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Jeff Driskel will start for Gators; Treon Harris will play


The Florida Gators haven't gotten what they had hoped for from veteran quarterback Jeff Driskel this season, but coach Will Muschamp isn't quite ready to dump the fourth-year junior, either. As such, UF will employ a two-quarterback plan for Saturday's home game against Missouri.

Freshman Treon Harris, who led a 10-9 comeback win at Tennessee on Oct. 4, returns to the practice field Monday following a brief suspension for a sexual assault allegation that was dropped by the accuser last week.

"They both will play this week," Muschamp said, according to the Orlando Sentinel. "... Right now, Jeff will probably start, but they're both going to play."

Florida fell to 3-2 on the season with a last-second loss to LSU Saturday.

The Gators' offense has struggled all season, and although Driskel threw two interceptions against the Tigers, he showed some improvement over his play against Tennessee. He completed 14 of 25 passes for 183 yards, and added 71 more yards on the ground. He was victimized by several dropped passes, another ongoing issue for the UF offense.

Missouri is trying to rectify a cold quarterback of its own, as sophomore Maty Mauk has completed just 21 of 55 passes with four inteceptions and no touchdowns over his last two games.

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