RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Latrell Scott spent one season taking care of his legal issues, and now he's ready to coach again. The former University of Richmond head coach is close to getting a position at a different CAA school in the state.
Scott is a candidate for an offensive assistant position at James Madison, Dukes head coach Mickey Matthews confirmed Friday. Matthews said he'd like to make a final decision by next week. Matthews announced a major change to offensive staff earlier in the week, moving offensive coordinator Jeff Durden from tight ends to quarterbacks, and giving him the play-calling duties.
Scott went 6-5 in his only season as the head coach of the Spiders in 2010. He resigned 10 days before the start of the 2011 season after being arrested for DWI, his second in less than ten years. Scott was found guilty and served a 10 day sentence.
A graduate of Lee-Davis, Scott has also worked on staffs at Western Carolina, VMI, Tennessee and Virginia.
The Richmond Times-Dispatch is reporting that Scott is also a candidate for a position on the staff at Morgan State University.