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Fanhouse: ACC Report: Florida State's Christian Ponder Is on the Mend

Filed under: ACCFlorida State can take a significant step next Thursday toward its first ACC Atlantic Division title since 2005 when it visits N.C. State.

A healthy Christian Ponder would make that goal substantially more attainable.

Seminoles coach Jimbo Fisher said his quarterback's injured right elbow is doing better and that Ponder should be ready when Florida State (6-1, 4-0 ACC) begins its game-week preparation this weekend.

"Got a lot of the swelling out ... ," Fisher said on Wednesday's ACC teleconference. "I was very encouraged yesterday. We practice Saturday. We expect him to be back practicing."

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