The 18-year-old will be joining Joris "Joreuz" Robben, Jack "ApparentlyJack" Benton and substitute Connor "Jessie" Lansink and will represent the DIGI banner effective immediately.
He's one of the youngest competitors, yet one of the most accomplished veterans in Rocket League history. With this World Champion on our side, our sights are set on our second @RLEsports World Championship.— Dignitas (@dignitas) August 3, 2021
Welcome to Dignitas, @ScrubKillaRL! #DIGWINpic.twitter.com/ugx8efdvNM
The news comes after a hectic tenth season where the organisation saw one of their wildest transitional periods with the departure of Maurice "Yukeo" Weihs, Jos "ViolentPanda" van Meurs and John "Virge" Willis all within three months.
“He's one of the youngest competitors, yet one of the most accomplished veterans in Rocket League history," Dignitas shared on their Twitter account. “With this World Champion on our side, our sights are set on our second RLCS World Championship. Welcome to Dignitas, Scrub Killa!”
Scrub is a polarizing staple of the professional scene with a short yet frenetic path through the years; playing for Mock-It, mouseesports, Guild, Singularity and Vitality, winning the RLCS Season 7 World Championship back in 2019.
After having jumped from a top-of-the-class roster from Vitality to now over six teams since 2020 started, the Scotsman gained a reputation as both a journeyman and a potential trouble maker.
The signing may well suit both parties perfectly as Dignitas was left in quite a pickle after letting go of two-time World Champion ViolentPanda and long-time coach Virge, who are making moves to create their own independent team, leaving behind two relatively young and inexperienced players crying out for the sort of experience Scrub Killa -- for all his faults -- has in abundance.
Starting from SARBPC (Rocket League’s predecessor), competing since he was 13, and at almost a quarter of a million dollars in prize money, Scrub Killa, and Dignitas, will hope this move proves to be the one to get them both back on track.