ATH Dionte Ponder (5-10 166) of Ocala, FL has offers from Iowa, Duke, and Central Florida and is expecting another offer from Vanderbilt soon, He is also hearing from USC, Cincinnati, and South Florida. "I've spoken with Coach (Steve) Spurrier Jr. and he says he is looking forward to me coming in for a camp," said Ponder.
Ponder was able to go to junior days at South Florida, Central Florida, and Florida. He was impressed mostly with USF. "They do a good job meeting with the players and just basically breaking it down what we can expect when we come in as a player," he said. "UCF and Florida were alright."
Ponder wants to visit USC, Duke, and Iowa this summer but is not sure if can make all three. "I want to get to them all, " he said. "It just depends on how things work out."
As a junior, he had 65 tackles, one forced fumble, and an interception. On offense, he had eight receptions for 88 yards.
He does not have any favorites.