This past Friday, July 7, West Virginia University debuted it’s latest attempt to promote starting quarterback Will Grier’s Heisman Trophy campaign. The webiste, Grier7Heisman.com, is the most recent attempt at highlighting this shining star on the Mountaineers roster.
Grier played in his first season with West Virginia last fall, where he showcased his natural talent and ability on the national stage after transferring from the University of Florida. Grier now returns for his final collegiate season, coming off a record-setting year and bouncing back from his season-ending injury.
The Heisman hopeful’s website highlights “The Will to Win” which will focus on seven of Grier’s personal attributes, tying into his jersey number seven. There will be weekly videos spotlighting each of Grier’s attributes leading up to the team’s season-opening game versus Tennessee in Charlotte on September 1.
Grier has been known during his time at West Virginia, and really throughout his football career, as a natural-born athlete and leader; traits that he continues to show on and off the field, day in and day out. The website will also feature more information about the quarterback himself, giving fans around the world a deeper insight into the quarterback, athlete, son. father and husband Grier has made himself into.
The Heisman hopeful will also be scheduled for interviews with ESPN and an eventual interview on ESPN’s Marty Smith’s podcast.
Grier’s name getting connected to Heisman candidate talk leading up to the season is the first of Heisman buzz in several years in Morgantown. Grier’s name being brought up follows the names of Tavon Austin, Steve Slaton, Pat White, Major Harris and Jeff Hosteler to name a few.
The Mountaineers are roughly seven (catch the timing) weeks away from taking on the Volunteers in the Carolina Panthers stadium in Charlotte. Should Grier stay healthy and play with half the determination as last season, it will likely be a season for both Will Grier and Mountaineer fans everywhere to remember.
What’s that phrase? Where there’s a Will, there’s a way . . .