by Jim Feist

     Frustration and failure can prove excellent motivating factors in sports. We see quality teams get beaten badly all the time, then bounce back the next game with a terrific performance with an easy win. This can also take place with teams that are off disappointing seasons. Clemson didn't have a disappointing season two years ago, but did lose the national title game. That had to be on the minds of the Clemson players last season as they got back to the title game, this time topping Alabama in a thriller on the final play.  Ohio State had…