After much speculation and waiting on medical clearance, Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher has named Christian Ponder as the starter for when the Seminoles take on South Carolina in their bowl game. Ponder will start but will not necessarily play all four quarters as he could split time with E.J. Manuel.
Florida State quarterback Christian Ponder is expected to resume throwing today. Coach Jimbo Fisher expects Ponder to be medically cleared to play in the Chick-fil-A Bowl on Dec. 31.
Florida State quarterback Christian Ponder had surgery last week to remove scar tissue in his right (throwing) forearm. The scar tissue is a byproduct of his injured elbow, and Ponder missed practice on Tuesday.
Florida State quarterback Christian Ponder (elbow) status for the Chick-fil-A Bowl against South Carolina is still uncertain. "We have to evaluate his arm and do what's right for him," coach Jimbo Fisher said. "I would think the amount of time he has between now and the bowl game he should be OK. But we'll have to evaluate it to see if there's anything else that could be done."
Florida State quarterback Christian Ponder sat out Monday's practice due to the re-aggravation of his elbow injury, though coach Jimbo Fisher expects him back tomorrow.
After sitting out last week's game, Florida State quarterback Christian Ponder (elbow) returned and went 16 of 26 for 170 yards, a touchdown and a pick.
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher says that Christian Ponder will start against Maryland, but E.J. Manuel could play as well.
Florida State quarterback Christian Ponder (elbow) has plans on starting this week against Maryland, replacing E.J. Manuel who filled in admirably in the win over Clemson.
Florida State quarterback Christian Ponder (elbow) returned to practice Thursday, and is officially listed as questionable on the 'Noles injury report.
Florida State quarterback Christian Ponder missed his third straight practice due to reoccurring elbow issues in his right (throwing) arm on Wednesday. "It looks like he may get to sling it around [Thursday],'' coach Jimbo Fisher said. "We'll wait around [Thursday] and see.'
The Associated Press reports reports that Christian Ponder (elbow) sat out Tuesday's practice, casting further doubt on his ability to play on Saturday.
Florida State quarterback Christian Ponder underwent a procedure on his throwing elbow and he may miss this week's game against Clemson. E.J. Manuel ran the offense in practice today.
Florida State quarterback Christian Ponder threw for a season high 264 yards and three touchdowns in a loss to North Carolina.
Florida State quarterback Christian Ponder threw for 196 yards and a touchdown, and added two more scores on the ground against N.C. State.