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North Texas Mean Green

Oklahoma safely 3 in CFP rankings; Stanford, Ohio St lurking

Oklahoma is No. 3 in the College Football Playoff selection committee rankings, putting the Sooners safely in position to be in the final four with their season completed.

The Sooners locked up the Big 12 championship with a blowout victory at Oklahoma State on Saturday.

Committee chairman Jeff Long refused to speculate whether the Sooners could be moved out of the top four by Saturday's results when the final rankings come out Sunday, but it's plain to see Oklahoma should be OK. Of the four teams directly behind Oklahoma, two are playing each other (No. 4 Iowa and No. 5 Michigan State in the Big Ten title game for a spot in the playoff), one isn't playing and can't win a...