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Sam Miller, Greg Hickman bright spots for FIU Panthers

FIU’s two statistical highlights of the season thus far: senior Sam Miller ranking 10th nationally in punt returns at 16.7 yards per return and senior defensive tackle Greg Hickman forcing two fumbles in four games, putting him in a tie for 20th nationally in forced fumbles.

Time for rest

After practicing Tuesday through Thursday, FIU will take advantage of its open week with two days off before coming back to work Sunday in preparation for the Conference USA opener at Southern Mississippi a week from Saturday.

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