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Jeff Driskel
QB #6
Height:
6-4
Weight:
231
Age:
24
College:
Louisiana Tech
Hometown:
Oviedo, FL
Experience:
2
Career Stats
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2016 CIN 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

Second-year player with college experience for Louisiana Tech and Florida joined Bengals in 2016 prior to Week 1, as a waiver acquisition from San Francisco ... On roster the entire rookie season, but did not play ... Started all 13 Louisiana Tech games in 2015, following four years at Florida, and passed for 4033 yards (ranked third in school history), with 27 TDs and eight INTs ... A standout baseball outfielder in high school, he was a 29th-round Boston Red Sox draftee in 2013 but did not sign.

Second-year player with college experience for Louisiana Tech and Florida joined Bengals in 2016 prior to Week 1, as a waiver acquisition from San Francisco ... On roster the entire rookie season, but did not play ... Started all 13 Louisiana Tech games in 2015, following four years at Florida, and passed for 4033 yards (ranked third in school history), with 27 TDs and eight INTs ... A standout baseball outfielder in high school, he was a 29th-round Boston Red Sox draftee in 2013 but did not sign.

 

     Career transactions: Selected by San Francisco in sixth round of 2016 NFL Draft (207th overall) ... Signed with 49ers on 5-6-16 ... Waived by 49ers on 9-3-16 ... Acquired on waivers by Cincinnati Bengals on on 9-4-16.

 

     2016 recap: Inactive for Bengals for Games 1-12 and 14-16 ... Active/DNP in No. 3 QB role for Game 13 ... Played all four 49ers preseason games, passing 15-for-31 for 132 yards, no TDs and two INTs.

 

     College highlights: Played four seasons (2011-14) at Florida, and used fifth year of eligibility to play for Louisiana Tech in ’15, after graduating from Florida ... His 4033 passing yards in ’15 ranked third in Louisiana Tech history; was named Conference USA Newcomer of the Year and named first-team All-Louisiana ... Passed 281-for-450 at Tech ... Played 29 games (21 starts) at Florida; passed 328-for-552 for 3411 yards, 23 TDs and 20 INTs ... Rushed for 972 net yards in college, despite stats deducting sack yardage from rushing.

 

     Personal: Hometown is Oviedo, Fla. ... Earned masters degree in business administration from Louisiana Tech, after earning bachelors in sport management from Florida ... Brother, Jason, is a QB at Florida Atlantic University ... Attended Hagerty High School in Oviedo, Fla. ... As a senior in high school, passed for 1819 yards and 15 TDs while rushing for 1333 with 20 TDs ... Named Maxwell Football Club National High School player of the year as a senior, and also named Gatorade Florida Player of the Year ... Married (wife Tarin).

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