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WATCH: Louisiana Tech QB Jeff Driskel Hits Trent Taylor For 13-Yard Touchdown Against WKU

For years Florida fans hoped to see Jeff Driskel develop in to the kind of quarterback that could lead the Gators to glory, but it never quite happened. In fact, most of the time he looked pretty bad for the  Gators. However, the version that is playing for Louisiana Tech would have been just fine.In two games Driskel is 1-1 with over 600 yards and six touchdowns. He had a 300+...
Via FatManWriting
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Jeff Driskell throws beautiful 13-yard touchdown

Jeff Driskell decided to transfer to Louisiana Tech for his senior season after spending the rest of his career with the Florida Gators. He has been excellent so far this season and opened up Louisiana Tech’s scoring this evening with a beautiful 13-yard touchdown to Trent Taylor. After a very disappointing end to his career with the Gators, Driskell was viewed as an absolute bust...
Via Campus Sports Net
28 days ago  |  Discuss

La. Tech coach defends Driskel, was a scapegoat at Florida

Last wekeend, Jeff Driskel made his debut as the quarterback for Louisiana Tech … and it was a moment that their fans loved, as he scored five touchdowns (four passing and one rushing) in the team’s win. At the same time, fans of his former school, the Florida Gators, were wondering where that type of performance was when he was in Gainesville. Driskel’s new coach, Skip Holtz...
Via Gamedayr
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Which transfer QBs performed the best in week one?

Week one of the college football season is in the book! Make sure you read all of our articles about week one and check out yesterday’s roundtable about the biggest surprises of week one. Today, we continue to look back at week one as TSS associate editors Bart Doan and Terry Johnson join staff writer Kevin Causey and special rotating guests in our weekly roundtable discussing...
Via The Student Section
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Driskel granted permission to transfer from Florida

For weeks now, there have been rumors regarding whether Florida junior quarterback Jeff Driskel would return to the program for his final season of collegiate eligibility. It looks like he will, in fact, be moving on. Driskel has been granted a release from the program by new head coach Jim McElwain. McElwain didn’t want to hold Driskel “hostage.” #Gators coach Jim McElwain...
Via College Spun
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Jeff Driskel thinking about transfer to Duke

Jeff Driskel’s playing days in Florida are likely over. The Gators’ redshirt junior quarterback was replaced as the starter by freshman Treon Harris midway through the 2014 season and is now considering a transfer, according to reports.  According to Laura Keeley of the Raleigh News & Observer, Driskel might land at Duke. The redshirt junior has one year of eligibility...
Via College Spun
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida benches Jeff Driskel, beats Tennessee

With one quarter remaining in Florida’s contest against Tennessee, Gators fans are finally getting their wish. Head coach Will Muschamp has decided to bench starting quarterback Jeff Driskel in favor of freshman Treon Harris. Harris will work his first series to start the fourth quarter. Treon Harris enters for the #Gators. — GatorZone Football (@GatorZoneFB) October 4, 2014...
Via College Spun
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Shaun King: Florida WRs should boycott Jeff Driskel

A few weeks back, former Florida running back Emmitt Smith, one of the all-time NFL greats, tweeted out his displeasure with Florida starting quarterback Jeff Driskel. Apparently he’s not the only former pro who doesn’t seem to understand why Driskel is still playing for the Gators. Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Shaun King, who now does radio for NBC Sports, believes...
Via College Spun
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida WR indicates on Twitter that he wants a new QB

Well this is awkward. Florida sophomore wide receiver Demarcus Robinson appears to have voiced his opinion that the Gators need a new starting quarterback much in the same way that a fan would. No, he didn’t post on a fan message board or call into talk radio, but he did retweet a tweet by GatorZone […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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