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Jacoby Brissett took the first snap of Florida's season, then headed to the bench.
He's pretty much been there ever since.
But with Jeff Driskel doubtful for Saturday's game against FCS opponent Jacksonville State, Brissett likely will get another chance under center for the seventh-ranked Gators (9-1).
"There's no question, I think it's a great example for us all," coach Will Muschamp said Monday. "When your number is called, you better hurry up and perform and perform well. We always talk about man down, man up, and in that situation, you've got to man up and play.
"It's different from other positions, the quarterback position, and how it affects the entire team."
Driskel sprained his right ankle in the third quarter of a 27-20 win over Louisiana-Lafayette on Saturday. Driskel injured his ankle while being tackled on a zone-read run. He got re-taped on the sideline, but couldn't return.
Brissett came off the bench and ...
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. As Gators starting quarterback Jeff Driskel walked across campus on crutches Tuesday, fellow sophomore Jacoby Brissett continued to prepare as if hell start Saturdays game against Jacksonville State.
Brissett replaced an injured Driskel in last weeks win over Louisiana-Lafayette and finished 6 of 8 for 64 yards and a touchdown. Driskels sprained right ankle has...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. The Florida Gators opened preparation for their home finale Monday uncertain of whether Jeff Driskel's injured right ankle would be healed enough for him to play Saturday against Jacksonville State.
Fortunately for the Gators, they don't seem too concerned if Driskel can't play, given fellow sophomore Jacoby Brissett's performance Saturday. Brissett...
Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel is considered doubtful for Saturday’s game against Jacksonville State. He will test the ankle on Wednesday to get a better idea, but after spending the first two days of the week on crutches and in a boot, the Gators are expecting Jacoby Brissett to start the game. The offense will change to feature Brissett’s strengths and eliminate most of the...
Florida Gators quarterback Jeff Driskel sprained his ankle in Saturday’s game against Louisiana-Lafayette and now it’s possible that he’ll be out for the next two weeks. Gator head coach Will Muschamp said he thinks Driskel will be available, but “who knows”. “We’re just working through this week,” Gators coach Will Muschamp said on the weekly SEC coaches’ teleconference...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- No. 7 Florida will be without quarterback Jeff Driskel against lower-division Jacksonville State on Saturday.
Coach Will Muschamp ruled Driskel out Wednesday because of a sprained right ankle, saying Jacoby Brissett will start against the Gamecocks (6-4). It will be Brissett's third start in two seasons.
More importantly, Muschamp says he's unsure whether...
Jeff Driskel on UF campus Tuesday.
Florida ended any serious speculation about Jeff Driskel's availability for Saturday's game against Jacksonville State by officially announcing that the injured quarterback will be out Saturday due to a sprained ankle.
Coach Will Muschamp ruled Driskel out Wednesday because of a sprained right ankle, saying Jacoby Brissett...
UF quarterback Jeff Driskel was seen walking around campus in crutches today after suffering a sprained ankle against Louisiana-Layfette. Jacoby Brissett finished the game for the Florida Gators and lead them to an eventual win. Driskel was said to be questionable to play by head coach Will Muschamp. Muschamp said how Driskel’s ankle was swollen and it was black and blue. He even...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel is doubtful for Saturday's game against Jacksonville State.
Coach Will Muschamp says fellow sophomore Jacoby Brissett likely will start against the lower-division Gamecocks.
Driskel sprained his right ankle in the third quarter of Saturday's 27-20 win over Louisiana-Lafayette and probably won't practice this...
Jeff Driskel injured his ankle during the Florida Gator – Louisiana-Layfette Rajun Cajun game and Jacoby Brissett was forced to come in who threw the game tying pass to tight end Jordan Reed. The Gators blocked a punt with seconds left in the game for a score by Jelani Jenkins for the go ahead win. It’s frustrating that the Florida Gators are struggling with a team from the Sunbelt...
Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel came out of Saturday’s win over Louisiana with an ankle sprain. He sat on the trainer’s table while being evaluated and was taken to the Florida locker room soon after that. Florida coach Will Muschamp said on Monday morning that he doesn’t expect Driskel to play this weekend against Jacksonville State. His status is still up in the air.
Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel is doubtful for Saturday's game
against Jacksonville State.
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Derek Dooley's replacement at Tennessee has to be a home run. Because Joel Hollingsworth said so. (Rocky Top Talk)
Johnny Manziel is quiet. Too quiet.