And Oregon beat them in Columbus. I agree with you. I just think there is/will be an argument that Ohio State has a much better overall resume and won the B1G which is unquestionably a better conference than the Pac 12.To answer your question, yes. All the hypotheticals we use to determine who should go to the CFP are a function of a lot of the top teams not playing head-to-head. My belief is that if both teams have the same record, and they played each other that season, you give the nod to whoever won that matchup.
FWIW, Klatt shares your concerns and agrees with you about H2H