16 Jason Driskel
Jason  Driskel

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Oviedo, Fla.

High School:
Hagerty

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 210

Position:
QB

Birthdate:
11/13/1995

Major:
Civil-Engineering


09/25/2016

Football Outlasted by Ball State 31-27

Game featured 129 minutes of weather delays

09/03/2016

FAU vs. Southern Illinois Quotes

FAU and SIU Address Media Following Win

08/25/2016

Football Adds Three to Scholarship List

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08/23/2016

Jason Driskel is Named FAU’s Starting QB

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08/20/2016

Football Held First Scrimmage of 2016 in the Stadium

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09/17/2016

USATSI Gallery - FAU vs Kansas State

USATSI Gallery - FAU vs Kansas State

09/10/2016

USATSI Gallery - Florida Atlantic vs No. 25 Miami (Fla.)

USATSI Gallery - Florida Atlantic vs No. 25 Miami (Fla.)

09/03/2016

USATSI Gallery - SIU vs Florida Atlantic

USATSI Gallery - SIU vs Florida Atlantic

03/19/2014

FAU Football 2014 Spring Practice

FAU Football 2014 Spring Practice

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At FAU
Redshirt Sophomore (2016)

  • Started the season opener versus SIU
  • Was 23-31, including a 14-of-16 performance in the second half
  • Recorded 287 passing yards with two scores and 41 rushing yards on 12 carries, including one score
  • Longest pass of the SIU game was an 85-yard connection with Tavaris "Pico" Harrison
  • Drew the start at UM and was 18-36-1 for 167 yards and added eight carries for a -23 yards
  • Was 14 for 24 for 125 yards but tossed two interceptions and was charged with -23 rushing yards, following three sacks
  • Tossed 324 yards, including 245 in the first half, versus Ball State. Was 25-37-1 on the night with nine carries for a positive 26 yards, including a five-yard scoring run

Redshirt Freshman (2015)

  • Made his collegiate debut versus Miami...scored on his first two drives...both were 10 play drives...was 17-30-2 for 155 yards and one touchdown...carried the ball three times for -8 yards (gained 10 yards prior to two sacks)
  • Drew his first start in the Buffalo game...was 26-55-1 for 385 yards and 2 TDs...was sacked twice which accounted for -12 rushing yards
  • Following a long weather delay, was inserted into the game for an attempt at a two-point conversion versus Rice...throw was on target but the conversion failed
  • Drew his second start of the 2015 season and faced Marshall...ended his day's work going 14-for-31 for 203 yards...tossed one interception on 4th and 12 late in the contest...tallied 11 yards on four carries
  • Attempted one pass attempt at UTEP...part of the scripted game plan
  • Took over on the third drive of the FIU game...ended his day a perfect 6-of-6 with six yard TD....carried the ball twice, his longest was for nine yards
  • Inserted in the WKU game, as scripted...was 3-of-6 for 48 yards...had one pass that accounted for half of his yardage...drive ended in a FG...added one carry for a gain of six yards
  • Was 1-2 for eight yards in a scripted drive versus Middle Tennessee...added on carry for a loss of a yard
  • Had two drives in the UF game...was 3-6-0 for 11 yards on the day with four carries
  • Completed the ODU game and guided the Owls to a season-ending victory...was 7-for-14 for 100 yards and was under center for four of the team scoring drives


True Freshman (2014)

  • Joined the team in January as an early admission
  • Gained valuable experience during the spring and was a member of the Dean's List
  • Member of the scout team and travel squad

High School

  • Played for Phil Ziglar at Hagerty High School where he threw for 1,160 yards and 13 touchdowns...also recorded two rushing touchdowns as a senior
  • Invited to the Orlando East/West and the Dade versus Florida games but forewent the opportunity to early enroll at FAU
  • Began FAU classes in January 2014
  • Maintained a 3.5 G.P.A. or above throughout high school

Personal

  • Civil engineering major
  • Son of Jerry and Mary Driskel
  • Born Nov. 13, 1995 in Jacksonville, Fla
  • Brother Jeff, also a quarterback, played at both Florida and La Tech

Year-by-Year Game Stats
2015: UM (P: 17-20-2, 155 yards 1 TD, R: 3- -8); Buffalo: (P: 26-55-1, 385 yards 2 TD, R: 9- -12); Marshall (P: 14-31-1 203 yards, R: 4-11); UTEP (P: 0-1); FIU (P: 6-6-0, 55 yards, R: 2-15 1 TD); WKU (P: 3-6-0, 48 yards, R: 1-6); UF (P: 3-6, 11 yards); ODU (P: 7-15, 100 yards, R: 4-16 yards)
2016: SIU (P: 23-31, 287 yards, 2 TDs, R: 12-41 yards, 1 TD); UM (P: 18-36-1, R: 8- -23); K-State (P: 14-24-2, 125 yards, gained 14 yards rushing but was charged with a -23 yards due to sacks); Ball State (P: 25-37-1, 1 TD, 324 yards, R: 9-26, 1 TD)

Career Stats
Passing Attempts: 55 versus Buffalo (9/19/15)
Completions: 26 versus Buffalo (9/19/15)
Yards: 385 versus Buffalo (9/19/15)
TDs: 2 versus Buffalo (9/19/15), 2 versus SIU (9/3/16)
Rushing Carries: 12 versus SIU (9/3/16)
Rushing Yards: 41 versus SIU (9/3/16)
Rushing TDs:  1 FIU, 6 yards (10/31/15), 1 SIU (9/3/16), 1 Ball State (9/24/16)

2015 Season
Passing Attempts: 55 versus Buffalo (9/19/15)
Completions: 26 versus Buffalo (9/19/15)
Yards: 385 versus Buffalo (9/19/15)
TDs: 2 versus Buffalo (9/19/15)
Rushing Carries: 9 versus Buffalo (9/19/15)
Rushing Yards: 16 ODU (11/28/15)
Rushing TDs:  1 FIU, 6 yards (10/31/15)

2016 Season
Passing Attempts: 37 Ball State (9/24/16)
Completions: 25 Ball State (9/24/16)
Yards: 324 versus SIU (9/3/16)
TDs: 2 SIU (9/3/16)
Rushing Carries: 12 versus SIU (9/3/16)
Rushing Yards: 41 versus SIU (9/3/16)
Rushing TDs:  1 SIU (9/3/16), 1 Ball State


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