Faced with a tricky choice, the College Football Playoff selection committee fell back on some simple criteria: One loss is better than two. Winning a conference championship is better than not. Go with the team that didn't get blown out. Oklahoma is in the playoff, moving into the fourth and final spot Sunday after avenging its only loss by winning the Big 12 championship against Texas.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - Oklahoma is trying really hard to avoid looking ahead. It's tough not to when everything appears to be stacked in your favor.