April 13, 2008

Spring Game Insider: Step back for the offense?

Step back for the offense? (By Gene Williams, Warchant.com)

Over the past few spring practice scrimmages, the Seminole offense appeared to be turning a corner but on Saturday it took a u-turn.

Instead of the offense methodically moving the ball down the field and lighting up the scoreboard, which was the case in the last two scrimmages, Jimbo Fisher's unit stumbled their way through Saturday's spring finale. Between the dropped passes, turnovers, botched snaps, penalities and missed blocks, the offense failed to find the endzone or even kick a successful field goal until late in evening after the official scoring between the Garnet (offense) and Gold (defense) teams had already ceased.

"I think we struggled a little bit, we definitely didn't really show what we could do," quarterback Christian Ponder said. "These last few weeks we were really getting into the groove. I think we came out tonight and everyone was a little nervous and we never really got comfortable."

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