548748946c7e3.imageNorfolk State will name Richmond native Latrell Scott football coach today, The Times-Dispatch learned Monday night.

NSU, which plays at the FCS level as a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference member, has called an 11 a.m. media meeting to introduce Scott, who moves from his position as head coach at Virginia State.

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Scott, 39, led VSU to a 19-4 record in two seasons. The Trojans advanced to this year’s Division II playoffs.

Scott, a graduate of Lee-Davis High, is a former head coach at the University of Richmond (2010) and a former assistant at UR, James Madison, Virginia, Tennessee, VMI and Western Carolina. He began his coaching career at Fork Union Military Academy, where Scott played after graduating from Lee-Davis.

This year’s Trojans defeated LIU-Post in the first Division II home playoff game in program history before being eliminated at Bloomsburg State in the second round. Read Full