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Antonya English

Brent Pease says neither Florida QB showing signs of pressure or wanting to leave

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Jacoby Brissett and Jeff Driskel are battling hard for Florida's starting QB job, but new offensive coordinator Brent Pease said he's seen no signs so far that either will decide to leave the program if he's not chosen as the starter.

Pease said he'd like to believe that both Brissett and Driskel will stick around and continue to work hard regardless of who earns the starting job.

"I sure hope,'' Pease said when asked if the two seem to be the type to stick things out. "If that’s not the kid, then whoever that is shouldn’t be the starter anyway. You want guys who are unselfish because it’s not just in a quarterback role, it’s in the running back role, receiver role, lineman role. You want to find that depth that you can build. And then then find a role for people.''

If at some point, either decides to move on, Pease said he'll have no hard feelings.

"If that’s what they want to do, they can do it,'' Pease said. "I’ll tell you this. These kids are competitive, they’ve worked hard, they want to go out and play. They are about this team and they are about this university. I sense none of that. If they find out that’s the situation and it doesn’t work for them, I’m for them because they are good kids and I’ll do anything to help them, as well as coach (Will)  Muschamp would.''

More from Pease on the new offense and the first few days of practice:
 

[Last modified: Wednesday, August 8, 2012 4:47pm]

    

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