Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Florida QB Driskel Out With Ankle Sprain

Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel did not play in Saturday's game against Jacksonville State and may possibly miss the regular season finale game against rival Florida State due to a right ankle sprain.
Driskel injured his ankle when he was tackled by Louisiana-Lafayette defensive tackle Jalen Fields late in the third quarter of the Gators 27-20 win.
"We're just working through this week," seventh-ranked Gators head coach Will Muschamp said last week. "Whenever you deal with an ankle, it's a day-to-day process. It's a situation that continues to improve. How much it'll improve into next week, I have no idea at this time. We feel like he'll be available, but who knows?"
Sophomore Jacoby Brissett will made his second start Saturday. In his previous start, he completed 6 of 8 passes for 64 yards and a game-tying touchdown pass to wide receiver Quinton Dunbar.
"Got a lot of confidence in Jacoby," said Muschamp. "It's his opportunity and I'm looking forward to seeing him play."
The 6-foot-4 237 pound Driskel started the last nine games at quarterback, completing 64.8 percent of his passes for 1,324 yards and 10 touchdowns with three interceptions. He is the Gators second-leading rusher with 424 yards and four touchdowns on 97 carries.
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