Texas A&M knows which quarterback it will face in its SEC opener Saturday against No. 23 Florida. The Gators named Jeff Driskel their starting quarterback Monday after a solid performance in the team's opening win over Bowling Green.
Driskel beat out fellow sophomore Jacoby Brissett after completing 10-of-16 passes for 114 yards and a touchdown against the Falcons. Driskel played the second quarter and the entire second half, staying on the field for 52 of the Gators' 63 offensive snaps. Brissett managed only a 3-of-5 performance with 31 yards on 11 offensive snaps.
Driskel's first career start will be the Aggies' season opener. The SEC matchup at Kyle Field Saturday is set for a 2:30 p.m. kickoff and will be televised by ESPN. The Aggies' scheduled opener was against Louisiana Tech last weekend, but the threat of Hurricane Isaac postponed the game until Oct. 13.
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