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Fourth and goal for CFP: Will it be Ohio State or Alabama?

Fourth and goal for CFP: Will it be Ohio State or Alabama?

If anyone deserved to catch a break, it was the guys who determine the College Football Playoff rankings.

After weeks of dealing with a constant churn among that top teams, one upset after another, the selection committee probably needed a day off.

It didn’t quite work out that way.

This weekend’s conference championship games delivered just enough surprises to give the CFP one more headache before it issues the final rankings Sunday, naming the four teams that will vie for the national title.

Top-ranked Clemson and No. 3 Oklahoma tried to make things easy with persuasive victories Saturday. In the Southeastern Conference, No. 6 Georgia became a safe bet by...

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