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Driskel Maturing by the Week

Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel used to be quiet in meeting rooms. He would watch film and learn the game plan before studying it in the week before a game. In recent weeks, Florida offensive coordinator Brent Pease has seen the sophomore quarterback become more vocal and involved in creating the game plan. It's the next step in maturity that the Florida coaches wanted to see.

"His knowledge has gotten a lot better—his questions on the field and what he's seeing in film," Florida offensive coordinator Brent Pease said. "Like, 'Would this be a good plan?' (Driskel) in general is just understanding the scheme and understanding defenses and not just the fact that we're just running plays all the time. It's how to beat defenses." The most important part of the maturation...