Sep 25, 2014; Stillwater, OK, USA; Oklahoma State Cowboys wide receiver James Washington (28) makes a catch in front of Texas Tech Red Raiders defensive back Justis Nelson (31) during the third quarter of a game at Boone Pickens Stadium. Oklahoma State won 45-35. Mandatory Credit: Alonzo Adams-USA TODAY Sports USA Today
There are four more rankings until we find out the final College Football Playoff order, but right now, Oklahoma is on the outside looking in. They stand at No. 6 behind Iowa and Notre Dame for the final spot. The Cowboys have two more tough tests to prove their worth -- against Baylor and Oklahoma -- but even if they run the table, are they guaranteed to make the Playoff?
Not so fast, the USA Today says. At first glance, it would seem like wins over Baylor and Oklahoma would solidify Oklahoma State's spot. But here are four reasons why an undefeated Oklahoma State could still miss the Playoff, and some of the reasons could surprise you.
(h/t USA Today)