Again, your position is a bizarre hill to die on, regardless of how much you want to defy common sense, which makes me think that there is in fact a need to “go around” the tempo thing that you somehow don’t understand. More yards and more points are obvious NOT always good things. That’s a mathematical fact. An offense that scores a TD every time is better than an offense that scores a TD every 3rd time it drives the ball, but has drives that eat 1/5th of the clock.No need to go around and around on this tempo thing. But more yards and points are good no matter what. It is of course balanced out by awarding more possessions to the other team.
And not for nothing - Dino has more wins against top 25 teams and a ten win season to his credit. And that makes him an outlier *here*
That concept really isn’t hard to grasp, nor is it controversial.
Pretending that non-pace adjusted stats are relevant in a world where many teams, especially our team, brag about moving faster than in the past breaks free the realm of credibility. Additionally, even if the obviously irrelevant numbers were not obviously irrelevant, the benchmark is meaningless, unless someone wants to claim that the 4 year periods in question had good offenses.
And your point about T25 wins is flawed because it randomly ignores the possibility that DB’s defenses are underrated, and it ignores the possibility that a high risk style of play is designed to create significant positive and negative outliers - which is odd because DB stresses (or at least used to stress) his willingness to roll dice.