Jon Lewis

#92 Jon Lewis

DL | r-Sr. | 6-2 | 275 | Morgantown, W.Va. | University HS

  • Has played in 27 career games

2016 (r-Jr.)

  • Played in 13 games
  • Adds depth on the defensive line and used on special teams
  • Used on 224 plays, including 135 on defense
  • Has four tackles on the season, including three solo stops
  • Season-high two solo tackles against TCU
  • Season-high two tackles against Missouri

2015 (r-So.)

  • Played in six games
  • Added depth at defensive end
  • Finished with five tackles
  • Assisted on a tackle at TCU and at Baylor
  • Recorded his first solo tackle of the season against Maryland
  • Notched a season-best two tackles against Georgia Southern

2014 (Redshirt Freshman)

  • Played in eight games
  • Saw action on 59 plays, including 52 on special teams
  • Finished with three tackles, including two unassisted

2013 (Freshman)

  • Redshirted

High School

  • Played defensive line for coach John Kelley at University High
  • Named All-State 3A Second Team
  • One of West Virginia’s captains for the OVAC All-Star Football Classic
  • Honorable Mention All-State as a junior
  • Two-time Two Rivers Athletic Conference First Team
  • Played in the North-South All-Star Football Game


  • Birthday is April 18
  • Son of Junius and Rebecca Lewis
  • Father played basketball at WVU from 1976-79
  • Brother played football for WVU in 2007
  • One of three children
  • Majoring in criminology
Totals 266690
2014Fr821 0.0

2017 Iron Mountaineer Awards Announced

By Mike Montoro | April 15, 2017

West Virginia University football players Jon Lewis, David Long and Elijah Wellman received the Iron Mountaineer Awards, today, at the Gold-Blue Spring Football Game, presented to the most outstanding performers in WVU’s offseason strength and conditioning program.

Football Awards Scholarships

By Mike Montoro | July 01, 2016

West Virginia University football coach Dana Holgorsen has announced that redshirt senior safety Khairi Sharif and redshirt junior Jon Lewis have been awarded scholarships for their hard work, determination and performance on and off the field.

Lewis Receives Nickolich Award

By Mike Montoro | April 23, 2016

Tight end Jon Lewis, a redshirt junior from Morgantown, W.Va., is the winner of the 2016 Tom Nickolich Memorial Award, as presented by the Blue and Gold News