Rushel Shell

Rushel Shell

“Mr. High School Sports” – New WPIAL Crop Will Make Pitt Fruitful

By Matt Popchock ( This year Ben Roethlisberger became the first active NFL player ever to serve as honorary chairman for the annual Big 33 Classic. Evidently, while loafing on the sideline with his fellow […]

93-7 The Fan–06/19/2012

Mike Caprara

“Mr. High School Sports” – WPIAL Football Week in Review

What can we take from a week that saw reaffirmations, de-commitments, and recruiting tidbits?

93-7 The Fan–01/16/2012

Rushel Shell

4-1-Zoo: Rushel Shell On Big 33 List

Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Hopewell High School’s Rushel Shell has been selected to play in the Big 33 Classic June 16 in Hershey.

93-7 The Fan–01/09/2012

Greg Garmon

“Mr. High School Sports” – Shell Stalls, Garmon Commits, WPIAL Condenses?

By Matt Popchock ( For once Rushel Shell actually looked human, and all it took was a simple gathering of the best high school football prospects in the country to do it. Another outgoing senior […]

93-7 The Fan–01/04/2012


“Mr. High School Sports” – WPIAL Well Represented At New All-Star Game

Rushel Shell is one of six outgoing WPIAL football seniors playing in tonight’s Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl.

93-7 The Fan–01/03/2012

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“Mr. High School Sports” – Shell, Boyd Honored by PIAA

Hopewell senior running back Rushel Shell has been named the PIAA Class AAA Football Player of the Year, as voted on by Pennsylvania Sportswriters.


Tony Dorsett (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Tony Dorsett Will Help Pitt Through Coaching Search In Any Way Possible

Former Pitt Football Great Tony Dorsett joined Joe Starkey, Josh Miller and Colin Dunlap on Sportsradio 93.7 The FAN to talk about what’s going on at Pitt, and his recent suggestion that he’d help coach the team in the upcoming bowl game.



Post-Gazette’s Mike White’s Pitt Recruiting Update

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette high school expert Mike White checks in with Vinnie & Cook on Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan to give us the inside scoop on how Todd Graham’s defection could affect Pitt’s recruiting.

93-7 The Fan–12/15/2011

Rushel Shell

4-1-Zoo: Pitt’s 2012 Recruiting Class Getting High Reviews

Chris Gates | 93-7 The Fan — While Pitt’s on-field performance in Todd Graham’s first year as head coach has left a lot to be desired, his work on the recruiting trail certainly hasn’t.

93-7 The Fan–11/17/2011


Craig McConnell on The UPMC Centers for Rehab Services High School Football Show

The coordinating producer of the network’s WPIAL football coverage reacts to Rushel Shell’s historic night, and the questionable fashion in which it ended.


Rushel Shell

“Mr. High School Sports” – How Well Can Panthers Play Shell Game?

Once again, Rushel Shell is nearing history, and Hopewell is one step closer to a WPIAL title. But will hopes of either be dashed by one of the top defenses in Class AAA?

93-7 The Fan–11/09/2011

Robert Foster

“Mr. High School Sports” – Quick Outs: Foster Should Be Pitt’s Next Target

Pitt’s pursuit of one of the most sought-after recruits in the nation had a happy ending for Todd Graham. Now it’s time for him to turn his focus to the Class of 2013.

93-7 The Fan–10/19/2011

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“Mr. High School Sports” – More from Pitt’s Newest Recruit…

In case you missed it, hear what Hopewell senior tailback and WPIAL career rushing champion Rushel Shell had to say to the media, including 93.7 The Fan, after publicly committing to Pitt…

93-7 The Fan–10/15/2011

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ROOT Sports’ Craig McConnell Breaks Down Central Catholic’s Win At Gateway

The coordinating producer of the network’s high school football coverage breaks down Central Catholic’s hard-fought win and Rushel Shell’s much-anticipated decision.

93-7 The Fan–10/15/2011

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Panther Digest’s Tony Greco Discusses Pitt’s Latest Recruiting Victory

The Pitt football expert looks at the impact of Rushel Shell’s decision to stay in blue and gold–Panther blue and gold, that is–and analyzes another top WPIAL player whom Pitt would like to add to its “high-octane” offense.

93-7 The Fan–10/15/2011