October 8, 2008

ASI Insider: Ponder learning to slide

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Learning to slide (By Derek Redd, Osceola)

Jimbo Fisher likes his players tough. He also likes them to stay safe.

So he finds himself in a small dilemma with his quarterback, Christian Ponder. Ponder has shown a knack for scrambling, as seen with this 144 rushing yards against Miami. Yet when he goes head to head with a tackler, more often than not, it literally is head to head.

Fisher would like to see Ponder slide more, but he doesn't want to remove that part of his game.

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