Senior Bowl: Pregame Tidbits and Updates to Follow on Twitter

January 29, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Larry Burton (Syndicated Writer): The day could barely be more beautiful, a far cry from the usual weather that plagues the Sr. Bowl so often. The VIP tents are in greater number than I've ever seen and the tailgaters here make this look like a typical SEC game.
Coming early to the game has given me the chance to experience the whole "Senior Bowl Sensation" and it was well worth the time put into it.
Meeting the players last night before the game and speaking to some briefly this morning made me realize that this is just as good an experience for them.
"It's sort of like a bowl game, but a lot more mental," said Christian Ponder of FSU. "There's so much more to learn, both in plays to run and personnel, but it's still a lot of fun. But with all the scouts here, you know that every practice is important and your every move is being watched by someone."
For the fans staying at or near the Riverview Renaissance, it's heaven on earth. Never before, and possibly nowhere ...

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