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AP Top 25 Takeaways: Ohio State still has a playoff path

Another big game for Lamar Jackson. Another bad game for Charlie Strong. Another non-offensive touchdown for Alabama.

Just when it looked like the college football weekend was going to be filled with more of the same, Penn State pulled off the biggest upset of the season.

Thoughts, takedowns and takeaways from Week 8.

1. As No. 2 Ohio State picks up the pieces from a surprising loss at Happy Valley, the most important thing to know is this: If the Buckeyes win out they will most likely be in the College Football Playoff.

2. And Ohio State-Michigan is still in line to settle the Big Ten East.

3. But every week it gets harder to even imagine somebody...