Freshman Zavier Scott, the University of Connecticut’s No. 10 running back, is making a tangible impact for the Huskies.
Redshirted in 2017, Scott has played in 10 games this year, logging 210 yards on 34 carries, and made a “career-high seven catches for one touchdown at Syracuse” during a Sept. 22 game.
Scott, a 6-foot-1, 205-pound native of Fort Hood, Texas, spent his final two years of secondary school at Vilseck High School in Germany, courtesy of his father’s military commitment.
In an interview published on the Connecticut Huskies fan blog, Scott said, “I knew I had the opportunity and ability to play college football and that was in my mind the whole time I was in Germany.”
Once scouts from the Huskies noticed Scott at an ESPN camp in Cologne, Germany, they arranged a campus visit. That’s when Scott says he knew the Huskies were the right team, according to the Huskies blog.