Five yards was the distance the Georgia Bulldogs needed to gain in order to play in the national title game last year.
Because of how the Bulldogs finished the 2012 season, they are one of the favorites to win the national championship for the first time in 33 years.
But there will be obstacles along the way, and the Bulldogs will have to find a way to overcome them just like any other season.
At the same time, they need luck on their side because even championship teams are lucky when they need to be.
Here are five things that could stand in the way of a national championship.