Clarence Scott

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Clarence Scott
Position: Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1949-04-09) April 9, 1949 (age 67)
Place of birth: Atlanta, Georgia
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight: 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school: Decatur (GA) Trinity
College: Kansas State
NFL Draft: 1971 / Round: 1 / Pick: 14
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • Pro Bowl (1973)
  • Second-team All-Pro (1973)
Career NFL statistics
Interceptions: 39
Yards: 407
Touchdowns: 2
Player stats at NFL.com

Clarence Scott (born April 9, 1949) is a former American football safety who played thirteen seasons in the NFL from 1971 to 1983 for the Cleveland Browns.

High school career[edit]

Scott was raised in Decatur, Georgia and attended the former African-American school Trinity High School in Decatur. As a junior in 1965, Scott helped Trinity to a state title.[1]

College career[edit]

Scott played college football at Kansas State University, where he was named an All-American following the 1970 season.

Professional career[edit]

Cleveland selected him with the fourteenth pick in the first round of the 1971 NFL Draft. He proved to be a steady presence with the Browns, earning Pro Bowl honors in 1973, a season in which he had five interceptions for 71 yards and one touchdown.

Personal life[edit]

He now resides in the Metro-Atlanta Area with his wife of 16 years, Eleanor. Scott has three grown children from a previous marriage, one son and two daughters, and three grandchildren. As for hobbies, Clarence and Eleanor like to travel, and Clarence enjoys working out and playing basketball.

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