Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 11/25/11

Talk about a crazy weekend. Four top ten teams lose, throwing the BCS picture up in the air like a game of 52 card pickup. Which way is up? Here is a quick review on each of these upsets:

  • #2 Oklahoma State started it off Friday losing in Iowa State in OT, hours after two of the schools women’s basketball coaches passed away in a plane crash. People can say different sports, but everything I read the coaches there were a close fraternity. This had to affect them somehow. Iowa State also showed why teams dread playing them, They play tough when pushed and they came out on top 37 – 31 (2OT).
  • #7 Clemson was next up as they got embarrassed by NC State in Raleigh, NC 37-13 in a game that was not close at all. NC State which lost to Boston College the week before came out and just took it to the Tigers and Clemson Tajh Boyd’s turnovers made the difference. He has had a very good season, but it came crashing down.
  • #4 Oregon was the next to fall at home against a very tough USC team, 38 – 35 in a back and forth game. USC went up 38-14 in the middle of the third before stormed back to get within 38 – 35 before running out of time and USC making the plays to run out the clock.
  • #5 Oklahoma was the final straw to fall. They tried to play with fire and Robert Griffin III and got burnt losing 45 – 38 on a Griffin 34 yard TD pass to WR Terrance William with 8 seconds left. It looked Baylor was going to run the clock out and settle for OT, but Oklahoma called a timeout to save time and when the next play by Griffin scrambled for 22 yards to give them a shot at FG. Three plays later Griffin launched the winning TD pass to end their 0-20 losing streak against the Sooners, and the Sooner’s possible title hopes.
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