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Driskel To Start Versus Florida State

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090812 Florida Gators quarterback Jeff Driskel (6) rolls out during game against Texas A&M at Kyle Field in College Station, Texas on Sept. 8, 2012. (Allen Eyestone/The Palm Beach Post)

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel will start Saturday's game at rival Florida State.
 
   Coach Will Muschamp announced Driskel's status Wednesday on the Southeastern Conference coaches teleconference.
 
   Muschamp says Driskel "looked very good in practice" Tuesday and will be "ready to go" when the sixth-ranked Gators (10-1) travel to Tallahassee to face the 10th-ranked Seminoles (10-1).
 
   Driskel sprained his right ankle Nov. 17 against Jacksonville State. He sat out last weekend's 23-0 win over lower-division Jacksonville State. Jacoby Brissett started in his place and completed 14 of 22 passes for 154 yards.
 
   Driskel was on the sideline during the game without a walking boot, worked out Sunday and was cleared to practice.
 
   He has completed 65 percent of his passes for 1,324 yards, with 10 touchdowns and three interceptions.