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Driskel comfortable after first practice

Driskel comfortable after first practice

After being cleared to return to practice on Thursday following an appendectomy, Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel wasn't sure what to expect. He sat behind the offensive huddle during each of the practices over the first week, but mental reps can only go so far. Thursday was about returning to the field and starting his preparation for the season.

"It was good," Jeff Driskel said. "Everything felt good in my stomach. I thought I threw the ball really well, and I thought we had a good day offensively. I wasn't limited at all -- I was full go. I didn't have any pain, no issues." The only frustration for Driskel was the NCAA mandated acclimation period that kept him out of pads. He'll get to put full pads on early next week, but that won't...

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