Florida coaches have been trying to improve the program’s paltry passing game for years.
Florida coach Jim McElwain, hired to fix the team’s five-year stretch of lackluster offense, heads into training camp without a starting quarterback.
Florida is down to two scholarship quarterbacks with the departure of Skyler Mornhinweg to Columbia University.
The Florida Gators will have an opening at the quarterback position in 2015.
Treon Harris threw an 86-yard scoring pass to Ahmad Fulwood and Vernon Hargreaves III intercepted a pass in the end zone late to preserve Florida’s 28-20 victory over East Carolina on Saturday in the Birmingham Bowl.
Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel has asked to be released from his scholarship.
Jeff Driskel threw three touchdown passes and ran for a score, helping Florida become bowl eligible with a 52-3 victory over lower-division Eastern Kentucky on Saturday.
The Florida Gators recent struggles have taken their toll on the university, and school officials have apparently had enough.
Florida coach Will Muschamp says freshman quarterback Treon Harris will play Saturday against Missouri.
Colby Delahoussaye hit a 50-yard field goal with 3 seconds remaining, making up for a missed extra point earlier in the game, and LSU edged Florida 30-27 on Saturday night.