Anything is possible, but the numbers are pretty stark.
Ohio State has already beaten more bowl-eligible teams (eight) than Washington (four) or Colorado (three) will have even after one of them beats the other this weekend.
The same is true of Ohio State vs. Oklahoma (four) and Oklahoma State (four). (Plus the Buckeyes beat the Sooners, of course.)
Beyond that, while none of those teams have a top 10 win, Ohio State has two.
So no matter what happens this weekend, the Buckeyes will still have a clearly better resume than the champion of at least two major conferences.
That means even if Penn State wins the Big Ten, there should still be a spot available for the Buckeyes.
Breaking down the reasons to believe the Buckeyes no longer need to fear the