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Texas, Northwestern Can Create A College Football Playoff Disaster Scenario With Wins Next Week

tom herman and mike gundy joke around during a game

STILLWATER, OK - OCTOBER 27: Head coach Tom Herman of the Texas Longhorns greets head coach Mike Gundy of the Oklahoma State Cowboys before their game on October 27, 2018 at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater, Oklahoma. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Ohio State took down Michigan on Saturday, knocking the Wolverines from the College Football Playoff discussion. At the moment, it seems like there are six teams in play for bids - Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Oklahoma and Georgia.

Right now, it looks very possible that the committee won't have to make too many tough decisions. The main debate, if the top five teams win out, will be Ohio State vs. Oklahoma. But there's one scenario that would absolutely crazy.

If Alabama, Clemson and Notre Dame all win out, they should be in. But what if Texas beats Oklahoma and Northwestern beats Ohio State? Who becomes the fourth team in the field?

Is it an undefeated UCF team without McKenzie Milton? Is it three-loss Texas? Do LSU and Georgia sneak back into the picture?

FiveThirtyEight's Playoff model has no clue either. There are tons of possibilities.

Another College Football Playoff disaster scenario.

It isn't likely that both Oklahoma and Ohio State lose, but you never know. This is college football, after all.

Next week is conference championship week. It's going to be fascinating.