The Minnesota Vikings have picked Florida State quarterback Christian Ponder with the 12th overall selection in the NFL draft.
Former Auburn quarterback Cam Newton will get one final opportunity before next month's NFL draft to make a big impression with the Buffalo Bills.
Seventeen years. The Redskins have been searching for a quarterback to lead them out of the wilderness for that long. You'd think he was hiding in a mountain cave along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border (where his agent had stashed him to drive up his price).
South Carolina is returning to the scene of its worst loss to face Florida State, which hopes to have Christian Ponder back, in the Chick-fil-A Bowl on Friday night.
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher on Tuesday proclaimed quarterback Christian Ponder "ready to go" as the team's starting quarterback for the Chick-fil-A Bowl against South Carolina.
Tyrod Taylor threw three touchdown passes and scrambled for another and surging Virginia Tech captured its third Atlantic Coast Conference title in four years with a 44-33 victory over Florida State on Saturday night.
It didn't take Jimbo Fisher long to put his mark on the Atlantic Coast Conference.
Virginia Tech has been the ACC's dominant team since joining the league in 2004, winning three championships and favored to capture a fourth.
Reserves have played a leading role in the Atlantic Coast Conference this year, whether keeping their team in the title chase or helping them become bowl eligible.