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Will Grier

Quarterback (QB) #19 New England Patriots
Birthday April 3, 1995
Age 29 years
Height 6' 1''
Weight 220 lbs
College West Virginia
Draft Year 2019
Draft Info 2019: Rd 3, Pk 100 (CAR)

William “Will” Grier is an American football player who plays as a quarterback for the New England Patriots. Will was born as the oldest child to Chad Grier and Elizabeth Grier Floyd. His father, Chad, was also a quarterback who played for the East Carolina Pirates. At present, Chad is a football coach.

Will has two brothers, Nash and Hayes Grier, and two half-siblings, Skylynn Elizabeth Floyd and John Henry “Hank” Grier.

William is married to Jeanne O’Neil Grier. The husband and wife reportedly exchanged vows in July 2016 at a private wedding. But, the date of their wedding has yet to be verified.

Will and his better half, Jeanne have two children together. They welcomed their firstborn, a daughter, Eloise Marie Grier on November 10, 2016. They gave birth to their second daughter, Adeline James Grier on January 28, 2020.

Will and Jeanne are a fun-loving couple. The latter said in an interview that whenever they get free, they love watching Netflix, cooking dinner, listening to rap songs, and dancing together.

Talking about his professional career, he hasn’t got as many opportunities as he would have liked. However, he has at least been associated with a franchise ever since he was drafted back in 2019. Grier has also earned a good sum of money from his NFL career.

According to some reliable websites, Will Grier has a net worth of $3 million in 2024.

Career Highlights

  • As a high school junior at Davidson Day School, he set a national record for throwing for 837 yards in a game.
  • In his senior year in high school, Will was named the Parade All-American Player of the Year and Mr. Football USA.
  • Will was suspended for a year effective from October 12, 2015, after he tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs.
  • Carolina Panthers drafted Will in the third round, the 100th overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft.
  • He was the third quarterback on the team after Cam Newton and Kyle Allen.
  • Grier made his first career start in week 16 of the 2019 season against the Indianapolis Colts.
  • In September 2021, the Cowboys claimed Grier off waivers as their third-string quarterback behind Dak Prescott and Cooper Rush.
  • On August 30, 2023, the Cincinnati Bengals signed Grier with the practice squad.
  • On September 22, 2023, Grier signed with the New England Patriots.
  • As of October 2023, Grier has only made two appearances in the NFL in the 2019 season with the Carolina Panthers.

Career Stats

SEASON TEAM GP GS COMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK SCKY RATE ATT YDS AVG TD FUM LOST
2019 Carolina Panthers 2 2 28 52 228 4.4 0 4 6 44 33.2 7 22 3.1 0 1 1
2020 Carolina Panthers DNP
2021 Dallas Cowboys DNP
2022 Dallas Cowboys DNP
2023 New England Patriots DNP
Total 2 2 28 52 228 4.4 0 4 6 44 33.2 7 22 3.1 0 1 1

About Author:

As a passionate writer and dedicated NFL enthusiast, Ray brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the world of football. With a focus on NFL players and WAGs, Ray dives deep into the stories, lives, and careers of these incredible athletes. With a keen eye for detail and a knack for storytelling, Ray captures the essence of the NFL world, exploring the lives of players, and their family members.