November 13, 2009
P.T. Willis Column: Opportunity Knocks for Manuel
It is really unfortunate that Christian Ponders' injury will sideline him for the remainder of the season. The the junior signal caller was having one of the best seasons ever under center and easily the best since Chris Weinke last suited up in Tallahassee.
After his surgery, Ponder will need to rehab his shoulder, build on the positive (his play & the playmakers coming back) and get ready of next season. That which is one person's misfortune is another's opportunity. In steps EJ Manuel. The highly regarded red-shirt freshman will get his first extensive work at the quarterback position with live bullets flying around.
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