Cordale Scott, the 6-foot-3, 200-pound wide receiver from Glenville High School in Cleveland (Ohio) finished his junior season with 20 receptions for over 500 yards and 11 touchdowns. Defensively, he also had eight interceptions.
"I'm real aggressive and can go up and get the ball," Scott, a Scout.com four-star recruit, said. "I'm also a deep threat that can go up across the middle.
"I want to improve my route-running and separate from the defensive back quicker," he said. "I'd also like to read the defense better and learn more about the game."
Scott benches 215 pounds, squats 325 and has a 31-inch vertical jump. He says he runs the forty in 4.5 seconds.
His first offer came from Akron last September and since then 20 other schools have come calling. Scott says he has offers from every school in the MAC, as well as Ohio State, Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota and North Carolina.
Scott, ranked No. 27 in the Midwest by Scout.com, favors Ohio State slightly over Michigan, Georgia Tech, Florida and USC. "I really hope that Michigan, USC, Florida and Georgia Tech start showing more interest," Scott said. "Right now I'm only getting letters from them.
"USC and Ohio State are the two schools that I've followed the most," he said. "USC is flashy, flamboyant and I love how they play. It's also in California and I've heard that it's nice there. Dwayne Jarrett and Reggie Bush are two guys that make me want to go there."
Unlike the Trojans, Ohio State has actually offered Scott and are actively recruiting him. "I love the atmosphere there," Scott said. "The fans treat the players really well. I'm an Ohio boy, so it's a dream to play in the Horseshoe.
"I also like that they win a lot and they recruit really well," Scott said. "They get top players from all over the country to go there."
Scott plans on going on the Ted Ginn Bus Tour this summer. "I'm not sure which schools we're going to for sure, but it's like two weeks of traveling and going from school to school," he said. "Last year they had like 150 guys go. It's basically like one long combine."
One of the schools that is likely a stop on the Ginn Bus Tour is Michigan. "I used to watch them a lot too," Scott said. "They've had some good wide receivers go there like Braylon Edwards and Mario Manningham. Also, I really like their colors. I like the blue and gold."
Scott says he hasn't been thinking about recruiting too much yet and anticipates going through the entire recruiting process. "I'll probably just go through my season and take my official visits.
"I want to be comfortable and play for coaches that have my best interest in mind. I want coaches that will help me in life and not just football."
Scott also runs track and has a 21.8 200m. "I may do both sports in college," he said. "I'm not sure."
He reports a 3.1 core GPA and is waiting on the results of the May 5 SAT.