By: Mike Vukovcan

Pittsburgh- (KDKA) The honors continue for Hopewell junior running back Rushel Shell as he’s named to a very prestigious team.

The 2012 U.S. Army All-American team has been announced and not surprisingly Shell is on the team.

The 6-0, 210 lb. running back is one of the most highly recruited running backs in the entire country.

Shell has rushed for 4,975 yards and scored 63 TD’s over the last 2 season’s. He’s averaged an incredible 8.8 yards per rush.

Shell will have his pick of colleges already having offers from Pitt, Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, Ohio State and Penn State.

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