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FSU Fans Can’t Quit Trolling Jeff Driskel, Gators

FSU fans can't quit trolling Jeff Driskel and the Florida Gators.
Via Gamedayr
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim McElwain leaves CSU to coach Florida

            Jim McElwain will be the head football coach at the University of Florida after an agreement was reached on his $7.5 million buyout in his Colorado State contract. #GatorNation, we are pleased to officially announce our new head coach…Jim McElwain #ItsGreatUF pic.twitter.com/i3lGgY7ROl — GatorZone Football (@GatorZoneFB...
Via Sports-Glory
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida looking to send Will Muschamp off with upset for the ages

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The scenes from that night here two years ago remain vivid. Gators linebacker Antonio Morrison's devastating hit on Seminoles quarterback EJ Manuel and Florida's fumble recovery; 24 consecutive points in the fourth quarter; Jeff Driskel's touchdown pass to Quinton Dunbar; Matt Jones' touchdown run to ice the game. Oh, and Will Muschamp's Gatorade bath. When collected...
Via Fox Sports Florida
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Eastern Kentucky at Florida: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Now that it has been resolved that Will Muschamp will no longer coach the Florida Gators after next week’s game against Florida State, the team went out and did exactly what is was supposed to do – it won a game decisively.On the arm of both Teron Harris and Jeff Driskel, and a defense that stopped Eastern Kentucky at every opening, the Gators won 52-3 in the final game of the...
Via Football Nation
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Gators become bowl eligible after win over Eastern Kentucky

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Jeff Driskel threw three touchdown passes and ran for a score, helping Florida become bowl eligible with a 52-3 victory over lower-division Eastern Kentucky on Saturday. The Gators (6-4) snapped a 3-game home losing streak, giving fired coach Will Muschamp a victory in their home finale. Treon Harris threw a 70-yard TD pass to Quinton Dunbar and a 19-yarder...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida beats Eastern Kentucky 52-3

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Jeff Driskel threw three touchdown passes and ran for a score, helping Florida become bowl eligible with a 52-3 victory over lower-division Eastern Kentucky on Saturday. The Gators (6-4) snapped a 3-game home losing streak, giving fired coach Will Muschamp a victory in their home finale. Treon Harris threw a 70-yard TD pass to Quinton Dunbar and a 19-yarder...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Gators become bowl eligible after win over Eastern Kentucky

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Jeff Driskel threw three touchdown passes and ran for a score, helping Florida become bowl eligible with a 52-3 victory over lower-division Eastern Kentucky on Saturday. The Gators (6-4) snapped a 3-game home losing streak, giving fired coach Will Muschamp a victory in their home finale. Treon Harris threw a 70-yard TD pass to Quinton Dunbar and a 19-yarder...
Via Fox Sports Florida
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Treon Harris Taken Out Of Florida vs. Eastern Kentucky, Was In “Incredible Amount Of Pain”

Florida has some hope at the quarterback situation with exciting freshman Treon Harris, but he has been subbed out of today’s game against Eastern Kentucky and will not return. Harris’ knee is reportedly bothering him, and there is no reason for Florida to take an unnecessary risk up 45-3, so going with veteran Jeff Driskel is probably the right call for Will Muschamp and his...
Via College Spun
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Navy Vet Writes Gators Jeff Driskel Letter of Support (Photo)

At least one Gator fan still appreciates Gators QB Jeff Driskel. Driskel began the year as the Gators starting QB but lost his job to Treon Harris as the season wore on. Needless to say, it hasn’t been a pretty year on the field for Driskel, but one Navy veteran and Gators fan wanted Driskel to know that he’s still appreciated. Captain E.R. Gilkison wrote an open letter to Driskel...
Via BlackSportsOnline
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Navy veteran pens moving open letter supporting embattled Florida QB Jeff Driskel

It's unclear whether the Navy veteran who penned the letter you are about to read intended for its release on Veterans Day, today. Because on a day in which the nation honors veterans for their service, retired Naval Aviator E.R. Gilkison took a moment to offer his heartfelt support for Florida junior quarterback Jeff Driskel, who lost his starting job after a rocky stretch of games...
Via Fox Sports
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Navy vet writes supportive letter to Florida QB Jeff Driskel

Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel, who began the year as the starter but has since been benched for freshman Treon Harris, has had a difficult 2014 campaign. It appears that at least one Gators fan, however, is still in his camp. The UF supporter, who is also a Navy veteran, wrote an open letter to the Gators signal-caller thanking him for his service to the team. He also told him...
Via College Spun
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Driskel Having Role In Gators Offense Is A Terrible Idea

Jeff Driskel will have a role in the Florida Gators offense moving forward according to Kurt Roper.
Via Gamedayr
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Muschamp On Georgia: “It’s Treon’s Game To Play”

Florida fans rejoiced last week when head coach Will Muschamp named freshman Treon Harris the team’s starting quarterback for the Georgia game. Today, on the SEC coaches teleconference, the Gators coach went a step further, saying “it’s Treon’s game to play.” He did say that former starter Jeff Driskel could be used situationally, however. “It’s Treon’s game to play...
Via College Spun
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

