Here is the strangest part about Saturday's final push toward the College Football Playoff: the only lock among the four currently atop the ranking isn't either of the two unbeaten teams, nor the one that recently defeated defending national champion Ohio State.
The lock is the team that lost to seven-loss Texas.
Oklahoma is the team sipping an umbrella drink while everyone else scrambles for the final three semifinal spots.
The Sooners represent the Big 12 Conference, the same league that botched last year's finish because, lacking a conference title game, it declared Texas Christian and Baylor co-champions.
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