“You can call it luck, you can call it preparation meeting opportunity. It takes a village. These days, Scott Jr. has a reputation as a mature, well-spoken young man, something his father says would surprise authority figures who knew him when he was younger. I can see Russell Wilson as a rookie. Adding Gee Scott as our emcee was one of the best decisions we made. I see Richard Sherman as a rookie. But, just as his father guessed, football eventually emerged. “Then, he wasn’t a starter. Scott Jr. followed fellow wide receiver Jaxon Smith-Njigba and safety Kourt Williams as the third member of the 2020 recruiting class (fourth player overall) to have his black stripe removed. That job had me traveling all over the West Coast until I landed in Seattle. You’re being held accountable. The removal of a player’s black stripe is a tradition that former head coach Urban Meyer passed down to his successor Ryan Day. He could grab the microphone, make announcements, keep the event rolling and get people excited to bid. What changed me there was I needed goals that I could attain.
Scott Jr. never complained once, according to his father. As he started to take football more seriously, he’s had the opportunity to train with and learn from guys like Doug Baldwin and Sidney Rice. I did that for almost 12 years until I got my big break... Radio... For 710ESPN Seattle. He became very close with Golden Tate during the former Irish star’s time in Seattle, but that was before Scott Jr. was serious about football and was more about playing video games than playing football. “Up early every single day,” he says. He has amazing work ethic, but he brings so much more than that to what he does. One of the most technically sound receivers in his class. They didn't say no. “I go drink a glass of water and apple cider vinegar,” he says. Not that being ranked as the No. Gee Scott has been wonderful to work with in every way! Gee Scott Jr. with one of his early workouts. Gee Scott Jr. with Seattle Seahawks WR Doug Baldwin, “If I tell you one minute what I preach in my household and then I tell you that Eastside Catholic complements that very well, wouldn’t you think that a Notre Dame is something that is definitely high on the priority list?”, - Gee Scott Sr. on how Notre Dame lines up with his values. But Scott Sr. knew it could be done because he did it himself. If we don't know each other yet, I look forward to meeting you... "...almost 12 years until I got my big break. He trusted me the entire time. “I had him get workouts early in the morning, at six in the morning, so he could be better at school. Adding Gee Scott as our emcee was one of the best decisions we made. When Gee was on the mic, the energy in the room was through the roof. ﾠThat's what you will get with Gee Scott. Boys & Girls Clubs of Benton and Franklin Counties. “I’ve been around an NFL franchise for 15 years. 10 wide receiver and No. Shoutout to Zone 6, Coach [Brian] Hartline. There were a lot of people who didn’t believe in him. “There is no sleeping in on Saturday. What they’re doing over at Eastside Catholic complements what I’m doing here in the household very well. You’re going to make it to where that coach has no choice but to put you in the game.’ Eventually, toward the end of the year, he gets to the point where he starts a few games. “I do have to give credit to his school, Eastside Catholic,” Scott Sr. says. And since it worked so well for him, he figured it would work well for his son, Gee Scott, Jr., who was struggling in school at the time. “Once I did that, I had an unbelievable opportunity to do things for the Seahawks by being their emcee. “Instead of going to school still sleepy, groggy and tired, by the time he got to school, he had already worked out. Up early all of the time.”. For four free issues of the print edition of Buckeye Sports Bulletin, no card required, sign up at the link here: http://www.buckeyesports.com/subscribe-4issue-trial/.