Running back Larry Scott emerged as one of Ohio’s top prospects during a dominant junior campaign at Hubbard High School. Days away from an unofficial visit to Ohio State, the 4-star recruit expressed enthusiasm about his growing rapport with some of the most respected programs in college football.
Scott, a punishing 6’0″, 205-pound rusher, is receiving mounting interest as his recruitment heats up. The list of options has expanded with offers from Pittsburgh, Alabama, Ohio State and Auburn since February.
“It’s very exciting,” Scott said. “I’m trying to stay humble and work hard for next season.”
Expectations are high this year after he gained 1,600 yards for the second straight season. Scott, rated the nation’s No. 11 running back recruit in 247Sports’ composite rankings, scored 21 rushing touchdowns in 2013, as Hubbard won 13 games and advanced to the state quarterfinals.
While assessing his latest offers, Scott seems most intrigued by Alabama and Ohio State. He is delighted to hear from Nick Saban and will travel to Columbus this weekend.
The Buckeyes extended an offer earlier this month. Scott says he keeps in contact with co-offensive coordinator Ed Warinner and will take advantage of an opportunity to explore the campus.
“I’ve been to Ohio State twice,” Scott said. “I’m looking forward to touring everything. (I) really want to check things out.”
He was in attendance for the OSU’s victory over…