Here are the five most-likely College Football Playoff scenarios after Louisville's loss.
What a difference a Thursday night college football game makes. The Tom Herman-led Houston Cougars hosted the Heisman Trophy front-runner Lamar Jackson and the Louisville Cardinals. Instead of putting on a good show for the committee, Louisville got embarrassed and Jackson looked terrible.
So, what does Louisville's loss do for other teams in contention for a playoff spot? Now that the Cardinals are all but eliminated, the road becomes clearer for a few teams. With two weeks of regular season left to play, anything is possible.
Here are the 5 most-likely College Football Playoff scenarios: