Interesting read. Pulled some of the highlights of how a possible BCS committee could have effected OSU from 1999-2012. Looks like the game is the same, finish top 2 or you could be in for serious frustration. Check out the full article for reasonings and analysis ...
1998: Tennessee, Florida State, Kansas State, and Ohio State
2002: Miami, Ohio State, Georgia (fight for 4th - Iowa, USC)
2003: LSU, Oklahoma, USC, (fight for 4th - Michigan, Ohio State, Texas)
2005: USC, Oklahoma, Penn State (Fight for 4th - Texas, Ohio State, Oregon, ND)
2006: Ohio State, Florida, Michigan (Fight for 4th - LSU, USC, Boise)
2007: Ohio State, LSU, (fight for 3rd, 4th spot - Missouri, Georgia, USC, Oklahoma, Kansas, Virginia Tech)
2010: Auburn, Oregon, TCU (fight for 4th - Wisconsin, Ohio State)