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00:25, Dec 7, 2016
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There will be debate if the Buckeyes were a lock going into Championship Week or not but regardless, it was a special moment for the team when they heard their name called during the announcement show.
Fresh off a comeback win over Wisconsin in the Big Ten Championship, the Penn State Nittany Lions found themselves snubbed from the College Football Playoff.
"Since I've been here, there's obviously been some downs and some struggles and some adversity, but without that, you can't grow and you can't improve", Gesicki said. But personally, myself? If we don't make the playoffs, would I be upset? Yes.
Penn State won the Big Ten championship.
However, as you have probably guessed if you didn't already know, Penn State did win the Big Ten.
Irrespective of the result Saturday in Indianapolis, the results of the ACC and Pac-12 title games dictated that the outcome of the Big Ten's championship game would ultimately prove meaningless in the playoff discussion.
Yet it was a win, at home in Happy Valley, which was anything but happy in the aftermath of former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky's sexual assaults scandal.
Penn State: After finishing the season with a nine-game winning streak and a victory over Wisconsin in the Big Ten title game, the Nittany Lions are back in the Rose Bowl for the first time since 2009.
The city of Indianapolis has played a major role in the Penn State football program's recent history.
When asked if the Nittany Lions were bitter that Ohio State got in ahead of them, McSorley took the high road.
Then when quarterback Trace McSorley led a five-play, 75-yard touchdown drive to cut the deficit in half the tenor of the game changed.
"A lot of times we just had to get the guys in the locker room and settle them down and say, 'Look, these are the things that we're seeing, this is what we need to do to make the corrections, ' and get the guys settled down as much as anything". MI lost two of its final three games on its way to a 10-2 finish.
Washington's home-and-home with Rutgers was announced in March 2014 when the Scarlett Knights were coming off eight bowl appearances in the previous nine seasons, with six eight-win seasons during that stretch. It's a tough schedule.
So much for any form of bogus selection criteria offered up by the College Football Playoff.
On the flip side, Penn State's last defeat was a lopsided 49-10 loss at MI, which sits at No. 5 in the rankings and likely won't move into the top four after losing last week to No. 2 Ohio State. Now, they boast wins over Colorado and Washington and enter the Rose Bowl as hot as anyone.
The Big Ten turned out just fine in all the jostling over the last few weeks.
Loser: Louisville. Had the Cardinals beaten Kentucky - this is football, after all - they would be headed to the Orange Bowl instead of the team they beat by 43 points (Florida State). Alabama will play Washington and Ohio State is set to face Clemson in the College Football Playoff semifinals. Didn't get a big play, but didn't allow one either.
And Penn State did get blown out by MI and lost narrowly to Pittsburgh, though Clemson also fell to the confounding Panthers. Although the Nittany Lions have a full scholarship load this season, they're still feeling the impact from reduced scholarship numbers and start just five seniors, with only 17 on the roster.
Look around the country, and you'll find a similar problem developing: Too often, a conference's two best teams don't meet to play for the title. "We can't wait to see the Trojan Family in Pasadena on January 2". Hocutt also said the decision to take Washington over the Nittany Lions came after "a detailed conversation that went on for hours and hours".
"It's been fun", Franklin said.
"We had 30 minutes left to cement ourselves and this season", McSorley, who threw for 384 yards and four touchdowns, said on BTN.
"I'm going to send a text out to my players and staff right now that we receive this opportunity with incredible humility and class because I can name six, seven teams right now that are that quality of teams", Meyer said.
In addition to Washington and Colorado, Pac-12 teams in the CFP rankings include: No. 11 USC , No. 18 Stanford and No. 20 Utah . He added the committee doesn't "look ahead" to the possibility of Penn State winning the conference champion in its ranking.
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Sunday's game marked the first time this season that the retractable roof was open for a game at University of Phoenix Stadium. Add in his hop-and-speed-burst 25-yard screen pass touchdown earlier, and they were just a couple of Johnson's highlights .
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Despite being heavy underdogs against the No. 1 Buckeyes, No. 12 Michigan pulled off the stunning 24-12 upset in Michigan Stadium. The Big Ten is also represented in the rankings by Wisconsin at number-six, Penn State at number-seven and Nebraska at number-16.
The top 4 teams that will comprise the Playoff Semifinalists will be announced at noon on December 4. 3 p.m. or 7 p.m. The Sooners won last year's meeting, but Oklahoma State win in overtime the last time they played in Norman.
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They have two wins against current top-25 teams . "It's an honor to play in this game", defensive back Gareon Conley said. Has the gap closed? "I don't know if I've ever considered a gap", he said, adding: "And if there is, it doesn't matter".
However he hopes that West Ham's performances last season have earned him the credit to be allowed to turn his team around. Speaking after the match, Bilic said: "We had some good spells in the game like we've had some good spells in the season".
Still, a deal is not out of the question , and even a remote possibility that it will be backed is an exciting prospect. And the desert kingdom, which accounts for about a third of OPEC's output, normally prevails at ministerial meetings.
You look at it, I think we have 12 seniors, four of which are starting for us, or five, excuse me, if you count special teams. Instead of launching into " Michigan State , Michigan State, Michigan State ", he refreshingly addressed the issue.
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Penn State ranked No
Led by dynamic quarterback Deshaun Watson, Clemson lost to Alabama in the national championship game last season in Arizona. The selection protocol does not require the committee to pick conference champions or the victor of head-to-head matchups.
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