COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Two weeks ago, it was almost inconceivable to even think that No. 9 Ohio State would be in the national conversation for the College Football Playoff after a devastating 55-24 battering at Iowa.
What a difference a week, some upsets and an impressive win can make.
After Ohio State's dominating rebound performance in a 48-3 victory over then-No. 12 Michigan State last Saturday, the Buckeyes have moved back up in the rankings. Analysts are now talking about the outside chance that Ohio State could wind up in the final four.