Gators Respect Florida Legend

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Gators Respect Florida Legend
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Like most of his Gator teammates, sophomore quarterback Jeff Driskel is too young to have any memories of Steve Spurrier being the head coach at Florida. “I don't think so,” Driskel said when asked if he remembered Spurrier's coaching days at UF. “I think I was more worried about cartoons at the time. But you see the film of him being a Gator and you see his visor and stuff like that. “I was too young for that. I wasn't a football fan at the time.” He may not be able to remember Spurrier, but Driskel, like all Gators, can sense his presence on campus. The Florida playing and coaching legend left his footprints all around the football program. “I drive by his statue every day,” Driskel said.

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