Rahsul Faison Withdraws Name From Transfer Portal, Remains With Utah State

Apr 29, 2024, 3:49 PM

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Aggie running back Rahsul Faison looks for a hole against the Air Force Falcons on Saturday, September 15, 2023.

LOGAN, Utah – Less than a week after announcing he entered the transfer portal, Rahsul Faison is expected to return to the Utah State backfield this fall.

A senior-to-be, Faison joins junior Robert Briggs at the top of the USU running back depth chart ahead of fall camp.

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He ran for 736 yards on 118 carries (6.2 yards per carry) and five scores with the Aggies in 2023. His career high of 181 yards, which came against Nevada on November 11, was the most for an Aggie running back since 2016.

About Rahsul Faison

Listed at 5’11 and 205 pounds, Faison played his prep football at Salisbury High School in Pottstown, Pennsylvania. Faison was named MVP of the Erickson League and earned New England Player of the Year as a senior in 2018. He ran for 1,890 yards and 30 touchdowns, averaging 9.5 yards per carry and 236.3 yards per game on the ground.

Faison ran for a career-high 367 yards and six TDs against Williston Northampton HS. He was named first-team all-state his final three seasons and was the league Player of the Year as a junior.

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After spending 2020 at Lackawanna College and 2021 at Marshall University but not playing any games, Faison landed at Snow College in 2022. As a Badger, Faison rushed for 355 yards and six scores on 88 carries. He had a season-high 102 yards against Garden City CC while leading Snow to an 8-2 record.

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Rahsul Faison Withdraws Name From Transfer Portal, Remains With Utah State