The easy question is to ask if Ohio State is better than Baylor, but the real question should ask if Michigan State is better than Oklahoma State. That is the most important question over the next few weeks, but it will not matter if Alabama and Florida State run the table to collide in Pasadena.
Oklahoma State had a terrific season, but got by far the toughest draw out of any five-seed in the bracket. Keep an eye on Oregon.
As one of the most promising and productive periods in the program’s history ends, the real challenge for first-year head coach David Shaw begins this offseason: Keeping the Cardinal among the nation’s elite.
Quinn Sharp hit a 22-yard field goal in overtime to give No. 3 Oklahoma State a 41-38 win over Andrew Luck and No. 4 Stanford in a wildly entertaining Fiesta Bowl.
With two of the nation’s best teams, explosive offenses and prolific quarterbacks, the third-ranked Cowboys and fourth-ranked Cardinal figure to put on quite a show at University of Phoenix Stadium on Monday night.
It’s been a long, difficult year for the Fiesta Bowl, first with a dud of a game, then nearly losing its BCS status after an investigation into financial improprieties.