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Will Grier

#7 Will Grier

QB | r-Jr. | 6-2 | 204 | Davidson, N.C. | Davidson Day School/Florida

2016 (r-So.)

  • Sat out to fulfill NCAA transfer requirements

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2015 (r-Fr.) - Florida

  • Played in six games and started five
  • Completed 106-of-161 passes for 1,204 yards, 10 touchdowns and three interceptions
  • Long completion of 77 yards
  • Season-high 283 yards against Tennessee
  • Threw for 200 or more yards in three games and 250 or more yards in two
  • Finished with 20 or more completions in three games
  • Completed multiple touchdown passes in four games
  • Had 36 carries for 116 yards and two touchdowns with a long of 38 yards
  • Threw for 271 yards on 24-of-29 passing and four touchdowns in win against Ole Miss
  • Completed 20-of-33 passes for 208 yards against Missouri
  • Had 283 yards on 23-of-42 passing and two touchdowns against Tennessee with a long of 63 yards

2014 (Freshman) - Florida

  • Did not see any game action and redshirted
  • Enrolled in January

High School

  • Named the Parade National Player of the Year, Maxwell Player of the Year and Tom Lemming Offensive Player of the Year
  • Named Mr. Football USA as the nation’s top high school player, as selected by a five-member panel of StudentSports.com football experts
  • 247 Sports First Team All-American and MaxPreps First Team All-American
  • Was a 2014 U.S. Army All-American Bowl selection
  • Threw for 109 yards on 4-of-8 passing in the Army Bowl, including a 51-yard pass that resulted in the longest play of the game
  • Completed 32-of-42 passes for a season-high 599 passing yards and seven touchdowns en route to an NCISAA Division II state title over Harrells Christian Academy
  • Totaled 4,989 yards with a national-best 77 touchdowns in his senior year
  • Rushed for 1,251 yards with 13 touchdowns in 2013
  • In his career, he totaled 14,565 yards and a state-record 195 touchdown passes
  • His 14,565 passing yards are second in North Carolina state history behind former UF quarterback Chris Leak
  • Also had 2,955 career rushing yards and 31 rushing scores
  • Was the Gatorade North Carolina Player of the Year as a junior and senior
  • Set a national record for single-game passing yardage as a junior in 2012 with an 837-yard, 10-touchdown performance against Harrells Christian in the playoffs
  • Coached by father and former East Carolina standout quarterback Chad Grier

Personal

  • Birthday is April 3
  • Wife, Jeanne, and daughter, Eloise
  • Son of Chad and Elizabeth Grier
  • One of four children
  • Majoring in multidisciplinary studies

With Grier at QB, The Excitement Now Begins

By John Antonik | April 19, 2017

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - Now that spring practice has officially concluded, the door swings open to the anticipation season leading into the start of every fall football camp in August.

Football Announces Players of the Year

By Mike Montoro | January 13, 2017

West Virginia University football coach Dana Holgorsen has announced the Mountaineers’ Player of the Year Awards for outstanding performance on the field during the 2016 season.