The Tigers' decision to bring in head coach Hugh Freeze shows anything can be explained away in pursuit of victory, because this is college football, of course.
Lincoln Riley didn't want to rebuild USC's football program slowly. He believed he could turn a 4-8 team into a national title contender in one year ... and so he did.
Michigan and Ohio State have never faced off outside of Ann Arbor or Columbus. If things fall into play, they could square off in a CFP game in Atlanta.
The Big Ten handed down punishment related to the postgame tunnel altercation that followed the Michigan State vs. Michigan game.