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  1. Florida' s most indispensable player

    Michael DiRocco

    Who is the one player that the Florida Gators cannot afford to lose in 2013? After quarterback Jeff Driskel, of course. It'd be too easy to pick the quarterback as the Gators' most indispensable player. The starting quarterback tops any team's ...

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  2. 300-yard passers have become rare

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- A quarterback throwing for 300 yards used to be a regular occurrence at Florida. It started when Steve Spurrier arrived in 1990 and it continued with Ron Zook and Urban Meyer. Quarterbacks surpassed the 300-yard mark 71 times ...

    Blog | August 08, 2013
  3. SEC lunchtime links

    Michael DiRocco

    A little lunchtime reading from around the SEC: Alabama offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier isn't saying much about the Crimson Tide's quarterback situation beyond A.J. McCarron. Georgia running back Todd Gurley says he's just concerned with g...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
  4. Murphy embraces shot to replace Driskel

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel might miss less than two weeks as he recovers from an appendectomy, but until then the Gators' offense belongs to Tyler Murphy. The redshirt junior's goal is to play well enough that Driskel do...

    Blog | August 02, 2013
  5. Two-week timetable for Driskel's return realistic

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The two-week time frame that Florida coach Will Muschamp said quarterback Jeff Driskel could be out after undergoing an appendectomy might seem ambitious, but football players have returned from the surgery in that period before....

    Blog | July 30, 2013
  6. Grier used FNL to recruit for Gators

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida quarterback commit Will Grier's top priority during Friday Night Lights was to try and persuade several uncommitted players to make the Gators their choice, too. But the country's third-ranked dual-threat quarterback p...

    Blog | July 27, 2013
  7. Florida Gators QBs better in Year 2

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Jeff Driskel is entering his second season as Florida's starting quarterback, and that comes with expectations. The bar was set somewhat low in 2012, because Driskel and Jacoby Brissett were sophomores who had seen minimal pla...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  8. Florida Gators spring wrap

    Michael DiRocco

    FLORIDA GATORS 2012 overall record: 11-2 2012 overall record: 11-2 2012 conference record: 7-1 (2nd Eastern Division) Returning starters: Offense: 6; defense: 4; kicker/punter: 1 Top returners QB Jeff Driskel, C Jonotthan Harrison, RG Jon...

    Blog | May 06, 2013
  9. Muschamp reiterates denial; Gators add QB

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINSVILLE, Fla. -- Florida coach Will Muschamp said Saturday that he has nothing further to add his previous denial of allegations that he gave money to a player while he was the defensive coordinator at Auburn. In a story that alleges a culture ...

    Blog | April 06, 2013
  10. 10 observations Florida Gators public spring practice

    Michael DiRocco

    Brian Poole, Bear Cummings and a few others are showing they're keepers, and the backups and quarterback and punter struggled. Florida Gators beat writer Michael DiRocco made 10 key observations during the open portion of spring practice.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2013
  11. Gators looking for more passes to RBs

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel is searching for a new safety net. With tight end Jordan Reed, the Gators' leading receiver last season, headed for the NFL, Driskel has to find someone else upon whom he can rely for a sure compl...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  12. Numbers to know Florida Gators 2013 spring practice

    Michael DiRocco

    The 13 numbers to know as the Florida Gators begin 2013 spring practice.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2013
  13. Under the radar players must contribute for Florida Gators

    Michael DiRocco

    Florida's stars will be counted on to perform next fall, but the team will need contributions from everywhere in order to compete. Here are some under-the-radar candidates who will need to shine.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2013
  14. Alvin Bailey's work as former QB will help Florida Gators, Will M...

    Michael DiRocco

    Florida has a history of success with prospects who dabbled at quarterback in high school and changed positions in college. Signee Alvin Bailey did just that for Seffner (Fla.) Armwood before moving to wide receiver at UF.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2013
  15. Florida Gators lack an experienced backup quarterback

    Michael DiRocco

    Despite signing one of the top recruiting classes in the nation, Florida will enter spring practice soon with a decided lack of experience behind QB Jeff Driskel.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2013
  16. GatorNation position breakdown: QB

    Michael DiRocco

    Editor's note: Twice a week through Jan. 31, 2013, GatorNation will break down each position. Today is the final installment, quarterback. QUARTERBACK Two-deep: Junior Jeff Driskel is the unquestioned starter heading into the 2013 season. Redsh...

    Blog | January 29, 2013