EDITOR'S NOTE: Boston Scott rushed for 1,040 yards as a fifth-year senior for Louisiana Tech last season. The former walk-on who had just one carry as a freshman in 2014 is now preparing for the 2018 NFL Draft, where he is expected to be a third-day pick or undrafted free agent. This is Part 5 of an NFL Draft Diary that chronicles Scott's time between his final college game in December and draft in April, as told by HERO Sports feature writer Andrew Doughty with extensive quotes from Scott. Scott is one of several players who will periodically break down what it is like to be an NFL Draft prospect.
PART 1: Picking an Agent, Getting Advice and Following Faith
PART 2: Honing His Craft, Improving Testing Times
PART 3: Preparing for Pro Day
PART 4: Recapping Pro Day, Bengals' Workout
Louisiana Tech strength and conditioning coach Kurt Hester joined The Hot Route for a special edition of Boston Scott's NFL Draft Diary series. He talked about Scott's arrival in Ruston in 2013, flipping the mental toughness switch and if he can slide into the seventh round.