Wants to Improve in All Areas

Headed out to practice on Tuesday, two of Oregon's top receivers for the 2008-football season were talking about something they saw on film. eDuck Sports stopped Terence Scott to ask him a few questions before practice started. He graciously did so while his teammate Jaison Williams preceded onto the practice field.

Senior Terence Scott, 6-0. 170 is seriously challenging for a starting position this season and has had some very good moments during fall camp. Last season he had hoped to red-shirt but when injuries started mounting in the Oregon receiving corps, Scott was forced into action. For the season he played in five games and caught two passes. Those numbers are well under what he is capable of. Scott is very fast and runs good routes. However, he is not satisfied with what he can do and wants more.

"Still not the complete player I want to be right now," says Scott of his performance. "Each day builds and get better, so it's a new week and I hope I'm that much better this week than I was last week."

Scott is a hard worker and it shows that he is striving for consistency during practice. When he arrived at Oregon out of College of the Canyons he was rated 4-stars and Oregon Head Coach Mike Bellotti felt Scott was the best Junior College receiver in the country in the 2006 football season in which he had 65 catches for 996 yards and 11 touchdowns.

What does Scott need to do this year to get back to those types of numbers?

"I need to improve all around," admitted Scott. "There's not just one certain area. Get smarter, my hands need to get better; my speed needs to get quicker. I want to be a complete wide receiver."

Scott's conversation with Williams begged a question of Scott about his relationship with Williams and the other wide receivers, and the modest and team-oriented Scott had a quick answer.

"Me and JWill are always talking and breaking film down together and seeing how we can make each other better," observed Scott of Jaison Williams. "All the receiver corps is very supportive."

With the 2008 season just a couple of weeks away, the Ducks are going to need the improved Scott and from all appearances, it looks like Scott is giving it his best shot.




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