JEFF DRISKEL NEWS

Players to watch in Conference USA for 2015

It’s Wednesday and that means it’s time for to start talking college football as we dig into each conference. TSS Associate Editors Bart Doan and Terry Johnson join staff writer Kevin Causey and special rotating guests in our weekly roundtables discussing all things college football. Last week we talked about the wide open Sun Belt Conference. Today we start to dig into the...
Via The Student Section
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Gators land another transfer QB in Vanderbilt's Josh Grady

The Florida Gators appear to have landed their second quarterback transfer of the week with the addition of Vanderbilt Commodore graduate Josh Grady. Due to current NCAA graduate transfer rules, Grady will be eligible immediately for the Gators. Grady's ability to come in right away and add depth is crucial for the Gators, as they are down to two scholarship quarterbacks with the...
Via Fox Sports
May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Driskel Educates Haters On Twitter

On Sunday, Green Bay tight end Brandon Bostick whiffed on nabbing an onside kick in what was, perhaps, the largest of a host of late-game breakdowns during the Packers’ collapse. Following the play, former Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel posed an interesting question. Is he allowed to fair catch that? — Jeff Driskel (@jeffdriskel) January 18, […]
Via Gamedayr
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Skip Holtz’s Son Doesn’t Seem To Believe That Florida Utilized Jeff Driskel’s “Strengths”

Earlier this week, it was announced that Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel would be transferring to Louisiana Tech to play out his final year of collegiate eligibility. Driskel will be teaming up with head coach Skip Holtz, who has also had stops at East Carolina and South Florida in the last decade, to attempt to improve upon a successful nine-win 2014 campaign. Monday, Holtz’s...
Via College Spun
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Driskel Has No Regrets In ‘Grateful’ Statement To UF, Gator Nation

Jeff Driskel issued a "grateful" statement to the University of Florida and all of Gator Nation after announcing that he'd be transferring.
Via Gamedayr
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Driskel is an ex-Florida Gator quarterback, will transfer to Louisiana Tech for 2015 season.

Jeff Driskel is an ex-Florida Gator. The redshirt junior QB announced that he will transfer to Louisiana Tech for the 2015 season."I look forward to the upcoming chapter of my life. I have nothing but good things to say about the University of Florida and the football program there," Driskel said in a statement released by the Gators. "... Although things did not play out on the...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida QB Jeff Driskel transferring to Louisiana Tech

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel is transferring to Louisiana Tech for his final year of college eligibility. Driskel, who will be a fifth-year senior, will be eligible to play immediately under the NCAA's graduate transfer rule. In a statement released by Florida, Driskel says, ''I look forward to the upcoming chapter of my life. I have nothing but good things...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida QB Jeff Driskel transferring to Louisiana Tech

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- If you know Jeff Driskel or have spent any time around him, his message to Florida fans should not surprise you. Driskel is leaving in classy fashion. Florida's starting quarterback at the start of the season, Driskel lost his job to Treon Harris late in the season and made his final appearance for the Gators on Saturday in Florida's 28-20 victory over East Carolina...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Driskel transferring to Louisiana Tech

Twitter/@jeffdriskel On Sunday, reports came out that Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel would play out his fifth year of eligibility for Skip Holtz and Louisiana Tech. The now-former Gator has confirmed the move in a statement to the University Athletic Association: “There have been rumors going around that I am going to leave the University of Florida and transfer to Louisiana...
Via College Spun
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Gators QB Jeff Driskel headed to LA Tech

Former Florida Gators quarterback Jeff Driskel is leaving the sunshine state and heading to Louisiana Tech reports JC Shurburtt of 247 Sports. Driskel has already graduated and could immediately start wherever he lands. Apparently that landing spot will be at Louisiana Tech. Under head coach Skip Holtz, the Bulldogs were 9-5 last season but in need of a quarterback after Cody Sokol...
Via Tireball.com
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Driskel transferring to Louisiana Tech

Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel is reportedly moving on to a new school. On Sunday, JC Shurburtt of 247Sports.com reported that Driskel has informed other interested schools that he will be transferring to Louisiana Tech. Driskel, the No. 1 quarterback prospect coming out of high school back in 2011, lost his job to freshman quarterback Treon...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Jeff Driskel is headed to Louisiana Tech

