He hasn't played a down all season, but No. 3 QB Tyler Murphy has been critical in helping the Florida defense prepare for mobile quarterbacks -- like Louisville's Teddy Bridgewater.
The Florida Gators finished No. 3 in the BCS and are ticketed for the Sugar Bowl, and you won't hear coach Will Muschamp complaining or politicking for anything different.
Will Muschamp declared Jeff Driskel to be Florida's starting quarterback in 2013. The situation behind Driskel is less settled though.
The Florida Gators completed their one-year makeover with the kind of gutty, come-from-behind win at FSU that wasn't possible in Will Muschamp's first season.
Will Muschamp has brought Florida back into national relevance, but what he hasn't brought is a win over Georgia or Florida State. He gets his second shot at the Seminoles this weekend.
The Gators rode Mike Gillislee to an unconvincing win against FCS Jacksonville State. They'll need more Gillislee and more offense next week if they want to beat arch-rival Florida State on the road.
The price of scheduling nonconference "cupcakes" is going up for Florida, which spent more money this season than it ever has to fill its schedule.
Plenty of top players at Tallahassee, Fla., Lincoln have stayed home to play for Florida State. But teammates James Hearns and Reggie Davis have chosen Florida and Georgia, respectively.