March 30, 2009

Scrimmage Insider: OL paves way for offense

Scrimmage Wrap (By Gene Williams,

After 11 period of practice, the Seminole football team made their way into Doak Campbell Stadium for a mini-scrimmage.

Instead of alternating eight-play series between the first and second offenses, the bulk of Monday's scrimmage was devoted to second and third-and-long situations starting between the 35 and 40-yard line. Each play began from the same spot on the field and quarterback Christian Ponder took every snap under center for both the first and second team offensive units.

Regardless of whether it was the first or second team, the offense was simply unstoppable. In fact, during the regular portion of the scrimmage the offense unofficially racked up 363 yards or 14.5 yards per play. Throw in two long plays, including a touchdown, that was called back because of a holding call and that average might be closer to 20 yards a play.

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