Wisconsin Targets Four-Star Scott

With over 30 offers, Tarpon Springs (FL) East Lake wide receiver Artavis Scott is not in a rush to make his final decision before the start of his senior season. That's good for Wisconsin, which just entered the race for the four-star prospect last week.

With Florida being known for the speed that comes out of the state year after year, offensive coordinator Andy Ludwig and Wisconsin have been looking to add that extra boost to the offense. That would instantly happen if Tarpon Springs (FL) East Lake wide receiver Artavis Scott accepts his recently extended scholarship offer from the Badgers.

"I talked to the Coach Ludwig and told me that he had seen my film, so he actually called me to let me know of the news that Wisconsin was going to offer me," Scott told Badger Nation. "I have never spoken to him in person, so this was my first time at least speaking to him.

"I am blessed to have the Wisconsin offer and look forward to learning more about them. It lets me know they are interested and can't wait to meet new people from there. They have had good success and they run and throw the ball around."

The 5-11, 185-pound speedster got the attention of many scouts after his sophomore season in which he had 54 receptions for 1,158 yards. East Lake recently held their annual spring game and the four-star Scott scored four touchdowns, which opened up the eyes of the few remaining doubters on him. Still, Scott is not ready to say anything regarding any teams sticking out and is taking his recruitment one stride at a time.

"My recruitment has picked up a lot lately since during the spring since I have had a lot of success," said Scott, currently ranked the No. 19 wide receiver in the country by Fox Sports Next. "It is going pretty well. I have 32 offers. I don't have any leaders or any favorites, I am just going day by day. Right now, everybody is equal. I don't try to let that stuff bother me and get too far above me. I just let it go."

Scott will be figuring out his agenda as the summer approaches and has made up some plans to see some places, including Clemson next weekend and possibly to Michigan for BBQ at the Big House. A decision isn't coming soon, but Scott has already finalized the criteria he will be using when the time comes.

"I am hoping to announce at the Army All-American Game," said Scott. "I will be basing my decision on a school's academics and where I feel I fit in along with my family … If I like the place and people, then there is no sense of weather or distance to be a factor to me. I want to have fun where ever I do go."


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