Top Texas safety says Sooners stand out

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Christian Scott is so good that he just might be the very best safety prospect in the country. And if you want to play him at corner he is pretty good there as well.

"I think I am a safety. I think that is my best position," said Scott. "I have more experience playing safety. I have been playing safety since Pop Warner Football and I have never played a down at corner. I think playing safety is better anyway, because there is more action. You get to control the field and come down and force the run when you need to. Plus, you can blitz from safety and man up on people so you get to do a lot more things at safety than at corner."

It just shows you how talented Scott is when you know that some programs would gladly play him as a cover corner. Scott broke into the starting line-up at the end of his sophomore year. He played free safety last season as well as wide receiver, running back and he was Skyline's kick return man. He finished last season with six touchdowns and four interceptions.

Scott, who can bench 275 pounds, runs the 4X100 (second leg), 4X200 (third leg) and 4X400 (third leg) on the track team. He also does the triple jump (45) and high jump (6'6).

Scott has already been to Oklahoma this summer, but he isn't sure if he will visit anywhere else.

"So far Oklahoma is the only school that I plan on visiting this summer," said Scott. "I had a real nice time, it was real nice. I enjoyed it a lot. The coaching staff was down to earth and real cool. The campus and facilities was the best I have seen, and OU's stadium was better than Texas Stadium (Dallas Cowboys). Oklahoma has had some great defensive backs that have played there. Roy Williams and Derrick Strait played there and Roy won the Jim Thorpe award (Derrick did as well). It would be great to follow in his shoes."

Scott has offers from 22 different schools and he is busy trying to cut that list down.

"Right now I still have to work to get my choices down," said Scott. "Maybe my top 10 is OU, Florida State, Florida, Baylor, Texas, LSU, Texas A&M, Arkansas, Tennessee and Oklahoma State. At this point I am still pretty open-minded, but let's face it Oklahoma is the only school I visited and I really wanted to see Oklahoma. Oklahoma really stands out to me right now."

Scott has a 3.0 GPA and he just took his first SAT recently.

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