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Commitment Status:Signed LOI

Jeff Driskel

Pro-style quarterback
Oviedo, Florida
Hagerty
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  • Ht:6'3"
  • Wt:225 lbs
  • 40:4.52 secs
  • Bench Reps:13
  • Shuttle:4.65
  • Vertical:26 inches
  • GPA:3.7
  • Class:2011 (High School)
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College Choices

School Interest Offer Visit Recruited by
FloridaCOMMITTED (02/01/2011)Offered12/10/2010Charlie Weis
AlabamaNoneOfferedNone
Arizona St.NoneOfferedNone
AuburnNoneOfferedNoneJeff Grimes, Gus Malzahn
ClemsonNoneOfferedNone
Florida Intl.NoneOfferedNone
GeorgiaNoneNone
IllinoisNoneOfferedNone
LSUNoneOfferedNone
Miami (FL)NoneNone
MississippiNoneOfferedNone
Notre DameNoneNone
TennesseeNoneOfferedNone
USCNoneNone
Virginia TechNoneOfferedNoneTorrian Gray
Wake ForestNoneOfferedNone

Scouting Report on Jeff Driskel

by Barry Every - 08/23/2010
  • SpeedBlue Chip
  • SizeBlue Chip
  • StrengthBlue Chip
  • AgilityDivision I Player
  • Arm StrengthBlue Chip
  • VelocityBlue Chip
  • AccuracyBlue Chip
  • MobilityBlue Chip
  • Decision MakingDivision I Player
On the Hoof: Has the ideal height and overall size for a pro-style quarterback. Physically he is most reminiscent of Texas freshman Connor Wood.
Needs Improvement: Learning to take more snaps under center while concentrating on just one sport throughout the year. He will also need to slide and protect himself when running the ball at the next level against bigger and faster defenders.
Most Impressive: Has tremendous overall size, a big arm and a quick release. He also has good spin and touch on all of his passes. Driskel is also very mobile for a big quarterback and has the ability to buy more time in the pocket or make unscripted yardage with his feet.
Conclusion: It will be interesting to see how much baseball factors into his decision come Signing Day next February. He has all the tools to become a solid DI football player with pro potential.

Barry Every is a Football Recruiting Analyst for Rivals.com. He has worked in the recruiting offices for Mark Richt at the University of Georgia, Bobby Bowden at Florida State University and Mack Brown at the University of North Carolina

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Stats

RushingPassing
Year TDYdsTD
2008 (So.)61,1256

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