Brad Scioli

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Brad Scioli
Date of birth (1976-09-06) September 6, 1976 (age 39)
Place of birth Bridgeport, Pennsylvania
Career information
Position(s) DE/DT
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 277 lb (126 kg)
College Penn State
NFL draft 1999 / Round: 5
Career history
As player
1999–2004 Indianapolis Colts
Career highlights and awards
Awards defensive player of the game at the 1999 Hula Bowl college all-star game
Career stats

Brad Elliott Scioli (born September 6, 1976 in Bridgeport, Pennsylvania) is a former American football defensive end for the Indianapolis Colts of the NFL.

College career[edit]

Scioli attended Penn State University, playing defensive end for coach Joe Paterno. Following a senior campaign in 1998 where he recorded ten sacks he was named the outstanding senior member of the Penn State team [1]. Scioli was also named defensive player of the game at the 1999 Hula Bowl college all-star game [2]. Scioli spent a season playing Tight end while in college.

Scioli earned a bachelor's degree in Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Management from Penn State.

Pro career[edit]

Scioli played for the Colts from 1999 to 2006. He recorded 15 sacks in his six-year career, with a high of 7 sacks in 2002. He was drafted with a fifth round draft selection acquired from St. Louis for the Colt's star running back Marshall Faulk (also included in the deal was a 2nd round pick used on LB Mike Peterson). Scioli retired in 2004 due to injuries.

Post-football Life[edit]

After retiring from football with a shoulder injury, Brad went back to school at West Chester University were he got his certification to teach. He then got a master's degree in Education Development & strategies at Wilkes University. He started teaching at Upper Merion in 2007. He has moved around the district but he is currently teaching at the Middle school. It is also to be noted that he is married and he has two daughters.


Lawsuit against the NFL[edit]

In December 2011, Kacyvenski announced that he and a group of 11 other professional players had filed a lawsuit against the NFL. Kacyvenski and his attorneys allege that the League failed to properly treat head injuries in spite of prevailing medical evidence and the prevalent use of Toradol administered by the team to the players as a pain-masking agent, leading the players to develop effects of brain injury.[2][3]


External links[edit]

Brads Upper Merion Web Site