Scott told The Territory Thursday night that he is excited about his upcoming visit, saying, "Notre Dame football. What can you say? It's football tradition." Scott also pointed out that Notre Dame graduates 90-percent of its athletes, a statistic, he said, "sits well with my mother."
Scott confirmed to The Territory that he has rearragned his official visits. He will travel to Georgia Tech next weekend, and then welcome the new year with trips to Florida State (1/10), Tennessee (1/17) and Florida (1/24).
While Scott has not named a leader, many speculate the Seminoles hold the inside track. FSU fans also will be happy to hear that Scott's sister lives in Tallahassee, and Scott admitted that "will play a role in my decision." Scott was in town on an unofficial visit for FSU's victory over the Gators, calling it "a great atmosphere." Scott added it has been his childhood dream to play for coach Bobby Bowden.
Scott, however, also is equally impressed by the Gators and first-year coach Ron Zook, calling him a "fiery, engaging coach." He also is well aware of UF's storied football history, as well as the accomplishments of former coach Steve Spurrier. Scott also was impressed by the show of support by UF fans against the Seminoles.