Cheers from the crowd at Ohio Stadium as the scoreboard shows Army leading Michigan, 14-7.— Dan Hope (@Dan_Hope) September 7, 2019Shea Patterson has fumbled twice on the afternoon. He’s fumbled twice thus far, and fans in Ann Arbor are calling for a quarterback change.Despite struggling on offense throughout this contest, the Wolverines and Black Knights are now tied. Zach Charbonnet scored his second touchdown of the afternoon to even the score.Losing to Army would decimate Michigan’s chances of making the College Football Playoff. It’d also result in a bunch of backlash for Jim Harbaugh, who is under pressure to take the program to the postseason.We’ll find out very soon if one of the top teams in the country goes down in Week 2. COLUMBUS, OH – SEPTEMBER 27: Ohio State Buckeyes fans cheer on their team against the Minnesota Golden Gophers on September 27, 2008 at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)While Ohio State is currently cruising against Cincinnati at home, Michigan is on upset alert against Army. There’s plenty of time for that to change, but for now, the fans in Columbus are laughing at their rival’s expense.Ohio State has done an excellent job of avoiding a potential upset. Justin Fields is proving that his Week 1 performance wasn’t a fluke.It hasn’t been smooth sailing for Michigan, which finds itself in an absolute fight against Army.During the Ohio State-Cincinnati game, the crowed at Ohio Stadium started cheering when it saw Michigan trailing Army on the scoreboard.
For Brock Sports, it’s more than just a game.Established in 2015, the Badgers Care program encourages Brock varsity teams, coaches and student-athletes to be good community citizens through outreach, leadership and volunteerism. The unique program co-ordinated through Brock Sports is beneficial to the Niagara community, as well as everyone involved from Brock.“Badgers Care allows these student-athletes and their coaches to use their passion for athletics to foster their own personal development beyond academics and sports,” said Neil Lumsden, Director, Brock Sports. “At the same time, they’re working alongside the community to make Niagara a better place to live, work and play.”To strengthen the community outreach through the program, Meridian, Ontario’s largest credit union, is joining Badgers Care as a community partner.The partnership was officially announced Wednesday, Jan. 24 at the Badgers’ home basketball games against the Guelph Gryphons at Bob Davis Gymnasium.Wade Stayzer, Meridian Vice-President, Retail said the relationship is a natural fit since both Brock and Meridian have a long history of collaborating to help build stronger communities.With the new agreement, Badgers Care, Powered by Meridian, will receive additional funding to extend its programming reach in Niagara.“Both organizations aim to recognize and enhance the leadership potential in people,” Stayzer said. “At Brock, student-athletes find time between school, training and playing to volunteer and bring to life the Badgers Care program. At Meridian, employees build people’s lives through advice and fulfilment of financial services and we, too, volunteer and demonstrate our passions through our commitment to building strong communities.”