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Did Ohio State get robbed of a College Football Playoff spot?

Selection Sunday has come and gone, and Ohio State has the dubious distinction of being the first team out of the playoff picture. Many argue that winning the Big 10 Championship should have assured the team a chance to play for a national championship. Still, the Buckeyes earlier blowout losses to Iowa and Oklahoma were arguably too much to overcome. What do you think? 🏈

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Apparently, conference championships mean nothing to the College Football Playoff selection committee. Ohio State only lost two games all season with a tougher strength of schedule than Alabama, won the Big 10 title and still didn't make it into the CFP. 

Alabama didn't even play in its conference title game, played one less conference game and had weaker opponents than Ohio State, but because it has "Crimson Tide" attached to its name, it has the chance to play for the national championship. The Buckeyes got robbed. 

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Ohio State won its conference championship, but it doesn't mean anything if the team isn't considered one of the four best teams in the country. The selection committee wasn't blinded by the overrated notion that a conference title is an automatic berth to the playoff. If that's the case, why wasn't UCF or USC considered? Both have had arguably better seasons than the Buckeyes. 

A blowout loss to Iowa (IOWA!) is enough to sink any talk of Ohio State being included in this year's playoff. The selection committee got it right.

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Did Ohio State get robbed of a College Football Playoff spot?
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