Florida QB Jeff Driskel transferring to Louisiana Tech, eligible to play right away



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GAINESVILLE, Florida — Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel is transferring to Louisiana Tech for his final year of college eligibility.

Driskel, who will be a fifth-year senior, will be eligible to play immediately under the NCAA's graduate transfer rule.

In a statement released by Florida, Driskel says, "I look forward to the upcoming chapter of my life. I have nothing but good things to say about the University of Florida and the football program there. ... Although things did not play out on the field as I would have liked, I have no regrets on the choice I made to attend UF."

Driskel completed 59 percent of his passes for 3,411 yards at Florida, with 23 touchdowns and 20 interceptions. He also ran for 644 yards and nine scores.

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