No. 6 Florida QB Driskel will start at No. 10 FSU

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel will start Saturday’s game at rival Florida State.

Coach Will Muschamp announced Driskel’s status Wednesday on the Southeastern Conference coaches teleconference.

Muschamp says Driskel “looked very good

in practice” Tuesday and will be “ready to go” when the sixth-ranked

Gators (10-1) travel to Tallahassee to face the 10th-ranked Seminoles


Driskel sprained his right ankle Nov. 17

against Jacksonville State. He sat out last weekend’s 23-0 win over

lower-division Jacksonville State. Jacoby Brissett started in his place

and completed 14 of 22 passes for 154 yards.

Driskel was on the sideline during the game without a walking boot, worked out Sunday and was cleared to practice.

He has completed 65 percent of his passes for 1,324 yards, with 10 touchdowns and three interceptions.