Week 12 saw several playoff contenders in tight spots. Some were expected, such as USC being in a tight one with UCLA. Other results were more surprising, including Tennessee getting torched in South Carolina and Michigan just escaping against Illinois.
LSU took care of business with a win over UAB, and its playoff hopes are firmly alive and may even be a bit better.
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