JEFF DRISKEL NEWS

WATCH: Louisiana Tech QB Jeff Driskel Completes Hail Mary For A Touchdown At End Of Senior Bowl

Jeff Driskel probably dreamed of his college career ending with a national championship or something, but after a rocky start to his college career at Florida he ended up finishing up at Louisiana Tech--so a national championship was not going to happen. He did have a solid season for the Bulldogs this year (62.4 completion percentage, 4033 yards, 27 touchdowns, 8 interceptions)...
Via FatManWriting
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys 2016 NFL Draft: Jeff Driskel Film Review

Jeff Driskel is one of the more interesting quarterbacks in this year’s draft class. Playing in the spotlight of the SEC as a Florida Gator, his time as a top QB recruit there was masked by injuries. After injury-shortened seasons in 2013 and 2014, he decided to take his skills – at 6′ 4″ and 238 pounds – to Lousiana Tech. His stats from this season at LA Tech look like...
Via CowboysFans.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Top Florida Defensive Back Shows Love For Former Teammate

Jeff Driskel transferred from Florida to Louisiana Tech and has never looked back. The quarterback threw for 4,033 yards, 27 touchdowns and only eight interceptions at Louisiana Tech his first season. He also led the Bulldogs to a New Orleans Bowl Victory on Saturday night. Driskel has had a monster season and has received plenty of congratulations. One in particular came from someone...
Via Gamedayr
December 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Vernon Hargreaves congratulates Jeff Driskel after La. Tech bowl win

During his short career at Florida, quarterback Jeff Driskel didn’t have the performance that the team would have liked. He transferred to Louisiana Tech for the 2015 season and he had a great year leading the Bulldogs to a 8-4 record. He led the Bulldogs to a 47-28 win over the Arkansas State Red Wolves in the New Orleans Bowl Saturday night. He had 458 yards and three touchdowns...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida DB Vernon Hargreaves III Congratulates Former Gators QB Jeff Driskel On A “Great Season”

Louisiana Tech quarterback Jeff Driskel had a monster year in 2015, throwing for 4,033 yards, 27 touchdowns and only eight interceptions, leading the Bulldogs to a New Orleans Bowl victory Saturday night.  The former Florida starter did well for himself after the transfer, and one Gator in particular wanted to congratulate him on his success. Sunday morning, Florida star Vernon...
Via College Spun
December 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Driskel leads La. Tech vs. Arkansas St. in New Orleans Bowl

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Louisiana Tech quarterback Jeff Driskel is trying to be a good sport about the attention paid to his bid for redemption, even if it means repeatedly addressing all the things that didn't go right at Florida. Passing for 3,575 yards and 24 touchdowns, he has helped lead the Bulldogs (8-4, 6-2 Conference USA) to the New Orleans Bowl against Arkansas State (9-3,...
Via AP on Fox
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida gives updated injury report for FSU game

With the injury situation looking extremely grim at the beginning of this week, things lightened up considerably for Jim McElwain and the Florida Gators ahead of their massive in-state rivalry game with Florida State. There's no question Florida will have to slow Florida State star running back Dalvin Cook if its to have any shot at beating the Seminoles on Saturday. Cook is essentially...
Via Fox Sports
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

The Audible: Did the Florida Gators fail Jeff Driskel?

Away from Florida and the SEC spotlight, Jeff Driskel has quietly become a good quarterback at Louisiana Tech. So what in the world happened to him in Gainesville? With instability and other issues at play, did the Gators fail him?Bruce Feldman and Stewart Mandel discuss Driskel on The Audible. Click on the embedded player above to listen to the clip.You can also get every episode...
Via Fox Sports
November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Life after the Florida Gators is pretty good for Jeff Driskel

Fairy tales are supposed to have happy endings.Jeff Driskel was Maxwell Football Club's National High School Player of the Year in 2010 and was ranked as the best quarterback in his recruiting class.He accepted a scholarship from Florida, a university only a couple hours from his hometown.He led the Gators to a 11-2 record his sophomore season.After an injury in the third game of...
Via Fox Sports
November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech trolls Florida over QB Jeff Driskel

Current Louisiana Tech quarterback Jeff Driskel didn’t have the most successful collegiate career while in Gainesville. Enter a new year and a new school though, and Driskel is proving sometimes all you need is a change of scenery. So far this year Driskel has thrown for 13 touchdowns for La. Tech, more than any season he was playing for UF, where he was an on-and-off starter....
Via Campus Sports Net
October 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech Trolls Florida Over Jeff Driskel’s Success With Bulldogs

