Jeff Driskel committed to football

Updated: July 16, 2013, 5:01 PM ET
By Michael DiRocco | GatorNation

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel now has a fallback if football doesn't work out.

The 6-foot-4, 237-pound junior has signed a professional contract with the Boston Red Sox, who drafted him in the 29th round last month. Joining the Red Sox, however, seems to be an afterthought because Driskel said he's a football player first.

"Yes, I signed with the Red Sox. Nothing changes," Driskel said. "I am still a full-time student athlete at UF, fully ...

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