In the last three games, SMU has trailed at some point in the fourth quarter. In each game, SMU has come back and taken a lead in the fourth quarter. In two of those games, Tulane and Marshall, SMU has held on to win.
Coincidentally, the Charleston Daily Mail says, "'All games are tight' in Conference USA."
Welcome to the wild, wacky world of Conference USA football, where most of the games are close and the winning team is often the squad that has the football last.
"It's Conference USA play," UAB Coach Watson Brown said. "It seems to be the way it is. All the games are tight. You're going to have to win close games to get to the goals you want."