The Oklahoma Sooners only moved up a single ranking this week after completing a historic comeback victory against an undefeated Baylor team. Despite overcoming a big deficit against a tough team, the Sooners were hardly rewarded in the CFP rankings, landing in the No. 9 seed in the latest update.
And from the looks of it, the only reason the Sooners moved up was due to a loss from Minnesota, which resulted in the Golden Gophers falling to No. 10, while Penn State jumped Oklahoma to No. 8.
The mental fortitude showed by Heisman hopeful Jalen Hurts and the rest of his Sooner squad were essentially brushed aside by the committee. While it's no surprise the top of the rankings weren't drastically shaken up, the Sooners deserve more recognition for a big win.
Penn State didn't exactly blow Indiana out of the water, and while Oklahoma found themselves down early, their Week 12 win is far more impressive than the Nittany Lions'.
Oklahoma was handed the short end of the stick in the latest rankings, so they'll need to make a statement in Week 13 when they face unranked TCU. Hopefully a dominant performance from Jalen Hurts and the rest of the Sooners offense can sway the committee to bump them up a few spots.