In-State Battle Heating Up

Who has the edge in the Palmetto state battle for this superstar DT? "I talked with Brad Scott. He wanted to know if I was going to come to another home game this season," said Scott.

DT Dorrel Scott
6-4, 315, 5.0
Ridge View High School
Columbia, South Carolina

Are there any changes in your offer list?
Scott: No, my offer list still includes Clemson, South Carolina, North Carolina, Alabama, and Iowa.

Which schools that have not offered are showing significant interest?
Scott: Tennessee, Maryland, Georgia, Colorado and Wake Forest.

Do you have a leader or a list of favorites at this point?
Scott: No not really.

Who is currently leading the in-state battle?
Scott: Right now neither one is really leading. I get a letter every day from both schools.

Have you talked with the Clemson coaches since they were able to start calling again?
Scott: I talked with Brad Scott. He wanted to know if I was going to come to another home game this season.

What were your thoughts about your visit to Clemson for the Georgia game?
Scott: They just need a little work. Everybody has their downfalls.

What is it like having former Tiger Jeff Scott as one of your coaches?
Scott: He's great. He doesn't really pressure me. He just looks at me as another player.

How is your senior season at Ridge View going?
Scott: We are 2-0. We're off to a pretty good start. I'm catching a lot of double teams. I have 2 or 3 people on me every play.

When do you expect to make a commitment?
Scott: I will probably wait until after my season is over.

How was your visit to Columbia last weekend for the Virginia game?
Scott: It was real good. Everybody thought they would lose.

Which school does your mother prefer at this time?
Scott: She likes Clemson. She has talked with their coaches more. Right now I think she wants me to go to Clemson.

Is it more likely that you will stay in-state or decide to play outside the Palmetto state?
Scott: It is more likely that I will play in-state. Right now that's the way it's looking.

We will continue to keep you updated on this outstanding defensive tackle from Columbia's Ridge View High School, right up through signing day 2004.

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