California is following a disappointing season with what might be the best recruiting class it's ever had.
"I had three main things I was looking at," he told ESPN Recruiting's Greg Biggins. "First and foremost was academics. I also wanted to find a place that felt like home and where I could be comfortable at for the next four years and a school where I was close with the coaching staff."
Scarlett, who missed time during his senior season due to a broken collarbone, was offered a scholarship by just about every Pac-10 school, as well as LSU, Oklahoma and Nebraska.