Scottie Montgomery

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Scottie Montgomery
Duke Blue Devils
Personal information
Date of birth: (1978-05-26) May 26, 1978 (age 36)
Place of birth: Shelby, North Carolina
Career information
College: Duke
Undrafted in 2000
Debuted in 2000 for the Denver Broncos
Last played in 2005 for the Georgia Force
Career history
 As player:
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
 As coach:
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com
Stats at ArenaFan.com

Scottie Montgomery (born May 26, 1978 in Shelby, North Carolina) is an American football coach and former wide receiver. He is currently the offensive coordinator for the Duke Blue Devils.[1]

Early years[edit]

Montgomery attended Burns High School in Lawndale, North Carolina, and was a standout in football, basketball, and track. In football, he was a two-time Team MVP, and as a senior, helped lead his team to the State 3A title. In basketball, he won an All-Conference honors and was named the Team MVP. In track, he won All-Conference honors and was the conference champion on the 200 and the 400 meter dashes.

College playing career[edit]

Montgomery attended Duke University from 1996–99, finishing his career with 171 receptions (ranking second in Duke's history) for 2,379 yards (third), four 100-yard receiving games (seventh), and 13 touchdowns (eighth).[2] He earned the team's MVP award in 1998 and 1999, becoming just one of five two-time team MVPs in Duke history. Montgomery joins Clarkston Hines as the only Duke players to have three straight seasons with more than 50 receptions and 600 yards.[2]

Professional playing career[edit]

Scottie Montgomery entered the National Football League in 2000 as a rookie free agent with the Carolina Panthers. From there, he would play for the Denver Broncos for 3 years (2000–2002) and the Oakland Raiders (2003). In 2005 he would play for the Georgia Force in the Arena Football League.

Coaching career[edit]

Montgomery began his coaching career at his alma mater, Duke University, where he served as the wide receivers coach for four seasons (2006–2009).

Montgomery was hired by the Pittsburgh Steelers on February 16, 2010 as the new wide receivers coach, replacing Randy Fichtner, who moved to quarterback coach upon the retirement of Ken Anderson.[3] He remained with the Steeler organization for three seasons.

Montgomery returned to Duke as associate head coach and offensive coordinator/passing game while coaching the wide receivers, in 2013.

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