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Behind enemy lines: Florida State's Christian Ponder says loss to OU 'difficult to swallow'

by Michael Baldwin Modified: September 12, 2010 at 7:18 am •  Published: September 11, 2010

Florida State football coach Jimbo Fisher

"I'm surprised (by the defense's poor performance). But they're still a young group. This was going to be a telling test to where we're at. It's one football game. Oklahoma did a great job. Oklahoma's got some very dynamic people and had a heck of a first half."

FSU quarterback Christian Ponder

"It's very difficult to swallow. This is not what we were expecting at all. We had a great week of practice. We thought we were prepared. Obviously, we have to do a little more. It's a learning experience. You have to move on."

FSU cornerback Greg Reid

"We knew what we had to do. It was a high-tempo (offense) and Coach was calling plays from the sideline. By the time we looked over to the sideline for the call, they were up on the center already."

by Michael Baldwin
Redhawks, Barons, MLB, NFL Reporter
Mike Baldwin has been a sports reporter for The Oklahoman since 1982. Mike graduated from Okmulgee High School in 1974 and attended Oklahoma Christian University, graduating with a journalism degree in 1978. Mike's first job was sports editor...
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