50 greatest WVU football players of all-time

37 of 51

Oct 17, 2015; Waco, TX, USA; West Virginia Mountaineers safety Dravon Askew-Henry (6) tackles Baylor Bears wide receiver KD Cannon (9) during the first quarter at McLane Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

No. 15 John Thornton

A commanding 6-foot-3 defensive tackle, John Thornton recorded 162 tackles in his career at WVU.

He went on to play 10 seasons in the NFL after being drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the second round of the 199 Draft.

Next: No. 14 Gary Stills