April 7, 2012; Gainesville FL, USA; Florida Gators quarterback Jacoby Brissett (12) hands off the ball during the first half of the Florida spring game at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Phil Sears-US PRESSWIRE
There are, like, not many days until Florida's September 1 opener with Bowling Green. There are 63 entries left in the 100 For 100 series. Crap.
The endless Jacoby Brissett vs. Jeff Driskel competition might get a little more endless. While Will Muschamp seems likely to name a starter for that Bowling Green game on Monday, ESPN's Michael DiRocco is reading the tea leaves and suggesting that both will play.
The competition between Jeff Driskel and Jacoby Brissett is so close that even if Muschamp were to pick a winner and announce it at his weekly news conference on Monday, there's no guarantee that player would be the starter for the following week. The competition could become a weekly thing that stretches the entire season.
Terrifying though that may be for Florida fans who remember the three-headed monstrosities of 2010 (John Brantley, Trey Burton, and Jordan Reed) and 2011 (Brantley, Driskel, and Brissett), it's at least a positive sign in one respect: Neither player is letting the other guy separate himself by bombing out of the competition.
If both Brissett and Driskel can be genuinely good, and have the same skill sets, I promise I won't care so much about who eventually does start. But should both falter, the whispers about how having two quarterbacks is actually not having one will become roars.