50 greatest WVU football players of all-time

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Dec 5, 2015; Manhattan, KS, USA; West Virginia Mountaineers head coach Dana Holgorsen looks on during a game against the Kansas State Wildcats at Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium. The Wildcats won 24-23. Mandatory Credit: Scott Sewell-USA TODAY Sports

No. 13 Amos Zereoue

Amos Zereoue made an immediate impact for the Mountaineers in his 1996 freshman season. He set a then-record 1,035 rushing yards for a freshman. In his sophomore year, he finished 10th in the Heisman Trophy voting after setting another record with 1,589 yards.

He finished his career with more than 4,000 yards and earned second team All-American status.

Zereoue was drafted in the third round by the Pittsburgh Steelers and played six years in the NFL before opening up a restaurant in New York City.

Next: No. 12 Canute Curtis