Posted November 19, 2012 on
AP on Fox
Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel will start Saturday's game at rival Florida State.
Coach Will Muschamp announced Driskel's status Wednesday on the Southeastern Conference coaches teleconference.
Muschamp says Driskel ''looked very good in practice'' Tuesday and will be ''ready to go'' when the sixth-ranked Gators (10-1) travel to Tallahassee to face the 10th-ranked Seminoles (10-1).
Driskel sprained his right ankle Nov. 17 against Jacksonville State. He sat out last weekend's 23-0 win over lower-division Jacksonville State. Jacoby Brissett started in his place and completed 14 of 22 passes for 154 yards.
Driskel was on the sideline during the game without a walking boot, worked out Sunday and was cleared to practice.
He has completed 65 percent of his passes for 1,324 yards, with 10 touchdowns and three interceptions.
BEST OF MAXIM
No. 6 Florida will have quarterback Jeff Driskel back against rival and 10th-ranked Florida State.
Driskel sat out Saturday's 23-0 win over Jacksonville State because of a sprained right ankle. Jacoby Brissett completed 14 of 22 passes for 154 yards.
Driskel was on the sideline without a walking boot, a good sign for Florida (10-1). Coach Will Muschamp says Driskel worked out...
Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel is expected to play in this Saturday's Florida-FSU game. This according to Gators' head football coach Will Muschamp. He was sidelined during last Saturday's win over Jacksonville State.
"How Driskel performs in practice will determine how much he plays,
Muschamp said. “I just know, based on yesterday, he's going to...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel will start Saturday's game at rival Florida State. Coach Will Muschamp announced Driskel's status Wednesday on the Southeastern Conference coaches teleconference. Muschamp says Driskel "looked very good in practice" Tuesday and will be "ready to go" when the sixth-ranked Gators (10-1) travel to...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- No. 6 Florida will have its starting quarterback back in the starting lineup against one of its biggest rivals.
Coach Will Muschamp said Wednesday that sophomore Jeff Driskel will return to the starting lineup for Saturday's game at No. 10 Florida State (10-1).
Jeff Driskel looked very good at practice (Tuesday) and he'll be ready to go,"...
Florida head coach Will Muschamp was part of the weekly SEC teleconference again on Wednesday. the second year head coach started off with the injury report which looks quite good for the Gators as they head to Tallahassee for the showdown with FSU. Here is a transcript of the questions and answers of today's teleconference including big news on quarterback Jeff Driskel and receiver...
Now that Derek Dooley has been fired from Tennessee, the hiring search has begun. It is really hard to tell just who will be the next head coach in Knoxville, but one of the popular names is that of current Duke head coach, David Cutfliffe. Knoxnews.com ran a list that included Cutcliffe’s name as one [...]
I recently attended scout day for the University of Florida and while the Gators still have a lot of talent on campus, they lost some major talent in the 2012 draft. Between departing upperclassmen and recruits that signed out of high school, the Gators lost 11 players in the top three rounds of the draft (Michael Zunino, Lance McCullers, Lewis Brinson, Brian Johnson, Nolan Fontana...
The Gators finish their season undefeated in the Swamp after a 23-0 shutout over Jacksonville State. James Wilson and Marcus Roberson share their thoughts on the victory, senior day, and next week's match-up against Florida State, right here.
It should be easy. Embracing a top 10 and 10-1 team should be as easy as saying yes to a date with the cheerleader captain. Certainly nothing this group of Gators has done off the field or character wise would lead any fan of the Florida Gators not to root them on, but all of that and in the top six of the BCS with only one game left on the schedule, and Florida Gator fans are probably confused.
The Florida Gators are used to playing tough competition. They have played and beaten more teams in the BCS top twelve than any other in the country. So, when they are on the road this Saturday against Florida State, don’t expect them to treat this game any different than all the rest. Senior Omar Hunter says there is no pressure, they just want to compete again.
Florida believes it will benefit from facing a physical opponent in its most recent game, but it might have to battle some fatigue in its next one.
The seventh-ranked Gators will have a short turnaround before Tuesday night's matchup with a visiting Savannah State team that's been competitive in each of its games.
Florida didn't get quite the challenge it might have...
The second of Florida State's big recruiting weekends is here with the no. 4 Florida Gators coming to town. Prospects from across the country will head to Tallahassee to see the game of the week in college football. Who's coming? We start our visitor thread on Monday.
The intensity of the Middle Tennessee State defense took No. 10 Florida time to adjust in the first half. The Gators adjusted in the second half and forced the offense into the paint, helping Florida run away with the game. Kenny Boynton scored 20 points while Will Yeguete posted his second career double-double as the Gators secured a 66-45 win in Tampa.