Miguel Scott is known as one of the top athletes in south Florida. He played for power house Miami Killian. Scott helped lead Killian to an 11-1 record with 65 tackles and three interceptions in 2002.
His talent and athletic abilities caught the eyes of some of the top programs in the nation, which included Ohio State, Florida, and Georgia. But in the end, the draw of NC State and some of his friends that are already in Raleigh, proved too much for the contenders.
Killian alumni Andre Maddox and Pat Thomas are currently on the Wolfpack roster. Scott will also have a couple of Miami friends heading up to NC State with him this summer.
Scott is also running track this spring for Killian. His best time of the year is 10.8 in the 100 meter dash, and he recently won the Dade County Youth Fair School Track & Field Invitational with a time of 10.83. His personal best time in the event is a blistering 10.7!
Miguel told StateFans that his core class grades are good, but he is still working on the SAT.
"I'm waiting on my final score. I have taken the test five times and I am close."
Scott is an incredible athlete. At last summer's Miami Nike Camp he had a 32.6" vertical leap while turning in a solid 4.5 in the 40. His athletic ability along with the defensive skills he will bring to NC State should make him the total package at defensive back.
"The coaches have talked to me about playing safety. I wanted to go where I could play early. I think I can play early."
Scott had 4 interceptions as a junior to go along with his 65 tackles.