Graduate transfer out of Tulane University where he played three seasons for the Green Wave … Should add depth at tight end along with All-MEAC tight end Leroy Hill … Has the speed to be a matchup problems for opposing teams … Three-year letterman who played in 32 games with four starts at wide receiver…Recorded 30 receptions for 310 yards.
2016 Season: Played in nine games without a start … Made two receptions for 14 yards … Did not play the last two games of the season against Temple and the University of Connecticut.
2015 Season: Played in 11 games with one start as a sophomore…caught 18 passes for 205 yards (11.4)…fifth on the team in receptions and receiving yards…posted a career-best four catches for a career-high 57 yards vs Tulsa (11/27)…notched three receptions for 38 yards vs UConn (11/7)…hauled in 29 yards, including a reception of 20 yards, on two catches at Georgia Tech (9/12)…tallied two receptions for 10 yards at Temple (10/10)…also notched two catches for 29 yards at Navy (10/24), including a career-long reception of 26 yards…recorded two receptions for 15 yards at Army (11/14)…caught one pass four times: for four yards vs Duke (9/3), for nine yards vs UCF (10/3), for six yards vs Houston (10/16) and for eight yards at SMU (11/21).
2014 Season: Played in all 12 games with three starts as a true freshman…totaled 10 receptions for 91 yards (9.1 avg.)…had a season-high two catches three times: for 10 yards vs UConn (10/11), for 15 yards at East Carolina (11/22) and for a season-best 26 yards vs Temple (12/6)…posted single-catch efforts three times: for 10 yards vs Cincinnati (10/31), for six yards at UCF (10/18), for five yards at Houston (11/8) and for a 19 yards vs Memphis (11/15)…off the field, was named to Tulane's 3.0 Club.
High School: Three-year letterman at McEachern High for coach Kyle Hockman...rated a two-star recruit by Rivals.com and 247Sports.com...received a 73 rating and ranked the No. 132 tight end nationally by 247Sports.com...helped led the Indians to a combined 29-8 overall record with three playoff appearances, a District 4-6A title as a junior and a trip to the state semifinals as a senior...named second-team all-state while claiming first-team all-region and all-county honors as a senior...named Area Offensive Player of the Week in August 2013 after hauling in five passes for 90 yards and two touchdowns...selected to play in the 2013 Cobb All-Star Senior Bowl VII as a member of the Americans where he had a 54-yard touchdown reception...earned McEachern Hard-Hat Award as a sophomore...off the field, was a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and received the school's Excellence in Academics Award as a junior.
Personal: Born William Scott, III, on May 25, 1996, in Atlanta, Ga...son of William and Irsa Scott...has one sister, Tiffany...grandfathers, Moses Guin and William Scott, Sr., played football at Fairmont State and South Carolina State, respectively...proposed major is computer science...chose Tulane over Air Force, South Florida and Western Kentucky.