Originally written on Fox Sports Florida  |  By CHRIS HARRY  |  Last updated 8/27/13
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- From his place in the "Monday Night Football" booth last week, ESPN analyst Jon Gruden had some advice for Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III and his hotly anticipated return from a devastating knee injury. "Think touchdown, then first down, then get down," Gruden said. In other words, protect yourself. Which brings us to Jeff Driskel, the Florida quarterback who had a slew of highlights as a runner last season -- some working from the zone-read option, others on scrambles from the pocket -- in finishing as the team's second-leading rusher with 413 yards and four touchdowns. But Driskel, the junior from Oviedo, Fla., has heard from Coach Will Muschamp and offensive coordinator Brent Pease about being smart when he takes off with the ball. Given the way the offense is built, he's too valuable to take any unnecessary risks. It's OK to try and make a play ... but live to call another one. Translation: Get down, dude. "We've talked about that,...
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