College Football Countdown: 74 Days Until the South Carolina Gamecocks Kickoff

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Today there are 74 days until kickoff.

74 is the percentage of successful 4th downs for the Gamecocks last season.  USC tried to convert on 4th down a whopping 31 times. 

Carolina was successful 23 times. 

They were going for it almost 3 times a game.

The Gamecocks' opponents only went for it 19 times and only converted 11 (58%).  Many of the conversions were reasons why USC held the ball an average of 3 minutes more per game.

Get more great South Carolina sports analysis over at Leftover Hot Dog.