Nittany Lions will gain most with Texas or USC loss

What happens if Texas and/or USC lose on Saturday? Well, there are a couple of different scenarios, writes Brad Edwards.

Updated: December 2, 2005, 5:36 PM ET
By Brad Edwards | Special to ESPN.com
As we all wait for the much-anticipated Texas-USC Rose Bowl matchup to become official, let's pass a little time in the final hours before Sunday's BCS bowl announcements with some wild speculation.

Since nobody really cares what I would do if I were made commissioner of college football, let's focus on another unlikely event. What would happen if Texas or USC lost on Saturday?

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