JEFF DRISKEL NEWS

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
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Perpetually Late Recap: Week 8

Appearing at the beginning of the week, this will always appear late until the end of the season, when it will not appear at all. During this special time, we’ll review what we learned, get some outside perspective, establish a poll, celebrate those who threw interceptions, and look forward to this weekend. IMPORTANT: I was in Oxford watching Ole Miss inflict pain and suffering...
Via The Belly of the Beast
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

10 Takeaways from Saturday: On Muschamp, college football’s most underrated team, and the biggest storyline entering the home-stretch

For more, follow Aaron on Twitter @Aaron_Torres Here are 10, not so quick thoughts on the wild weekend of college football: Including, why Florida State is the devil and why the final playoff spot will come down to Oregon, Notre Dame and Ohio State. But we start with this… 1. Will Muschamp has got to go: It seems weird that I start a big-picture “takeaways” column with the...
Via Aaron Torres Sports
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Missouri Send Florida Packing, 42-13: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

There is no other spin to put on this game other than the fact the Florida Gators got their jerseys handed to them on their own turf and on Homecoming Weekend.The 42-13 loss at the hands of Missouri, a team that was spanked by Georgia the week before, only proves the SEC is as unbalanced as it has been in years and that Florida, even with two wins in the conference, may be the worst...
Via Football Nation
1 day ago  |  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
2 days ago  |  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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri at Florida: Five Things to Know

There is plenty at stake in the Florida-Missouri match up on Saturday. While the chances of an SEC title are probably out the window for both programs, pride and a chance at bowl eligibility are still on the line. Missouri and Florida still have a chance at New Year’s Eve bowl game and could also play spoiler to other higher-ranked teams in the country and the SEC. There are no...
Via Football Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Gators TE Tevin Westbrook reflects on costly TD drop

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida tight end Tevin Westbrook has watched the replay countless times since Saturday night. It was a perfect pass from Jeff Driskel, a belt-high spiral that hit Westbrook in stride in the end zone. It should have been a touchdown, quite possibly a game-winning score. Instead, it might end up having a significant effect on Driskel, coach Will Muschamp...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Gators TE Tevin Westbrook reflects on costly TD drop

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida tight end Tevin Westbrook has watched the replay countless times since Saturday night. It was a perfect pass from Jeff Driskel, a belt-high spiral that hit Westbrook in stride in the end zone. It should have been a touchdown, quite possibly a game-winning score. Instead, it might end up having a significant effect on Driskel, coach Will Muschamp...
Via Fox Sports Florida
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida's Westbrook reflects on costly TD drop

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Florida tight end Tevin Westbrook has watched the replay countless times since Saturday night. It was a perfect pass from Jeff Driskel, a belt-high spiral that hit Westbrook in stride in the end zone. It should have been a touchdown, quite possibly a game-winning score. Instead, it might end up having a significant effect on Driskel, coach Will Muschamp and...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Weekend Forecast: Let’s Keep Winning Because This Is Really Fun, Please And Thank You Edition

Taking place every Thursday (ALLEGEDLY), I take a look at each game, make a few BOLDHOTTAKE predictions, then declare on which side of the point spread I will place myself. The twist this year is that I’m going to pretend that $4 million of Houston Nutt’s lump sum buyout from Ole Miss, which totaled $4.35 million, was given to me by Nutt for the purposes of “exciting investment...
Via The Belly of the Beast
4 days ago  |  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
5 days ago  |  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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Muschamp says Driskel and Harris will play QB for Florida vs. Mizzou

Florida QB Treon Harris will be back on the field Saturday against Missouri, Gators coach Will Muschamp said at his Monday press conference, but that doesn't mean Jeff Driskel is about to be pushed out of the picture, either. "They both will play this week," Muschamp said. "We'll work through the week and see how things go. ... Right now, Jeff would probably...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Gators' Harris to split snaps with Driskel at QB

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida coach Will Muschamp says freshman quarterback Treon Harris will play Saturday against Missouri. Muschamp says Harris will share snaps with fourth-year junior Jeff Driskel, who has eight turnovers in the last three games. Harris would have played against LSU, but he was suspended last Monday while authorities investigated a sexual battery charge against...
Via Fox Sports Florida
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Gators' Harris to split snaps with Driskel at QB

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida coach Will Muschamp says freshman quarterback Treon Harris will play Saturday against Missouri. Muschamp says Harris will share snaps with fourth-year junior Jeff Driskel, who has eight turnovers in the last three games. Harris would have played against LSU, but he was suspended last Monday while authorities investigated a sexual battery charge against...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida's Harris to split snaps with Driskel at QB

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Florida coach Will Muschamp says freshman quarterback Treon Harris will play Saturday against Missouri. Muschamp says Harris will share snaps with fourth-year junior Jeff Driskel, who has eight turnovers in the last three games. Harris would have played against LSU, but he was suspended last Monday while authorities investigated a sexual battery charge against...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Muschamp Says Jeff Driskel Is Likely To Start For Florida vs. Missouri, Treon Harris Will Play

Much to the chagrin of many Florida fans, head coach Will Muschamp says that Jeff Driskel is likely to start for the Gators against Missouri this weekend. Luckily for those who are not fans of the junior quarterback, Treon Harris, who took over the position during Florida’s 10-9 win over Tennessee, will also play. Will Muschamp said both Jeff Driskel and Treon Harris will play...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  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
7 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida Gators vs. LSU Tigers: Which Team Needs This Win More?

This Saturday the LSU Tigers travel to the Swamp to face off against the Florida Gators. It has been a down year for both the Tigers and Gators to their standards early on this season. This game on Saturday will go a long ways in determining how the rest of this 2014 season plays out for both teams.So, the question entering this game is which team needs this victory more, the Gators...
Via Football Nation
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Muschamp says Jeff Driskel to start at QB vs. LSU on Saturday

With freshman quarterback Treon Harris facing legal issues, Florida coach Will Muschamp said Wednesday that Jeff Driskel will get the start Saturday vs. LSU. "Well, Jeff [Driskel] will start the game," Muschamp said at a news conference. "Jeff was going to [start], no question. We had not made a decision off the last game about who would start the game. Jeff was going...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Muschamp: Jeff Driskel Will Start At QB vs. LSU, Did Not Make Decision On Starter Before Treon Harris Was Suspended

It’s official: Jeff Driskel will be back under center for Florida on Saturday when the Gators host SEC rival LSU. Driskel — who has started every game at quarterback for Florida this season — was pulled last week for freshman Treon Harris during the team’s 10-9 win over Tennessee. Gators coach Will Muschamp says QB Jeff Driskel will start vs LSU. Grier and Mornhinweg competing...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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