Before the start of the Birmingham Bowl game, new Florida Gators head coach Jim McElwain announced that he will release QB Jeff Driskel from his scholarship. There were reports last week that Driskel was looking to transfer to Duke. Now it looks like Driskel has found his school of choice to transfer too. According to J.C. Shurbutt of 247 Sports, Driskel will be headed to Louisiana...
Via No Guts, No Glory
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Jeff Driskel Transferring To Louisiana Tech

Jeff Driskel is reportedly transferring from the University of Florida to Louisiana Tech.
Via Gamedayr
January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Florida QB Jeff Driskel Has Found A Transfer Destination

Twitter/Driskel Saturday, Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel, who lost his starting job to freshman Treon Harris this past season, was granted his release by new Gators head coach Jim McElwain. Driskel has one year of eligibility remaining, and understandably wants to be in a situation where he’s given an opportunity to play. Sunday night, via 247 Sports’ JC Shurburtt, we’re...
Via College Spun
January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jeff Driskel Makes Nice Run in What is Likely Last Play for the Florida Gators

Jeff Driskel looked like he had the right kind of promise heading in to this season, but things just didn't quite pan out for him. Rumor has it that he is looking in to transferring to Duke, and since the team has granted his request to be released from his scholarship he can now pursue a transfer if he wants to.It is quite likely that the Birmingham Bowl will be his last as a Florida...
Via FatManWriting
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida QB Jeff Driskel asks for scholarship release, new coach says

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel has asked to be released from his scholarship. New Gators coach Jim McElwain said before Saturday's Birmingham Bowl against East Carolina that the former starting quarterback has asked for the release. McElwain, who was not coaching in the game, said the decision is up to Driskel, who came into the game late in the second quarter...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

QB Jeff Driskel seeking transfer from Florida Gators

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel has asked to be released from his scholarship. New Gators coach Jim McElwain said before Saturday's Birmingham Bowl against East Carolina that the former starting quarterback has asked for the release. McElwain, who was not coaching in the game, said the decision is up to Driskel, who came into the game late in the second...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Driskel Out in Florida

Former five-star recruit Jeff Driskel has been granted his release from the Florida Gators football program. New head coach Jim McElwain indicated that the program wasn’t going to hold Driskel “hostage” when announcing the release of his scholarship.  This means that the soon-to-be senior quarterback will be given an opportunity to catch on with another top-tier program....
Via Sportsnaut
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

QB Jeff Driskel seeking transfer from Florida Gators

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel has asked to be released from his scholarship. New Gators coach Jim McElwain said before Saturday's Birmingham Bowl against East Carolina that the former starting quarterback has asked for the release. McElwain, who was not coaching in the game, said the decision is up to Driskel, who came into the game late in the second...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

McElwain: Driskel seeking transfer from Florida

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel has asked to be released from his scholarship. New Gators coach Jim McElwain said before Saturday's Birmingham Bowl against East Carolina that the former starting quarterback has asked for the release. McElwain, who was not coaching in the game, said the decision is up to Driskel, who came into the game late in the second quarter...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 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

Jeff Driskel Granted Release by the Gators

View image | gettyimages.com Jeff Driskel’s career at Florida has been nothing short of a nightmare.  He’s gone through three offensive coordinator changes, has been on one successful team, and has had a career marked by injury and mistakes.  The lasting memory for me of Driskel was his first pass in the Sugar Bowl against Louisville when he threw a pick six. Some Gator...
Via TopSportsReport
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Driskel Granted Scholarship Release From Gators

Jeff Driskel has been granted a release from his scholarship with the Florida Gators.
Via Gamedayr
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Driskel considering transfer to Duke

While many college football players go to the NFL right away, some seem to linger around for a long time. That seems to be the case for deposed Florida Gators quarterback Jeff Driskel. Driskel’s playing days at Florida are over with. The backlash against him is far and wide. With freshman Treon Harris taking over midway though the season and Wil Muschamp out as the Gators head...
Via Tireball.com
December 27, 2014  |  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
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