50 greatest WVU football players of all-time

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Jan 27, 1991; Tampa, FL, USA; FILE PHOTO; Buffalo Bills cornerback Clifford Hicks (27) and linebacker Darryl Talley (56) attempt to tackle New York Giants running back David Meggett (30) during Super Bowl XXV at Tampa Stadium. The Giants defeated the Bills 19-20. Mandatory Credit: USA TODAY Sports

No. 18 Darryl Talley

Darryl Talley led the West Virginia defense from 1979 to 1982. Against early-1980s heavyweights Penn State and Boston College, Talley record five tackles for a loss against the Nittany Lions and 15 total tackles against the Eagles.

His 484 total careers tackles rank second all-time at WVU.

Talley was drafted in the second round by the Buffalo Bills and played 22 years in the NFL.

Next: No. 17 James Jett