Latrell Scott

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Latrell Scott
Sport(s) Football
Current position
Title Head coach
Team Norfolk State
Conference MEAC
Record 12–21
Biographical details
Born (1975-07-17) July 17, 1975 (age 42)
Richmond, Virginia
Playing career
1994–1998 Hampton
Position(s) Tight end
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1999–2000 Fork Union (assistant)
2001 Western Carolina (WR)
2002–2004 VMI (WR)
2005–2006 Richmond (WR)
2007 Richmond (AHC/WR)
2008 Tennessee (WR)
2009 Virginia (WR)
2010 Richmond
2012 James Madison (TE)
2013–2014 Virginia State
2015–present Norfolk State
Head coaching record
Overall 37–29
Accomplishments and honors
2 CIAA North Division (2013–2014)

Latrell Scott (born July 17, 1975) is an American football coach. He is the head football coach of Norfolk State University, a position he has held since the 2015 season. Scott served as the head football coach at the University of Richmond in 2010 and a Virginia State University from 2013 to 2014.

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

Early on, Scott served as the wide receivers coach at several schools, including the University of Virginia, the University of Tennessee, Richmond, Virginia Military Institute (VMI), 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) (2013–2015)
2013 Virginia State 9–1 7–0 1st (North)
2014 Virginia State 10–2 8–0 1st (North) NCAA Division II Second Round
Virginia State: 19–3 15–0
Norfolk State (Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) (2015–present)
2015 Norfolk State 4–7 4–4 T–6th
2016 Norfolk State 4–7 3–5 T–7th
2017 Norfolk State 4–7 4–4 6th
2018 Norfolk State 0–0 0–0
Norfolk State: 12–21 11–13
Total: 37–29
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title or championship game berth
  • #Rankings from final Sports Network poll.
  • °Rankings from final Coaches Poll.


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