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Tradition, RB coach Jay Harbaugh are what 2020 3-star RB Marvin Scott III likes about Michigan

Jay Harbaugh is a big reason for his interest in U-M.

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The Michigan Wolverines have had success recruiting the state of Florida in recent memory. Players like Karan Higdon, Devin Bush, Josh Metellus and more stick out from the really recent teams, and more Floridians could be on their way to Ann Arbor in 2020.

One of those Floridians is 3-star running back Marvin Scott III, a native of Post Orange, Florida. The 5-foot-9, 195-pound bruiser was offered by Michigan last week, and Maize n Brew caught up with him after he received the offer.

“I found out from the running back coach (Jay Harbaugh),” Scott III told Maize n Brew.

Scott III said he and Harbaugh spoke quite a bit for a week or two before he received the offer. Now that he has the offer, the next step is to visit Ann Arbor.

“Not sure yet,” he said when asked when he will visit. “Gotta figure stuff out.”

When he does get to visit, Scott III said he hopes to learn more about “the coaches, academics and the environment.”

Besides Michigan, Scott III admits he is interested in all the other schools who have offered him so far, which includes Nebraska, West Virginia, North Carolina, Kentucky, Louisville, Wake Forest and more.

While he doesn’t know much about the University of Michigan, there are a couple things about the Wolverines that stand out to Scott III.

“The tradition and coach (Jay) Harbaugh. He’s very honest and recruits nothing but positive guys like myself,” he said.

“Just blessed to be in this position.”

With offers from all over the country, Scott III said distance will not be a factor. He doesn’t have a certain time frame on when he wants to commit, but he could wait all the way until National Signing Day to do so.

Scott III does not have a 247Sports composite ranking yet, but is ranked on 247Sports as the No. 44 running back and No. 587 overall player in the country.