QB Driskel, LB Morrison return to Gators

August, 9, 2013
8/09/13
2:00
PM ET
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida has two key players back on the practice field but the Gators have lost several more after a rash of non-contact injuries.

Quarterback Jeff Driskel and Antonio Morrison practiced with the team for the first time on Thursday night. Driskel had missed the first six practices as he recovered from an appendectomy and Morrison was suspended as part of his punishment for a pair of arrests in a five-week period.

Both players still have to undergo the NCAA mandated acclimation period and will not be able to be in full pads until their fifth practice. Driskel has been at every practice but had not been cleared to participate until Thursday morning.

"It was tough, but it's better than it happen during the middle of the season," Driskel said. "I didn't miss too much. I missed six days and I feel like I didn't miss a beat so it wasn't that big of a deal."

Read the rest of the story from Michael DiRocco.

SPONSORED HEADLINES

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.


QB Driskel will make Gator nation proud
Muschamp knows criticism is part of being the QB at Florida but feels that Driskel will make the gator nation proud.
VIDEO PLAYLIST video

SEC SCOREBOARD

Saturday, 10/4