Former LSU quarterback Lindsey Scott Jr. helped lift East Mississippi to a Mississippi Bowl victory and fourth NJCAA National Championship on Sunday.
Now he’s turned his attention to securing the next step in his football odyssey.
Scott told the Sun Herald after Sunday’s 31-28 victory over No. 2 Arizona Western that he plans to visit Kansas this weekend, with Tulane, UTSA and another school filling out his itinerary.
PERKINSTON, Miss. — Former Zachary High School and LSU quarterback Lindsey Scott Jr. threw for two touchdowns to lead East Mississippi Communi…
The Green Wave have been one of the schools recruiting Scott the hardest, he said.
“When I came to JUCO they were the first people calling me so they were always very (interested),” the 5-foot-11, 210-pound quarterback said.
Tulane’s zone option is certainly different than EMCC’s spread offense, but Scott can “definitely” see himself operating the run-heavy attack. EMCC, located in Scooba, Mississippi, gained increased national attention after receiving the spotlight of Netflix's series "Last Chance U" for two seasons.
“I’ve talked to coach and I’ve seen things that I would definitely feel comfortable doing,” he said.
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In addition to UTSA, Tulane and Kansas, Scott also said he has offers from Georgia State, New Mexico State and Western Michigan. He said he’s also paying close attention to the coaching carousel. Perhaps a few new coaches could shake loose more interest?
Redshirt freshman quarterback Lindsey Scott, a former Zachary High School star, is leaving the LSU football program, he announced in a tweet Monday.
“We’ll see,” Scott said. “I think that’s some stuff for the higher powers. I just have to wait and see how things play out.”
Bottom line, Scott said, he’s looking for the right fit more than anything.
“When I step onto campus I want to feel comfortable. I want to click with the coaching staff and feel at home,” he said. “When I was back at LSU it felt like home, so I know what that feeling is like. I want that feeling.”
Regardless of the visits play out for the Zachary, Louisiana, native, don’t expect a quick commitment.
“I’m going to let it play out until signing day (Dec. 20),” he said. “ I want to make my visits and don’t want to rush anything.”
In 12 games for EMCC this season, the redshirt freshman completed 64.8 percent of his passes for 3,481 yards and 29 touchdowns against 11 interceptions. He also rushed for 729 yards and six touchdowns.
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