WVU Football: Will Grier Eligible To Play In Week 1

The WVU football program announced some good news on Tuesday morning.

Thanks to being granted a waiver from the NCAA, former Florida Gators quarterback Will Grier, who transferred to West Virginia after he was suspended for one year following a positive drug test for performance-enhancing drugs, will be eligible to play in Week 1.

Mountaineers head coach Dana Holgorsen announced the news on social media.

#LETSGO pic.twitter.com/xEvGOpXSop

— Dana Holgorsen (@Holgorsendana) June 20, 2017

Grier will now be able to lead West Virginia onto the field when they up the 2017 college football season against Virginia Tech on Sunday, Sept. 3.

During his time at Florida, Grier threw for 1,204 yards, 10 touchdowns and just three interceptions for a quarterback rating of 145.4. He added 116 yards and two scores on the ground.

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