West Virginia hosts the Horned Frogs this Saturday in Morgantown. Since joining the Big 12, TCU has won four of their last six meetings. This includes the Frogs 31-24 victory last season. TCU is the big underdog in this one. The current line has West Virginia favored by 13.5 points. This 11:00 a.m. showdown has a lot on the line. The Mountaineers are 7-1 and have their eyes set on an invitation to the College Football Playoffs. The Frogs are 4-5 and trying to get to their 6th win to become bowl eligible.
Here are five things to know about playing West Virginia.
1. Will Grier Is A Professional Playing College Football
Those were the exact words of Head Coach Dana Holgerson after West Virginia defeated the Texas Longhorns 42-41 last week. Will Grier is a 6’2″, 223-pound redshirt senior. He started his college career with the Florida Gators before transferring to West Virginia. He is married and has a daughter. According to oddsshark.com, Grier currently has the fifth best odds of winning the Heisman Trophy. This season he has completed 182 of 261 passes for 2,618 yards and 28 touchdowns with 7 interceptions. Grier’s 184.0 pass efficiency rating is third best in the nation. His 3.5 touchdowns per game are good for second best in the nation. Grier averages 10.03 yards per pass which is third-best nationally. West Virginia is 14-2 when Grier passes for 300 or more yards in a game.