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JEFF DRISKEL RUMORS & GOSSIP

Emmitt Smith calls for Jeff Driskel to be benched

Emmitt Smith was so frustrated watching quarterback Jeff Driskel stink it up for Florida in a 42-21 loss to Alabama on Saturday that he begged the Gators to bench the QB. Here’s what Smith, a former Gators running back, tweeted during the game: Put Jeff Driskel on the bench please, I have seen enough. — […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Emmitt Smith Says He’s Seen Enough Of Florida QB Jeff Driskel, Wants Him On The Bench

Jeff Driskel is not having a very good day in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Florida’s junior quarterback is 7 of 24 for 80 yards, one touchdown, and two interceptions through three-plus quarters against Alabama. The Gators currently trail the Crimson Tide, 42-21.  Emmitt Smith has seen enough. The former Florida star and NFL Hall of Famer wants Driskel to be benched. Put Jeff Driskel on...
Via College Spun
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Week 4 college football preview: Can Florida find enough offense to upset Alabama?

Week 4 of the college football season offers us the best weekend of games so far. Florida State vs Clemson was first, Oklahoma vs West Virginia was second, now let’s discuss the Florida Gators traveling to Tuscaloosa to face #3 Alabama Crimson Tide. Line: Alabama -14 What does Florida have to do to win? Offensively, this game is going to come down to whether Jeff Driskel can make...
Via No Guts, No Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Florida's Jeff Driskel: We have a really good shot to beat Alabama

It’s been three years since Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel last faced Alabama, and it might as well be 30 for everything that’s happened in between. That night Driskel was a wide-eyed true-freshman thrust into action against the eventual national champions when starter John Brantley went down late in the first half. Seventeen career starts, three offensive coordinators and...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Driskel and the Gators seek long-distance connections

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- At the end of the first quarter in Florida's triple-overtime win over Kentucky on Saturday, Gators quarterback Jeff Driskel was 3 of 11 for 84 yards and an interception. Driskel's stat line didn't read much better at halftime: 7 of 20 for 116 yards. However, by the time he thrust his arms into the air as Matt Jones scored on a 1-yard run to win the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Covering Dixie: Mark Richt and Mike Bobo, Jeff Driskel, Bret Bielema, and more.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The SEC. It's what your conference wants to be like when it grows up. Stand By Your Man.Georgia head coach Mark Richt defends offensive coordinator Mike Bobo over criticism over his play calling in Saturday's Bulldog loss to South Carolina. (The Athens Banner-Herald)   A Nightmare to Remember.Florida starting quarterback Jeff Driskel recalls...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
4 days ago  |  Discuss

SEC Issues Official Statement On End Of Florida vs. Kentucky Game

The Florida Gators survived last night’s contest against Kentucky, but it wasn’t without controversy. In the first overtime of the affair, Florida, trailing by a touchdown, faced a 4th-and-7 from Kentucky’s 9-yard-line. Quarterback Jeff Driskel found sophomore wideout Demarcus Robinson for a 9-yard score, sending the game to a second extra session. But should the play have...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Florida Scores Touchdown To Beat Kentucky In 3OT

In what was the most exciting game of college football’s third Saturday, Florida defeated Kentucky, 36-30, in triple overtime.  The Gators, led by quarterback Jeff Driskel, who threw for 295 yards and three touchdowns, and wide receiver Demarcus Robinson, who had 15 catches for 216 yards and two touchdowns, escaped with a victory to remain undefeated.  Florida running back Matt...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Trip to Alabama one of many tests Gators QB Jeff Driskel to face

HOOVER, Ala. -- As he moved from room to room, interview to interview at SEC Media Days, Gators quarterback Jeff Driskel was reminded more than once of his next scheduled trip to the Yellowhammer State. Sept. 20. Bryant-Denny Stadium. Florida at Alabama. If things go the way the Gators hope in their first three contests -- home games against Idaho, Eastern Michigan and Kentucky ...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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Florida OC calls out Driskel on Twitter

Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel wrote on Twitter that he was bored, and offensive coordinator Brent Pease had a clever response.

Via Diehardsport
March 31, 2013  |  Discuss
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