April 26, 2010

Football comes first for Driskel

Before becoming one of the top quarterbacks in the 2011 recruiting cycle and a Florida commitment, Hagerty's (Fla.) Jeff Driskel was a full-fledged baseball player.

Growing up in Jacksonville, Driskel began playing the sport as a youngster and developed a strong passion for the game. At age 8, Driskel and his family moved across the globe when his father was deployed to Japan and remained there for three years.

It was not until his return to the U.S.A. that Driskel later picked up the pigskin in middle school.

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