James Scott (American football)

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James Scott
Date of birth: (1952-03-28) March 28, 1952 (age 62)
Place of birth: Longview, Texas
Career information
Position(s): WR
College: Trinity Valley Community College
NFL Draft: 1975 / Round: 8 / Pick: 193
(By the New York Jets)
Organizations
As player:
1974
1976-1980
1981
1982-1983
Chicago Fire (WFL)
Chicago Bears (NFL)
Montreal Alouettes (CFL)
Chicago Bears (NFL)
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star: 1981
Career stats
Playing stats at DatabaseFootball.com

James Scott (born March 28, 1952) is a retired American football wide receiver who played seven seasons for the Chicago Bears in the National Football League. He was originally selected by the New York Jets in the 1975 NFL Draft.

In 1974 he played for the Chicago Fire of the World Football League, catching 52 passes for 755 yards and 8 TDs. He had his best pro season in 1981, for the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League, when he caught 81 passes for 1422 yards and 6 TDs and was a conference All-Star.

Scott is now living back in his home state of Texas, near Dallas.