Florida not ready to commit to Grier as starter vs. Tennessee

Florida QB Will Grier completed 13 of 22 passes for 125 yards, with a touchdown and an interception against Kentucky. He also ran 12 times for a team-high 61 yards and a TD.

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s starting quarterback against Tennessee will be decided later in the week.

Although redshirt freshman Will Grier played the entire game at Kentucky, a 14-9 victory Saturday, coach Jim McElwain hasn’t committed to giving Grier a third consecutive start when the Gators (3-0, 1-0 Southeastern Conference) host the Volunteers (2-1) on Saturday.

Grier completed 13 of 22 passes for 125 yards, with a touchdown and an interception against the Wildcats. He also ran 12 times for a team-high 61 yards and a score. McElwain says Grier used "his feet as a check down" too often and left plays on the field.

Grier has thrown for 442 yards and four touchdowns. He also has two interceptions and a fumble.

Sophomore Treon Harris has thrown for 269 yards and two scores.