The hits keep coming for Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel.
As if a 42-21 loss to No. 3 Alabama on Saturday wasn't painful enough for Driskel, Gators' legendary running back Emmitt Smith called for him to be benched during the fourth quarter.
Put Jeff Driskel on the bench please, I have seen enough.— Emmitt Smith (@EmmittSmith22) September 20, 2014
There's no doubt Driskel had a rough day. He was 9-of-28 passing for 93 yards, two interceptions and one touchdown. He attempted a career-high 13 passes of 15 yards or longer with just one completion.
The junior, who has a 14-4 career record as a starter, did lead the Gators in rushing with 11 carries for 59 yards and a touchdown.
Florida (2-1, 1-1 in the SEC) is off next weekend before visiting Tennessee on Oct. 4.