Statistics are like a lamp post to a drunk: more for support than illumination. I know what I see: We convert on 3rd and long; we beat Georgia and Miami last year. If we stop 3rd and long we win about half of the games we lost, including bowl games the past few years.
How many other teams could also say the same thing? I do feel like we have been very unfortunate the last 3 years late in games but part of me also feels you create your own luck. Hopefully 2014 will be the year we finally win one of these close games.