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Wednesday FSU/Miami Update: 'Canes excited for the Challenge, Flowers "closer"

Miami Head Coach Al Golden addressed the media today. 'Canes Vs Noles is just 3 days away.

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Golden was all business on this morning's ACC Coaches Teleconference.

The Miami Head Coach was informative yet succinct.

When asked about his team's defense, Golden pointed out that FSU would be the most talented offensive line his team has faced, and was very complimentary of the Noles skill position players, but said his defense was "excited to accept"  the challenge.

AG expressed no preference is facing the challenge later in the season, but did acknowledge that his team has made a lot of progress, particularly freshman QB Brad Kaaya.

As far as whether the game would feel like a neutral game with so many FSU fans expected in attendance, Golden brushed off the idea.

In other very important  news, it appears as though LT Ereck Flowers has a real chance to play this weekend.

Also, on today's call FSU Head Coach Jimbo Fisher continued his high praise of Miami RB Duke Johnson,

Al Golden took the praise of Johnson one step further, noting that his star back was "setting the standard for the team on offense" and also,

The FSU coach also did not seem to be bothered by his team's drop from 2nd to 3rd in the College Football Playoff Rankings.

Golden for the record, thinks highly of the Seminoles,

The game is just 3 short days away.