Five of the sport's top nine teams all lost, including three of its top four. It. Was. BONKERS!
And now, it's time to make sense of it all. We already took a big picture look at what it all means, but today we're breaking it down even further.
With so much carnage, who were the real "winners" on Saturday? Here are the Top 7.
When West Virginia held on for dear life against Texas on Saturday, it seemed like a nice but relatively unimportant win. The Mountaineers improved to 8-1, but would still need chaos around them to sniff the playoff, let alone make the Final Four.
Well, chaos, meet the Mountaineers.
If West Virginia wins out, they would have a very compelling case as a one-loss Big 12 champ. Especially when you consider that the Pac-12, Big Ten and ACC will now sport at least one-loss conference champs.
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The Badgers are kind of like a little gnat, flying around the potato salad at your summer barbecue. No matter how many times you take a swing them, they just won't die. A team that was unranked in the preseason will almost certainly be in the Top 5 on Tuesday. Could they end up in the playoff too?
Wisconsin's path is definitely more clear after Saturday, but still a little murky. Even as a two-loss Big Ten champion, there are a lot of scenarios the committee would have to consider. Should they get priority over potential one-loss conference champs like Washington, because they played - and beat - LSU out of conference? How about a one-loss, non-champion like Louisville? If Ohio State were shut out of the Big Ten title game, would they get priority over Wisconsin because of a head-to-head win?
Even if Wisconsin wins out, there are a lot of questions to be asked.
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Had I written this column around 7 p.m. on Saturday night, Clemson would have been probably the biggest loser from of Week 11. But after seeing Michigan and Washington lose behind them, the Tigers actually ended up as one of the day's big winners.
With those two teams losing, it now guarantees that both the Big Ten and Pac-12 will have at least a one-loss conference champion, and in the case of the Big Ten, they could very well end up with a two-loss champion.
You'd have to think Clemson has priority over any two-loss champ and they'd also probably have priority over Washington (thanks the Huskies' awful out of conference schedule).
The path to the playoff seems simple for Clemson: Win out, and they'll be in the Final Four.
Louisvlle's path isn't as linear as their ACC rival Clemson, but Saturday certainly helped.
If Louisville wins out, can they sneak in as a one-loss, at-large representative from the ACC? It's definitely in the cards (no pun intended), especially if the Big Ten ended up with a two-loss champion.
Louisville needed a LOT of help to get back into the mix -- and on Saturday, they got it. But the Cards still need a little more going forward.
The Sooners lost twice out of conference, but if they win out, they would be able to claim something that only Alabama could. They would be a conference champ that ran the table in league play. In theory, it would also give priority to the Sooners over other two-loss conference champions (like Penn State or Wisconsin).
Penn State is the biggest winner that everyone IS talking about.
The Nittany Lions needed Michigan to lose twice before the end of the regular season to get into the Big Ten title game, and now they're halfway there. If the Wolverines lose to Ohio State in Week 13, it's Penn State -- PENN STATE! -- that will represent the East in the Big Ten title game.
If the Nittany Lions win the Big Ten, it's hard to see them not making the Final Four, considering they'd have a head-to-head win over Ohio State and a victory over Wisconsin.
I don't know what James Franklin's adult beverage of choice is, but I'm guessing he had more than one Saturday night.
With Auburn's loss, Alabama clinched the SEC West title, meaning they're in the SEC title game. And with Michigan, Washington and Clemson losing Saturday, if Alabama were to lose somewhere along the way, they would still have the most compelling resume of any one-loss team in the country.
It would take something catastrophic for the Tide to NOT make the playoff at this point -- like losing in the Iron Bowl and then again in the SEC title game. Even then, they'd still need all the one-loss teams to win out, which isn't likely.
We can go ahead and punch Alabama's ticket into the College Football Playoff right now. Even though their victory over Mississippi State looked relatively mundane on paper, the Tide ended up as Saturday's biggest winner.