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SHAWNE ALSTON RUMORS

WVU Football: News & Notes

As the West Virginia football team enters their bye week — there’s numerous news and notes surrounding the program to examine.   Running Back Shawne Alston has been out since week 2 with a thigh injury, but he appears close to returning. Earlier this week, Alston took to social media to announce he’ll be ready [...]
Via EersAuthority
October 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Many Worth Honoring

West Virginia’s coaches gave the team’s offensive player of the game honors to running back Shawne Alston after Saturday’s 69-34 win over Marshall. But coach Dana Holgorsen said Monday that the decision wasn’t easy, as a host of other players were deserving as well.
Via westvirginia.scout.com
September 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Alston prepared to carry the load for No. 11 WVU

(Updates. With AP Photos.) By JOHN RABY AP Sports Writer Running back Shawne Alston loves to debate his West Virginia teammates anyplace, anytime. The senior, whose future plans include attending law school, won't lose the argument that the Mountaineers' running game was a bit off in 2011, and the bruising Alston hopes to change that this year. Alston will start at one...
Via AP on Fox
August 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Fight For Time

Shawne Alston has the starting spot as West Virginia's “feature” running back locked up, but there are still a number of snaps available in the Mountaineer backfield. With the season less than two weeks away, who is making a move to secure playing time?
Via westvirginia.scout.com
August 19, 2012  |  Discuss

WVU edges Pitt to keep conference title, BCS hopes alive

Shawne Alston rushed for two second-half touchdowns, including a 1-yarder with 6:10 left, and West Virginia came from 10 points down to beat Pittsburgh 21-20 on Friday night.
Via CBSSports.com
November 25, 2011  |  Discuss

WVU's Alston scores 2 second-half TDs

Shawne Alston rushed for two second-half touchdowns, including a 1-yarder with 6:10 left, and West Virginia came from 10 points down to beat Pittsburgh 21-20 on Friday night. West Virginia sacked Tino Sunseri 10 times, including four on Pittsburgh's final drive, when time ran out on the Panthers. The Mountaineers (8-3, 4-2 Big East) can earn a share of the conference title...
Via AP on Fox
November 25, 2011  |  Discuss

West Virginia 21, Pittsburgh 20

Shawne Alston rushed for two second-half touchdowns, including a 1-yarder with 6:10 left, and West Virginia came from 10 points down to beat Pittsburgh 21-20 on Friday night. West Virginia sacked Tino Sunseri 10 times, including four on Pittsburgh's final drive, when time ran out on the Panthers. The Mountaineers (8-3, 4-2 Big East) can earn a share of the conference title...
Via AP on Fox
November 25, 2011  |  Discuss

W. Virginia sacks Pitt, keeps Big East hopes alive

Shawne Alston rushed for two second-half touchdowns, including a 1-yarder with 6:10 left, and West Virginia came from 10 points down to beat Pittsburgh 21-20 on Friday night.
Via ESPN
November 25, 2011  |  Discuss

Video: Football Interviews 11/1

Shawne Alston's productivity in West Virginia's 41-31 win over Rutgers only serves to add a different dimension to the Mountaineers' running game. That versatility is an important asset for WVU's offense, according to running backs coach Robert Gillespie.
Via westvirginia.scout.com
November 01, 2011  |  Discuss

Alston Emerging

Young, speedy running backs like Dustin Garrison and Andrew Buie typically figure to get most of the carries in Dana Holgorsen’s offense at West Virginia. But on a sloppy track at Rutgers this past Saturday, Shawne Alston provided a bit of power when the Mountaineers needed it.
Via westvirginia.scout.com
October 31, 2011  |  Discuss
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