Oklahoma State's Fatal Flaw: It's Not in SEC

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Oklahoma State isn't playing LSU for the national championship because Oklahoma State isn't in the SEC. We can parse any number of lesser facts -- computer rankings and human polls, strength of schedules and margins of victory -- but the only fact you need is that one:

Oklahoma State isn't in the SEC.

And so Oklahoma State got screwed.

The Cowboys got screwed by a system that I'm not willing to call ...

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