October 28, 2008

ASI Insider: Ponder to carry the load vs. Jackets?

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Can Ponder, FSU exploit a weakness? (By Derek Redd, Osceola)

Florida State quarterback Christian Ponder can look at a lot of numbers with the Georgia Tech defense that could make him uneasy -- its No. 7 ranking in scoring defense or its No. 12 ranking in total defense.

But there's one number that should pique his interest -- 270, the number of passing yards the Yellow Jackets allowed in their surprising loss last week to Virginia.

"We saw some film of the Virginia game and they did give up a couple of long passes," Ponder said Tuesday. "There's been a lot of long passes. I feel we'll be able to attack that, especially with the guys that we have. Coach Fisher's going to come up with a good game plan, so hopefully we can figure out some things."

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