Quarterbacks

Top 10 quarterbacks in West Virginia University history:

  1. Major Harris: A standout quarterback in the late 1980s, Major Harris was known for his dual-threat abilities. He led the Mountaineers to the 1988 Fiesta Bowl and finished fifth in the Heisman Trophy voting that year.
  2. Pat White: Pat White is arguably the most iconic quarterback in West Virginia history. He was a dynamic playmaker who excelled in Rich Rodriguez’s spread offense. White led the Mountaineers to four straight bowl victories and holds numerous school records.
  3. Marc Bulger: Marc Bulger played for West Virginia in the late 1990s. He had a successful NFL career with the St. Louis Rams and was known for his accuracy and poise in the pocket.
  4. Geno Smith: Geno Smith was a prolific passer during his time at West Virginia. He set several school records for passing yards and touchdowns. Smith went on to play in the NFL for the New York Jets and other teams.
  5. Jeff Hostetler: Jeff Hostetler led the Mountaineers to the 1984 Hall of Fame Bowl victory. He later won two Super Bowls as the quarterback for the New York Giants.
  6. Oliver Luck: Oliver Luck played for West Virginia in the early 1980s. He was a steady and reliable quarterback who went on to become the athletic director at WVU and later served as the commissioner of the XFL.
  7. Jake Kelchner: Jake Kelchner was a key part of the Mountaineers’ success in the late 1980s. He helped lead the team to the 1989 Sun Bowl victory.
  8. Rasheed Marshall: Rasheed Marshall was a dual-threat quarterback who played for West Virginia from 2001 to 2004. He was known for his ability to make plays with both his arm and his legs.
  9. Clint Trickett: Clint Trickett transferred to West Virginia from Florida State and had a solid career as the starting quarterback. He was known for his toughness and competitiveness.
  10. Will Grier: Will Grier transferred to West Virginia from Florida and had an impressive two-year stint with the Mountaineers. He was a strong passer and helped lead the team to some memorable wins.