- Aug 1, 1997
- Reaction score
- Sunset, La
By Rod Walker | The Advocate
It's been a little over three months since the 504 number popped up on Boston Scott's cell phone.
Scott was in the car, having just finished a birthday lunch at a Baton Rouge hibachi restaurant with friends and family.
He had turned 23 years old the day before, the second day of the NFL draft.
The call came on Day Three, the draft's final day.
He hadn't watched any of the draft.
But he knew when he saw the area code that this was the call. Sean Payton was on the other line. So was Mickey Loomis. And so was "Miss Gayle," as Scott calls the Saints' owner.
All three welcomed the Louisiana Tech running back to the Saints as the team's sixth-round draft pick. ...
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