Florida QB Jeff Driskel has knee sprain, expected to start vs. Tennessee

Monday September 9th, 2013

Florida QB Jeff Driskel has a slight knee injury but is expected to play against Tennessee next week. (Charles Trainor Jr./Miami Herald/MCT) Florida QB Jeff Driskel has a slight knee injury but is expected to be fine. (Charles Trainor Jr./Miami Herald/MCT)

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.

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