Fla. four-star WR in no rush

Fla. four-star WR in no rush

Artavis Scott of Tarpon Springs (Fla.) East Lake talks recent offers, visits, and potential new suitors. Where does Notre Dame stand in the mix?

Tarpon Springs (Fla.) wide receiver Artavis Scott has 19 offers, but he's not worried about cutting that list down any time soon. Scott received five offers in the month of January alone.

"I'm not committing before my senior year, so I'm in no rush to narrow a list," Scott said. "I don't have any favorites yet. I'll probably take all five of my official visits before I commit."

Notre Dame offered the talented wideout last summer, and Scott says he hears from [Notre Dame running backs/wide receivers coach]Tony Alford quite often.

"I really like Coach Alford," he said. "Obviously, Notre Dame has great tradition and great academics. I like how tough their wide receivers play. And, they like to get the ball in the hands of their wide receivers. I won't go to a school that doesn't pass the ball a lot."

The East Lake standout has visited Clemson and Georgia so far in 2013, and he enjoyed each one. So far, nothing else is slated on Scott's agenda.

"I want to visit Notre Dame, but nothing is planned yet," he said. "I went to Clemson's junior day and had a nice time. I got offered last week by Georgia when I visited campus. [High school teammate] Mason Cole got offered, too. That was exciting."

Though the 6-foot, 175-pound prospect is unsure of what his future list of favorites will look like, he does know what attributes he's looking for in a school.

"I'll be looking at academics and early playing time," Scott said. "I want to fit in their system. Location won't matter at all. I need to grow up."

Scott and Cole still plan on being a package deal. Cole also holds an offer from the Irish.

"Cole and I like all the same schools, and we're being recruited by all the same schools, so we want to go the same college."

Scott says there are four schools that haven't offered, but could offer soon.

"I would like to get offers from Alabama, Oklahoma State, Oregon and USC," he said. "I really just want to explore all my options and see where it takes me. I say, there's no need to rush."

Scott is a four-star prospect and ranked as the No. 15 wide receiver in the 2014 class.

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