It’s quite clear that West Virginia quarterback Will Grier and wide receiver David Sills V have a bright future on the football field, both at this level and quite likely the next.
But what if they exchanged their clears for some sneakers?
Although it would be a bit outside of their comfort zone, there’s reason to believe Grier and Sills would be just fine on the hardwood, as detailed by ESPN’s Edward Aschoff.
“Not a lot of quarterbacks are as tough or as rugged as Will,” Aschoff said of Grier. “I just envision him diving all over the floor, playing defense in everyone’s grill, hurling dimes all day.”
Long story short, Grier would possibly be that guy at the YMCA that may not exactly be too good at basketball, he’ll keep your team in it with hustle plays, and you’d had to have him guard you because he’d take the pick-up game way more seriously than it needs to be.
The 6-foot-4, pass-catching Sills, on the other hand, would quite likely spend much of his time playing above the rim.
“A quarterback’s — and point guard’s — dream. He’s 6-4, had nearly 1,000 yards last year and he caught 18 touchdowns,” Aschoff said. “Alley-oops all day.”
For the sake of West Virginia’s future on the football field, though, the gridiron is where Dana Holgorsen and the Mountaineer faithful would prefer Grier and Sills keep their talents, despite how gritty and exciting to watch they may be with a basketball.
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