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Why Florida QB Jeff Driskel should be on a “short leash” for the rest of this season

GAINESVILLE, Fla.– Jeff Driskel as we are all well aware has been the most highly criticized quarterback in the Southeastern Conference the last 3 years. Even after help lead the 2012 Gators to an 11-1 regular season record and a … Continue reading →
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6 hours ago  |  Discuss

College Football's 4 Most Disappointing Players Through Week 3

There was a thought that college football would trill and excite us with action, drama and storybook ending.It has done all of that and then some. For some teams, the success has fallen short and because of that, the player has fallen short. In these cases, they have not lived up to the hype bestowed upon them.Here is a look at four players who have not lived up to their abilities...
Via Football Nation
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Florida receiver tweets he wants a new quarterback

Florida has had a tough time so far this season. After its 42-21 loss to Alabama Saturday, the doubts about the team got even stronger. Fans have been voicing their opinions about firing the coach, replacing the quarterback, and even wanting to switch Florida to the ACC. Ok the third one isn’t true but Gator fans aren’t happy. And neither is Florida receiver DeMarcus Robinson...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Covering Dixie: Amari Cooper, Will Muschamp and Jeff Driskel, Mississippi State, and more.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The SEC. It's what your conference wants to be like when it grows up. Amari Cooper for Heisman?Chuck Culpepper profiles Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper, and his potential to be a contender for the Heisman Trophy this season. (The Washington Post)Everybody Else is Doing It, So Why Can't We?Andrew Gribble also looks at Cooper's Heisman...
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Starting 11: Jameis Winston Is College Football's Villain

Jameis Winston has become one of the biggest villains in college football history. Sure, we've had other players who were disliked by a great many fans, but usually that was because of the success their teams had more than it was rooted in their individual personality. Last year Johnny Manziel was squarely in the crosshairs of the haters, but that was mostly for the way he carried...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Emmitt Smith Does Not Want Jeff Driskel As Florida’s QB

Thanks to an incredible defensive effort Saturday against Alabama, the Gators had a shot at upending one of the nation’s best teams. However, the Florida offense was less than impressive, especially quarterback Jeff Driskel, who finished 9-of-28 for 93 yards and two interceptions.  Gator legend Emmitt Smith showed his displeasure for Driskel, tweeting that “he’s […] The...
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Florida WR Demarcus Robinson Retweeted A Post In Favor Of Benching Jeff Driskel, Then Deleted It

After just one loss, the sky appears to be falling in Gainesville. Saturday night, after watching Florida look anemic on offense against Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Gators great Emmitt Smith tweeted that he’d seen enough of junior starting quarterback Jeff Driskel. The Florida signal-caller completed just 9-of-28 passes for 93 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions in a game that...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Emmitt Smith Has Seen Enough Of Jeff Driskel

Florida Gators legend Emmitt Smith has seen enough of Jeff Driskel, calls for the coaching staff to bench him.
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2 days ago  |  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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Missed opportunites, mistakes offer lessons for Florida from loss to Alabama

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- They would probably prefer to burn the game film and toss the ashes into the ocean, never to be seen or heard from the rest of their days. But after a 42-21 loss to No. 3-ranked Alabama on Saturday, in a game many observers thought the Gators could win and make a statement they were back among the SEC's elite, they harped on their need to study film and correct...
Via Fox Sports Florida
3 days 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...
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3 days 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...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida QB Jeff Driskel a different player than his last time vs. Alabama

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- He was a true freshman not expected to play that night three years ago in The Swamp. And then Alabama linebacker Courtney Upshaw introduced himself to Gators starting quarterback John Brantley. Brantley's night was over. Gators coach Will Muschamp turned to that true freshman and ordered: "Get your helmet." That true freshman's response: "...
Via Fox Sports Florida
4 days 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...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Outkick's Gambling Picks Week Four 2014

Yesterday was a bit wild because we had our third boy. Thanks for all your Tweets and emails, mom and baby Nash are doing well. But that meant I was a day late with the gambling picks. Last week we went 5-4, a robust 5-0 start to the day faded down the stretch and we ended with four consecutive losses. The toughest of the late losses was Tennessee, which really should have covered...
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5 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
6 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...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida's Driskel better prepared for No. 3 'Bama

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Jeff Driskel's first game against Alabama was a blur. The Florida quarterback was thrust onto the field as a freshman in 2011 because of an injury to starter John Brantley, played the entire second half and failed to get the Gators past their 45-yard line. He completed two passes for 14 yards, fumbled a snap that led to a turnover, was sacked twice and...
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7 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...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Officials blew it and robbed Kentucky of win against Florida

Earlier in the week, Kentucky RB Jojo Kemp guaranteed a victory against the Florida Gators and it should have proven true if not for a blown call from the refs. In Overtime, Kentucky scored first forcing Florida to match the touchdown and send it to a second overtime. Gators QB Jeff Driskel threw a touchdown pass to Demarcus Robinson to essentially extend the exciting game. While...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida 36, Kentucky 30: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Is the seat in Will Muschamp’s office just a bit warmer than it was before the game started? It might be after a 37-30 victory over Kentucky in three overtime periods. The win did not come without a battle where both teams had issues scoring in the first half.The Gators, 2-0 on the season, were met at every corner by a Wildcats team that talked a little smack over the week leading...
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9 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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida vs. Kentucky: 25 Predictions

1) Jeff Driskel will throw for over 300 yards 2) A Florida linebacker will record an interception 3) Florida will throw the ball on at least 40% of their offensive plays 4) Kentucky will not rush for more than 80 … Continue reading →
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Quick Look at the Florida Gators

Last year Kentucky played the Gators before everyone figured out that they just weren’t that good. And that may be putting it nicely as they won just one more game before losing their final eight en route to finishing 4-8. Florida won the game 24-7, but if the Cats could have figured out a way to move the ball they would have had a chance. To put into perspective how bad their...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss
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