Column: Scott a humble star whose future is bright

Published: Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 17:37 PM.

Not only is he a star on the football field, but Scott shines in the classroom as well. He is a constant on the school’s honor roll list.

It’s no wonder he has every major college football program seeking his services.

But in today’s world of showoff touchdown dances and athlete demands for special treatment, Scott is a breath of fresh air, a humble player who doesn’t like to talk about himself and seems almost embarrassed at all this attention he is getting.

"If you talk to him, he’ll be the first one to tell you that it wasn’t him, that it was his offensive line and receivers blocking for him in the secondary," Havelock coach Jim Bob Bryant told me after Friday’s game against D.H. Conley.

So I went to Scott and asked him about his long touchdown run. He pointed out that all he had to do was run. The real work was done by those blocking for him.

"My offensive line just made it happen for me," Scott said. "I just ran to the outside and tried to make somebody miss and run as fast as I can."

He scored four touchdowns and ran for 205 yards but again took little credit for the victory over previously unbeaten D.H. Conley.



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