Oct. 27, 2008
#25 Florida State rallied from a 10-point deficit to defeat Virginia Tech 30-20, marking the Seminoles fourth straight win. Freshman wide receiver Taiwan Easterling caught a 4-yard touchdown pass in the third quarter from sophomore quarterback Christian Ponder, giving the Seminoles their first lead of the game and earning Florida State a Pontiac Game Changing Performance nomination.
Now it is up to Florida State fans to determine if the Seminoles will earn a Pontiac Game Changing Performance for week nine of the 2008 NCAA® Football Season. FSU fans can go to pontiac.com/ncaa, where they can view video clips of the four finalists and vote for the Seminoles!
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 award and the chance to win a $100,000 general scholarship contribution from Pontiac.
In addition, each week one lucky individual who visits pontiac.com/ncaa, will also win a $5,000 scholarship for them self or someone in their family.
“Awarding $1.5 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 Rece Davis, ESPN.
For full program details, visit www.pontiac.com/ncaa.