NOTES FOLLOWING TULANE FOOTBALL'S 65-10 LOSS AT GEORGIA TECH
Green Wave set to return 23 lettermen which started games in 2014, including four of five offensive linemen
Green Wave slow things down and focus on details after watching film of Saturday's scrimmage
Position battles continue to heat up as non-traditional season begins second-half run
2014: Played in all 12 games with three starts as a true freshman…totaled 10 receptions for 91 yards (9.1 avg.)…had a season-high two catches three times: for 10 yards vs UConn (10/11), for 15 yards at East Carolina (11/22) and for a season-best 26 yards vs Temple (12/6)…posted single-catch efforts three times: for 10 yards vs Cincinnati (10/31), for six yards at UCF (10/18), for five yards at Houston (11/8) and for a 19 yards vs Memphis (11/15)…off the field, was named to Tulane’s 3.0 Club.
High School: Three-year letterman at McEachern High for coach Kyle Hockman...rated a two-star recruit by Rivals.com and 247Sports.com...received a 73 rating and ranked the No. 132 tight end nationally by 247Sports.com...helped led the Indians to a combined 29-8 overall record with three playoff appearances, a District 4-6A title as a junior and a trip to the state semifinals as a senior...named second-team all-state while claiming first-team all-region and all-county honors as a senior...named Area Offensive Player of the Week in August 2013 after hauling in five passes for 90 yards and two touchdowns...selected to play in the 2013 Cobb All-Star Senior Bowl VII as a member of the Americans where he had a 54-yard touchdown reception...earned McEachern Hard-Hat Award as a sophomore...off the field, was a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and received the school's Excellence in Academics Award as a junior.
Personal: Born William Scott, III, on May 25, 1996, in Atlanta, Ga...son of William and Irsa Scott...has one sister, Tiffany...grandfathers, Moses Guin and William Scott, Sr., played football at Fairmont State and South Carolina State, respectively...proposed major is computer science...chose Tulane over Air Force, South Florida and Western Kentucky.