Louisiana Tech quarterback Jeff Driskel has thrown 13 touchdown passes in 2015, which, surprisingly, is the best mark of his career. Driskel, who was Florida’s off-and-on starter for a few seasons before transferring for his final year to play for the Bulldogs, threw for 12 touchdowns back in 2012. Louisiana Tech had a bit of fun with Florida fans on Twitter regarding the matter...
Via College Spun
October 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech defeats UTSA 34-31 on late field goal

SAN ANTONIO (AP) Jonathan Barnes kicked a 32-yard field goal with 10 seconds left, lifting Louisiana Tech to a wild 34-31 win over UTSA Saturday night in what became a quarterback battle. Jeff Driskel, a Florida transfer, completed 28 of 44 passes for 351 yards and a TD strike to Jarred Craft for Louisiana Tech (4-2, 2-1 Conference USA). Trent Taylor caught a career-best 13 passes...
Via AP on Fox
October 10, 2015  |  Discuss

K-State gets Louisiana Tech as final tune-up before Big 12 grind begins

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Louisiana Tech quarterback Jeff Driskel happened to be in a restaurant last Saturday when he caught a glimpse of Kansas State's game against UTSA on television. He came away with a rather grim appraisal. "They're a team," Driskel said, "that is going to come out and hit you in the face." Led by an experienced defense, the Wildcats (2-0) have opened the season with...
Via AP on Fox
September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

K-State gets Louisiana Tech as final tune-up before Big 12 grind begins

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Louisiana Tech quarterback Jeff Driskel happened to be in a restaurant last Saturday when he caught a glimpse of Kansas State's game against UTSA on television. He came away with a rather grim appraisal. "They're a team," Driskel said, "that is going to come out and hit you in the face." Led by an experienced defense, the Wildcats (2-0) have opened the season with...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech-Kansas St. Preview

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) Louisiana Tech quarterback Jeff Driskel happened to be in a restaurant last Saturday when he caught a glimpse of Kansas State's game against UTSA on television. He came away with a rather grim appraisal. ''They're a team,'' Driskel said, ''that is going to come out and hit you in the face.'' Led by an experienced defense, the Wildcats (2-0) have opened the season...
Via AP on Fox
September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

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
September 11, 2015  |  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
September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Skip Holtz: ‘toxic’ situation made Driskel scapegoat

Quarterback Jeff Driskel has become one of the biggest stories of underachieving in college football since he first stepped on the field for the Florida Gators as a five-star recruit in 2011, but he does have one man in his corner. Driskel asked for and was granted his release from his scholarship back in January and he subsequently transferred to Louisiana Tech. As a graduate transfer...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

La. Tech head coach Skip Holtz defends Jeff Driskel, says QB was scapegoated at Florida.

Jeff Driskel. Image via The Monroe News-Star. Former Florida starting quarterback Jeff Driskel transferred to Louisiana Tech after the 2014 season. His current head coach, Skip Holtz, believes that Driskel was unfairly scapegoated by Florida supporters as being part of the program's decline in recent seasons."I think down at Florida, it got very toxic for him. He became the scapegoat...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
September 10, 2015  |  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
September 10, 2015  |  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

Former Florida Quarterback Has Five Touchdowns For New Team

Schadenfreude is the german word for feeling pleasure at the misfortune of others. In college football, it’s a feeling many fans have, but just don’t realize there’s a word for it. Florida fans were probably hoping to feel some of that pleasure during former Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel’s debut with Louisiana Tech. Driskel, a Gator for four injury-marred years, left...
Via Gamedayr
September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Driskel totals 5 TDs, Louisiana Tech tops Southern

RUSTON, La. (AP) -- Jeff Driskel threw four touchdown passes and ran for another to lead Louisiana Tech over Southern 62-15 in the season opener for each team Saturday. The former Florida quarterback threw more touchdown passes than incompletions, completing 12 of 15 attempts for 274 yards for the Bulldogs. He added 15 yards and a touchdown on the ground. Kenneth Dixon scored on...
Via AP on Fox
September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Driskel totals 5 TDs, Louisiana Tech tops Southern

RUSTON, La. (AP) -- Jeff Driskel threw four touchdown passes and ran for another to lead Louisiana Tech over Southern 62-15 in the season opener for each team Saturday. The former Florida quarterback threw more touchdown passes than incompletions, completing 12 of 15 attempts for 274 yards for the Bulldogs. He added 15 yards and a touchdown on the ground. Kenneth Dixon scored on...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Driskel totals 5 TDs, Louisiana Tech tops Southern 62-15

RUSTON, La. (AP) Jeff Driskel threw four touchdown passes and ran for another to lead Louisiana Tech over Southern 62-15 in the season opener for each team Saturday. The former Florida quarterback threw more touchdown passes than incompletions, completing 12 of 15 attempts for 274 yards for the Bulldogs. He added 15 yards and a touchdown on the ground. Kenneth Dixon scored on a...
Via AP on Fox
September 05, 2015  |  Discuss
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