|Buckeye Fans: Vote for this week’s Pontiac Game Changing Performance – almost $200,000 is on the line.|
In the latest battle between one of the greatest rivalries in sports, Ohio State delivered a dominating performance against the University of Michigan to defeat the Wolverines for the sixth time in seven years and win the Big Ten title for the second straight year. The 7th-ranked Buckeyes earned their second Pontiac Game Changing Performance nomination of the season when running back Chris Wells burst up the middle for a 62-yard touchdown run to seal the 14-3 victory.
Now it is up to Ohio State fans to determine if the Buckeyes will earn a “Pontiac Game Changing Performance” for the 12th week of the 2007 NCAA Football Season. OSU fans can go to pontiac.com/ncaa, where they can view video clips of the four finalists and vote for their favorite play. Voting begins on Sunday morning and ends at midnight on Wednesday. ESPN will announce this week’s “Pontiac Game Changing Performance” winner, on Thursday night, during the Pontiac Performance Halftime Report.
The winning university earns a $5,000 contribution from Pontiac to their general scholarship fund. Additionally, the winning play will be nominated for the “Pontiac Game Changing Performance of the Year” and the chance to win a $100,000 General Scholarship from Pontiac.
“Awarding more than $1 million since its inception, the Pontiac Game Changing Performance program continues to be a great example of how passionate fans can have a positive impact academically and athletically by generating scholarship dollars for university-wide programs,” said Kirk Herbstreit, ESPN GameDay Analyst.
In addition, each week one lucky individual who visits www.pontiac.com/ncaa, will also win a $5,000 scholarship for them self or their family. In total, Pontiac will provide $300,000 worth of scholarships to universities and individuals throughout the season.
For full program details, visit www.pontiac.com/ncaa