Gainesville, FL (Sports Network) - Florida starting quarterback Jeff
Driskel underwent an emergency appendectomy on Tuesday.
"Jeff had acute appendicitis and fortunately the medical staff caught it very
quickly," said Gators head coach Will Muschamp. "His surgery went well and how
long he is out will be determined by how his body responds, which could be two
Florida opens its 2013 schedule at home against Toledo on Aug. 31.
Driskel completed his sophomore season by leading Florida to a 10-2 record in
2012, passing for 1,646 yards with 12 touchdowns and five interceptions while
also rushing for 408 yards and four scores.
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