Florida QB has new offer from Vols

The quarterback position is one of the most important positions on an offense. Derek Dooley apparently realizes this and although he signed three new quarterbacks this spring, he is still searching for that perfect fit for his 2011 recruiting class. Go "Inside" to see which Florida signal caller that is currently holding an offer from the Vols.

Three new quarterbacks will be added to the Tennessee Roster this spring.

That apparently hasn't kept new head coach Derek Dooley and his coaching staff from looking for future signal callers for the Vols in the 2011 recruiting class.

One quarterback that is already appearing on Tennessee's radar is Florida gun slinger Jeff Driskel.

Driskel confirmed with InsideTennessee.com Sunday evening that he indeed has an offer and interest in the Vols.

"I was very excited when I got the Tennessee offer," Driskel admitted. "I had just started speaking to them for a week or two when they offered me. They like my size and my ability accurate on the run or in the pocket."

With 14 official offers on the table, Driskel is going to have plenty of options to choose from.

"Right now the schools I speak to the most are Auburn, Florida, Tennessee," Driskel said. "I'm starting to talk to LSU a lot, and to Clemson."

While Driskel won't admit to having an early favorite, it appears that those five schools have an upper leg on the other schools.

"I don't have a favorite right now, all of those schools are pretty much even," Driskel said. "I'm still accepting all offers, that's for sure."

While the Florida signal caller hadn't been able to make it up North to Knoxville, he plans on taking care of that in the near future.

"I'm sure that Tennessee will be a school I take a visit to, hopefully in the near future or sometime in early summer," Driskel said. "I love the tradition of the school, and the new coaching staff are very positive and seem to be great coaches and people."

Driskel will graduate in December and has plans on making a decision sometime this upcoming summer.

"I have a lot of interest in Tennessee," Driskel said. "I look forward to checking things out up there."


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