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Florida State DB Thinks Michigan Got "Cheated" Out Of Win vs. Ohio State

A Seminoles' standout thinks Michigan should be in the College Football Playoff.

Florida State defensive back Marquez White told reporters at the Orange Bowl this morning that he feels his opponent, Michigan, got "cheated" out of a College Football Playoff spot.

Specifically, he thinks the Wolverines were cheated on that fourth-down call at Ohio State, which would've given Jim Harbaugh's team the win and, potentially, a berth into the CFB Playoff.

A Big Ten investigation revealed last week that the referees in the Ohio State-Michigan game did the right thing on that review of the spot on J.T. Barrett's run on 4th and 1 against the Wolverines.

And on the game’s most controversial play — The Spot — Barrett was ruled on the field to have broken the plane of the 15-yard line when a Michigan defender contacted him. The ruling was close enough, Carollo said, that whatever was called on the field would not have been overturned by replay.

Michigan will have to wait for its revenge on Ohio State until next November.

For now, the Wolverines can attempt to finish their season on a high note against Florida State.

Michigan and FSU are set to kick off at 8 p.m. E.T. on Dec. 30. The game will be televised on ESPN.