Florida freshman QB Will Grier will start against ECU

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Florida freshman QB Will Grier will start against ECU
Thursday September 10th, 2015

Florida head coach Jim McElwain has named redshirt freshman quarterback Will Grier his team's starter this Saturday against ECU, the team announced Thursday.

Grier, who will make his first career start against ECU, split snaps with sophomore Treon Harris in the Gators' season-opening 61-13 win against New Mexico State

Against the Aggies, Grier was 16 of 18 for 166 yards and two touchdowns.

Harris, last Saturday's starter, finished 14 of 19 for 215 yards and two touchdowns.

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McElwain said both quarterbacks will get snaps against ECU.

Coming out of high school in Davidson, N.C., Grier was a four-star recruit by Rivals.com, as well as the No. 46 overall player in the class of 2013. 

He was named Mr. Football USA as a senior.

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