overview.
“Everyone wants to talk big picture all the time — it’s just one game at a time,” he said.
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Where UM ranks nationally in key defensive categories:
Points per game: 39th (2012, 83rd)
Rush yards allowed: 49th (2012, 114th)
Pass yards allowed: 68th (2012, 105th)
Total defense: 53rd (2012, 120th)