Florida QB Jeff Driskel has knee sprain, expected to start vs. Tennessee
Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel suffered a slight knee sprain in the second quarter of Saturday's loss to Miami but is expected to suit up and start against Tennessee on Sept. 21, the school announced.
The school said that Driskel will be taking some weight off of the knee during the team's bye week and will be ready for the game the following weekend.
Driskel completed 22 of 33 passes for a career-high 291 yards and one touchdown in the 21-16 loss to the Hurricanes. He also ran for 19 yards and a touchdown, but he was picked off twice and was responsible for three of Florida's five turnovers, including two costly mistakes inside Miami's 20-yard line. STAPLES: Miami upsets Florida in rivalry's last meeting for foreseeable future