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The highest-graded players from West Virginia's win over Baylor, 58-14

Oct 25, 2018; Morgantown, WV, USA; West Virginia Mountaineers quarterback Will Grier (7) celebrates a big play during the second quarter against the Baylor Bears at Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Ben Queen-USA TODAY Sports

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Quarterback Will Grier accounted for four touchdowns as the West Virginia Mountaineers jumped out to a 41-0 halftime lead over Baylor before cruising past the Bears, 58-14.

[Editor's Note: While we grade every player on every game, to qualify for an overall game grade for this recap's purpose, a player must have played at least 20 snaps to be considered a full-time contributor to the game.]

Top 5 Overall

West Virginia Offense

Will Grier, QB – 86.2 overall

Gary Jennings Jr., WR – 80.9 overall

Trevon Wesco, TE – 79.3 overall

David Sills, WR – 78.9 overall

Yodny Cajuste, OT – 68.6 overall

West Virginia Defense

Dante Stills, Edge – 78.9 overall

Keith Washington, CB – 76.7 overall

Kenny Bigelow Jr., DI – 75.5 overall

Josh Norwood, CB – 69.8 overall

Toyous Avery Jr., CB – 67.9 overall

Baylor Offense

Jalan McClendon, QB – 83.9 overall

Patrick Lawrence, OT – 72.0 overall

JaMycal Hasty, RB – 65.4 overall

Blake Blackmar, OG – 64.5 overall

Jalen Hurd, WR – 63.9 overall

Baylor Defense

Raleigh Texada, CB – 73.8 overall

Clay Johnston, LB – 72.4 overall

James Lynch, DI – 72.2 overall

Greg Roberts, Edge – 68.7 overall

Ira Lewis, DI – 64.7 overall

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