Elijah Ponder Talks UC Commitment

The Cincinnati Bearcats added a defensive lineman to the 2016 class today and they got him by the way of the state of Georgia. Elijah Ponder was very excited about committing to UC today.

Bearcat Insider caught up with new Cincinnati Bearcats defensive line pledge Elijah Ponder on Wednesday night.

Bearcat Insider:  What made you commit to you UC today?

Elijah Ponder:  Man, I just love everything they have going on, it’s a good a vibe, and I have a good relationship with the coaching staff especially my recruiter who is also my positions coach. Its family based it feels like home and it has a great atmosphere. I feel I have the best opportunity with the Bearcats.

Bearcat Insider: When do you plan on joining the Bearcats?

Elijah Ponder: I’m coming in the summer I don’t plan on doing early enrollment.

Bearcat Insider: What should we expect from Elijah next season?

Elijah Ponder:  Staying focus and work for my goal, getting right in the weight room, learning the techniques and everything that I have to be successful and make a name for myself... and staying on top of my academics.

Check out our breakdown of Ponder in the video attached to this story.


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