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Floria Gators freshman Jacoby Brissett to start against Auburn



Florida coach Will Muschamp announced today that freshman Jacoby Brissett will be the starting QB when the Gators play at Auburn Saturday at 7 p.m.

Brissett got his first start - and his first collegiate experience -  last week against No. 1 LSU after senior John Brantley and freshman backup Jeff Driskel were both injured. He went 8-of-14 for 94 yards, one TD and two interceptions.

Florida coach Will Muschamp and offensive coordiantor Charlie Weis said both Brissett and Driskel would practice this week, and they would base their final decision based on which quarterback gave them the best chance to win - based on his performance in practice.

Weis said earlier this week it's possible both could see playing time.

The game will be televised live on ESPN.


[Last modified: Friday, October 14, 2011 4:22pm]


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