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John Thornton

It's been an eventful week for WVU football alumnus John Thornton. He's finalized plans to be the color analyst for two West Virginia games on Root Sports, and got run over by an ESPN camera truck during Sunday's win over Marshall.

John Thornton was accustomed to being the deliverer of hits and blindside sacks during his football career, but on Sunday he was on the receiving end. While standing on the Mountaineer sideline watching the 34-13 win over the Herd, Thornton was knocked down and run over by the lift truck that carries one of the primary game cameras. "I was just standing there with Charles Fisher and Aaron... Recommended Stories