Latrell Scott

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Latrell Scott
Sport(s) Football
Current position
Title Head coach
Team (Norfolk State University)
Conference (MECA Mid Eastern Athletic Conference)
Biographical details
Born (1975-07-17) July 17, 1975 (age 39)
Richmond, Virginia
Playing career
1994–1998 Hampton
Position(s) Tight end
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Fork Union (asst.)
Western Carolina (WR)
Richmond (WR)
Richmond (asst. HC/WR)

Tennessee (WR)
Virginia (WR)
James Madison (TE)
Virginia State
Head coaching record
Overall 25–8

Latrell Scott (born July 17, 1975) is the current head coach of the Virginia State University Trojans and former head coach of the Richmond Spiders.

Scott grew up in the Richmond area and attended Lee-Davis High School.[1]

Early on, Scott served as the wide receivers coach at several programs, including the University of Virginia, University of Tennessee, Richmond, Virginia Military Institute, and Western Carolina University. He also served as an assistant coach at Fork Union Military Academy. Scott was named head coach of the University of Richmond on December 15, 2009, replacing Mike London.

At 34 years old, Scott was the youngest head coach in NCAA Division I football at the time of his hiring.[2] Scott resigned from his coaching duties at the University of Richmond on August 23, 2011 after being charged with driving while intoxicated.[3][4] Scott's resignation came just a week before the team's first game of the season.

On April 6, 2012 Scott was hired by Mickey Matthews as tight ends coach at James Madison University of the Colonial Athletic Association.[5] On January 14, 2013, Scott was introduced as the 23rd all-time head coach at Virginia State University.[6]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs TSN# Coaches°
Richmond Spiders (Colonial Athletic Association) (2010)
2010 Richmond 6–5 4–4 T–4th
Richmond: 6–5 4–4
Virginia State Trojans (Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (2013–present)
2013 Virginia State 9–1 7–0 1st (North)
2014 Virginia State 10–2 8–0 1st (North)
Virginia State: 19–3 15–0
Total: 25–8
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title
#Rankings from final Sports Network poll.
°Rankings from final Coaches Poll.


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