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Jason Driskel
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Jason  Driskel

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Oviedo, Fla.

High School:
Hagerty

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 210

Position:
QB

Birthdate:
11/13/1995

Major:
Civil-Engineering

11/13/2017

Football’s Kerrith Whyte Named C-USA Special Teams Player of the Week

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11/13/2017

Monday with Head Coach Lane Kiffin

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11/11/2017

Football Wins Big Again on the Road for Sixth Straight, 48-23

Owls Face FIU Next Sunday with East Division Possibly Up For Grabs

11/06/2017

Singletary and Young Earn C-USA Players of the Week

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11/03/2017

Football Reaches Bowl Eligibility and Stays Undefeated in C-USA

Owls Have Six Wins for the First Time Since 2013

11/03/2017

FAU vs. Marshall (USATSI)

USATSI Photos from FAU football vs. Marshall - Friday, Nov. 3, 2017

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

Photo Gallery

At FAU
Redshirt Junior (2017)

  • Saw his first action versus Bethune Cookman where he was 4-6-0 for 15 yards and had five carries for 26 yards
  • Drew the start versus Buffalo a game that he was 17-29-1 for 150 yards and added seven carries for 17 yards
  • Started versus MT and led the team to a in, the first in ine years against MT, and was 22-29-0 for 187 yards and one TD pass as well as five runs for a total of 23 yards
  • Led the team to 453 rushing yards and 97 passing yards in the ODU win while setting a new FAU scoring record. His efforts included 92 rushing yards on 11 carries and he was 13-22-1 for 97 passing yards. Driskel scored four rushing TDs to tie the single-game FAU record and he had a career-long 39 yard run
  • Earned Conference USA Offensive Player of the Week honors after leading the Owls offense to 804 yards, of which he accounted for 425 yards with a 24-35-0 performance for 368 yards and two TDs along with four carries for 68 yarrds and a score also added eight receiving yards reception
  • Moved to 4-1 on the season with a win over WKU. A game that he was 10-24-1 for 93 yards and a 49-yard scoring strike to Willie Wright. Added six carries for 10 yards
  • Led the team to 5-0 in C-USA play with an 11-17-0 performance for 104 passing yards and added another five on the ground and a score on five carries
  • Was 14-of-17 for 221 yards and two TDs along with four carries for 23 yards at La Tech...performance was praised by Coach Kiffin say that two of the incompletitions were drops and the third was a throw away

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 -23 yards
  • Was 14 for 24 for 125 yards but tossed two interceptions and was charged with -23 rushing yards, following three sacks at Kansas State
  • 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
  • Was 9-20 for 92 yards as well as a passing and rushing TD. Had 49 yards on the ground at FIU
  • Was 17-30-1 for 162 yards and carried the ball twice for a total of 15 yards versus Charlotte
  • Completed nine of 17 passes attempted versus Marshall for 178 yards and threw one INT. Added 57 yards to the ground game on eight carries, including a 18-yard TD
  • Was 10-24-1 for 52 yards versus WKU and added 20 yards on the ground on six carries
  • Took the field for the third offensive series and never looked back leading the team on a 98-yard scoring drive. Was 15-23-0 for 317 yards and two scores. Longest past of the night was an 84-yard scoring strike to Henry Bussey. Ran the ball twice for -2 yards
  • Turned in his best performance of 2016 going 2-25-1 for 233 yards and one score and adding 79 rushing yards. He led two scoring drives in the closing minutes to secure the win over UTEP
  • Was 15-27-0 for 219 yards and added four carries for a total of one yard versus ODU
  • was 25 for 33 for 291 yards and two TDs and three interceptions versus MT and added two rushing yards on seven carries and a score...longest rush was for 11 yards

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 Florida 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); FIU (P: 9-20-0, 1 TD, 92 yards, R: 7-49 yards 1 TD); Charlotte (P: 17-30-1, 162 yards, R: 2-15 yards); Marshall (P: 9-17-1, 178 yards, R: 8-57 yards, 1 TD); WKU (P: 10-24-1 52 yards, R: 6-20 yards); Rice (P: 15-23-0, 317 yards, 2 TDs, R: 2- -2 yards); UTEP (P: 20-25-1 233 yards, 1 TD, R: 9-79 yards); ODU (P: 15-27-0, 219 yards); MT (P: 25-33-3 for 291 yards, 2 TDs, R: 7-2, 1 TD)4-6-0, 15, R: 5-26)
2017: Bethune (P: 4-6-0 15 yards, R: 5-26 yards); MT (P: 22-29-0 for 187 yards, 1 TD, R: 5-23 yards); ODU (P: 13-22-1 97 yards, R: 11-92 yards, 4 TDs); North Texas (P: 24-35-0, 368 yards, 1 TD, R: 4-68 yards, 1 TD); WKU (P: 10-24-1, 93 yards, 1 TD, R: 6-10); Marshall (P: 11-17-0, 104 yards, R: 5-5, 1 TD); La Tech (P: 14-117-0, 221 yards 2 TDs, R: 4-23)

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: 5 Xs
Rushing Carries: 12 versus SIU (9/3/16)
Rushing Yards: 92 ODU (10/7/17)
Rushing TDs:  4 ODU (10/7/17)

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), MT (11/26/16)
Yards: 324 versus SIU (9/3/16)
TDs: 2 SIU (9/3/16), Rice (11/5/16), MT (11/26/16)
Rushing Carries: 12 versus SIU (9/3/16)
Rushing Yards: 79 UTEP (11/12/16)
Rushing TDs:  1 4Xs

2017 Season
Passing Attempts: 29 Buffalo (9/23/17)
Completions: 24 North Texas (10/21/17)
Yards: 357 (10/21/17)
TDs: 2 North Texas (10/21/17)
Rushing Carries: 11 ODU (10/7/17)
Rushing Yards: 92 ODU (10/7/17)
Rushing TDs: 4 ODU (10/7/17)


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