50 greatest WVU football players of all-time

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Dec 5, 2015; Manhattan, KS, USA; Kansas State Wildcats running back Charles Jones (24) is tackled by West Virginia Mountaineers cornerback Terrell Chestnut (16) during first-quarter action at Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Scott Sewell-USA TODAY Sports

No. 45 James Davis

James Davis earned the nickname, ‘Dirty’ for his tenacious play on defense. Playing both defensive back and linebacker, Davis had a knack for flying to the football anywhere on the field.

Davis record 102 tackles in his senior year in 2002, with 13.5 tackles for a loss.

His record of six tackles for a loss in a single game still stands. That occurred against East Carolina in 2000.

Davis was drafted by the Detroit Lions and played four seasons in the NFL.

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