Written by Bryan Perez on December 29, 2015
Jeff Driskel has experienced one of the more interesting journeys to the Senior Bowl. Once considered an elite quarterback recruit and the future of the position for the Florida Gators, Driskel’s time in Gainesville was defined by unmet expectations and inconsistent play. A season-ending leg fracture in 2013 was a large factor in what went wrong for him, as he started 11 games as a sophomore for the Gators. He came back in 2014 to start only 6 games and eventually decided to transfer for his final season of eligibility. He chose Louisiana Tech, a decision that has salvaged his draft stock.
Prior to La Tech, Driskel looked like an average (at best) collegiate quarterback. He totaled 3,411 yards, 23 TDs and 20 INTs between the 2012 to 2014 seasons with 20 total starts. In 2012, he ran for more than 400 yards and 4 TDs which was consistent (read more…)