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Central alum gun-slinger hired as assistant football coach

Mickey Scott is coming home to help future Friday night dreams come true
Credit: Mickey Scott Instagram

SAN ANGELO, Texas — Central football coach Brent Davis loves to hire hometown guys. Guys Davis knows and has coached. Guys who know the system. 

The announcement on Tuesday, just proved the previous statement to be true. Mickey Scott was hired as an assistant football coach. The Central alum's main duties will be an offensive coordinator with the freshman team and help out with varsity. Scott will also have coaching responsibilities with the baseball team as well. 

This is Davis' second hire of former players that came from his program. The first quarterback to play under Davis' tenure at Central was Logan O'Brien, who later did a two-year stint as Davis' assistant coach before moving on to the Blue Ridge coaching staff a month ago. 

Scott, a two-sport athlete at Central, won a District 2-5A title in his senior season in 2013 where he threw for 2,893 yards and 28 touchdowns. Scott also rushed for 994 yards and 20 scores which lead to district's co-Offensive Player of the Year and All-West Texas Super Team co-MVP honors.

Scott chose to play baseball at Texas State where he graduated early and just finished his playing career this past spring. 

Going to Instagram for the big announcement, Scott said "I am proud to announce that I am headed back home to San Angelo, Texas to be a football/baseball coach at my alma mater, Central High School. I can’t thank all of the people I have met at Texas State enough for the best 6 years of my life. To my family, coaches, teammates, and friends thank you for the endless memories in San Marcos. Last but not least, thanks to my amazing girlfriend for supporting me in taking on this next journey in my life. I can’t wait to get things started in San Angelo, but I will forever and always be a bobcat."

Sports director Dax Gray speaks with Scott on Wednesday on FOX West Texas Live at 9pm.