Kim Klement-US PRESSWIRE
Florida's former backup quarterback can keep on beating Florida State in Raleigh.
Former Florida quarterback Jacoby Brissett has found his landing spot, according to the Palm Beach Post's Jason Lieser and CBS Sports' Jeremy Fowler. He will transfer to N.C. State, choosing the Wolfpack over West Virginia.
Barring last-minute snag, former #Gators QB Jacoby Brissett expected to transfer to N.C. State, acc to source. Chooses Wolfpack over WVU— Jeremy Fowler (@JFowlerCBS) January 17, 2013
Word is circulating inside NC State athletic department offices tonight that Brissett is Raleigh-bound.— Jeremy Fowler (@JFowlerCBS) January 17, 2013
Brissett had been linked to N.C. State, West Virginia, Louisville, and Arkansas since Florida announced he would transfer earlier this month, and a weekend report suggested Miami informed Brissett that the program was not interested in his transfer.
Brissett started four games at quarterback for Florida, at LSU and Auburn in losses as an injury replacement for John Brantley in 2011 and at home against Bowling Green — during a game-long tryout for the starter's role, Brissett started and then played the second half at quarterback; he would lose the starting quarterback job to Jeff Driskel after that game — and against Jacksonville State as Driskel's injury replacement.
He also led Florida to a comeback victory against Louisiana, throwing the game-tying touchdown pass to Quinton Dunbar in the fourth quarter after being pressed into service by an injury to Driskel.
I wish Brissett the best of luck at N.C. State — and I sure hope this means more wins over Florida State for the Wolfpack.