Davidson Day quarterback Will Grier was recently named one of six finalists for the 2014 U.S. Army Player of the Year award, which goes to the nation’s top senior high school football player from the 2013 season.Grier, who has committed to play at Florida next season, was one of two finalists for the award from North Carolina, joining Charlotte Catholic running back Elijah Hood. The winner will be announced Jan. 3, during the U.S. Army All-American Bowl Awards show.Grier threw for 14,565 yards and a state-record 195 touchdowns during his three seasons as the Patriots’ starting quarterback, leading them to three consecutive N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association state championships. Davidson Day won the Division III title in 2011 and claimed back-to-back Division II titles in 2012 and 2013.His senior year, Grier threw for 4,989 yards and 77 touchdowns – the sixth player nationwide to throw for 70 or more touchdowns in a season. He ran for 2,955 yards and 31 touchdowns in three seasons, including 1,251 yards and 13 TDs this past season. Bill Kiser
Monday, Dec. 09, 2013
Davidson Day QB Will Grier
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