GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) No. 5 Notre Dame missed the College Football Playoff by one spot. No. 9 Oklahoma State's bid came up inches short.
The disappointment sets up a nice consolation: another marquee matchup in the Fiesta Bowl.
Just short of the CFP, the Irish and Cowboys will meet in a New Year's Day bowl that's produced some high-level games through the years.