50 greatest WVU football players of all-time

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Nov 28, 2015; Morgantown, WV, USA; West Virginia Mountaineers quarterback Skyler Howard (3) looks on from the sideline during the third quarter against the Iowa State Cyclones at Milan Puskar Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Ben Queen-USA TODAY Sports

No. 8 Ira Rodgers

Ira Rodgers came to WVU in 1915 and played fullback before being a quarterback. He threw for 11 touchdowns as a senior, a mark untouched almost anywhere in the nation.

He was the team’s first All-American and was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1953.

Next: No. 7 Steve Slaton