Charlotte's Grier To Panthers

Charlotte's Grier To Panthers

Photo Credit: Ryan Hedrick | Carolina Sports Link 

The Carolina Panthers, selected the West Virginia quarterback, Will Grier, with the 100th overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft on Friday night.

Grier was selected as the 36th pick in the third round.

Grier became the fifth quarterback taken in the draft behind Oklahoma’s Kyler Murray, Duke’s Daniel Jones, Ohio State’s Dwayne Haskins and Missouri’s Drew Lock.

Grier ranks third in program history with 7,354 passing yards and second with 71 touchdown passes. He finished fourth in the 2018 Heisman Trophy vote, the best showing for a Mountaineer since Steve Slaton in 2006.

The Charlotte native transferred from West Virginia from Floridawhere he started five games as a redshirt freshman. WVU went 15-6 in games that Grier started in.