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Vote for Alabama?s ?Pontiac Game Changing Performance? and the Crimson Tide Could Win $5,000



In a match up that saw a combined 900 yards of offense, seven touchdown passes and six turnovers, it was only fitting for the game to be decided in the final moments. With only eight seconds remaining, Alabama quarterback John Parker Wilson hit wide receiver Matt Caddell with a 4-yard touchdown pass to put the Tide up 41-38 over 16th-ranked Arkansas. Alabama’s fourth touchdown pass of the day was the game winner and earned them a Pontiac Game Changing Performance nomination.

Now it’s up to Bama fans to determine if the Crimson Tide earned the “Pontiac Game Changing Performance” for the third week of the 2007 NCAA?? Football Season.  UA fans can go to, 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 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