NC State has four verbal commitments for 2019, and all four are from North Carolina. The latest is consensus three-star linebacker prospect Jaylon Scott, who announced his commitment to the Wolfpack on Wednesday night. Scott picked NC State over Clemson, Duke, Maryland, and Syracuse, among others.
Whew, that’s a lot of words in there. He’d also like to thank the Academy.
Scott is listed at 6-2 and 220 pounds by 247Sports—he is the No. 59 outside linebacker prospect according to the 247 composite, and the No. 37 overall prospect in North Carolina. As a member of what has lately been a dominant Shelby High School program, Scott already has experience playing at Carter-Finley Stadium—in high school championship games. Shelby won its fourth straight 2AA title when Scott was a sophomore.
Here are some highlights from his junior campaign:
And here are a few highlights from his performance in the 2016 2AA state title game played at Carter-Finley: