Parish Episcopal Star LB, Seth Scott, signs with LSU Football
After coming to the Panthers' program his junior season, Seth Scott instantly began making an impact on the highly decorated Parish Episcopal School football team. Ready to get the job done and make a name for himself within the program, Scott has always been on a mission to play incredible football and step up as a teammate whenever needed. His dedication to the sport makes it no surprise that he has put pen to paper and made his commitment to the Louisiana State University football program official. VYPE DFW caught up with Scott following his signing in an exclusive interview about his decision to build his college career on the Tigers' squad:
Scott made quite the impact on the Panthers' squad over the past two seasons as he played a major role in two of four consecutive TAPPS State Championship Titles. Although Scott was only a part of the Parish program for his junior and senior seasons, he has proven to be one of many leaders always ready to get the job done whether it's in practice, the weight room, or during a game. During his senior season, Scott recorded 170 tackles and helped Parish seal the deal on their fourth-consecutive state title. Scott was willing to catch up in an interview regarding his time with the Panthers' program and his future:
The decision to leave home isn't always an easy one. What impacted your decision to choose LSU when considering your college career?
"I chose LSU because I want to play at a high level of football and be a part of an explosive culture."
You've made quite the impact with Parish Episcopal, what has been your favorite memory on the Panthers' squad?
"I think my favorite memory at Parish was beating Aledo at home."
When did you first start playing football? Who got you interested in the sport?
"I've been playing football since I was five. My brothers started playing before me, so I followed after them."
Which professional athlete do you look up to most and why?
"My favorite player has always been Ray Lewis. He plays physical and aggressive; I try to mimic my game after him."
As you get ready to leave your high school career behind, what do you feel has been your biggest accomplishment?
"I think my biggest accomplishment was helping to prove that [Parish] could play with anyone in the state."
As you get ready to prepare for the NCAA, what are your main goals?
"Mainly just getting bigger, faster, and stronger."
Do you have a game day routine that you stick to?
"On game day it's almost impossible for me to stay still, so I'm always walking around with headphones."
What do you do in the offseason to keep your skills sharp?
"During the offseason I try to train once or twice a day by running on the track and lifting. I want to give a huge shoutout to both of my trainers Tyler Stephenson and Carlos Whitmire for always keeping me right."
What has been your mindset going into each season?
"Just proving myself each and every day."
In your opinion, what has been the secret to your success?
"It's not really a secret, but it has been hard work and faith."
In your opinion, what has been the secret to your team's success?
"Our film study and preparation."
Scott is an incredible athlete with the right mindset. Ready to make waves in the SEC, keep your eyes on him; you're not going to want to miss him in a Tigers' uniform.