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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

Football Has Two Selected for Big 12 Honors

By Mike Montoro | July 12, 2017

West Virginia University senior running back Justin Crawford has been named to the Big 12 Preseason All-Conference team and redshirt junior quarterback Will Grier was named the preseason Big 12 Newcomer of the Year, today, as selected by media representatives who cover the league.

Four Named to Player of the Year Watch Lists

By Mike Montoro | July 10, 2017

Four WVU football players were named to the watch list for the 81st annual Maxwell Award and the 23rd annual Bednarik Award Watch List, as announced by the Maxwell Football Club.

The NCAA's West Virginia Day Gift to WVU

By John Antonik | June 20, 2017

Perhaps it’s only a coincidence that on West Virginia’s birthday the NCAA officially gave Will Grier full clearance to participate in WVU’s season opener against Virginia Tech on Sunday, Sept. 3 in Landover, Maryland.