Christian Scott Likes Defense and LSU's Texas Scout Jeremy Patterson has Christian Scott ranked No. 11 in the state on his latest version of the Texas Top 100 and LSU is sitting in the safety's top five.

Les Miles has one of the top free safeties in America right underneath his nose in Chad Jones (6-3, 225, 4.5) but the problem the Tigers headman has is that safeties with Jones' size are playing on Sundays rather than Friday nights.


There is a chance that Jones may end up at linebacker at the college level so Miles may have to turn elsewhere to find his free safety and one sitting in his crosshairs is Dallas (Texas) Skyline product Christina Scott.


Scott, a 5-11, 185-pounder with 4.5 speed, saw time at quarterback, running back, receiver and linebacker during his junior season, but make no mistake about it this kid is going to be a free safety at the next level and a good one at that.'s Texas Scout Jeremy Patterson has Scott ranked No. 11 in the state on his latest version of the Texas Top 100 and his offer list supports that lofty ranking.


"I'm probably up to about 15 offers," said Scott, who picked off five passes and scored eight touchdowns on the offensive side of the ball last season. "Lets see, I've got one from LSU, Texas A&M, Florida State, Texas Tech, TCU, Oklahoma, OSU (Oklahoma State), Florida, Nebraska, K-State (Kansas State), Boston College and Notre Dame."


Pretty impressive list for Scott at this point in the May evaluation period are there any that stand out at this point?

"I'm considering LSU, FSU, A&M, OU and Florida pretty strong," he said. "Those five are all pretty much the same."


LSU receivers coach Todd Monken is recruiting Scott for the Tigers and the two have hit it off during the few times they've spoken.


"He is a pretty cool guy," stated Scott. "I like him a lot. I've talked to him a couple of times and it feels like I've know him for a while."


Something Monken and Scott have talked about is the fact that LSU will lose its starting free safety in LaRon Landry and that would give the Texas native a chance to compete for some early playing time.


"Coach was telling me about him and how they think I can compete for the job," Scott said. "We were talking about how they like the way I come downhill to make a tackle and how I stretch all over the field. They like my range."


Despite seeing a lot of time on offense at Skyline, Scott loves defense and that is one cause for having LSU in his top five.


"I've always been a defensive man and I've always heard how LSU has a good defense," he said. "It's not far from home either so I like that too."


Scott said he plans on visiting Oklahoma and Florida State this summer for camps but chances are he will make it to Baton Rouge before he chooses his college destination.


"I will visit some places before I decide and probably at least a couple of official visits," he said. "I know I get five and I couldn't choose them right now but I believe I'll visit LSU."

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