November 19, 2008

ASI Insider: Throwing against the zone

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Throwing against the zone (By Gene Williams,

So far this season the Seminole passing game hasn't had a whole lot of success against zone-oriented defenses.

Their worst outing was in the conference opener against Wake Forest when the Seminole quarterbacks completed just 33 percent of their pass attempts and combined for five interceptions. And last week against another zone based secondary, the passing game sputtered with Christian Ponder being picked off three times including one that was taken back for a Boston College defensive touchdown.

Ponder is quick to admit that throwing against zone coverage has been a learning experience this season.

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