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'12 PA RB Rushel Shell (Transfer to Wst Virginia)

Discussion in 'University of Colorado Recruiting Archive' started by Duff Man, Feb 17, 2011.

  1. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    Hopewell H.S. (Aliquippa, PA)

    Ht: 6-foot-0
    Wt: 210 lbs
    40: 4.45 secs

    Rivals rating: 4*-6.0rr; #6 RB (#55 overall)
    Scout rating: 5*; #4 RB
    ESPN rating: 4*-83 grade; #3 RB (#26 overall)
    247s rating: 4*-96 rating; #7 RB (#61 overall)

    Reported Offers: Colorado, Alabama, Auburn, Cincinnati, Florida, Florida State, Georgia, LSU, North Carolina, Ohio State, Oregon, Penn State, Pitt, Tennessee, UCLA, Virginia, West Virginia
     
  2. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Bigger back.

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  3. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Shell was MaxPreps National Freshman Player of the Year for 2008. I've got to believe that the schools in his region have been sending him personal mail for over 3 years now. This will be a tough one for CU to get in on.
     
  4. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    He chose Pitt today. Alabama was his other finalist.
     
  5. Quattro

    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    Huge pickup for Pitt. I really wouldn't want to go to Bama as a RB with that depth
     
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    Because you are a (())
     
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    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    That depth chart is stacked and I'd much rather go to a place where I can play as a freshman than have to wait two or three years to even have a shot.
     
  8. HUFset

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    I think his decision came down to wanting to stay home. People from Aliquippa (see Mike Ditka) go to Pitt. Too bad the same can't be said for CU any longer.
     
  9. JimmyBuff

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    Revis and Ty Law were from Alquippa
     
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    That could be the case very easily as well.
     
  11. lawdogg

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    Sounds like this kid has decided to transfer from Pitt. ESPN is suggesting that he might be looking at some Pac 12 schools (UCLA or ASU).
     
  12. JimmyBuff

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    His baby mama went off on him on twitter for leaving her and his two daughters I'm told.
     
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    High school father of two? come on...how many of our players have kids?
     
  15. cmgoods

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    not transferring to UCLA after all
     
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    We have family housing.
     
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    Supposedly down to Ohio State, Kentucky, and WVU in a desire to be close to his son (as of June 27th). Maybe with the addition of Rippy we can get in on this
     
  19. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Shell has a world of talent. He could have made our 2-deep as a sophomore in high school. I'm not sure his game has progressed a ton since then, though, but I'd still welcome him with open arms.
     
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    Not sure we can offer much in the "close to his son" department.
     
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    West Virginia
     

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