March 21, 2007
SoCal QB could be a star on the rise
Quarterback Matt Scott (6-2.5, 200, 4.5) from Corona (Calif.) Centennial is someone to keep your eye on this season. He is your dual-threat in every sense of the description.
The thing that is most impressive about Scott is he hasn't been the position that long. As a matter of fact, the season of 2006 was his first as a signal caller.
You can't call Scott's stats a case of beginner's luck. It was pure talent. All the neophyte field general did his first year on the job was throw for 1,708 yards hitting on 60 percent of his passes and threw 11 touchdown strikes.
Scott was pretty dangerous running the football as he rushed for 555 yards and seven rushing touchdowns while averaging 7.0 yards per rush. His performance saw him earn League Offensive Player of the Year and was an all-league selection.
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