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GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel could miss the first two weeks of fall practice while recovering from an appendectomy.
Driskel, a junior entering his second year as Florida's starter, underwent surgery Tuesday at Shands Hospital on campus.
Coach Will Muschamp says surgery went well, adding "how long he is out will be determined by how his body responds, which could be two weeks."
Muschamp says: "Jeff had acute appendicitis and fortunately the medical staff caught it very quickly."
Driskel, a 6-foot-4, 237-pounder from Oviedo, threw for 1,646 yards and 12 touchdowns last season. He also ran for more than 400 yards and had four rushing TDs.
Florida's backup is fourth-year junior Tyler Murphy, who has played in three games. The Gators also have redshirt freshman Skyler Mornhinweg and freshman Max Staver.
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Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel underwent an emergency appendectomy on Tuesday we learned in a statement by Head Coach Will Muschamp:
“Jeff had acute appendicitis and fortunately the medical staff caught it very quickly,” said Muschamp in the release. “His surgery went well and how long he is out will be determined by how his body responds, which could be two weeks.”
University of Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel underwent an appendectomy on Tuesday at UF Health Shands Hospital, head coach Will Muschamp announced.
"Jeff had acute appendicitis and fortunately the medical staff caught it very quickly," said Muschamp. "His surgery went well and how long he is out will be determined by how his body responds, which could be two weeks...
Florida Gators quarterback Jeff Driskel could be out two weeks after having emergency surgery to remove his appendix, the school announced on Tuesday. “Jeff had acute appendicitis and fortunately the medical staff caught it very quickly,” UF coach Will Muschamp said in a news release. “His surgery went well and how long he is out [...]
Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel could miss up to two weeks of football after he underwent emergency surgery to remove his appendix on Tuesday morning, according to gatorzone.com. Per coach Will Muschamp:
“Jeff had acute appendicitis and fortunately the medical staff caught it very quickly. His surgery went well and how long he is out will be determined by how his...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. The Gators officially reported for fall camp Thursday and they start practice Friday. Prior to Floridas media day Thursday afternoon, coach Will Muschamp gathered his team for the first time in its new meeting room at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.
In the new surroundings Muschamp relied on an old message, pulling his "man down, man up" mantra out of his preseason...
Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel will miss the next two weeks of action, as the junior quarterback is recovering from an appendectomy.Driskel is...
To prepare for the upcoming college football season, the Florida Gators are adding some fresh paint to the Swamp. The official Twitter account of the Gators tweeted out a photo of a new sign that says “It’s Great To Be A Florida Gator.” Check it out:
Yes it is … 31 more days #ItsGreatUF pic.twitter.com/T6QXvUtYy4
— Florida Gators (@GatorZoneNews) July 31, 2013
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Driskel recovers from surgery.
Florida starting QB Jeff Driskel is recovering from an appendectomy, and will...
Florida opened at No. 10 and Florida State at No. 12 in the USA Today Sports preseason football coaches poll, which was released on Thursday.
The poll, which is made up of 62 current coaches, placed Florida at No. 10 -- right where the Gators left off in the final poll last season after a Sugar Bowl loss to Louisville. Florida State finished eighth after an Orange Bowl win over Northern...
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Florida head coach Will Muschamp was happy with the state of his roster at SEC Media Days on July 16. The team was healthy and there were only two players that were expected to miss time at the start of fall camp with injuries. The last week changed that. The Gators now head into Friday’s opening practice of fall camp with a banged up roster, especially on the offensive side.
The Gators will host their annual media day on Thursday and report for camp that night before opening fall practices on Friday, just over four weeks before Florida opens its season against Toledo. Fall camp always has different storylines, and this year’s brings important positions that need to be filled. The Gators have to replace important players on both sides of the ball.