Chad Scott

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Chad Scott
No. --     Free Agent
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1974-09-06) September 6, 1974 (age 39)
Place of birth: Capitol Heights, Maryland
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
College: Maryland
NFL Draft: 1997 / Round: 1 / Pick: 24
Debuted in 1997 for the Pittsburgh Steelers
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com

Chad Oliver Scott (born September 6, 1974) was an American football cornerback who retired in 2008. Scott was a surprise number 1 draft choice for the Pittsburgh Steelers, who picked him 24th overall in the 1997 NFL Draft.[1] He played professionally for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the New England Patriots. He played college football at Maryland.

Early life[edit]

Scott was born in Capitol Heights, Maryland and graduated from Suitland High School in Forestville, Maryland.[2] He attended Towson University and the University of Maryland[3] where he was a kinesiological sciences major.

Professional career[edit]

Chad Scott had 0 sacks, 21 interceptions, and 4 touchdowns off interceptions during his career. He was originally drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers as the 24th pick in the first round of the 1997 NFL Draft. He was released by the Pittsburgh Steelers on February 25, 2005. He was signed by the New England Patriots as a free agent on April 26, 2005.[4] Scott suffered a knee injury during the first week of 2007 training camp and was placed on Injured Reserve by the Patriots. He did not play in the 2007 season. He played in the National Football League for eleven years.[5]

NFL stats[edit]

Year Team Games Combined Tackles Tackles Assisted Tackles Sacks Forced Fumbles Fumble Recoveries Fumble Return Yards Interceptions Interception Return Yards Yards per Interception Return Longest Interception Return Interceptions Returned for Touchdown Passes Defended
1997 PIT 13 48 45 3 0.0 0 0 0 2 -4 -2 0 0 14
1999 PIT 13 50 49 1 0.0 0 0 0 1 16 16 16 0 8
2000 PIT 16 70 64 6 0.0 0 1 0 5 49 10 33 0 17
2001 PIT 15 80 71 9 0.0 0 0 0 5 204 41 62 2 21
2002 PIT 15 83 66 17 0.0 0 0 0 2 30 15 30 1 16
2003 PIT 12 55 43 12 0.0 1 0 0 3 50 17 26 1 13
2004 PIT 7 29 27 2 0.0 0 0 0 1 23 23 23 0 9
2005 NE 3 4 4 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 NE 14 46 37 9 0.0 0 0 0 2 32 16 32 0 4
Career 108 465 406 59 0.0 1 1 0 21 400 19 62 4 102

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://articles.baltimoresun.com/1998-01-07/sports/1998007106_1_steelers-chad-scott-play-cornerback
  2. ^ "Chad Scott". databaseFootball.com. Retrieved November 6, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Chad Scott". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved November 6, 2012. 
  4. ^ http://archive.patriots.com/team/index.cfm?ac=playerbio&bio=30945
  5. ^ "Chad Scott". SI.com. Retrieved November 6, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Chad Scott Stats". ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved 11 April 2014. 

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