50 greatest WVU football players of all-time

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Nov 20, 2014; Morgantown, WV, USA; West Virginia Mountaineers wide receiver Mario Alford (5) runs for a touchdown as Kansas State Wildcats defensive back Dante Barnett (22) defends in the fourth quarter. The Wildcats defeated the Mountaineers 26-20 at Milan Puskar Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

No. 6 Avon Cobourne

Avon Cobourne ended a four-year starting career in 2002. He set a Big East and all-time West Virginia rushing record with 5,164 yards in his career. In that senior campaign, Cobourne rushed for a record his single-game career high of 260 yards.

Cobourne stood just 5-foot-8 and went undrafted. He was signed by the Detroit Lions in 2003. He made a nice career for himself in the Canadian Football League and Cobourne is currently a coach for the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

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