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West Virginia's 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, instead focusing on preparation for the NFL draft. (WCHS/WVAH)

West Virginia quarterback Will Grier won't play for the 15th-ranked Mountaineers in the Camping World Bowl against No. 17 Syracuse, instead focusing on preparation for the NFL draft.

Grier announced his decision Saturday in a statement released by West Virginia.

The senior joins about a dozen high-profile college players who already have announced they will skip their team's bowl games. On Friday, West Virginia senior offensive tackle Yodny Cajuste announced he would not play in the bowl game.

Both Grier and Cajuste have accepted invites to play in the Reese's Senior Bowl on Jan. 26 in Mobile, Alabama.

Grier was a Heisman contender this season and a finalist for the Maxwell Award as player of the year. He averaged 351 yards passing and threw 37 touchdown passes.

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