August 31, 2007

Ponder thinks team concept will pay dividends

Find out what safety Lovon Ponder is talking about with the season-opener around the corner. Why is he optimistic about the offense? What is different about the team this year? And you don't want to miss Ponder's concise answer when asked to point to one specific reason why this team will be better than last year.


Q: Is there a different feel to this team now as opposed to the opener last year?

Ponder: Guys are a lot more excited about this year coming in. Coaches have put things in their hands to get us ready.

Q: You and Willie Cooper are listed as co-first teamers opposite Kenny Phillips. Are you surprised by that?

Ponder: No, I'm not surprised. Willie is a real talented safety. Me and him are interchangeable. He could start, I could start, it doesn't matter as long as we get the job done.

Q: It seems there's competition at a ton of positions.

Ponder: Yeah. It's been competition everywhere, at corner, safety, running back, quarterback. The competition's been real heavy.

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