Victor Scott

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Victor Scott
Defensive back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1962-06-01) June 1, 1962 (age 52)
Place of birth: East St. Louis, Illinois
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Weight: 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
College: University of Colorado
NFL Draft: 1984 / Round: 2 / Pick: 40
Debuted in 1984 for the Dallas Cowboys
Last played in 1994 for the Massachusetts Marauders
Career history
Roster status: Retired
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played 45
Sacks 3
Interceptions 5
Stats at NFL.com
Career Arena football statistics
Receptions 6
Yards 76
Touchdowns 1
Tackles 29
Interceptions 1
Stats at pro-football-reference.com
Stats at DatabaseFootball.com
Stats at ArenaFan.com

Victor Ramone Scott is a former professional American football player who played defensive back in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys. He graduated from the University of Colorado.

Early years[edit]

Scott attended East St. Louis Senior High School, where he practiced football and basketball. He accepted a scholarship from the University of Colorado during a low point in the school history, where his teams never had a winning record and he was usually recognized as the most talented player of the group.[1] He was a four year starter at cornerback, that not only played defense but also contributed on special teams.

He was named All-Big Eight in 1982 and 1983. He received second team All-American honors in 1983, and played in the Hula Bowl and the Senior Bowl.

Scott received honorable mention for the Big Eight All-Decade team of the eighties.

Professional career[edit]

Dallas Cowboys[edit]

Scott was selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the second round of the 1984 NFL Draft. As a rookie he won the nickelback role. The next season he had a chance to start 3 games at right cornerback.

In 1986 he was voted the special teams captain, but had an injury plagued season, playing in only 5 games after having early problems with a hamstring and breaking his wrist in October.

In 1987 he played in only 6 games, after refusing to take a drug test and being placed on the reserve-non football illness list for personal reasons, on October 29th.[2] In 1988 he only played in 2 games, after suffering an ankle injury and being placed on injured reserve. He also was suspended by the league for testing positive for Cocaine.[3]

In 1990, after being out of football for one year, the Cowboys gave him a chance to make the team, but he was released before the season started.[4]

Orlando Predators (AFL)[edit]

Scott signed with the Orlando Predators of the Arena Football League for the 1991 season, where he played as a Wide Receiver/Linebacker.[5]

San Antonio Force (AFL)[edit]

In 1992, he played for the San Antonio Force as a Wide Receiver/Linebacker.[6]

Massachusetts Marauders (AFL)[edit]

He signed with the Massachusetts Marauders for the 1994 season, playing as a Wide Receiver/Linebacker.

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