Bobby Scott (American football)

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Bobby Scott
No. 12
Date of birth: (1949-04-02) April 2, 1949 (age 65)
Place of birth: Chattanooga, Tennessee
Career information
Position(s): Quarterback
College: Tennessee
NFL Draft: 1971 / Round: 14 / Pick 340
Organizations
As player:
1972–1981
1983
New Orleans Saints
New Jersey Generals / Chicago Blitz
Career stats
Playing stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Robert Benson Scott (born April 2, 1949) is a former American football quarterback who played ten seasons in the National Football League (NFL) for the New Orleans Saints. He then played for the New Jersey Generals and Chicago Blitz of the United States Football League (USFL) in 1983. He graduated from Rossville High School in Rossville, Georgia. He was second on the Saints depth chart behind Archie Manning. In 1976, Manning had surgery on his throwing shoulder and Scott had the opportunity to start. Unfortunately, during a televised game he tripped over a television cable and blew out a knee which ended his season.

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