August 26, 2011

Scott's Arkansas ties run deep

Tahlequah (Okla.) Sequoya junior quarterback Brayden Scott has been around football his entire life, and his ties to Arkansas date back to the Razorbacks' dominating teams of the early 1960s.

The prospect's grandfather, Bill Scott, who now coaches Sequoya's offensive line alongside his son and quarterbacks coach Brent Scott, played for the Hogs and even roomed with current Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones during the Hogs' glory years. The oldest Scott played in Fayetteville for two years before transferring to a smaller school and eventually going on to have a successful pro career with the Los Angeles Rams.

The youngest Scott, 6-3, 200, 4.7, grew up a fan of the Hogs in nearby Springdale (Ark.) before moving in with his dad in Tahlequah as an eighth grader. It should come as no surprise that the 2013 signal caller sees his offer from Arkansas in a different light than the ones he holds from Clemson, Arizona and Tulsa...

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