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Friday, January 18, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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West Virginia QB Will Grier to skip bowl, prepare for NFL draft

West Virginia quarterback Will Grier won’t play for the 15th-ranked Mountaineers in the Camping World Bowl against No. 17 Syracuse and instead will focus on preparation for the NFL draft. Grier announced his decision in a statement released by West Virginia. He was a Heisman contender this season and a finalist for the Maxwell Award as player of the year. Grier averaged 351 yards passing and threw 37 touchdown passes.