"It all really started taking off for me when schools would come to my school (Mount Paran Christian) to recruit my teammate Allen Cater," Brady Scott explained. "When coaches would come to see him, my coach would tell them about me and introduce them to me.
"I never thought I would have a lot of football offers, but schools started contacting me and pretty soon I had some scholarship offers."
All told, Scott now holds football offers from Appalachian State, Buffalo, Cincinnati, Georgia Tech, Mississippi State, Wake Forest and Western Kentucky. His football offers are not his only options. As a pitcher, Scott has been recruited by several college baseball programs and is currently committed to South Carolina.
While the Gamecocks have not offered the chance to play football, a handful of programs are discussing the possibility of Scott being a dual sport athlete on the college level.
"Georgia Tech has talked about me playing both and a couple of other schools have said that would be an option," Scott. "Mississippi State just offered me and they just won the SEC. I haven't talked to the baseball coaches yet though. There is sort of an unwritten rule that baseball coaches don't talk to players who are committed to other schools. The coach at Wake Forest told me about that. He said that if you're committed to another school, they don't talk to you."
At 6-6, 270, Scott would be a real intimidating sight as he toed the rubber to rain fastballs down on college hitters. While Scott maintains that he is still committed to the Gamecocks, he is still considering all of his options.
"I didn't expect to be in the his situation to tell you the truth," Scott admitted. "I don't know what to do and my parents don't either. We're just sort of figuring things out. Now that I have all of these other scholarship offers, we're going to have to talk about everything and decide what is best.
"I am not sure when I will have a final decision. I guess I need to sort of set a time frame for all of that, but I haven't so far. I am just really seeing how things go and then I am going to keep praying about it. I don't want to make the wrong decision, so I am just going to pray about everything and then make a decision once I am ready."