Jeff Driskel's injury provides more reps for Jacoby Brissett, but still no clear leader for Florida's QB's
While Florida sophomore QB Jeff Driskel sat out of practice one day with a bruised shoulder bone, it allowed teammate Jacoby Brissett an opportunity to get more practice time.
But it didn't settle the QB battle, offensive coordinator Brent Pease said.
The injury hasn't adversely affected Driskel and the competition is ongoing.
"I think he (Jacoby) got more reps while Jeff was out one day,'' Pease said. "So I think when you get more reps it’s going to make you better, naturally, because you are seeing more things. I don’t think he gained any (ground) or went ahead, but he got more reps with it.''
Pease said when the time comes to decide a starter, he and Florida head coach Will Mushchamp will have about a 50-50-split in the decision. Then he hedged a little: "Well 51-49 because he's the head coach,'' Pease said.
The decision, he said, won't be made lightly, but it won't be extremely difficult.
"I don’t think it’s going to be that tough,'' Pease said. "I say that because I think they are both capable.''