Marvin Scott III is having a big weekend.
The three-star running back starred for Spruce Creek High in Florida on Friday night by rushing for 174 yards and four touchdowns in the first half of a season-opening, blowout win.
Then Saturday he announced his verbal commitment to Nebraska, delivering a sizable recruiting win and continuing a fruitful run for NU running backs coach Ryan Held and the Huskers' 2020 class.
— Marvin Scott III ⚡️ (@MS3_scott) August 24, 2019
Scott, a Port Orange, Florida, native listed at 5-foot-9 and 205 pounds, is a talented back who compiled over 30 scholarship offers and is also a champion weightlifter.
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Scott rushed for 1,226 yards and 16 touchdowns, according to the Daytona Beach News-Journal, which considers him one of the top collegiate prospects in the area.
Scott is actually entering his fifth year of playing varsity football, as he started as an eighth grader at Warner Christian Academy in South Daytona, Florida, played three seasons there and topped 1,200 yards each year.
As a junior at Spruce Creek, Scott dealt with injuries early in the season but came on strong down the stretch, according to the News-Journal, which credits him with 6,005 career yards at the varsity level.
In weightlifting, Scott won a state championship in the spring in the 199-pound division by bench pressing 405 pounds and completing a clean-and-jerk of 295 pounds. According to his 247Sports recruiting profile, Scott logged a 40-yard dash time of 4.54 seconds at a recruiting combine in February.
Scott's recruiting profile spiked during the evaluation period in May, when he picked up offers from Alabama, Michigan, home-state Miami, Tennessee and many others.
|Junior Aho||OLB||6-3||255||Nice, France (New Mexico Military Academy)||***|
|Zavier Betts||WR||6-2||190||Omaha (Bellevue West)||****|
|Marquis Black||DL||6-4||280||McDonough, Ga. (Eagle's Landing)||***|
|Alex Conn||OT||6-6||280||Derby, Kansas||***|
|Turner Corcoran||OT||6-6||280||Lawrence, Kan. (Free State)||****|
|Ronald Delancy III||DB||5-11||190||Miami (Northwestern)||***|
|Henry Gray||DB||6-0||175||Miami (Central)||****|
|Blaise Gunnerson||OLB||6-5||250||Carroll, Iowa (Kuemper)||****|
|Nash Hutmacher||DT||6-5||305||Chamberlain, South Dakota||***|
|Tamon Lynum||DB||6-2||170||Orlando, Fla. (Evans)||***|
|Sevion Morrison||RB||6-0||200||Tulsa, Oklahoma (Edison)||****|
|William Nixon||WR||5-11||185||Waco, Texas (Midway)||***|
|Marvin Scott III||RB||5-9||205||Port Orange, Fla. (Spruce Creek)||***|
|Logan Smothers||QB||6-2||180||Muscle Shoals, Ala.||****|