Driskel out for the season (merged threads)

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  1. mac4lyfe
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    Get well soon.
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    Jeff out for season.

    Per coach.
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    Driskel out for season?

    That sucks.
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    Man, must be a broken ankle? I thought you can come back in about 2 months with an ankle break?
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    feel really bad for him but "man down man up'
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    I'm happy for Tyler, but we need a backup to Tyler or if he goes down, the season is over.
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    Major bummer. It's all on Murph now... great opportunity for a guy that's waited for his chance and done everything right.
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    Agreed. Being he's mobile as well, the risk of injury is up as well. Let's hope his backup is able to step-up like he did today in case he needs to.
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    I have a hunch Tyler won the job today regardless, but what a shame for Jeff. Hes a great, hard working Gator.
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    Anyone a little worried we are going to see some dirty plays to try and injure tyler and end UF's season?
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    I don't know. I wouldn't put it past some teams.....
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    This. Sucks for Driskel. As for Murphy, he has toiled in obscurity for years. Dude has more than paid his dues. So happy for him. And he happens to be a gamer, too!
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    And risk facing Skyler Morningweg? Seriously, this offense couldn't get much worse. I think change isn't necessarily bad. Will LSU crush us, of course. But everyone believed next year would be the star frosh QB, so looks more like it now.
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    Couldn't that be said about any QB on any top team?

    Unfortunately in football injuries happen. You don't have to have someone play dirty for a guy to lose his season like JD had today. Brutal sport that chews up it's young.


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    Can anyone remember anything like that before, though? The had coach just announcing to the sideline reporter that a player is out for the year? Without even the chance to talk to the doctors or anything?

    That was just weird. But good luck Jeff, and good luck Tyler.
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    I bet Brissett is wishing he would have stayed now.
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    Broke ankle. Don't need a second opinion. All it takes is an X ray. Think he was letting Murphy know right then and there, "its your team"
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    Wouldn't that have been strategy with Jeff?
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    Didn't seem unusual to me... I've seen coaches do it with the halftime reporter.
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    How do you know Muschamp didn't talk to any doctors? He said Driskel is going to need surgery...I'm pretty sure a medic told him that.

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