Posted by Chip Patterson
South Florida fans were thrilled to get Darrell Scott in Tampa this season, once a highly-touted running back now with apparent second life after transferring from Colorado. But in somewhat of a surprise move, Scott has decided to keep his time with the Bulls brief, and forego his final season of eligibility to enter the 2012 NFL Draft.
A school official confirmed to CBSSports.com of the running back's decision, and now Scott moves to the next phase of working to boost his stock in the eyes of NFL scouts. Scott rushed for 814 yards and five touchdowns for the Bulls in 2011, good for fifth in the Big East but not even cracking the Top 75 nationally. Scott often shared snaps in Skip Hotz's offense, which was up and down throughout the season as a unit.
Scott is extremely talented and shown bursts of potential. His most impressive performance this season was a 146-yard, three touchdown outing in a rout of Florida A&M in in September. Unfortunatey Scott's numbers dipped with the Bulls, who lost seven of their final eight contests and missed the postseason.
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