College Football The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time  

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The Mountaineers of West Virginia are one of those teams that just seems to stick around. There's always there, and they're never going down without a fight. The program has racked up 15 conference championships, as well as having the most victories of any NCAA FBS program to never win a national title. The Mountaineers have also produced 11 consensus All-Americans. Though no Mountaineer has ever won the Heisman Trophy, there have been six candidates over the years (most notably Major Harris).

They may not be a college football powerhouse, but the program's ability to consistently bring it year after year without the recruiting prowess enjoyed by schools like USC, Ohio State, or Florida for example, speaks volumes.

This is a list of the greatest Mountaineers ever. What do you think, Rankers? Vote for your pick now!
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1
319 102
Pat White is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

2
294 95
Tavon Austin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time

3
259 80
Major Harris is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

4
198 59
Steve Slaton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
Running back

5
171 49
Bruce Irvin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
Krakatau added Defensive end, Linebacker

6
184 56
Sam Huff is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
Linebacker

7
95 15
Darryl Talley is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
JohnChristopher1 added Linebacker -

Talley is surely one of the top 15 players ever at WVU.

8
184 60
Pat McAfee is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
Punter, Placekicker

9
159 51
Stedman Bailey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time

10
142 47
Owen Schmitt is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
Plowman251 added Running back, Fullback

11
125 38
Amos Zereoué is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
Krakatau added Running back

12
190 75
Adam Jones is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
Cornerback, Return specialist

13
136 45
Jeff Hostetler is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

14
135 45
Noel Devine is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
Krakatau added Running back

15
96 24
Marc Bulger is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
Dana Watts added

16
35 3
Will Grier is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
JackMcLane added Will Grier

17
123 44
Kevin White is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
SDobbinsMountaineer added

18
165 70
Geno Smith is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

19
87 25
Chuck Howley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
Linebacker

20
79 32
Aaron Beasley is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
Cornerback

21
56 17
Anthony Becht is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
Dana Watts added Tight end

22
70 28
Renaldo Turnbull is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
Defensive end, Linebacker

23
55 19
Chris Henry is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
JohnChristopher1 added

24
74 33
Avon Cobourne is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
Avon Cobourne Running back

25
56 21
Bruce Bosley is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
Bruce Bosley Tackle

26
64 27
Grant Wiley is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
Grant Wiley Linebacker

27
73 35
Dan Mozes is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
Dan Mozes Center

28
81 43
James Jett is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver

29
55 24
Brian Jozwiak is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
Brian Jozwiak Lineman

30
35 9
Canute Curtis is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
JohnChristopher1 added Canute Curtis Linebacker

31
62 31
Todd Sauerbrun is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time

32
32 8
Gary Stills is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
JohnChristopher1 added Gary Stills Linebacker

33
34 11
Adrian Murrell is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
JohnChristopher1 added Running back -

Adrian Murrell should be in the top 25. He was great on a bad WVU team.

34
29 8
Reggie Rembert is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
JohnChristopher1 added Reggie Rembert Wide receiver

35
58 32
Will Clarke is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
Will Clarke Defensive End

36
49 25
John Thornton is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
Defensive tackle, Tackle, Defensive lineman

37
45 24
David Saunders is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
David Saunders Wide receiver

38
27 9
Bo Orlando is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
JohnChristopher1 added Safety, Defensive back

39
20 6
Paul Woodside is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
JohnChristopher1 added Paul Woodside

Kicker

40
23 9
A.B. Brown is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
JohnChristopher1 added A.B. Brown

RB - 1988

41
19 6
Willie Drewrey is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
JohnChristopher1 added Willie Drewrey Wide receiver

42
17 6
Steve Grant is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
JohnChristopher1 added Steve Grant Linebacker

43
40 28
John Stroia is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
John Stroia OG

44
16 6
Dennis Fowlkes is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
JohnChristopher1 added Dennis Fowlkes Linebacker

45
16 7
Steve Newberry is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
JohnChristopher1 added Steve Newberry

CB

46
17 8
Tim Agee is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
JohnChristopher1 added Tim Agee

Safety

47
28 19
Jake Kelchner is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
Krakatau added Jake Kelchner

48
14 6
Shawn Foreman is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
JohnChristopher1 added Shawn Foreman Linebacker, Wide receiver

49
24 16
Rasheed Marshall is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
JohnChristopher1 added Return specialist, Quarterback, Wide receiver

50
15 10
Undra Johnson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best West Virginia Football Players of All Time
JohnChristopher1 added Undra Johnson Running back