Will Grier, known as the quarterback of the West Virginia Mountaineers, has achieved a lot in such a short time, and thanks to his exceptional skills, he is now being renamed “Mr. Football USA”.
When he played for the West Virginia Mountaineers, the American footballer came into the limelight after a solid second half against Virginia Tech, and since then he has been a tremendous success on the field.
Will Grier: Bio
Born on April 3, 1995, to Chad Grier and Elizabeth Floyd, who lived in Davidson, North Carolina, the player began his football career during his high school years at Davidson Day School in Davidson, North Carolina. It was then that Will made his first breakthrough when he broke the old record of 764 yards after throwing 837 yards in one game for a national record. He also had 4,989 passing yards with a national record and North Carolina had the record of 77 touchdowns. As a testament to his skills, Rivals.com named him the second-best quarterback in his class with a double threat and the 46th, making him Player of the Year by Parade Magazine and Mr. Football USA by Football USA.
2014 and 2015 marked the beginning of Will’s professional career. After fighting for Jeff Driskel’s spot as a rookie with Treon Harris as Jeff Driskel’s replacement and red T-shirt rookie, Will made a big impression in the Florida Gators’ 38-10 win over the Tennessee Volunteers. The team became victorious after Will ensured victory by scoring two touchdowns and an Interception 23 of 43 for 283 yards. As much as he made his team proud, his best game was against Ole Miss Rebels, where he scored 24 of 29 for 271 yards and four pass touchdowns and became famous as the first Gator quarterback to score four touchdowns in the first half since 2005 when Chris Leak pulled off that feat. Will decided to transfer from the Florida Gators to West Virginia University in 2016. This was a year after he was suspended by the NCAA for testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs. The young player’s net worth is currently $3 million on an annual income of about $352,941, but he earns about $78,431 through sponsorship and sponsorship.
Will Grier’s Family, Brothers
Will is the oldest of his parents’ four children. His siblings include – his two brothers Hamilton Nash Grier and Benjamin Hayes Grier and one sister Skylynn Elizabeth Floyd. Nash is a social media celebrity and an Internet personality best known for his 2013 videos. He is also known for using the hashtag #Notaracist on his YouTube channel, where he has over 12 million followers and more than 4.7 million subscribers. In fact, according to Time Magazine 2015, he was on the list of the 30 most influential people on the Internet. His first website is designed for his followers to buy his merchandise, including an Aeropostale clothing line called “UnitedXXVI” designed by his brothers and Dallas, while his second vine account, known as “Nash Grier 2”, publishes a smaller number of his videos. The channel currently has over 2.4 million followers, his Twitter and Instagram accounts also have over 4.8 million and over 9.1 million followers respectively.
As for Will’s youngest brother Hayes Grier, he is also an Internet personality best known for publishing videos on Vine. He was born on 8 June 2000 and joined his brother Nash as a member of the Magcon Boys in 2013. However, he only gained fame after his performance in Dancing with the Stars, where he impressed the audience with his unique dance steps. Apart from being a YouTube personality and a dancer, Hayes is also a good writer. He published his first novel “Hollywood Days with Hayes” in 2016, which sold well on the market. Hayes has over 5.5 million followers on Instagram and over 3.58 followers on Twitter.
Will’s father used to play as an excellent quarterback for the East Carolina Pirates, but now he is a soccer coach while his mother works as a manager for Nash.
His Wife (Jeanne O’Neil Grier)
Will Grier married Jeanne O’Neil Grier in 2016. Jeanne was a student in Florida and the cheerleader of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Will was formally involved with Taylor Walker before meeting Jeanne and sharing romantic moments with her. The couple married after the rumor surfaced that Jeanne was pregnant. Shortly after their marriage in 2016, they welcomed their first child, a girl they called Eloise Marie Grier.
Other facts you need to know about Will Grier
- Will is 1.82 meters tall and weighs 98 kg. He also has dark hair and dark brown eyes.
- As proof of his skills in American football, Will has only lost one game in his entire career. In the opening game of West Virginia against Virginia Tech, he lost 31-24.
- Will, like his brothers, is active in social media. The American quarterback player has over 2000 followers on Facebook, 226k followers on Twitter and 628k followers on Instagram.
- In 2014, when he was on spring break, Will donated his boot to a homeless person.