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Florida's Grier, Harris taking QB competition into fall camp

1 year 7 months 3 weeks ago April 11, 2015 Apr 11, 2015 Saturday, April 11 2015 April 11, 2015 10:34 PM in Sports
Source: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Florida quarterback Will Grier delivered the first and last big plays of the team's spring game Saturday.

Fellow quarterback Treon Harris had a couple in between.

Together, they gave the Gators some hope that coach Jim McElwain's first season in Gainesville could be better than expected.

Grier was 7-of-9 passing for 130 yards in the annual Orange & Blue game, leading the first-team offense on three touchdown drives. Harris, who shared snaps with the starters, was 6 of 9 for 94 yards and tossed a 5-yard touchdown pass to C'yontai Lewis.

Although Grier took the first snap Saturday and has been ahead of Harris since he missed four practices following the shooting death of a 16-year old cousin in Miami, McElwain said the competition will continue into fall camp.

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