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“Mr. High School Sports” – Tom McMillan Remembers The Greatest WPIAL Running Backs

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By Matt Popchock

(mpopchock@kdka.com)

Hopewell senior Rushel Shell’s capture of the WPIAL career rushing record got us thinking…where does he rank among the greatest high school running backs in western PA history?

In fact, it inspired Pittsburgh Penguins Vice President of Communications Tom McMillan, a former WPIAL football journalist, to pay us a surprise visit on “The UPMC Centers for Rehab Services High School Football Show” to chime in with his candidates:

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