Christian PonderHt/Wt: 6-2/225 lbs
School: Florida State
Class: RS Senior
Christian Ponder's Player ProfilePonder completed 61.5% (184 of 299) of his passes this past season, throwing for 2,044 yards, 20 TDs and 8 INTs. As a Junior he threw for 2,717 yards (277 of 330 passes, 68.8%), 14 TDs and 7 INTs. In 2008 as a sophomore he completed 177 of 318 passes (55.7%), 2,006 yards, 14 TDs and 13 INTs.
Intelligent both on and off the field, received undergrad degree in 2 ˝ years, and has a MBA. Ponder displays excellent leadership qualities, was Florida States team captain. Has very good throwing mechanics with a quick release. An accurate thrower on short to medium length passes. Shows good scrambling ability. Elusive in the pocket, able to keep play alive with footwork.
Can get into trouble sometimes with trying to make a big play, can force a throw. Needs to cut down on risky throws. Doesn’t have great arm strength, has trouble with the deep ball. Has ran into injury concerns the last couple years. Right shoulder injury in 2009. This past year he dealt with a tricep contusion, ruptured right bursa sac, and a concussion.
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Christian Ponder VideosChristian Ponder throws a 98 yr TD pass vs. UNC (10.23.09)
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