Late Saturday night in Happy Valley, Michigan converted just one of two critical 4th-and-goal situations in the fourth quarter. On their second attempt with two minutes left, Ronnie Bell dropped the would-be tying TD pass from Shea Patterson and the Nittany Lions held on to beat the Wolverines 28-21.
More significantly for the GridCard was Patterson's sneak six minutes earlier which barely got in but gained the Over all the same, shifting 119 GridCard points. In Tuscaloosa, the Vols played the Tide tough, losing 35-13 but covering ATS, depriving dangerzone (36) of a Perfect 45 but still leaving him King of the Mountain over GB55 (35) and Kevin K (35). Currently third in Total Points, dangerzone picked up his seventh Hamlin-Hopper of the year.
Seven other players earned WPNs with their Qualifying Scores: Big Sherm (34), csmorgan71 (34), Barry (33), mac (32), rookie tayceboi (32), PensChamp2009 (30), and EricCinTX (30). Ace (29) won the ProGrid Tour on the tiebreaker over Teunesto (29) and btninja (29) also posted a QS.