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Countdown to Kickoff: The Stats Story

"Football doesn't really lend itself to all that numerical analysis," quarterback Matt Baker says. "I'd like to think of some stat that no one talks about and is really unique, but there just aren't any like that." There are some stats, however, that both players and coaches say are overemphasized by fans. "Passing yards are overrated," Baker says. "You can throw for 130 or 140 yards and still have a great game if you complete 80 percent of your passes. (Tar Heel Blue)

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