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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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

In Will Muschamp's final home game, Florida plays like champs

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- They danced and they slapped high-fives and they hugged and they laughed. Everyone in the room -- players and coaches and support staff -- needed to let loose a little after a 52-3 stomping of Eastern Kentucky on Saturday. Ever since they gathered six days earlier to hear that head coach Will Muschamp would be gone at the end of the regular season, a dark cloud...
Via Fox Sports Florida
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida bowl bound after 52-3 win in home finale

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) After a tumultuous week that included the firing of coach Will Muschamp, this was exactly what Florida needed. A feel-good victory. Jeff Driskel threw three touchdown passes and ran for a score, and the Gators became bowl eligible with a 52-3 win over lower-division Eastern Kentucky on Saturday. Florida (6-4) dominated every aspect of the game, snapped a three...
Via AP on Fox
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Does Will Muschamp Survive As Coach At Florida?

Entering the 2014 season many had Will Muschamp high on their list for coaches on the hot seat. After dropping to 3-3 after a disastrous loss to Missouri, in a game where the Tigers had 120 yards of offense but scored every other way imaginable, many felt Coach Boom would not finish the season. A couple of SEC wins, highlighted by the rout of Georgia, have calmed things a bit as...
Via Football Nation
11 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
14 days ago  |  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...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  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
14 days ago  |  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
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Turnover-prone Florida takes conservative approach

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Florida spent the last two weeks trying to identify something it can do well offensively. The Gators switched quarterbacks and settled on running the ball. And that's all they might do Saturday against ninth-ranked Georgia in nearby Jacksonville. Having turned the ball over 15 times in the last four games - most of them on passing plays - Florida is taking...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  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
27 days ago  |  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...
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
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