iStockPhoto/Thinkstock(GAINESVILLE, Fla.) — In the midst of a tough season, the Florida Gators decided to make a change: Florida head coach Will Muschamp named true freshman Treon Harris the team’s starting quarterback.

Harris takes over for fourth year junior Jeff Driskel.

Harris was suspended earlier this season while police investigated an accusation of sexual battery from another student. Five days after the suspension was announced, Harris was reinstated because the accuser withdrew her complaint.

Last week, Harris came into the game against Missouri in the fourth quarter, completing 8-of-12 passes for 98 yards, a touchdown and an interception. He also ran for a three yard touchdown.

“You saw what he did late in the game,” Muschamp said Wednesday. “He has a knack for making plays and making some good things happen for our football team. We’ve struggled with production at the quarterback position, and that’s been an issue for us along with others. Been a huge issue for us.”

Despite Harris being named starter, Muschamp says Driskel still has a role with the Gators (3-3, 2-3 SEC).

Florida is on a bye this week. Their next game is Nov. 1 in Jacksonville versus Georgia.

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iStockPhoto/Thinkstock(PITTSBURGH) — The Pittsburgh Steelers (2-4) and Houston Texans (3-3) will close out Week 7 of NFL Action on Monday Night in the Steel City.

Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers offensive will matchup against a Texans defense led by defensive end J.J. Watt. Last week in a 33-28 loss to the Indianapolis Colts, Watt scored on a 45-yard fumble recovery. He is the fourth player in league history to record a touchdown reception, interception return for touchdown and fumble recovery for touchdown in the same season.

Inside the red-zone, the Steelers offense has converted on seven of 19 possessions into touchdowns. On the season, Roethlisberger has passed for 1,593 yards with eight touchdowns and three interceptions.

Kickoff is set for 8:30 p.m. eastern.

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Firefighters from the Washington Township, Vanlue and Bascom departments battle a smoky blaze Tuesday afternoon that gutted a garage, a stone building and a shed at 7138 Biglick Township 258, west of West Independence. The cause of the blaze remained under investigation Tuesday night. The property, owned by Jody Ewing, is insured, according to the Washington Township Fire Department. (Photo by Kylie Lloyd)

Firefighters from the Washington Township, Vanlue and Bascom departments battle a smoky blaze Tuesday afternoon that gutted a garage, a stone building and a shed at 7138 Biglick Township 258, west of West Independence. The cause of the blaze remained under investigation Tuesday night. The property, owned by Jody Ewing, is insured, according to the Washington Township Fire Department. (Photo by Kylie Lloyd)

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Authorities pull a car out of a pond in Allen Township Wednesday morning. The Hancock County Sheriff's Office dive team was alerted at 11:10 a.m. Wednesday about a sunken Dodge Neon near the intersection of Hancock County 220 and Allen Township 108, said Deputy Tamara House. Nearby residents said they heard a crash between 2 a.m. and 3 a.m. They called the sheriff's office later in the morning, House said. The four-door vehicle was removed from the pond in less than an hour, House said. The car was reported stolen to Findlay police on Wednesday. Deputies continue to search for the unidentified driver, she said. “There's a lot of questions to be answered right now,” House said. (Photo by Shannon Hackworth)

Authorities pull a car out of a pond in Allen Township Wednesday morning. The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office dive team was alerted at 11:10 a.m. Wednesday about a sunken Dodge Neon near the intersection of Hancock County 220 and Allen Township 108, said Deputy Tamara House. Nearby residents said they heard a crash between 2 a.m. and 3 a.m. They called the sheriff’s office later in the morning, House said. The four-door vehicle was removed from the pond in less than an hour, House said. The car was reported stolen to Findlay police on Wednesday. Deputies continue to search for the unidentified driver, she said. “There’s a lot of questions to be answered right now,” House said. (Photo by Shannon Hackworth)

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