Ex-Gators face off in BC's visit to NC State

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Leaving Florida has worked out pretty well for both Jacoby Brissett and Tyler Murphy. The ex-Gators quarterbacks have led their new schools to big things and now they're preparing to face off for the first time Saturday when North Carolina State (4-2, 0-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) plays host to Boston College (3-2, 0-1). ''We've both been looking forward to this...
Via Associated Press
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Brissett has Wolfpack putting up big numbers

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) North Carolina State coach Dave Doeren waited a year to get Florida transfer Jacoby Brissett into his lineup. It didn't take the quarterback nearly so long to completely change the Wolfpack's offense. Brissett leads the Atlantic Coast Conference with 13 touchdown passes against just one interception. He has also stabilized a position plagued by injuries and poor...
Via Associated Press
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Clemson DC Brent Venables ‘Can’t Imagine’ That Florida’s Jeff Driskel Is A Better QB Than N.C. State’s Jacoby Brissett

Jacoby Brissett spent two years at Florida before transferring to N.C. State after losing the Gators’ starting quarterback job to Jeff Driskel in 2013. Since then, Brissett has established himself as one of the most electric quarterbacks in America, as he’s completed 68.9 percent of his passes this season for 1,364 yards, 13 touchdowns and an interception. Meanwhile, Driskel...
Via College Spun
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Chandler Parsons Impressed By Jacoby Brissett

You can count Chandler Parsons as one of the many Florida fans wondering why Jacoby Brissett isn't starting at quarterback for the Gators.
Via Gamedayr
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Even in defeat, NC State QB Jacoby Brissett has coming-out party

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher said this entire week that one of the biggest reasons NC State has always had success against his team at home was because the Wolfpack almost always had a good quarterback. "This is always an extremely tough place to play, and they've always played us well. They've had great quarterbacks in the past and they've got another one...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

FSU at North Carolina State: 5 Things to Know

This is the game Jacoby Brissett wanted to be a part of… In Gainesville. The former Florida Gators signee could have been the man behind center with his Gators in the interstate rivalry against FSU.Now, after a transfer to North Carolina State and a year on the bench following NCAA rules, Brissett can hopefully continue his team’s winning ways after a 4-0  start.Here are five...
Via Football Nation
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Can Jacoby Brissett Become the Next Great ACC Quarterback?

If you look at Jacoby Brissett’s bio in the North Carolina State athletic department, it talks about how Brissett came off the bench and in the third quarter of the Louisiana game with Florida trailing 20-13, and helped the Gators to a 27-20 win with a pair of TD drives, he was 6-of-8 for 64 yards and had a 39-yard scoring pass.That was 2012 and back then, Brissett was a sophomore...
Via Football Nation
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Jacoby Brissett, Wolfpack snatch victory from the jaws of defeat

We all remember Georgia Southern’s historic upset of Florida last season. Could they pull another one off this year when they traveled to Raleigh to play North Carolina State? The Eagles took the lead early and held onto it until very late in the fourth quarter when QB Jacoby Brissett hit Matt Dayes on a 35 yard TD pass to put the Pack in the lead for the first time with just...
Via The Student Section
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Brissett eager for NC State debut vs Ga Southern

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Jacoby Brissett hopes he plays better against Georgia Southern than his former Florida teammates did. Brissett's debut at North Carolina State on Saturday comes against the same school that memorably knocked off the Gators late last season. Brissett says he knows Georgia Southern is ''coming in on a high horse and ready to play us a good game.'' ''We know going...
Via Associated Press
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Transfer QB Jacoby Brissett ready to star for N.C. State

RALEIGH, N.C. -- After playing in nine games over a total of two years at Florida, Jacoby Brissett thought it was his time. The Florida coaching staff apparently had other ideas. Brissett was forced into starting duty as a true freshman in 2011 when Gators starter John Brantley went out, but he never really received a good chance to show what he could do to unseat teammate Jeff Driskel...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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