Penn State stuns Ohio State, shakes up playoff race

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We should know better by now than to think the four College Football Playoff teams already were locks in October.

We thought Alabama, Clemson, Washington and the winner of Michigan-Ohio State were destined to be the last four teams standing, and while that certainly still could happen, unranked Penn State threw a wrench in those plans Saturday.

The Nittany Lions earned a stunning 24-21 home win over the No. 2 Buckeyes on Saturday night after trailing by two touchdowns heading into the fourth quarter. But Trace McSorley’s touchdown run and a field goal put Penn State down four with 9:33 left.

They completed the comeback when they blocked a Tyler Davis field-goal attempt, which Grant Haley returned for a touchdown.

Ohio State had one last chance to save its undefeated season, but it wasn’t meant to be, although it almost drew a pass interference on a controversial no-call.

College football never disappoints.