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College Football Playoff: Oklahoma, the Big Ten Champ, and…?

8:00 AM, Nov 30, 2015

With the conference championship games all set for this coming weekend, we are now down to nine teams vying for four playoff spots. The Big 12 champion, Oklahoma (#3 in the Anderson & Hester Rankings), will all but certainly be one of those four teams. (The Big 12 has no conference championship game—because its teams all play each other in conference play—so the Sooners are in the clubhouse with an 11-1 won-lost record.) Another one of the four teams will be the Big Ten champion—the winner of this Saturday's battle between (12-0) Iowa and (11-1) Michigan State, which have earned the #1 and #4 spots in the Anderson & Hester Rankings based on their success to date. That leaves two playoff spots for the taking.

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