Jake Scott (guard)

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Jake Scott
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Scott in November 2008
Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1981-04-16) April 16, 1981 (age 33)
Place of birth: Lewiston, Idaho
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Weight: 295 lb (134 kg)
Career information
High school: Lewiston (ID)
College: Idaho
NFL Draft: 2004 / Round: 5 / Pick: 141
Debuted in 2004 for the Indianapolis Colts
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2012
Games played 131
Games started 128
Fumble recoveries 3
Stats at NFL.com

Jake Ross Scott (born April 16, 1981) is an American football offensive guard who is currently a free agent. Scott was selected by the Indianapolis Colts in the fifth round of the 2004 NFL Draft, where he played his first four seasons, and then played four seasons with the Tennessee Titans. Scott was signed mid-season in 2012 by the Philadelphia Eagles.[1] Scott played college football at Idaho, where he walked-on and was a four-year starter.

Early years[edit]

Born and raised in Lewiston, Idaho, Scott graduated from Lewiston High in 1999. He played on the offensive line all four years for the Bengals and threw the discus and shot put on the track team.

College career[edit]

He played college football at the University of Idaho, where he walked-on and redshirted his first year. He was a four-year starter for the Vandals (2000–03), starting in 46 games at weak-side tackle for head coach Tom Cable. Scott earned a bachelor's degree in civil engineering in 2003.

Professional career[edit]

Indianapolis Colts[edit]

In the 2004 NFL Draft, Scott was taken in the 5th round with the 141st selection. He started nine games in his rookie year and was selected for the 2004 Football Digest All-Rookie Team. Scott started all 16 games in 2005 and 2006, including the post-season and Super Bowl XLI, a victory over the Chicago Bears in February 2007.[2]

Tennessee Titans[edit]

Following four seasons with the Colts, he signed a four-year deal with the Tennessee Titans on March 10, 2008, worth approximately $5 million per season.[3]

Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

On November 12, 2012, the Eagles signed Scott and released Julian Vandervelde.[1]

Detroit Lions[edit]

Scott signed with the Detroit Lions on June 4, 2013. He was cut on August 31, 2013, as part of the final round of cuts before the 2013 season.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Eagles sign Jake Scott, release Vandervel". csnphilly.com. November 12, 2012. 
  2. ^ idaho.scout.com - "Super Bowl Ring for Jake Scott" - 2007-02-05 - accessed 2011-08-10
  3. ^ ESPN.com - Titans agree to four-year deal with Scott - 2008-03-10 - accessed 2011-08-10
  4. ^ http://www.mlive.com/lions/index.ssf/2013/08/steven_miller_jake_scott_cut_b.html

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