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Jacoby Brissett refusing to let pressure to be Gator QB get to him



Florida's game against Bowling Green on Saturday could be Jacoby Brissett's final opportunity to secure the starting quarterback job this season, but if he's under any pressure due to the situation, he's hiding it well.

Brissett met with the media on Tuesday and clearly doesn't appear to be under any stress. In fact, he was full of jokes.

When told that the coaching staff continues to insist there isn't much difference between he and Jeff Driskel, Brissett agreed. Asked if there was any difference at all, he responded: "At the beginning of the spring, I said I looked better. I'm sticking with that."

Brissett said he wasn't even aware that the coaching staff had planned to play each QB one quarter each in Saturday's game until Tuesday, although they were told of the decision on Sunday.

"I wasn’t really paying attention to it (details),'' Brissett said "I knew I was going to play, that’s it. That’s all that really mattered.''

The sophomore from West Palm Beach said he's known to be a jokester among his teammates, and it helps keep tha atmosphere loose. But, he said, he's well aware when to shut it down and get serious.

Saturday, most likely, will be one of those times. Hear Brissett in his own words:


[Last modified: Wednesday, August 29, 2012 10:55am]


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