NEW ORLEANS -- As far as goodbyes go, former Gators quarterback Tim Tebow went out in style three years ago here in the Sugar Bowl.
Jeff Driskel hopes to say goodbye to his first season as Florida's starting quarterback in memorable fashion, too.
Driskel was a junior at Oviedo's Hagerty High in January 2010 when Tebow capped his outstanding UF career by throwing for a Sugar Bowl-record 482 yards in a 51-24 win over Cincinnati.
He remembers watching on TV as Tebow shredded Cincinnati's defense. Now it's Driskel's turn to take center stage in the Superdome when the Gators face Louisville on Wednesday.
"He had a huge game,'' Driskel said Sunday. "He went out with a bang for sure. Hopefully we can put on a show like that."
In Driskel's first season as UF's starting quarterback, the Gators' offense has been more about efficiency than fireworks. Driskel's best passing game came in his second career start, a 37-20 win at Tennessee. He finished 14 of 20 for a career-high 219 yards and ...