Oregon defense Ohio State C.J. Stroud

Oregon's DJ Johnson (center) and Brandon Dorlus sack Ohio State quarterback C.J. Stroud on Saturday in Columbus. The Buckeyes believe the 35-28 loss doesn't have to keep them from competing for the national championship. [JAY LAPRETE/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS]

Perennial powerhouse Ohio State is not accustomed to losing games during the regular season. The Buckeyes especially aren't used to losing in September to two-touchdown underdogs, which happened last week.

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