Shell Discusses Records and Team
Rushel Shell
Rushel Shell
National Recruiting Analyst
Posted Nov 11, 2011
Bob Lichtenfels caught up with Rushel Shell after he tied Billy Sims national record and his Hopewell team knocked off Indiana in the first-round of the WPIAL Class AAA playoffs.

Aliquippa (Pa.) Hopewell five-star running back Rushel Shell continued his torrid pace on Friday night as the Vikings dispatched Indiana 41-13. Shell finished the evening with 268 yards and four touchdowns on 32 carries.

He posted his 38th consecutive 100-yard game tying a national record held by former Oklahoma Sooner and Detroit Lions standout Billy Sims. Sims established the record for Hooks (Texas) back in 1972-75.

This season, Shell a Pittsburgh commitment has run for 2,033 yards and now only needs 229 yards to break the state career rushing record of 9,027 yards held by Jeremiah Young of Steelton-Highspire. Shell also missed one regular season game this year.

Shell will have a chance to break the record this evening when the Vikings battle Franklin Regional in a second round playoff contest. caught up with Shell after his impressive game against Indiana and in typical Shell fashion he put his team first over the individual accolades.

Lichtenfels is in his 8th year with and has developed into one of the most respected scouts in the business.
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