Baker Mayfield will not start or serve as captain on Saturday against West Virginia, but the Sooners are ready to play and are looking to a win to stay contenders in the College Football Playoff.
In the words of head coach Mark Dantonio, No. 16 Michigan State has a chance to "flip it" when it meets Rutgers in the regular-season finale for both teams on Saturday at High Point Solutions Stadium.
For Northwestern, it's a chance to wrap up the regular season with a seven-game winning streak and position itself for a nice bowl bid.
Oklahoma State and Kansas meet Saturday amid disappointment.
For the first time since 2013, the Iron Bowl features a winner-take-all matchup for the SEC West Division.
Penn State and Maryland don't share much other than a border and a coach that could have been the head man at one school, but wound up at the other.
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