There were many highlights for Will Grier during the 2017 season. The entire first half against Kansas State was one of the best 2017 WVU highlights.
With the Mountaineers down 6-0, Will Grier completed a 75-yard bomb to Ka’Raun White to put the Mountaineers up 7-6. White smoked the secondary and Grier put the ball right on the money. The rest is history.
On their next drive, Grier went back to work. He found his favorite red zone target, David Sills, over the middle for a 16-yard touchdown. It was vintage Sills, hauling down the ball in traffic and getting into the end zone for the score. The score put the Mountaineers up 14-6 with 14:56 to go in the second quarter.
After a Kansas State touchdown, the Mountaineers took over at their own 20-yard line. Grier was able to march the troops down the field into scoring position. On 2nd and goal Will Grier knew what to do. He tossed it toward the left back pylon and let red zone stud David Sills make one of the best catches of the year.
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After trading turnovers, West Virginia had the ball on the 30-yard line with :10 left in the half. Grier rolled to his right, then rolled to his left, inexplicably running out all of the time in the half. When Grier rolled lef the spotted a wide open Ka’Raun White and hit him for a touchdown pass with no time left in the half.
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What an incredible first half for the Mountaineer offense. The second half was totally different as the only points was a Kansas State field goal.
The offense got the job done in the first half and the defense closed the deal in the 2nd half, getting the Mountaineers a key road win.
Stay tuned as we will have more 2017 WVU highlights coming.