Tulsa -- A returning letterwinner . . . 2008 -- Played in all 14 games and had four starts . . . started the UAB, Rice, SMU and Houston games . . . collected 27 stops and six tackles for -33 yards, including four sacks for -26 yards . . . also recovered two fumbles and forced one fumble . . . had three stops and one sack for -9 yards vs. Arkansas . . . had a season-best seven tackles and 1.5 stops for -4 yards against UCF . . . totaled three tackles, one stop for -5 yards, one forced fumble and two fumble recoveries vs. Rice . . . was named the C-USA Defensive Player of the Week for his performance against Rice . . . was credited with four solo tackles in the season opener vs. UAB in a starting role . . . Overall -- Originally signed with Troy University as a prep senior at Pahokee (Fla.) High School . . . missed most of spring drills . . . has good athleticism and speed . . . has added size and strength . . . will be expected to make big contributions.
Junior College -- Played the 2007 season at Reedley (Calif.) Junior College . . . earned first-team all-conference accolades . . . totaled 100 tackles, 10 sacks and 10 stops for lost yardage . . . helped lead his team to an 8-3 mark and conference title in 2007 . . . junior college coach was Michael White . . . spent the 2006 campaign at Butler (Kan.) Community College, where he helped his team win the Jayhawk Conference Championship . . . junior college coach at Butler CC was Troy Morrell.
High School -- Was a two-year starter at both defensive end and tight end as he led his Pahoke High School team to two Florida Class 2B State titles and a 21-3 mark in his final two seasons . . . earned all-area, all-district and all-conference accolades as a senior . . . had 85 tackles, 10 quarterback sacks, eight tackles for lost yardage and five forced fumbles during his senior campaign.
Personal -- Favorite TV channel is the NFL Network . . . his favorite movie is Paid in Full . . . favorite pro athlete is legendary boxer Muhammad Ali . . . best non-athletic talents are poetry and art . . . if he could create his own ESPN SportsCenter highlight it would be of him sacking Tom Brady to win the Super Bowl . . . mother is Sonya Scott . . . majoring in exercise sports science.
Scott's Career Statistics Defense G UT AT Tot Loss Sack FR FF PBU Int 2008 (Jr) 14 13 14 27 6/-33 4/-26 2 1 0 0
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