News Station’s Jeff Driskel Fail Is Florida Fans’ Worst Nightmare

This news station's Jeff Driskel fail is hands down Florida fans' worst nightmare.
Via Gamedayr
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida QB Treon Harris Will Start Against Georgia, Jeff Driskel Will Have ‘A Role’ In The Game

Florida head coach Will Muschamp announced today that he’s changing his starting quarterback. Freshman Treon Harris will start under center during the Gators’ SEC East showdown against Georgia, while Jeff Driskel will act as his backup. #Gators coach Will Muschamp said Treon Harris will start Ga game. — Edgar Thompson (@osgators) October 22, 2014 Muschamp on Harris: “You...
Via College Spun
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Local news station accidentally lists Florida’s head coach as Jeff Driskel; hilarity ensues

After having the Missouri Tigers thrash the Gators at home 42 to 13, things really aren’t going well for Jeff Driskel and Florida Gator football team. The Florida Gator faithful are calling for a new starting quarterback other than Jeff Driskel and a new head coach. Treon Harris seemed to be the overall favorite but… Read More »
Via Throw The Flag
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Muschamp to coach vs. Georgia; AD evaluating season 'as it plays out'

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida coach Will Muschamp is getting at least another game to turn things around. Athletic director Jeremy Foley said Monday that he will continue to evaluate the season -- and likely Muschamp's future -- "as it plays out." That means Muschamp will be on the sideline when the Gators (3-3, 2-3 Southeastern Conference) play ninth-ranked Georgia on Nov. 1 in Jacksonville...
Via AP on Fox
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida Fans Show Class, Chant “Let’s Go Driskel” After He Suffers Injury vs. Missouri

It’s fair to say that the majority of Florida fans have been frustrated with quarterback Jeff Driskel’s play this season. The senior signal-caller has thrown for six touchdown and eight interceptions, and the team has struggled to move the ball consistently all year. But in what can only be described as a classy moment, after Driskel was injured in the second quarter against...
Via College Spun
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Driskel Benched For Treon Harris In 1st Quarter vs. Missouri

Two weeks ago, against Tennessee, Florida head coach Will Muschamp waited until the fourth quarter to pull starting quarterback Jeff Driskel and give backup Treon Harris a shot. This time around, it only took two offensive series. Driskel, against Missouri, was just 2-of-6 for 17 yards before getting yanked. Treon Harris coming in at QB for the #Gators, who trail 7-0 at the 7:39...
Via College Spun
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Muschamp Says He’s ‘Going To Go With The Hot Hand’ When It Comes To Playing Jeff Driskel Or Treon Harris

Two quarterbacks will play for Florida this weekend. Jeff Driskel is likely to start for the Gators, Will Muschamp said earlier this week, but freshman Treon Harris is expected to receive some playing time, too.  Driskel has thrown for 878 yards, six touchdowns and eight interceptions this season, while Harris helped lead Florida to a victory at Tennessee after taking over for the...
Via College Spun
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Muschamp: Both Gator Quarterbacks Will Play Saturday

Will Muschamp did the right thing and set the table early for his Florida Gators when he announced that both Jeff Driskel and Treon Harris will both play in the game on Saturday versus Missouri.Driskel was behind center for the entire game on Saturday night in a 30-27 loss at home against LSU.Harris did not play following a tumultuous week where the freshman was accused of an alleged...
Via Football Nation
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kwon Alexander Manhandles Florida RB For Jeff Driskel Sack

Kwon Alexander manhandled Florida running back Mack Brown for a Jeff Driskel sack.
Via Gamedayr
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

LSU Beats Florida 30-27 on Late Field Goal

It was back and forth between the Tigers and Gators Saturday in Gainesville…at times it was hard to figure out if any team actually wanted to win this game. The game came down to Jeff Driskel throwing an interception that was returned to the thirty five yard line with less than 25 seconds to play. […]
Via Gamedayr
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

LSU Tigers at Florida Gators: Betting odds, point spread an tv info

The LSU Tigers will travel to take on the Florida Gators on Saturday in a match-up of two SEC schools. While LSU (4-2) has under-performed this season, the talk leading up to this one will center round the quarterbacking mess that is Florida (3-1). For those playing at home it is back to Jeff Driskel for the Gators in this one. The Odds: The LSU Tigers are 1.5 point favorites against...
Via Tireball.com
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

LSU vs. Florida – Game Time, TV Schedule, Line, Preview, Predictions

Les needs a victory. It’s rare that an LSU vs. Florida game isn’t one of the SEC’s marquee matchups in a given week, but that’s where we are right now. The Tigers have struggled to find rhythm on offense and sit with an 0-2 league record and a ridiculous schedule ahead. Florida has faced similar issues, and now must deal with the circus involving quarterback Treon Harris...
Via College Spun
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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